Boston, Massachusetts – October 11, 2018 – Sverica Capital Management LP (“Sverica”) announced today that Women’s Health USA (“WHUSA”) has entered into a joint venture arrangement with Arizona OBGYN Affiliates (“AOA”), based in Phoenix, Arizona, a leading OBGYN group practice with 32 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. AOA consists of 5 branches and 10 offices in the greater Phoenix metro area.
Dr. Michael Urig, FACOG, who serves as Chairman of AOA, spoke enthusiastically about the partnership expansion and the potential it brings for AOA’s future success. “We look forward to our ongoing partnership with Women’s Health USA in order to continue delivering great and affordable care to our patients along with keeping our autonomy as physicians. This partnership allows us to focus more on patient care while enjoying combined expertise in the business aspects of our practice. I’m excited and proud of our AOA physicians and partners who have helped build this wonderful service for women in the Phoenix area.”
Andrew Villa, MD, the President of the group, added. “We are excited to work with Women’s Health USA to further our mission to provide exceptional healthcare to women through Arizona’s leading women’s health practice. Our new partnership will enhance our efforts to bring the most advanced, innovative, and highest quality medical care to our communities. Moving forward together will allow us to expand our reach into other communities throughout Arizona, elevating the level of care to women.”
Goran Dragolovic, CEO at Women’s Health USA, commented on the company’s market and purpose: “Our mission is to support physicians in the women’s health field by protecting their clinical autonomy and allowing them to maintain control of their practice, and by empowering them to more effectively design and deliver optimal care for their patients. Drs. Urig and Villa and the rest of the AOA providers have a collective vision, passion and commitment to quality that is palpable, and we are energized by this opportunity to partner with them.”
About Women’s Health USA
Founded in 1997, WHUSA provides OBGYN, In Vitro Fertilization, and other specialty women’s health practices with a full suite of practice management solutions including payor contracting, revenue cycle management, EMR support, financial & human resources management, merger & acquisition support, ancillary services development, and risk management services. WHUSA’s unique partnership model enables physicians and physician groups to maintain their independence, while leveraging the resources of a national organization. For more information, please visit www.whusa.com.