23 new GI developments, acquisitions in 2019 by state

Here are 23 gastroenterology-focused developments or acquisitions made in 2019, sorted by state:

Arkansas
Little Rock-based Premier Gastroenterology Associates broke ground on Premier Medical Plaza.

California
Takeda opened its 165,000-square-foot San Diego gastroenterology and neuroscience-focused research center April 30 to support its drug discovery technologies.

Connecticut
Naugatuck-based Saint Mary's Hospital plans to open a multispecialty office to complement its recently opened urgent care facility.

Florida
Miami-based Gastro Health acquired Birmingham, Ala.-based Southeast Gastro, its first out-of-state acquisition. Gastro Health also acquired Longwood-based Giles Gastroenterology Center, doing business as Gastroenterology Specialists.

Kentucky
Somerset-based Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital acquired Cumberland Gastroenterology, also in Somerset.

Louisiana
Zachary-based Lane Gastroenterology celebrated its ribbon-cutting.

Maryland
Silver Spring-based Capital Digestive Care is building a standalone office in Rockville, Md., to house an HyGIeaCare system. Capital Digestive Care is also reopening its Glenn Dale office and staffing it with five gastroenterologists.

Prince Frederick-based Calvert Digestive Disease Associates Endoscopy and Surgery Center opened.

Minnesota
Rochester-based Mayo Clinic opened a gastroenterology center on the Saint Mary's portion of its campus.

Missouri
St. Louis-based SSM Health is opening a pediatric outpatient specialty clinic in Ferguson.

North Carolina
Community Health Systems began construction on a medical office building and ASC in Mooresville.

Ohio
Cleveland-based University Hospitals teamed up with ASC development and management company Physicians Endoscopy to transition and relicense a gastroenterology-focused outpatient department into an ASC.

Newark-based Licking Memorial Medical Campus opened a $9 million addition on its main campus June 10. The expansion contains gastroenterology-focused office.

Columbus-based Ohio Gastroenterology Group is moving into a 42,000-square-foot medical office building and opening an endoscopy center.

Pennsylvania
Amulet Capital Partners formed US Digestive Health, a gastrointestinal-focused practice management organization, through its investment in three Pennsylvania GI practices. Amulet merged Lancaster-based Regional GI, Wyomissing-based Digestive Disease Associates and Malvern-based Main Line Gastroenterology Associates through the deal.

Bethlehem-based St. Luke's University Health Network absorbed and rebranded Sellersville-based Bux-Mont Gastroenterology.

South Carolina
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System rebranded its recently acquired Spartanburg-based Mary Black hospitals and the Mary Black Physician group assets.

Tennessee
Chattanooga-based Erlanger Health System is expanding to meet patient demand, adding an endoscopy center to Chattanooga-based Erlanger East Hospital.

Texas
Debra Sukin, PhD, CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands, detailed a $240 million expansion plan for a new patient care tower with endoscopy services.

Texarkana Gastroenterology Consultants recently opened an ambulatory infusion center to cater to inflammatory bowel disease patients' needs.

West Virginia
Lexington, Ky.-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare acquired Beckley, W.Va.-based Appalachian Gastroenterology.

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