More Hospitals Seek Help in Expanding Urgent Care Offerings

More Hospitals Seek Help in Expanding Urgent Care Offerings

As many healthcare systems continue to break ground on their own urgent care facilities and others scan the horizon for operations ripe for acquisition, a third option is starting to pick up steam: Some hospitals are contracting with third parties to run their urgent care business in the hope of ensuring their in-house “startups” are operated by industry veterans. Physicians Immediate Care and OSF Healthcare have already entered into such an arrangement, as have Premier …

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Mixed Marriage: Urgent Care Partners with Realtor to Spur Growth

Mixed Marriage: Urgent Care Partners with Realtor to Spur Growth

American CareSource Holdings, Inc., parent company of the GoNow Doctors urgent care and primary care chain, has entered into an arrangement with a real estate firm to develop up to 10 new locations over the next year. Harbert Realty Services will be the default real estate developer, broker, and construction manager for the new sites in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida. Harbert will finance the upfront cost for the properties, including land acquisition and …

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