FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), today announced its affiliation with Halthore Maller Pediatric Neurology Associates, LTD, a private pediatric neurology practice based in Las Vegas.
Founded in 1995, Halthore Maller is comprised of two physicians. The practice is an established group that has provided pediatric neurology services to Las Vegas and surrounding communities for nearly 25 years. In addition to serving patients through a local office, the practice provides pediatric neurology services to three regional hospitals, including MountainView Hospital, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
“Joining MEDNAX will provide us with the resources needed to continue to provide quality care, while also supporting sustained growth,” said Sri Halthore, MD, who will serve as medical director for the practice. “Additionally, we look forward to leveraging the benefits of established best practices and cutting-edge technology solutions as part of a national medical group.”
This affiliation adds to the services MEDNAX provides in Nevada through its network of affiliated physicians across multiple specialties, including anesthesiology and pain management, developmental pediatrics, maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, newborn hearing screen, pediatric critical care, pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric hospitalist, pediatric ophthalmology and radiology.
MEDNAX’s affiliated physician practices provide excellent pediatric care in Las Vegas. Its physician network offers a wide variety of pediatric services to more than eight area hospital partners.
This was a cash transaction, and it is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings. No additional terms of the transaction were disclosed.
MEDNAX, Inc. is a national health solutions partner based in Sunrise, Fla. comprised of the nation's leading providers of physician services. Physicians and advanced practitioners practicing as part of MEDNAX are reshaping the delivery of care within their specialties and subspecialties, using evidence-based tools, continuous quality initiatives, clinical research and telemedicine to enhance patient outcomes and provide high-quality, cost-effective care. The Company was founded in 1979, and today, through its affiliated professional corporations, MEDNAX provides services through a network of more than 4,200 physicians in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In addition to its national physician network, MEDNAX provides services to healthcare facilities and physicians in over 40 states through two complementary businesses, consisting of a revenue cycle management company and a consulting services company. Additional information is available at www.mednax.com.
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