IPC-The Hospitalist Co., North Hollywood, Calif., announced that it has acquired Continuum Geriatric Services, a Farmington Hills, Mich.-based provider practicing in more than 60 Michigan nursing homes and assisted-living centers, according to a news release. No terms were disclosed.
IPC acquires Mich. provider
Jerry Wilborn, M.D., co-founder of CGS, was named a practice group leader for IPC sub-acute groups in the region.
Adam Singer, M.D., IPC chairman, CEO and chief medical officer, said in the release that the acquisition continues his company's focus on management and coordination of facility based care.
In 2008, Singer was the inaugural winner of Modern Physician's Physician Entrepreneur of the Year award and was 49th on Modern Physician's list of the 50 Most-Powerful Physician Executives in 2009. IPC was ranked 32nd on Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare list in 2009.
Earlier this year, IPC expanded its presence in Arizona with the February acquisition of the Tucson-based Arizona Medical Services hospitalist practice (doing business as Old Pueblo Medical Consultants) operating in 22 skilled-nursing facilities and four assisted-living facilities.
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