Eugene, OR – January 5, 2021 – BestMed, a provider of high-quality, convenient primary and urgent care services in the Western United States, has announced that it has acquired Stitches Acute Care, a healthcare organization offering urgent care, occupational medicine, X-ray, and laboratory services in Wyoming and Colorado.
According to BestMed Chief Executive Officer Jim Ashby, the acquisition expands BestMed’s growing footprint for urgent and primary care services into two new states in line with its strategy to reach more markets in the Western United States.
“Over the past two years, we have pursued strategic partnerships with established, quality care providers that share our passion for collaborative team environments, compassionate patient care, and convenient medical access particularly in smaller, underserved communities,” said Ashby. “The leadership, medical providers, and staff members of Stitches Acute Care share our vision for convenient access and our patient-centric approach to care delivery. We are confident that this partnership will strengthen both organizations; and more importantly, ensure ongoing, quality care for patients in Wyoming and Northern Colorado.
“We are pleased to be part of the BestMed family,” said Dan Surdam, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Stitches Acute Care. “For a growing organization such as BestMed, that has earned such an outstanding reputation for quality care, to recognize our people and our operations for strategic alignment represents a validation of years of community commitment and passionate dedication. We are confident that our patients and our employees will enjoy the benefits that come from a larger, strengthened healthcare organization while maintaining the connection with our community’s specific needs, which they have come to rely upon for immediate, acute care services.”