DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago area, announces its intent to acquire Northwest Health Care Associates, pending completion of due diligence and final contract negotiations. Northwest Health Care Associates is a multi-specialty clinic with locations serving Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Terms of the deal were not made public.
Founded in 1981, Northwest Health Care Associates has locations in Hoffman Estates, East Dundee and Elk Grove Village. The group, which is physician owned and directed, includes 25 physicians across seven medical specialties.
“The physicians of Northwest Health Care Associates provide quality, physician-directed care to patients in the northern suburbs of Chicago,” said DMG CEO Mike Kasper. “This acquisition will allow DMG to expand its service area further north while providing Northwest Health Care Associates’ patients additional services and increased convenience.”
Leadership teams from DMG and Northwest Health Care Associates will work together on plans for a smooth transition and integration of physicians, employees and patients, Kasper added.
“Northwest Health Care Associates’ physicians will remain dedicated to the communities they’ve been serving for more than 35 years. We share a commitment to doctor-directed medicine and providing our patients efficient access to quality health care,” said DMG President Dr. Paul Merrick.
“Joining DuPage Medical Group is a great opportunity for us,” said Dr. Brian Muska of Northwest Health Care Associates. “This relationship will allow us to continue serving patients in our communities, while providing resources as well as access to leading-edge technology needed to withstand the changing healthcare landscape.”
About DuPage Medical Group
Founded in 1999, DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group with more than 600 physicians in over 80 suburban Chicago locations. DMG is a patient-centered organization focused on improving access to convenient, quality health care using the latest technology and treatment options. For more information, visit www.dulyhealthandcare.com.
About Northwest Health Care Associates
Northwest Health Care Associates has provided quality health care to the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago since 1981. As a multi-specialty clinic, Northwest Health Care Associates provides patients with immediate access to quality primary care physicians and specialists, delivering an efficient, cost-effective and caring approach for patients in the community. Northwest Health Care Associates offers a full range of services at three convenient locations in Hoffman Estates, East Dundee and Elk Grove Village. For more information, visit nwhcassoc.com.