Sherif Abdou, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners of Nevada, a Las Vegas healthcare organization, announced the acquisition of Fremont Medical Center, an independent medical group providing care for more than 300,000 patients annually in Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Sherif Abdou, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners of Nevada, a Las Vegas healthcare organization, announced the acquisition of Fremont Medical Center, an independent medical group providing care for more than 300,000 patients annually in Southern Nevada.
HealthCare Partners of Nevada now owns and operates 22 medical facilities in the greater Las Vegas area. The transaction creates patient access to approximately 100 employed primary care physicians and 83 affiliated primary care physicians, and adds pediatric and obstetrics and gynecology services to the primary care services offered by HealthCare Partners of Nevada.
"Fremont Medical Center strengthens our geographic coverage in the greater Las Vegas area and expands our ability to provide quality, cost-effective healthcare for a growing number of Nevadans," said Dr. Abdou.
Greg Griffin, former CEO of Fremont Medical Center, and now Senior Vice President of Business Development for HealthCare Partners of Nevada, stated, "We are truly excited by the opportunities this strategic combination will provide for our patients and employees. As Las Vegas and the country prepare for a new direction in healthcare, we could not have associated with a more dynamic, quality-focused company than HealthCare Partners. Their proven, long-term commitment to prevention and evidenced based medicine was a perfect fit for Fremont Medical Center."
Robert Margolis, MD, CEO of HealthCare Partners, LLC, the parent company of HealthCare Partners of Nevada, added, "I am pleased that these two organizations have come together and will now be partnering in providing access to excellent patient care to Las Vegas-area residents."
About HealthCare Partners
HealthCare Partners of Nevada comprises more than 180 employed and affiliated primary care physicians and more than 1,060 employed and contracted specialists, caring for patients in Clark and Nye Counties. For more information about HealthCare Partners of Nevada, please visit www.hcpnv.com.
HealthCare Partners, LLC, with operations in California, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks nationally in its pursuit of excellent quality healthcare delivered in a dignified and compassionate manner. HealthCare Partners operates HealthCare Partners Affiliates Medical Group (California), HealthCare Partners of Nevada, JSA Healthcare Corporation (Florida), P5 Health Plan Solutions (Utah), The Camden Group (national consulting firm), and HealthCare Partners Institute. For more information, please visit www.healthcarepartners.com.
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