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Urgent Care Group Acquires MEDcare Urgent Care in South Carolina


– Industry Veteran Kevin Blankenship, MD joins Urgent Care Group Board –

Care Group
, a Nashville-based urgent care company, announced today
the completion of the acquisition earlier this summer of MEDcare Urgent
Care in South Carolina. To complete the transaction, Urgent Care Group
partnered with Capital Alignment Partners and Harbert Management
Corporation. Urgent Care Group now owns and operates MEDcare Urgent
Care's seven (7) centers located across South Carolina in Charleston,
Columbia, Spartanburg, and Anderson. All centers are open seven days per
week from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and provide convenient, affordable, health
care services on a walk-in basis.

"As we evaluated various strategic alternatives for the company, we
found the team at Urgent Care Group to be a group of caring and
enthusiastic professionals seeking high-quality urgent care centers to
join their emerging network of like-minded practices to create a special
enterprise that will compete regionally and nationally among the most
admired brands in urgent care," said Kevin
Blankenship, MD
, President of MEDcare. Blankenship added, "We
believe that this combination is in the best interests of the patients
and communities we serve, who will benefit from the stability of a
well-capitalized, well-run organization."

"For more than a dozen years, MEDcare has been providing exceptional
patient care and service experiences in communities throughout South
Carolina. We are pleased that MEDcare chose to join Urgent Care Group as
the inaugural member of the Urgent Care Group Network," said David
, Founder and CEO of Urgent Care Group.

Kevin Blankenship, MD joins Urgent Care Group Board of Directors

Urgent Care Group also announced that urgent care industry veteran Kevin
Blankenship, MD has been appointed a member of its Board of Directors.
Dr. Blankenship co-founded MedExpress, one of the largest urgent care
companies in the country, and served as its Chief Operating Officer for
many years. Dr. Blankenship earned degrees in pharmacy and medicine and
went on to complete his emergency medicine residency at West Virginia
University. He became board certified in emergency medicine and worked
in numerous medical settings throughout West Virginia. Prior to the
acquisition, Dr. Blankenship served as President, MEDcare Urgent Care.
In addition, he founded and serves as Medical Director of Jacob's
Ladder, a residential substance abuse treatment program for men that is
featured in the Netflix documentary Recovery Boys.

"As a physician, entrepreneur, and urgent care operator, Kevin brings a
unique perspective to the Board," said David Maloney. "Kevin will
provide clinical leadership and valuable insight as the company grows. I
am thrilled that he will be joining us as a member of our Board."

About Urgent Care Group

Based in Nashville, Urgent Care Group (UCG) is creating the leading
urgent care company by combining the best urgent care centers resulting
in significant economies of scale, greater operating efficiencies, and
enhanced clinical quality. Focused on markets/geographies with growing
populations that utilize urgent care, Urgent Care Group will become a
leader by acquiring and/or developing new centers in partnership with
leading urgent care providers and health systems.

For more information about Urgent Care Group, visit the company's
website at

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