Texas MedClinic Sold to National Urgent Care Provider

Texas MedClinic, a San Antonio-based urgent care pioneer, has been sold to a national urgent care provider, but the name will remain the same.

The buyer is Community Care Partners – which operates 90 clinics under the BestMed, SouthStar Urgent Care and Coastal Urgent Care brands in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Louisiana and Texas – and is part of the healthcare portfolio of Shore Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm.

Texas MedClinic did not disclose financial details of the sale.

Texas MedClinic’s 20 urgent care and occupational health walk-in clinics will remain open across the city and in Austin. The facilities are equipped to treat common illnesses and minor bone fractures, as well as perform drug tests, lab tests, vaccinations, immigration exams, and minor surgeries such as sewing.

Texas MedClinic continues to be a major tester throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

“What began 40 years ago in our first clinic on Blanco Road has grown into an operation that supports nearly 600 employees and serves hundreds of thousands of patients each year,” the founder of Texas MedClinic said Monday. Dr. Bernard “Buddy” Swift in a statement.

“We were looking for the right partner to help us continue to grow, serving our employees and our patients, and Community Care Partners was the right fit,” he said. “We share a mission and a vision of what urgent care medicine should be in our communities.”

Swift will serve as a member of the Community Care Partners board of directors, while Texas MedClinic partner and COO Dr. David Gude will serve in a medical operations oversight role during the transition and as a contract resource at the future.

Community Care Partners CEO Jim Ashby said in a statement that Swift has done “an excellent job leading Texas MedClinic with strategic vision, steady growth, and tremendous perseverance and service throughout the pandemic. “.

Ashby said the partnership will strengthen Texas MedClinic’s continued growth into new communities.


Comments are closed.