SOC Telemed Adds Psych Services

SOC Telemed, formerly Specialists On Call, Inc., has added telepsychiatry provider JSA Health to its roster of specialties. SOC Telemed bills itself as the largest national provider of provides video-based specialty physician consultations to acute care hospitals, health systems, post-acute care providers, physician networks, value-based care organizations and health plans. Through its Telemed IQ platform, […]

LifePoint Health Goes Private with Apollo Global Management

More for-profit hospitals are landing in the hands of private equity firms. On July 23, LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT) announced its acquisition by private equity firm Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) for $5.6 billion. It will be merged with Apollo’s portfolio company, RCCH HealthCare Partners. The deal takes LifePoint Health private, although the combined […]

CityMD Adds 2 Urgent Care Companies

CityMD, the New York City-based urgent care chain, is beginning to tap the services of its partner, Warburg Pincus LLC. On February 13, the company announced its acquisition of STAT Health, a portfolio company of Spaons Barber Jesse & Co., and FirstMed Immediate Medical Care, for an undisclosed price. CityMD was acquired by Warburg Pincus […]