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Recent Acquisition by Good Shepherd Penn Partners Marks Its 14th Outpatient Therapy Site

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In a recent news release, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Philadelphia, announced that it has acquired Rasansky Physical Therapy practice, headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. The acquisition went into effect on January 2, 2015.

The release notes that the facility, which has offered outpatient physical therapy in Bala Cynwyd and the surrounding area for 33 years, is the 14th Good Shepherd Penn Partners outpatient therapy site. It brings expertise in the treatment of sports, hand, and spine-related injuries.

Lisa M. Marsillio, MBA, executive director for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, emphasizes the organization’s excitement in bringing “the expert clinicians from Rasansky Physical Therapy into the Good Shepherd Penn Partners family. The Rasansky team has an outstanding reputation throughout the area for quality and outcomes-focused therapy. We look forward to building upon that reputation as we offer more specialized therapies and patient support.”

Debra Rasansky, RPT, former owner of Rasansky Physical Therapy and now a spine team leader for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, adds that the facility is excited to join the Good Shepherd Penn Partners family, which she characterizes as “an organization that truly embraces the value of outpatient therapy.”

Rasansky also notes in the release that, “Becoming part of such a strong, mission-based organization allows Rasansky Physical Therapy to continue to grow, thrive, and succeed while helping ensure our future in this community is secure.”

The release states that the acquisition allows Good Shepherd Penn Partners to better serve Penn Medicine physician practices in southern Montgomery and eastern Delaware counties. The acquisition also provides existing Rasansky Physical Therapy patients access to a wider variety of specialty therapies from locations in Philadelphia, the western suburbs, Bucks County, and South Jersey.

According to the release, no changes to the existing therapy staff are anticipated during the transition.

Good Shepherd Penn Partners is a not-for-profit health care system based in Philadelphia and specializes in therapy and rehabilitation services. The organization offers outpatient rehabilitation at 14 therapy practices in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, including six practices in the western suburbs of Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

[Source: Good Shepherd Penn Partners]