July 2019

Norwest Venture Partners Invests in Gateway Learning Group to Advance ABA Services for Families Affected by Autism

2019-07-16T13:18:26-04:00July 10th, 2019|

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.

Encompass Health completes acquisition of Alacare Home Health & Hospice

2019-07-16T13:25:56-04:00July 9th, 2019|

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.

Integrated Telehealth Partners Joins Psychiatric Medical Care

2019-07-16T13:14:18-04:00July 9th, 2019|

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.

Albany home health agency selling for $1.5M

2019-07-09T14:20:58-04:00July 7th, 2019|

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.

VNA of Ohio announces intent to buy Ideal Home Health Care

2019-07-11T19:07:42-04:00July 3rd, 2019|

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.

June 2019

Home Care Assistance to Acquire Silverado’s California Home Care Business

2019-06-24T13:26:17-04:00June 21st, 2019|

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 Expands into Pennsylvania with Acquisition of BioCare Recovery

2019-06-20T17:32:17-04:00June 20th, 2019|

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.

Stepping Stones Group Acquires StaffRehab

2019-06-25T13:16:18-04:00June 19th, 2019|

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.

Blue Sprig Pediatrics Announces Acquisition Of Verbal Behavior Consulting

2019-07-30T17:48:04-04:00June 18th, 2019|

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.

Baymark Health Services Acquires Opioid Addiction Treatment Program in Tennessee

2019-06-19T11:37:28-04:00June 18th, 2019|

BayMark Health Services expanded its office-based opioid treatment services brand AppleGate Recovery into Tennessee, marking two firsts for the leader in opioid addiction treatment. AppleGate Recovery, a BayMark Health Services company, announced this week the acquisition of A.M.C. Nashville, an office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) program in Nashville, Tennessee. The facility, established in 2011, provides buprenorphine and Suboxone® medication-assisted treatment with counseling in a physician’s office setting. A.M.C. has built their successful program on a belief in comprehensive, individualized treatment plans and the protection of patients’ privacy in an environment of respect.

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