Alegent Health is acquiring Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, a move that will make the not-for-profit healthcare provider a primary teaching site for the university's health science schools.
Officials of both institutions announced the acquisition of the
medical center from Creighton University and Tenet Healthcare on
Tuesday. The transaction is expected to close by July 1. No
financial terms are being disclosed. Alegent would also assume
operations of Creighton's physician group. Creighton Medical
Creighton University President Timothy Lannon says the
affiliation will provide more training opportunities for students.
Creighton is a Jesuit university and has over 4,200 undergraduates and 3,500 professional school and graduate students. Alegent Health is sponsored by Catholic Health Initiatives and Immanuel. CHI has more than 70 healthcare facilities across the United States.