SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System officials confirmed Monday that the health care system has acquired Mary Black Health System.
According to the news release, the acquisition includes the 207-bed Mary Black hospital in Spartanburg and the 125-bed facility in Gaffney, as well as Mary Black’s physician offices and outpatient services.
Officials said Mary Back-Gaffney will be renamed to Cherokee Medical Center.
The Mary Black property in Spartanburg will become a second location for Spartanburg Medical Center, and will be called Spartanburg Medical Center – Mary Black Campus.
“This purchase will provide much needed additional capacity for inpatient care in Spartanburg,” Spartanburg Regional CEO Bruce Holstien said.
“This acquisition brings two companies with a long history together,” he said. “We are looking to honor history. The Mary Black name will always have a place with us.”
“All our employees have a passion for healthcare and service,” former Mary Black CEO Parkes Coggins said. “We’re going to work together to continue the high standards of excellence set by both hospitals over the years.”