Nashville, TN – Today, Grand Prairie Healthcare Services, P.C. (Grand Prairie), in coordination with Wellpath LLC as its Management Services Organization, are premier providers of localized, high-quality, compassionate healthcare to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments across the nation. Grand Prairie, under the leadership of Dr. Dean Rieger, has worked with Wellpath for nearly a decade in 16 states at over 200 facilities, serving more than 100,000 patients daily for local and municipal entities, state governments, and federal agencies.
Wellpath and Grand Prairie have established themselves as leaders in transforming public health by delivering hope and healing to those who need it most. “We treat our patients with the dignity and compassion they deserve. Our healthcare teams are focused on quickly assessing and treating patients under incredibly difficult circumstances on a daily basis,” said Dr. Rieger, Grand Prairie President.
Grand Prairie and Wellpath have operated together in Michigan for nearly a decade. The companies currently provide quality care for more than 10,000 adult patients and nearly 500 juvenile patients at more than 20 facilities in counties across the state. This established presence in Michigan makes organizational resources readily available to support the Michigan Department of Corrections MDOC healthcare program through innovation, expanded telehealth services, and pharmacy services, just to mention a few.
“Grand Prairie and Wellpath are eager to continue our legacy of providing excellent and compassionate healthcare to every individual,” said Jorge Dominicis, Wellpath CEO. “We pride ourselves on improving health and transforming lives. We are committed to always putting our patients first and look forward to this expanded partnership with the MDOC.”
Wellpath is diligently working with leadership at the MDOC to make the transition seamless and transparent for the wellbeing of current staff and patients. “Right of first refusal interviews” will be offered to all current employees who pass a drug test, background check, and meet other minimum requirements. Wellpath will work to ensure that every staff member is eligible for benefits on their first day as a Wellpath employee.
Grand Prairie is a physician-owned professional corporation providing services directly related to medical matters and patient care in full compliance with Corporate Practice of Medicine (CPOM) laws. Grand Prairie currently operates in 16 states at over 200 facilities, serving more than 100,000 patients daily for local and municipal entities, state governments, and federal agencies. Grand Prairie employs approximately 200 healthcare providers throughout the country. Grand Prairie is committed to providing quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation.
Wellpath places patients at the center of everything it does. Wellpath promotes rigorous standards of care, nurtures innovation, and values compassionate service. With nearly 15,000 clinicians and professionals in 34 states across the U.S. and Australia, the company focuses on delivering high quality healthcare. Every day, Wellpath provides medical and mental health services for nearly 300,000 patients located in state hospitals, forensic treatment and civil commitment centers, Community Care Centers as well as local, state, and federal correctional facilities. Wellpath’s expertise is invaluable in public-private partnerships. More information about Wellpath is available at https://wellpathcare.com