Rochester, NY -- Rochester General Health System has announced plans to enter into a merger with Clifton Springs Hospital.
The Ontario County Facility will will become an official affliate of the Rochester hospital. The deal, though, will still need state and federal approval.
in 2007, Rochester General entered into a similiar agreement with Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, a merger that has proven to be successful according to all invovled.
RGHS says the agreement mirrors a recent trend among hospitals and health care systems nationwide which offiicals say are being significanlty impacted by the quickly changing business of health care.