Memorial Hospital Affiliated with Deaconess Health System

On Feb. 1, 2024, an affiliation agreement between Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (MHHCC) in Jasper and Deaconess Health System was finalized. In the process of negotiations between the two entities, a strong desire was expressed to maintain the Catholic identity of MHHCC in this new arrangement. To this end, the Diocese, MHHCC and Deaconess Health System engaged in a comprehensive process to arrive at the terms of the Catholicity Agreement which will govern operations of the hospital within the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, which addresses matters such as beginning and end-of-life issues.

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