Long-term consolidation efforts drive long-term growth

We at Gastro Health are major advocates for consolidation. We did our first consolidation in 1993 when we added two groups and grew from 6 to 13 physicians.Within several years we had grown to 17 physicians. Multiple benefits accrued from that growth. First, we had enough volume to profitably build ancillary revenue streams, such as surgical centers and pathology. We also became a “must-have” group for local hospitals and payers.In 2006 we added two more groups to grow to a consolidated 27 physicians. By 2014 we were 47 strong and were able to add a variety of other ancillaryRead More

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