Worcester-based ObGyn Group Partners with Nationally-Recognized ObGyn Network, Women's Health Connecticut

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Amid changing healthcare landscape, groups enter partnership for joint growth.

Our dual focus will be working together to share learnings and broaden our strategies – and services – to best meet evolving patient demand for convenience and care coordination.

Physicians for Women’s Health, doing business as Women’s Health Connecticut (WHC), one of the nation’s largest and most successful single-specialty physician networks, announced today that it will enter into partnership with Women’s Health of Central Massachusetts (WHCMA), a highly-regarded and long-standing ObGyn practice based in Worcester, MA. The move further solidifies WHC’s position as the region’s largest ObGyn network and sets the course for continued expansion throughout New England.

The addition of WHCMA under the WHC’s umbrella adds to WHC’s continued growth as one of the largest and most successful women’s health groups in the nation – with more than 250 providers and over 80 locations in Connecticut alone. With WHCMA joining, both organizations can collaborate to enhance their efforts in providing the highest quality care to patients in their respective communities.

Nancy Bernstein, President and CEO of Women’s Health Connecticut, stated, “We look forward to our new partnership with Women’s Health of Central Massachusetts. Our dual focus will be working together to share learnings and broaden our strategies – and services – to best meet evolving patient demand for convenience and care coordination. WHCMA has a very strong reputation in the central Massachusetts market that complements what we have already created in Connecticut.”

Abraham Fischer, MD and Peter Davidow, MD, both co-presidents and founders of the WHCMA organization, spearheaded the move. Dr. Fischer said, “We are excited to work with Women’s Health Connecticut. We have a shared vision for providing the highest quality of care for women and believe this arrangement will enhance our efforts to bring the most advanced, innovative care to women in our communities. This partnership allows us to maintain our focus on the best patient care while simultaneously moving into a new phase of growth.” Dr. Davidow added, “We look forward to this unique partnership and to providing leadership for expansion efforts in Massachusetts."

Advising Women’s Health of Central Massachusetts in the creation of this new partnership was Provident Healthcare Partners, the leading investment banking firm for healthcare companies.

About Women’s Health Connecticut

Founded in 1997, Physicians for Women’s Health (d/b/a Women’s Health Connecticut) is currently one of the largest and most respected women’s health networks in the nation, with more than 250 highly-trained and devoted healthcare providers. By focusing solely on women’s health, WHC provides unsurpassed expertise and devotion to addressing the changing needs of women across Connecticut. Its commitment and united voice for women has been influential in the women’s health space for more than 2 decades.

About Women’s Health of Central Massachusetts

Women’s Health of Central Massachusetts has been an OBGYN physician practice aimed at providing state-of-the-art obstetric and gynecologic care to patients from adolescence through menopause and beyond. Within the new partnership, its 15 providers will continue their reputation for offering a highly patient-centered environment, a caring experienced staff, comprehensive on-site services and a fully integrated team approach. WHCMA currently has four offices located throughout central Massachusetts in Worcester, Marlborough, Webster, and Southbridge.

About Provident Healthcare Partners

Provident is the leading investment banking firm specializing in merger and acquisition advisory, strategic planning, and capital formation for healthcare companies. The firm has a comprehensive knowledge of market sectors and specialties, including the Ob/Gyn specialty. Provident also has unsurpassed experience and insight into the M&A process, which includes working work a number of private equity firms and strategic consolidators. For more information, visit http://www.providenthp.com.

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