Envision Physician Services Acquires Multi-Specialty Group Headquartered in Wisconsin

   
   
07.05.2017

Dateline:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.

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NYSE:
EVHC

ENVISION PHYSICIAN SERVICES ACQUIRES MULTI-SPECIALTY GROUP HEADQUARTERED IN WISCONSIN

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) today announced that Envision Physician Services has expanded its national presence with the acquisition of Infinity Healthcare, Inc., a multi-specialty physician group practice with more than 340 physicians and midlevel providers who deliver emergency and hospitalist medicine, anesthesia and radiology services to patients in Wisconsin and Illinois.

Infinity providers staff 25 emergency medicine sites, 10 urgent care centers, six anesthesia, two radiology and two hospitalist medicine programs for health systems, including Ascension Health, Hospital Sisters Health System and other systems.

“Infinity’s multi-specialty, integrated approach to serving patients and hospitals has been a success story in its own right for over 40 years,” said Glenn E. Aldinger, M.D., Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of Infinity HealthCare. “The opportunity to align with Envision Physician Services is an exciting next chapter for us. We are eager to embrace Envision’s operational support and acumen in an effort to better prepare ourselves for coming changes in the macro healthcare environment and to enhance our services locally.”

Infinity Healthcare has evolved from its roots as an emergency medicine group practice to an integrated provider of facility-based physician services by aligning with its health system partners to support their strategic initiatives.

“We’re excited that Infinity Healthcare is expanding our national physician group platform to include new geographic markets, and partnerships with leading health systems,” said Robert J. Coward, President of Envision Physician Services. “We believe that integrated delivery networks, including the alignment of facility-based physician services under a common organization, best supports health system needs. We look forward to supporting the growth of Infinity Healthcare’s platform in the communities they serve.”

About Envision Healthcare Corporation

Envision Healthcare Corporation is a leading provider of physician-led services and post-acute care, and ambulatory surgery services. At March 31, 2017, we delivered physician services, primarily in the areas of emergency department and hospitalist services, anesthesiology services, radiology/tele-radiology services, and children’s services to more than 1,600 clinical departments in healthcare facilities in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Post-acute care is delivered through an array of clinical professionals and integrated technologies which, when combined, contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the Company owns and operates 264 surgery centers and one surgical hospital in 35 states and the District of Columbia, with medical specialties ranging from gastroenterology to ophthalmology and orthopaedics. In total, the Company offers a differentiated suite of clinical solutions on a national scale, creating value for health systems, payors, providers and patients. For additional information, visit www.evhc.net

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact:

Envision Healthcare Corporation
Bob Kneeley, 303-495-1245
Vice President, Investor Relations
bob.kneeley@evhc.net