Unified Women’s Healthcare, a practice management platform in women’s healthcare backed by Altas Partners, funds managed by the private equity group of Ares Management Corp. and Oak HC/FT, has acquired Women’s Health USA, a provider of practice management services for the women’s health sector. Sverica Capital Management, the current majority shareholder in WHUSA, has reinvested a portion of its proceeds into the combined company.
“We are thrilled to join forces with Women’s Health USA,” said Bob LaGalia, president and CEO of Unified. “WHUSA was a pioneer in women’s healthcare and has established a market-leading position across several of the fastest growing regions in the country. It is highly regarded for its focus on innovative technology solutions, strong value-based programs and development of comprehensive delivery networks. Unified’s combination with Women’s Health USA, along with our recent strategic partnership with CCRM Fertility, will further solidify our company’s position as a vital platform providing significant value for physicians and patients across the spectrum of women’s healthcare.”
“Women’s Health USA was founded more than two decades ago with a singular focus and passion for positively shaping the direction of women’s healthcare in the United States, and today’s milestone marks the next phase of our journey as we continue to empower physicians with the resources necessary to provide the best possible care for women,” said Nancy Bernstein, division president of WHUSA.
Andrea Balogh, division president of WHUSA, further commented, “Unified and Women’s Health USA share a deep commitment to transitioning women’s healthcare delivery to value-based care, and we are confident that, together, we will be able to play an even more active role in moving the industry forward and enhancing healthcare for women across the country.”