Top Atlanta Vein Practice Joins Center for Vein Restoration

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR), the clinical leader in the treatment of varicose and spider veins, has announced a new partnership with Dr. Louis Prevosti and Dr. James Fonger of VEINatlanta. Their locations in Camp Creek, Gwinnett, and Sandy Springs will be CVR’s first centers in Georgia, adding to their footprint of over 105 centers nationwide. Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is the largest physician-led practice treating vein disease in the country. With 100 centers and growing, CVR has over 500 employees and conducts over 200,000 patient interactions annually.

Leading Imaging Software Company Intelerad Medical Systems Announces Acquisition of LUMEDX

Intelerad Medical Systems™, a global leader in enterprise imaging solutions, today announced that it has acquired Oakland, CA-based LUMEDX, a leading provider of healthcare analytics and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS). The acquisition marks Intelerad’s third deal in just six months, extending a period of rapid growth for the company.

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2021 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, annually reports the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors, including core health behaviors (smoking, physical activity, diet, and weight) and health factors (cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose control) that contribute to cardiovascular health. The Statistical Update presents the latest data on a range of major clinical heart and circulatory disease conditions and the associated outcomes.

Center for Vein Restoration Reports Recent Acquisition

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR), the national leader in treating varicose and spider veins, celebrated their 100th center nationwide with the recent acquisition of Dr. Calcagno and Dr. Rossi of the Vein Treatment Center in Mechanicsburg, PA. This milestone was achieved with growth and expansion of care throughout the United States in 2020 for CVR. Additional centers were added to their existing footprint in Alabama, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona, New Mexico, Illinois, and Maryland. Center expansion occurred in new states as well, opening or partnering with practices in Texas, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Center for Vein Restoration now has locations in 22 states, including the District of Columbia.

Prime Providers, a Pine Street Group Portfolio Company, Acquires VIC the PICC

Prime Providers, a Pine Street Group portfolio company, has acquired VIC the PICC. VIC the PICC (the “Company”) is a comprehensive Vascular Access Services Company servicing acute care hospitals, sub-acute hospitals, long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, specialty pharmacies, and other types of healthcare providers in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Arizona. For over 20 years, the Company has provided PICC insertion, Midline insertion, peripheral IV’s insertion, and other troubleshooting services for all types of vascular access devices. Additionally, the Company provides Continuing Education, Precepting and Consulting.

Cardiology in ASCs: 8 Things to Know in 2021

Cardiology continues to grow in the ASC space. Here are eight things ASC leaders should know about cardiology in 2021, per Becker’s ASC Review.

AI Algorithms Project Sizable Increases in 2021 Cancer, Cardiac Diagnoses

With healthcare utilization for preventive care, chronic care, and emergent care significantly decreasing in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report explores key medical conditions payers and providers should proactively address in 2021. One key finding is that the year ahead will see an influx of newly diagnosed and later-stage conditions.

Varsity Healthcare Partners Completes Growth Capital Investment with Partners First Cardiology

Varsity Healthcare Partners (“VHP”), a leading healthcare services private equity investment firm, announced today a growth equity investment with Partners First Cardiology (“Partners First”, “PFC”, or “the Company”). Based in Austin, Texas, PFC is a cardiology and cardiovascular physician practice management company focused on serving independent-minded cardiologists and cardiovascular specialists with cutting edge clinic support and outpatient facility development services. VHP is partnering with Partners First and its management team – led by Founder and CEO Rob Jardeleza – to consolidate market leading, clinically differentiated cardiology and cardiovascular practices, while developing affiliated cardiac catheterization labs with PFC’s partner physicians.

The ASC in 2021: 3 Expert Predictions on Cardiology

Three leaders shared their predictions for cardiology in ASCs over the next 12 months with Becker’s ASC Review.

Surgery Partners Buys Majority Stake in Bakersfield Heart Hospital

A local health-care management company has sold its controlling stake in Bakersfield Heart Hospital to a Tennessee-based group, the 47-bed facility announced Friday. According to a news release, Surgery Partners Inc. bought a majority interest in the medical center from Hospital Management Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Surgery Partners, founded in 2004, owns and operates surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician practices. The company has more than 180 locations across 30 states.