Baylor Scott & White Health has added 41 urgent care locations to its Texas network through a partnership with NextCare Urgent Care.
Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White, the state’s largest nonprofit health system serving 3 million Texans, said Thursday it will co-own the urgent care sites and expand into Houston and San Antonio. Additional NextCare sites are located throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin metro areas, where Baylor Scott & White already has physical offices.
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The system operates 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 care locations, including 5 urgent care centers.
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
According to a press release on Thursday, the organizations will work on brand and digital integration in the coming months.
Baylor Scott & White reported net income of $1.05 billion for the first nine months of fiscal 2023, compared to $680 million a year earlier.
Urgent care is becoming an increasingly competitive market in Texas. Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare announced the NextCare deal in May, outlining plans to buy 19 FastMed urgent care locations and 22 MedPost centers this summer in several markets across Texas, including Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.