Northwest Ohio Cardiology Consultants will join ProMedica Physician Group, a subsidiary of seven-hospital ProMedica Health System, based in Toledo. All 21 of the cardiologists have committed to stay when the acquisition is completed, expected March 1, saysLee Hammerling, M.D., president of ProMedica Physician Group and chief medical officer for the system, bringing the ProMedica ranks to approximately 240 physicians. The cardiology group, which serves 105,000 patients, is based in Toledo and has offices throughout the region. Theres a broad system strategy at ProMedica Health System to have heart and vascular institute development and enhance access across the 27 counties ProMedica serves, and as we look at northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, we do have some physician needs, Hammerling says. The cardiology groups physicians, Hammerling says, have an excellent historical reputation. This group has very, very long roots. To retain that goodwill, Northwest Ohio Cardiology Consultants will keep its name.To submit a letter to the Modern Physician Reader Blog, click here. Please include your name, title, company and hometown. Modern Physician reserves the right to edit all submissions.
Ohio cardiology group joins Toledo system
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