Audrain Medical Center’s Parent Organization, SSM Health Care, Transitions Sponsorship
Audrain Medical Center’s history is forever tied to the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, who founded our parent organization, SSM Health Care. This year, the Franciscan Sisters of Mary will officially transition sponsorship of SSM to a new sponsoring body, SSM Health Ministries. This will occur on Nov. 16, which is the 141-year anniversary of the sisters’ arrival in the United States to start their health ministry. Read More.
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Audrain Medical Center is pleased to announce that Clark Andelin, MD, has joined its staff of physicians. Dr. Andelin graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT. He completed his internship and residency
at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine.
Dr. Andelin is interested in a diverse practice of obstetrics and gynecology, including female pelvic medicine and surgery. Dr. Andelin will be seeing patients at Mexico Women’s Health Specialists with Michael Jones, MD.
On Wednesday, Audrain Medical Center and SSM Health Care marked the beginning of their new future together. Under the agreement, which went into affect, April 1, SSM owns and operates the medical center and its nine MedChoice rural clinics.
Dave Neuendorf, president of AMC, greeted a large crowd in attendance at the celebration and told them "This is a historic day and we are grateful you are here."
Bill Thompson, president/CEO, SSM Health Care told those attending that the outstanding turnout showed how much the community appreciated its hospital.
SSM Health Care and Audrain Medical Center, Mexico, MO, signed an agreement last Thursday under which SSM will own and operate the medical center and its nine MedChoice rural clinics effective April 1, 2013. In making the announcement, SSM also said that it would form a Mid- Missouri Region because of the proximity of the medical center and its clinics to SSM’s St. Mary’s Health Center, Jefferson City. Brent VanConia, president of St. Mary’s Health Center, will become interim president of SSM’s Mid-Missouri Region. Read More.