Meriter Hospital

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Meriter Hospital is a nonprofit hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. It is operated by UnityPoint Health.

A teaching hospital of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, it has 448 beds. The hospital, the fifth largest in the state, serves southern Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois.[1]

On Wednesday October 9, 2013, the board of Meriter Health Services voted to join UnityPoint Health. The Meriter hospital will have a governing board that allows it to retain some autonomy.[2]

The Madison Japanese Language School (マディソン日本語補習校 Madison Nihongo Hoshūkō), a Japanese weekend supplementary school, holds its classes at McConnel Hall of the hospital.[3]

Physicians Plus, a regional health insurer, is owned by Meriter.[4]



  1. ^ Birringer, p. 31.
  2. ^ Wahlberg, David. "Meriter to join Iowa-based UnityPoint Health." Wisconsin State Journal. October 11, 2013. Retrieved on May 14, 2014.
  3. ^ "所在地・連絡先" (Archive). Madison Japanese Language School. Retrieved on May 14, 2014.
  4. ^ "Physicians Plus seeks to regain ground during open enrollment : Wsj". Retrieved 2015-04-30. 

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Coordinates: 43°03′57″N 89°24′05″W / 43.06573°N 89.40147°W / 43.06573; -89.40147