Caterpillar issued a statement Monday afternoon regarding the affiliation between Proctor and Methodist in Peoria. Caterpillar says the new affiliation between Unity Point Health Methodist and Proctor should strengthen both organizations and help ensure Peoria continues to have great hospital services and competition. Caterpillar says it enjoys a positive relationship with all three Peoria hospitals. Caterpillar says it is important to the company the community has a robust, competitive healthcare environment for their employees, retirees and their families who rely on these hospitals for their medical needs.
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