Radiology Partners Enters Nevada Market Through Partnership with Desert Radiology
Partnership with the largest group in the state extends leading national position in radiology
El Segundo, CA (Jan. 7, 2019) – Radiology Partners (RP), the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the U.S., today announced a new practice partnership with Las Vegas-based Desert Radiology. With this partnership, RP’s practice now spans 18 states.
As the premier radiology practice of Nevada, Desert Radiology has a distinguished reputation earned over the past 50 years with a commitment to delivering exceptional service to patients. The practice was recently ranked in the top 25 on the Radiology Business Journal’s Radiology 100, making it the fifth top 25 practice to join RP.
“Desert Radiology is an outstanding practice with a strong local market position, exceptional leadership, and a national reputation,” said Rich Whitney, Radiology Partners’ chairman and CEO. “In addition to their dedication to excellent patient care, they bring expertise in the implementation and management of risk-based contracts and partnerships with premier health systems. We are excited that they are joining our team.”
Health system and medical practice relationships include Universal Health System/Valley Health System, University Medical Center, DaVita Healthcare Partners, and Banner Health. In addition to the hospitals they serve, Desert Radiology operates 11 outpatient imaging sites in south Nevada.
“Our culture of excellence in radiology is very important to us and was a driving factor in our evaluation of a partner,” said Richard Bodager, CEO of Desert Radiology. “Radiology Partners’ mission of transforming radiology aligns with our values and equips us with the capabilities of a large-scale national practice, while allowing us to maintain local leadership. Together, we will continue working to provide prompt, quality healthcare with leading-edge diagnostic imaging services and innovative clinical programs.”
Ziegler served as the exclusive financial advisor to Desert Radiology.
About Radiology Partners
Radiology Partners is the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the U.S., serving more than 850 hospitals and other healthcare facilities across the nation. As a physician-led practice, our mission is to transform radiology by innovating across clinical value, service, and economics, while elevating the role of radiology and radiologists in healthcare. Using a proven healthcare services model, Radiology Partners provides consistent, high quality care to patients, while delivering enhanced value to the hospitals, clinics, imaging centers and referring physicians we serve. Learn more at www.radpartners.com.