CarePoint Partners Expands Texas Presence and Opens Georgia Market With Acquisition of Premier Infusion
CINCINNATI, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint) today announced that it has acquired Premier Infusion (Premier). Premier provides home infusion pharmacy services in Austin, Texas and infusion pharmacy and related nursing services in the Atlanta, Georgia area. The Austin location complements CarePoint's Dallas and Houston operations while CarePoint also continues to grow its southeastern footprint with this expansion into the Atlanta market. CarePoint now has twenty-two sites of service in nine states and with the acquisition of Premier, is quickly becoming a leader of home infusion services.
"We are very excited about our twelfth and latest acquisition. It advances our mission of maintaining a regional footprint while becoming a leading provider of customer-focused pharmacy and related healthcare services in both the home and alternate site environments," said Dana Soper, CarePoint's Chief Executive Officer. "What makes this a great fit is the fact that Premier excels at numerous IV therapies which are core CarePoint home infusion services."
Brett Carter, COO of Premier added, "We always believed that home infusion is less about the medication and supplies, and more about the people who provide them. That's why we are so excited to team up with CarePoint Partners and be a part of a great organization with the same patient-first belief system."
About CarePoint Partners
Started in 2007, CarePoint Partners operates a network of regional home infusion and specialty pharmacies in the United States. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, CarePoint provides these services via twenty-two sites in nine states including Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and West Virginia. Infusion therapy involves the administration of medications and nutrients using intravenous, subcutaneous and epidural methods. Home infusion therapy allows patients to receive IV medications without the inconvenience or cost of a hospital visit.
For additional information on CarePoint, visit the company website at www.carepointpartners.com.
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