Radiology Partners Enters Atlanta Market through Partnership with Northside Radiology Associates
Georgia’s largest radiology group joins Radiology Partners
(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) July 10, 2019 – Radiology Partners (RP), the largest radiology practice in the United States, is proud to announce its partnership with Northside Radiology Associates (NRA).
NRA is a 66-physician, highly subspecialized radiology practice with a reputation for outstanding leadership and operational and clinical excellence. NRA services hospitals and imaging centers in the greater Atlanta area. Since 1970, it has been the exclusive provider of radiology professional services for Northside Hospital, a premier health system in Georgia.
As one of the 25 largest radiology groups in the United States, according to the Radiology Business Journal, NRA demonstrates its commitment to patient care through delivery of a comprehensive range of subspecialties. These include general diagnostic, interventional radiology, neuroradiology, cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, orthopedic radiology, oncologic radiology, body and women’s imaging and pediatric radiology.
“NRA’s vision of excellence and commitment to providing leading services genuinely impressed us, and we are excited to welcome them to the practice,” said Rich Whitney, chairman and CEO of Radiology Partners. “This partnership expands upon an existing presence in Georgia and marks our entry into one of the fastest growing metropolitan markets in the Southeast. We look forward to working with our new partners to build upon their impressive history of providing high-value clinical services to patients, clients and referring physicians.”
“After considering our options, we made the decision to partner with RP based on a shared set of values and a vision for the future of radiology. We believe that this decision will strengthen our practice,” said Dr. Steven Moss, president of NRA and chairman of the department of radiology at the Northside Hospital System. “The sincerity of RP’s vision, coupled with their impressive infrastructure, resources and the support they provide to practices, will help our practice maintain clinical excellence and thrive in the future. RP’s dedication to continually improving clinical initiatives, IT systems and commitment to integrating AI, are just a few of the reasons we are excited to join Radiology Partners. This partnership will help us to continue delivering outstanding services to our partners at Northside and superior care to our patients.”
The NRA partnership follows RP’s recent entry to the Northeast market with Radiology Affiliates Imaging, Inc., a New Jersey-based practice. With the addition of NRA, eight of the top 30 practices from the RBJ Top 100 list have joined RP, and RP’s clinical team now includes more than 1,400 radiologists.
Coker Capital Advisors and Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP represented NRA. McDermott, Will & Emery LLP represented RP.
About Radiology Partners
Radiology Partners is the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the U.S., serving more than 1,000 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.
About Northside Radiology Associates
Northside Radiology Associates (NRA) is one of the largest radiology practices in the United States, and the largest in Georgia. Based in Atlanta, NRA has over 65 radiologists providing expertise in all imaging modalities including CT, MRI, mammography, PET/CT, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and interventional radiology. It also provides subspecialized care including interventional radiology, neuroradiology, cardiac imaging, nuclear medicine, orthopedic radiology, oncologic radiology, body and women’s imaging and pediatric radiology. NRA has been the exclusive provider of radiological services at Northside Hospital since its inception in 1970 and is known for its commitment to patient care and service.