MANNING, S.C.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Family Care Partners is pleased to announce the addition of two medical practices to the rapidly expanding Colonial Healthcare network: Santee Cooper Primary Care and Santee Cooper Urgent Care, both in Manning, S.C. The acquisitions were finalized December 30, 2016, after the passing in June of Dr. Gerald Kenneth “Ken” Johnson, who founded both practices. The practices will continue to accept new patients, and there are plans to increase on-site services.
“We chose Colonial Healthcare to carry this legacy forward. Their experience and resources will allow the practices to thrive, as well as make sure our loyal patients and staff have the support they deserve.”
“Because of the experience and reputations of the physicians and staff at Santee, we are excited that these practices are joining our network,” said Thomas Watson, CEO of Colonial Healthcare. “We look forward to a long-term relationship with the Santee team and continuing to serve the Manning community.”
“The entire staff and team at Santee Cooper Primary Care and Urgent Care are proud to carry on Dr. Johnson’s caring legacy to our community,” said Angie Jackson Johnson, widow of Dr. Johnson. “We chose Colonial Healthcare to carry this legacy forward. Their experience and resources will allow the practices to thrive, as well as make sure our loyal patients and staff have the support they deserve.”
Colonial Healthcare is owned and managed by Family Care Partners. It now operates across six counties in South Carolina. As part of the Colonial Healthcare network, providers with Santee Cooper Primary Care and Santee Cooper Urgent Care will have access to Family Care Partners’ scaled and efficient shared-services support system, which is designed to enable physicians to focus on delivering superior care. Family Care Partners is run by top tier professional business leaders, with a robust operational infrastructure and extensive support capabilities.
About Colonial Healthcare and Family Care Partners:
Owned by Family Care Partners, Colonial Healthcare is an independent physician network of primary care and other specialists, headquartered in Fort Mill, South Carolina, (just outside of Charlotte, NC). Family Care Partners has been rapidly expanding as providers seek access to capital and the support of top-tier business executives capable of navigating an industry in transition. The company doubled in size in 2016 primarily through acquisitions, and continues to pursue new, high-quality practices in the southeast.