CareSpot says deal provides more resources when follow-up care is needed. Orlando Health seeks to expand care access points in its service area.
Orlando Health and CareSpot Urgent Care have formed a partnership.
Under the deal, CareSpot’s eight urgent centers in the Orlando area, and all future centers, will continue to be managed by CareSpot and co-branded CareSpot Urgent Care | Orlando Health, according to a joint media release.
The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the summer. Financial terms were not disclosed.
“Orlando Health is a widely respected healthcare system in Central Florida,” CareSpot CEO Eric Enderle said. “This partnership will allow us to seamlessly connect our patients in the greater Orlando area to the broader resources in the Orlando Health network when follow-up care is deemed necessary and if the patient chooses.”
“Additionally, it gives us a strong partner as we grow throughout the area,” he said. “We are excited to be aligned with Orlando Health and anticipate opening more centers to better serve the needs of the greater Orlando Health community.”
Orlando Health CEO David Strong said the partnership “position(s) both parties to offer our community many access points for a high-quality, full continuum of care serving all levels of acuity for a wide range of conditions.”
CareSpot Urgent Care, a division of United Surgical Partners International, Inc., is operated and managed with MedPost Urgent Care at 91 locations nationwide. Core services include urgent care, wellness, in-house lab work and x-rays, seasonal care, and occupational health.
Orlando Health is a six-hospital, not-for-profit teaching hospital system that includes a level-one trauma center, a cancer center, two pediatric hospitals and three community hospitals serving Central Florida.
John Commins is a senior editor at HealthLeaders.