ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Two local hospitals will become one on Wednesday.

Albany Memorial Hospital and Samaritan Hospital in Troy are merging as of January 1. The merger will not have an impact on the services provided at either facility.

As a result of the merger, Albany Memorial will become a remote location of Samaritan Hospital. All services previously licensed under Albany Memorial will become licensed and operated under Samaritan Hospital.