IPC the Hospitalist Co., the hospitalist physician group based in North Hollywood, Calif., has acquired Hospital Specialists of Spokane, Wash.
IPC expands to Wash., Idaho
Hospital Specialists has acute-care practices in Spokane and Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, that record a combined 40,000 patient visits per year. IPC counts 1,700 affiliated healthcare providers across 23 states, according to its website. The deal gives IPC its first venture in the Northwest. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
Dr. Bob Zurcher, CEO of Hospital Specialists, was given a new title at IPC as a regional director.
"Given the uncertainties and demands of the evolving healthcare environment, our practice group felt it was important to look for a partner who could provide us with the right balance of autonomy and support," Zurcher said in a news release.
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