HSHS Medical Group plans to acquire the Vita Center for Women, effective Oct. 21. Vita has locations in Decatur, Pana, Sullivan and Shelbyville, Illinois, in addition to caring for patients full time at Crossing Healthcare in Decatur. Six physicians and eight advanced practice clinicians will transition to HSHS Medical Group, along with colleagues at Vita practices.
Vita has a long-standing relationship with HSHS Medical Group. I appreciate the character and integrity of HSHS,
Vita has a wonderful tradition of high-quality womens health care in the Decatur region, said Melinda Clark, chief executive officer of HSHS Medical Group. We are honored to welcome them to our growing team of specialists, primary care physicians and advanced practice clinicians in the Decatur area.
Our team is very progressive and forward-thinking, said Dr. Pfeiffer. If a new technology or medical technique comes out, we research it. If the service is validated, we share it with our patients.
Vita has made great progress toward improving womens health care in Macon County and HSHS Medical Group can take us to the next level. It was a good choice not just strategically, but ethically, said Pfeiffer.
Vince Noel, vice president of strategy and business development at HSHS Medical Group said, The Vita acquisition fits our ongoing recruitment plan for continuous expansion of primary and specialty care services in the Decatur region. We are always looking for committed physicians and advanced practice clinicians to join our growing team.