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Marshfield Clinic to buy hospital in Weston, Park Falls, won’t build new hospital

(WAOW) — The Marshfield Clinic Health System has announced they plan to buy Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston, the Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Weston and Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls.

They anticipate the transaction to be complete in spring in 2020.

“This decision was made with the best interests of our patients, communities and associates in
mind in the context of the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape in Wisconsin and nationally,”
said Bernie Sherry, Senior Vice President, Ascension, and Ministry Market Executive,
Ascension Wisconsin. “We will continue to keep patients and families top of mind as discussions
continue.”

With the purchase, Marshfield Clinic will no longer be building a new hospital in Wausau.

In 2017, Marshfield Clinic reached an agreement with Ascension to acquire what is now known as Marshfield Medical Center-Marshfield.

Courtney Terlecki

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