NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 10, 2015) – Sheridan, the Physician Services Division of AmSurg Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSG), is expanding its radiology services business through the acquisition of Radiology Associates of Hollywood, P.A. (“RAH”), a group of over 50 sub_specialty trained radiologists in Hollywood, FL, who read more than 800,000 studies per year.
Dr. Benjamin Freedman, President of RAH, commented, “Sheridan’s commitment to excellence in the clinical care it delivers to patients, and its cultural focus on physician leadership, make the company an ideal partner to support RAH’s continued development and growth. We are confident that through this alliance, RAH will achieve great success as we continue to deliver superior service and best-in-class care to our patients within the Memorial Healthcare System.”
RAH is a leading provider of radiology services in South Florida and offers a broad spectrum of radiologic specialties – including diagnostic, interventional and oncology – to 12 hospitals and imaging facilities throughout Broward County.
Robert J. Coward, President of Physician Services, noted, “We are proud that Radiology Associates of Hollywood has chosen Sheridan as its partner. The group’s roster of highly skilled diagnostic, interventional and radiation oncologists has been providing services to the Memorial Healthcare System for over 40 years, a legacy similar to Sheridan’s own relationship with Memorial. Coming on the heels of our acquisition of Radisphere in January, this agreement demonstrates Sheridan’s ongoing commitment to building to strong capabilities and presence in the radiology services space.”
About AmSurg and Sheridan:
AmSurg Corp. operates an Ambulatory Services business that acquires, develops and operates ambulatory surgery centers in partnership with physician practice groups throughout the U.S. AmSurg also operates a Physician Services business, Sheridan, that provides outsourced physician services in multiple specialties to hospitals, ASCs and other healthcare facilities, primarily in the areas of anesthesiology, children’s services, emergency medicine and radiology. Through these businesses as of December 31, 2014, AmSurg owned and operated 246 ASCs in 34 states and provides physician services in 24 states, employing more than 2,800 physicians and other healthcare professionals.