Scripps Health has acquired its sixth medical group in four years, the San Diego-based health system said.
Scripps Health acquires medical group
Scripps Health, a four-hospital system, first announced its deal to acquire the Del Mar Family Practice in July.
Under the deal, Del Mar Family Practice founder Dr. Lawrence Schlitt and the medical group's two other primary-care doctors will join the Scripps Clinic Medical Group, a for-profit that contracts with Scripps Health to deliver professional services.
In an e-mailed news release announcing the deal, Scripps Health said the acquisition expands primary care at Scripps Clinic in Del Mar, Calif.
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