NASHVILLE, Tenn. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Physician Services business of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC) has further expanded its Women’s and Children’s Services specialty, and its footprint in Alabama, through the acquisition of Alabama Neonatal Medicine, P.C. The group’s four physicians exclusively cover the neonatology units at Jackson Hospital, Baptist Medical Center East and Baptist Medical Center South in the Montgomery, Alabama, area. This combination provides a complement to Envision’s existing neonatal programs in Huntsville, Mobile, and Dothan, Alabama.
Dr. Allen Newton, MD, President of Alabama Neonatal Medicine, commented, “We at Alabama Neonatal Medicine are excited about joining our efforts with Envision Healthcare. Our focus has always been on improving the healthcare of infants in central Alabama. Envision not only shares this goal, but will bring its unparalleled expertise and resources to this endeavor. Working together with the region’s hospitals and other medical providers, we will strive to enhance the healthcare experiences and outcomes of young children and their families throughout central Alabama.”
Robert J. Coward, President of Envision’s Physician Services business, noted, “We are excited to have been chosen by the physicians of Alabama Neonatal Medicine as their strategic partner in growing their practice and providing the necessary resources to thrive in a dynamic healthcare environment. At Envision, we are committed to the growth and development of each of our service lines, and this practice is a great addition to our Women’s and Children’s specialty.”
About Envision Healthcare Corporation
Envision Healthcare Corporation is a leading provider of physician-led services, ambulatory surgery center management, post-acute care and medical transportation. Physician-led services encompass providers at 780 hospitals in 45 states and include leadership positions in emergency department and hospitalist services, anesthesiology, radiology, and women’s / children’s services, as well as offerings in general surgery and office-based medicine. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the company owns and operates 260 surgery centers and one surgical hospital in 35 states and the District of Columbia, with medical specialties ranging from gastroenterology to ophthalmology and orthopedics. Post-acute care is delivered through an array of clinical professionals and integrated technologies designed to contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a leader in healthcare transportation services, the company operates in 39 states and the District of Columbia. In total, the company offers a differentiated suite of clinical solutions on a national scale, creating value for health systems, payors, providers and patients. For additional information, visit www.evhc.net.
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