Acadia Healthcare Purchases British Company Partnerships in Care

amsurg_logo.gif

Franklin, Tenn.,-based company Acadia Healthcare has agreed to purchase Partnerships in Care, the second largest independent provider of inpatient behavioral health care services in the United Kingdom for $660 million. AMSURG board member Joey Jacobs, Acadia Healthcare’s CEO, said that Acadia, which runs 23 inpatient psychiatric facilities with more than 1,200 beds, has been looking at the UK behavioral health market for about seven years.   Full Story