Tuesday, September 20, 2016

PSA HC Reaches Deeper in West & TX

PSA Healthcare, a national provider of pediatric home care services recently acquired Colorado-based Professional Pediatric Home Care (PPHC) from Bow River Capital Partners. 

PPHC complements the focus of its new parent… providing home-based nursing and therapies for medically fragile and/or special needs children.  Atlanta-based PSA extended its geographic presence with PPHC's 3 Colorado locations as well as the Houston area locations of Reach Pediatric Therapy (part of PPHC).

Based on demand, PSA Healthcare has extended its services over the years to also include adult home care services.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Remote Behavioral Health Brings the Doctor Home

Telepsychiatry is the newest entry into remote telehealth offerings by American Well.

The company, focused on transforming healthcare delivery, addresses basic health issues as well as chronic conditions.  American Well already serves 50 million covered Americans through its Amwell video app or work with major health insurers.

Why the move into remote behavioral health services?  It's logical when you consider the numbers.  According to Dr. Zereana Jess-Huff, American Well VP of Behavioral Health:
"Every year one in four people will deal with a mental health disorder, yet less than half of these individuals will actually receive treatment... "
The service launched in selected states the week of September 12th with nationwide coverage expected in early 2017.

Read more about American Well's move into behavioral health. 

Friday, September 09, 2016

ADCS Acquisitions Crisscross US

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It was a busy summer for Florida-based Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.  Over the last few months, the firm added seven practices to its base of over 150 locations.  Some acquisitions strengthened ADCS market coverage and others established a new geographic presence.

Recent acquisitions include:
Cambio Dermatology -Gulf Coast, FL
Capital Dermatology -Greater DC
Denver Skin Clinic 
Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology
Dermatology Clinic, P.C. -Colorado Spgs, CO
Practice of Dr. Stiegel; Practice of Dr. Martone -Greater Pittsburgh, PA