Dignity, GoHealth To Open Northern California Urgent Care Centers In Joint Venture
The joint company in California will be equally owned by urgent-care developer GoHealth and Dignity. The fragmented urgent-care market is drawing significant attention from providers and investors. In other news, bond measures to pay for hospitals that will hold up in earthquakes go on the ballot.
Private-Equity Backed Urgent Care Developer Taps Dignity Health For California Expansion
The private-equity backed urgent-care developer GoHealth Urgent Care will enter California in a joint venture with Dignity Health. Atlanta-based GoHealth and Dignity, a health system headquartered in San Francisco, plan to develop a dozen urgent-care centers together in Northern California. GoHealth, backed by global investment firm TPG, has struck similar deals with Portland, Ore.-based Legacy Health and Northwell Health, the system formerly known as North Shore-LIJ Health System, based in Great Neck, N.Y. (Evans, 2/9)
The Fresno Bee:
For New Hospitals, Tulare, Visalia Look To Bond Measures
Two South Valley health care districts are putting bond measures on the ballot to pay for hospitals that will hold up in earthquakes. In Visalia, the Kaweah Delta Health Care District Board of Trustees approved a $375 million bond measure to be voted on May 3 via mail-in ballot. (Griswold, 2/8)