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American Family Care to acquire Doctors Express

April 01, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – American Family Care, an urgent care and primary care facilities operator, announced plans to acquire Doctors Express, the largest franchisor of urgent care centers in the U.S.

AFC, a Birmingham, Ala.-based company, has 37 clinics in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

Doctors Express, owned by an affiliate of the Ensign Group, has 63 urgent care centers in 25 states.

Upon completion of this acquisition, expected to occur on April 15, AFC will become the second largest privately held urgent care operator in the country.

By the end of 2013, with this acquisition and current growth plans, AFC and affiliates will operate more than 140 facilities in 26 states.

"As the nation's healthcare model continues to rapidly change and the number of insured patients without a primary care physician increases, AFC and Doctors Express will meet that need and provide patients with easily accessible primary care, urgent care, family care and occupational medicine," said Dr. D. Bruce Irwin, owner and founder of American Family Care.

As currently planned, American Family Care will retain the Doctors Express name. Doctors Express headquarters in Baltimore, Md., will move to Birmingham.

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