<0> Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.Mike Heather, Chief Financial Officer714-796-5965 </0>
(“Prospect” or the “Company”), today announced the acquisition of Community General Hospital, an 18 bed acute care hospital located in Dilley, Texas (“CGH”). The acquisition of CGH represents an expansion of Prospect’s operations in Texas. CGH will be operated by Nix Health of San Antonio, Texas, which was acquired by Prospect in 2012.
The acquisition of Community General Hospital provides a great opportunity to meet the increased demand for services in this rapidly growing community. The Company looks forward to working with the outstanding physicians, community leaders, and other area providers to meet the changing needs in this area. “We have always had a presence in South Texas and now have five physical locations in which to offer the same exceptional care and personalized service on a local basis,” said John Strieby, Nix Health President and CEO.
Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a healthcare services company that owns and operates hospitals, and manages the provision of healthcare services for managed care enrollees through its network of primary care physicians and specialists.
Nix Health provides San Antonio and surrounding communities with an array of high quality medical services ranging from primary care and surgical services to behavioral and rehabilitation services. Accessible and comprehensive healthcare is available at various locations throughout San Antonio, including Nix Medical Center, Nix Alamo Heights, Nix Specialty Health Center, Nix Primary Care Center, Nix North Orthopaedic Center, and several other physician offices.