Arriving at her first appointment of the day, Sarah Kaplan, PA-C, parks her car, walks up the front steps and rings the doorbell. Nearly a minute goes by before she hears an elderly woman on the other side of the door ask, “Who is it?”
Oklahoma-based Physician Housecalls has entered the Wichita market, but not under that name.
That’s in part because there’s already another business here called that, says co-owner Cindy Longanacre.
Patients needing in-home health care in the Wichita area may need to closely check who they’re calling for services.
Companies with similar names will begin competing in the area after an Oklahoma medical provider bought out Wichita’s Mobile Medical.
Physician Housecalls, a medical provider specializing in home-based primary care medicine for chronically ill and elderly patients, has acquired Mobile Medical. The combined company will now be the largest house call provider in Kansas and Oklahoma.