Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka and their affiliated medical sites in Central Illinois are one day away from being acquired by Urbana-based Carle Health.
With state and federal approvals finalized, Carle's $190 million acquisition of BroMenn and Eureka hospitals and other area Advocate facilities from Advocate Aurora Health takes effect on Wednesday.
Carle and Advocate Aurora Health, based in Downers Grove and Milwaukee, announced acquisition plans in January after they were approved by both hospital systems' governing boards.
Colleen Kannaday, president of BroMenn and Eureka, will stay on as president of both hospitals.
The Pantagraph asked Kannaday to describe five things that she wants people to know about this transition. Here's what she said.