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Merger Between RGH and Unity Health Systems Moves Forward

Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System they have been cleared  by the Federal Trade Commission to go ahead with their planned merger.
Officials say the approval from the FTC is the last major regulatory milestone in the merger process.  The two hospital systems expect to finalize the closing in July.
Planning is moving forward to create one combined system.  The two organizations began talking about a formal relationship a year ago.
Officials from the two systems say the new organization will result in enhanced care quality, and provide greater value and access across the region.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.