Canandaigua's lengthy-established personal follow will come beneath the possession of Thompson Well being.
CANANDAIGUA — Canandaigua Medical Group has lengthy been a go-to identify within the space for main care. The personal follow that opened in 1951 was anticipated Thursday to come back beneath a new proprietor, Thompson Well being.
The $19.eight million deal includes a new building — on the identical handle, throughout from Thompson Hospital on Parrish Road, with extra parking house, upgraded expertise and a streamlining of medical data to assist sufferers receiving medical care at Thompson.
Thompson Well being and Canandaigua Medical Group have been working collectively for years, mentioned Thompson chief govt officer Michael Stapleton Jr., including the 2 share lots of the identical sufferers.
“It simply made sense to mix forces and with a proper partnership transferring ahead,” Stapleton mentioned.
This can be a pure match, and can strengthen the follow, mentioned Dr. R. Douglas Alling, a doctor with the medical group.
“Our obstetricians ship infants at Thompson Hospital, our pediatricians make the rounds within the nursery, and our basic surgeons carry out operations there," mentioned Alling. “Now, physicians at each places can have instantaneous entry to the identical medical data for sufferers."
Alling added that Thompson might be straight concerned with hiring new physicians for the medical group.
“Actually, working collectively, Thompson and Canandaigua Medical Group not too long ago recruited two new obstetrician/gynecologists,” he mentioned.
One might be based mostly at Thompson’s Victor Household Follow, and the opposite on the medical group. Thompson and Canandaigua Medical Group now plan to affix forces in recruiting extra internists to the group as properly, he mentioned.
Stapleton mentioned it made probably the most sense financially for Thompson affiliate UR Medication to construct the new website and for Thompson to lease the house. Due to authorities rules and public well being legal guidelines, it additionally proved greatest to construct new fairly than renovate the present building.
This previous 12 months, Canandaigua Medical Group dealt with about 125,000 affected person visits, serving near 20,000 sufferers, offering care from delivery to finish of life. With almost 30 medical doctors, the crew additionally has licensed nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and doctor assistants. The group’s medical departments embrace: Inside drugs, drugs/pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, and surgical procedure. It additionally has a radiology division and gives an on-website blood-draw service.
Canandaigua Medical Group was based Jan. 2, 1951, as a partnership between 5 native physicians in what's now the Wooden Library on Important Road within the metropolis. Throughout the subsequent few years a number of different medical doctors joined to ascertain the group as the realm’s principal supply of main care. In 1970, the group relocated to its current website at 335 Parrish St., promoting the Important Road house to the Wooden Library Basis for $.
Stapleton mentioned sufferers at Canandaigua Medical Group can count on the identical degree of care they're accustomed to, “now in a contemporary building with improved circulate and exquisite aesthetics.”
Thompson Well being, a part of UR Medication, oversees 5 affiliate healthcare organizations in Ontario, Livingston, Monroe and Wayne counties. Thompson Well being has greater than greater than ,500 workers, 400 medical employees, and over 200 neighborhood group volunteers. Thompson gives well being care to about 165,000 residents all through the higher Finger Lakes area.