| Central Penn Business Journal
Heritage, PinnacleHealth physicians join forces
Heritage Medical Group has joined PinnacleHealth, the two organizations said today.
The Heritage Medical Group's 12 affiliated medical practices will combine with the practices in PinnacleHealth's FamilyCare network to form PinnacleHealth Medical Group, according to a news release. The combined organization will have 65 physicians and 29 nurse practitioners and physician assistants, the release said.
PinnacleHealth President and CEO Michael Young promised patients a seamless transition.
Heritage Medical Group was founded in 1998 as an independent, physician-owned and physician‑governed alliance of medical practitioners, according to its website. Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth operates Harrisburg Hospital, Community General Hospital and Polyclinic Hospital as well as the Fredricksen Outpatient Center and other facilities.