Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health announced Tuesday they are discontinuing talks of a merger between the two systems.
They did not give a reason for why they have chosen not to move forward with the partnership.
In a tweet, Memorial Hermann said, "We have concluded that as strong, successful organizations, we are capable of achieving our visions for the future without merging at this time."
Memorial Hermann,@bswhealth have decided to discontinue talks of a merger between our two systems. Ultimately, we have concluded that as strong, successful organizations, we are capable of achieving our visions for the future without merging at this time. https://t.co/NcUiljwHk4 pic.twitter.com/8fNvt96Ol4— Memorial Hermann (@memorialhermann) February 5, 2019
Baylor Scott & White Health also released a statement on Twitter about ending the talks.
Memorial Hermann first announced the partnership in October, saying at the time, that it "will strengthen our community, advance the health of all Texans and transform the delivery of healthcare."
The health systems serve in more than 30 Texas counties, employing more than 73,000 people across the state.