HBS has acquired Patton Healthcare Consulting, Inc., a national practice that provides Joint Commission accreditation, CMS compliance consulting, survey preparation and post survey support to hospitals and health systems. HBS is an industry leader offering project management, medical equipment planning, transition planning, facility activation services, and turn-key development capabilities to health systems, both domestically and internationally. HBS is a platform investment of Latticework Capital Management, a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on partnering with entrepreneurially minded management teams to build leading healthcare companies.
“We are very excited to add Patton’s deep bench of regulatory and compliance expertise to our service line offerings,” shares Jay Hornung, ACHE, CHFM, President and CEO of HBS. “Patton’s consultants are among the most experienced in the industry and bring extensive Joint Commission, CMS, and regulatory compliance backgrounds. With this expertise, HBS is better positioned to help our healthcare clients improve operational outcomes while reducing administrative burden and cost.”
Kurt Patton founded Patton Healthcare Consulting, Inc. in 2006 after serving as the Executive Director of Accreditation Services at the Joint Commission for almost eight years. Today the firm serves healthcare organizations ranging from critical access hospitals to the largest health systems in the United States. “Due to changing regulations, many of our clients require assistance when it comes to compliance surveys. Our extensive knowledge of Joint Commission and CMS regulatory standards ensures that the entire healthcare organization, as well as individual front line staff, are as prepared as possible,” adds Jennifer Cowel, RN, MHSA, President and CEO of Patton Healthcare Consulting, Inc. “Our affiliation with HBS provides additional resources to help our clients meet their compliance goals.”
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, HBS provides a comprehensive suite of services that help healthcare organizations design, build, and operate industry-leading, innovative, and cost-effective patient environments. As former hospital administrators, clinicians, and facility managers, HBS brings an understanding of the entire project lifecycle and a project portfolio that includes both new construction and renovation projects. For more information visit www.hbsinc.com.
About Latticework Capital Management
Headquartered in Dallas, Latticework is a growth oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. Latticework leverages its over 85 combined years of healthcare and investing experience, as well as its network of industry executives, to help companies grow and realize their full long-term value. For more information, please visit www.latticeworkcapital.com