Expert Guidance Positively Transforms the Business Merger Experience for Kansas’ Largest Healthcare Organization

The Senior Living Division of Ascension Health (formerly Via Christi), Kansas’ largest healthcare organization, was being integrated into a large national healthcare organization. While the national organization had many ideas concerning how to run a senior living group, the local division was actually more advanced and had many better practices. The problem? How to integrate into the larger organization, while still keeping best practices and without looking as if the group was resisting the integration. The JDL Group’s change management department stepped in and facilitated the transition.


“The work The JDL Group team did with our senior living team has proven to be invaluable. The senior living team has now fully transitioned to the new company and are flourishing. In a short time, the team has come a very long way. I thank The JDL Group for all they did to help them transition in a positive way. A lot has transpired, but I wanted to share just how impactful The JDL Group’s work with us has been.”

— Chief Human Resources Officer for Ascension Health (formerly Via Christi)