[PIH Health Network] PIH Health announced on Dec. 23 that Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, has officially joined its integrated healthcare network. This addition brings PIH Health to 7,100 full-time employees,three hospitals totaling 1,130 licensed beds, and 26 outpatient clinics.
“Good Samaritan Hospital has an impressive 130-year history and we are thrilled to welcome their physicians, staff, volunteers and patients to the PIH Health network,”says James R. West, PIH Health’s president and CEO. “Adding Good Samaritan Hospital into the PIH Health network enables us to continue to build our resources and expertise to enhance the care and services we provide to all of our patients, offering a high level of both primary and tertiary care, and creating a sustainable model in the current and foreseeable healthcare marketplace.
”Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles is now a subsidiary of PIH Health, with the same relationship status as PIH Health Hospital-Downey, PIH Health Hospital-Whittier and PIH Health Physicians. PIH Health will invest resources and capital to provide Good Samaritan Hospital with the ability to remain dedicated to the highest quality healthcare in its current location in downtown Los Angeles.
“PIH Health and Good Samaritan Hospital share a common commitment to the health and wellness of the residents of Southern California. We plan to expand services that will benefit even more members of our community,” said Andrew B. Leeka, CEO of Good Samaritan Hospital. “We believe that combining the resources and expertise of two of Southern California’s outstanding health systems will result in enhanced care and services.
”Over the next few weeks, PIH Health will work with leaders at Good Samaritan Hospital to develop a transition plan to incorporate Good Samaritan Hospital into the PIH Health network in a manner that will permanently maintain and enhance Good Samaritan Hospital’s ability to provide outstanding care to its patients. Good Samaritan Hospital will be rebranded as PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital.