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CHI St. Luke’s Now Accepting Patients

Pediatrician Amol Deshpande, M.D. (far right) and Family Medicine physician Lawrence Quan, M.D. (far left) and their staff joined the Memorial team this month and is now accepting patients.Pediatrician Amol Deshpande, M.D. (far right) and Family Medicine physician Lawrence Quan, M.D. (far left) and their staff joined the Memorial team this month and is now accepting patients.

TRINITY, TEXAS (August 9, 2017)... CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial Clinics opened its latest outpatient clinic Monday, August 7 in Trinity. The Memorial Clinics Trinity Family Medicine is located at 315 Prospect Drive in Trinity.

Pediatrician Amol Deshpande, M.D. and Family Medicine physician Lawrence Quan, M.D. and their staff joined the Memorial team this month after the outpatient clinic's former managing partner said it would no longer provide service and CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial officially signed a management service agreement with the Trinity Memorial Hospital District Board and its outpatient clinic. Certified Nurse Midwife Crystal Smith from Lufkin will also be joining the clinic.

"We look forward to working with the residents in Trinity to provide them with high quality health care, and we are excited about being a part of the Trinity community," said CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial Market CEO Monte Bostwick.

CHI St. Luke's Health does not anticipate any job loss with the transition.

CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health system based in Englewood, Colorado.

The faith-based system operates in 18 states and includes 103 hospitals, as well as long-term care, assisted- and residential living communities; community health services organizations; home health agencies and outpatient facilities and services.

In fiscal year 2016, CHI provided more than $1.1 billion in financial assistance and community benefit. CHI generated operating revenues of $15.9 billion and has total assets of approximately $22.7 billion.

With hospitals in Lufkin, Livingston, San Augustine and Memorial Specialty – the area's only long-term acute care hospital – CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial offers comprehensive, quality health care, including a free-standing emergency center and outpatient facilities and numerous health care services. To learn more, visit esHealthMemorial.org.

About CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial
CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial, part of a national nonprofit health system, provides more than a quarter of a million patient services and millions of dollars in local charity care and community support each year. With hospitals in Lufkin, Livingston, San Augustine and Memorial Specialty – the area's only long-term acute care hospital – Memorial offers comprehensive, quality health care, including a free-standing emergency center and outpatient facilities and services. To learn more, visit CHIStLukesHealthMemorial.org.

About Memorial Clinics
Memorial Clinics, a division of the CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial system, employs and partners with 40 primary care providers and specialists in 19 locations across East Texas. Memorial Clinics accepts Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance. Visit memorialclinics.com to learn more about our physicians and connect with the personalized patient portal.

About CHI St. Luke's Health
CHI St. Luke's Health, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is comprised of three markets. CHI St. Luke's Health is home of the Texas Heart Institute (THI), eight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife Center, and several St. Luke's Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston; CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute care facility in East Texas); and CHI St. Joseph Health (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley). In addition, CHI St. Luke's is a part of a joint venture agreement with Baylor College of Medicine, which encompasses Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in the Texas Medical Center. Together, CHI St. Luke's Health, THI, and Baylor College of Medicine are transforming healthcare delivery with a mission to usher in a new era of healthcare to create healthier communities. Learn more at CHIStLukesHealth.org.
About Catholic Health Initiatives

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is one of the nation's largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises more than 100 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home health agencies; and other services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Learn more at catholichealthinitiatives.com.