HOUSTON, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. ("BlueSprig") announces that it has acquired the assets of St. Louis, MO based Thrive Autism Solutions (Thrive). Thrive is a multi-state clinic and home based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "This is a wonderful partnership and we are very excited to expand into Arkansas and Missouri," said Keith Jones, President and CEO of BlueSprig. "Our partnership with Thrive, allows us to serve Arkansas and Missouri families while providing the platform to expand services to families in the surrounding areas."
Norwest Venture Partners Invests in Gateway Learning Group to Advance ABA Services for Families Affected by Autism
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norwest Venture Partners announced today that it has made a growth equity investment in Gateway Learning Group (Gateway), a leading provider of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Gateway is based in San Francisco and provides services in 17 counties throughout California. Trends in Healthcare and Autism Spectrum Disorder In 2018, the CDC estimated a one in 59 prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among U.S. children, nearly double the rate from its 2009 report. In response to the growing need for ABA services of the highest clinical quality, Gateway has leveraged the latest advancements in healthcare and technology to support families managing ASD. ABA is an evidence-based therapy designed to encourage positive behaviors and minimize behaviors that interfere with learning.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and DALLAS, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC), a national leader in integrated healthcare services, today announced it completed its previously announced acquisition of privately owned, Birmingham-based Alacare Home Health & Hospice on July 1, 2019. This acquisition adds 23 home health locations and 23 hospice to the Company's Alabama footprint.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. & WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integrated Telehealth Partners (ITP) has joined Psychiatric Medical Care, LLC (PMC), a leading behavioral healthcare management company with operations in more than 20 states. ITP leverages telehealth to provide access to psychiatric services in underserved communities across a variety of clinical settings. The company offers both outpatient telepsychiatry services in community mental health clinics as well as 24/7 emergency telepsychiatry consultation services in hospital emergency rooms. PMC manages both inpatient psychiatry units and intensive outpatient psychiatry programs within hospitals. In December 2018, Consonance Capital Partners, a leading healthcare-focused private equity fund, recapitalized PMC in partnership with the company’s management team.
Spring Valley, New York-based Marquis Home Care is in the process of acquiring Albany-based Living Resources Certified Home Health Agency Inc. for $1.5 million. When the deal goes through, business partners Neil Zelman and Eric Newhouse plan to use Living Resources to round out their service offerings and ultimately created a new company: Marquis Certified Home Care LLC.
Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio (VNA of Ohio), a nonprofit offering home-based health services, has announced its intent to acquire Westlake company, Ideal Home Health Care. VNA of Ohio — a member of the Holmdel, N.J.-based Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) — is one of Ohio's largest home health, hospice and mental health care providers, offering services throughout 17 counties in northern and central Ohio, according to a news release.
The San Francisco-based franchise company Home Care Assistance has entered into an agreement to acquire the California home care operations of Silverado, a large senior living, hospice and in-home care provider that specializes in dementia services. The agreement is effective July 8, Silverado confirmed to Home Health Care News. “Silverado has been looking for a long-term partner for our At-Home business as we focus the organization more fully around memory care, hospice and palliative care,” Loren Shook, CEO of Silverado, told HHCN in a statement. “I am pleased to report that we have found the ideal partner in Home Care Assistance.”
Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers announces the acquisition of BioCare Recovery in Yardley, Pennsylvania. This new location will allow more patients to have access to the Kolmac treatment model. Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers is proud to announce that its latest addiction treatment center will be in Yardley, Pennsylvania. With the acquisition of BioCare Recovery, Kolmac will be able to serve even more patients struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. BioCare has provided outpatient addiction treatment in the form of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual therapy for the past five years. During this time, the program has developed a reputation for excellence. This reputation will continue now that the center is part of the Kolmac network of intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment centers.
The Stepping Stones Group, a national provider of therapeutic and behavioral health services for children in kindergarten through 12th grade educational settings, announced this week that it has acquired StaffRehab, a California-based provider of therapy, nursing and behavioral health services for children with autism and special needs in school settings.
HOUSTON, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. ("BlueSprig") announces that it has acquired the assets of Lexington, KY based Verbal Behavior Consulting (VBC). VBC is a clinic-based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.