Atlantic Health System has announced it is acquiring Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine. Upon completion, Atlantic Health will have a majority ownership of the 11 Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine locations across Ocean, Monmouth, Burlington and Atlantic counties, and further expands patient access to the Atlantic Health System network’s already extensive list of locations including CentraState Healthcare System, seven Immediate Care urgent care locations and dozens of physician offices.
“Innovative care that keeps each patient’s unique needs at the center of their medical journey is a hallmark of both of these two health care organizations,” said Kevin Lenahan, executive vice president, chief business and strategy officer, Atlantic Health System. “By combining our efforts on behalf of the communities in central and southern New Jersey, we can ensure every patient has access to the high-quality care they deserve in a way that is convenient and comfortable for them.”
The wide array of services and specialties now available to Atlantic Health System’s patients via Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine include chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy, occupational therapy and medical pain management. Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine’s 11 facilities are located in Forked River, Toms River, Manahawkin, Brick, Bayville, Wall, Tinton Falls, Barnegat, Marlton, Little Egg Harbor and Linwood.
Each of these locations will share information with Epic, Atlantic Health’s electronic medical record platform, allowing a patient’s medical information to travel with them throughout Atlantic Health’s entire network of care, including more advanced services at its award-winning medical centers.
“Throughout the years, many of our patients have expressed liking the convenience of helping their problems with our team approach under one roof,” said Dr. Robert Thompson, founder and CEO of Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine. “We look forward to joining the Atlantic Health System network to continue providing the highest quality of care for our patients.”
Since 2004, Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine has offered a multidisciplinary selection of services and treatment options for their patients. The team is comprised of over 75 providers consisting of chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses/nurse practitioners, massage therapists, medical doctors and surgeons who all work together with years of experience to find the best treatment program for each individual patient.
“The addition of Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine to the Atlantic Health family helps deliver on our mission of building healthier communities,” added Paul Marmora, Vice President, Ambulatory Services and Network Development, Atlantic Health System. “The team at Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine shares our commitment to putting patients first and delivering an extraordinary experience.”
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