Amulet forms US Digestive Health through PE investment — 5 insights

Amulet Capital Partners formed US Digestive Health, a gastrointestinal-focused practice management organization, through its investment in three Pennsylvania GI practices.

What you should know:

1. Amulet merged Lancaster-based Regional GI, Wyomissing-based Digestive Disease Associates and Malvern-based Main Line Gastroenterology Associates through the deal. The resulting GI physician group is the seventh-largest in the nation.

2. US Digestive Health will provide the practices with business management and administrative resources as well as industry contacts and enhanced technology solutions.

3. The resulting US Digestive Health platform will have 15 offices, seven ASCs and 88 clinicians.

4. Amulet tapped Jerry Tillinger to serve as US Digestive Health's CEO. Mr. Tillinger has years of experience with physician groups and ASCs.

5. Mount Kisco, N.Y.-based CareMount Medical CEO Scott Hayworth, MD, will oversee the practice management association's board.

"Amulet's expertise in healthcare services and collaborative approach to working with physicians, along with a strong management team, will result in a value-added partnership built for long-term success," Mr. Tillinger said.

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