AMG ACQUIRES ACUITY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH TEXAS
San Antonio, Texas – (June 14, 2018) – AMG Integrated Healthcare Management today announced plans to acquire major assets from Acuity Hospital of South Texas who announced plans to close its long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) on July 14, 2018.
“We wanted to make sure that the hospital has a future in the community,” said August J. Rantz, IV, president of AMG Integrated Healthcare Management. “We are excited to build upon the wonderful work that Acuity has done for the community. This is a perfect fit for our footprint and we are committed to the San Antonio community.
AMG Specialty Hospital will be a 30 bed LTACH that will provide treatment for patients with medically complex needs who require hospitalization for an extended period of time. Common medical conditions or treatments include respiratory failure, ventilator weaning, complex wound care, cardiac-related disorders with telemetry monitoring, post-operative complication, infectious disease, renal disease and multi—system failure.
“We worked tirelessly with AMG to ensure that the hospital had a future,” said Ed Cooper, president and chief executive officer of Acuity Healthcare. “Having been a part of the San Antonio community since 2008, we are proud to have played a critical role in providing quality care to 3365 patients during this time. As part of our ongoing commitment to our employees, physicians and the community, our team was committed to supporting AMG during its transition.”
AMG currently owns ten LTACHs in seven states across the country and two Physical Rehabilitation Hospitals in Louisiana and employs over 1100 staff. AMG’s capabilities signify continued growth and expansion for the company with plans on further expansion into other markets in the United States. To learn more about AMG please visit their website amgihm.com.