Case Study: Grassi Healthcare Advisors Helps Investor Group Open Multiple Urgent Care Centers

Investing in the healthcare industry comes with a unique set of challenges. Many states, like New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey, prohibit the corporate practice of medicine. For one Grassi Healthcare Advisors client, this created a myriad of obstacles that needed to be overcome to achieve their goal of developing multiple urgent care centers in New York.

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Joseph Tomaino Joseph Tomaino is the Chief Executive Officer of Grassi Healthcare Advisors, LLC and has nearly 40 years of healthcare management experience working in the nonprofit, for-profit and government-sponsored segments. As a chief executive officer, chief nursing officer, consultant, and educator, Joseph has worked with provider organizations and payers across the U.S. as an architect of value based care -- improving clinical effectiveness along with... Read full bio

Howard Fielstein Howard Fielstein, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CIRA, CTP, ASA, CDBV, is a Partner in Grassi’s Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Practice. His expertise includes investigative/forensic accounting, business and intangible asset valuations, breach of contract/damage claims, partner/shareholder disputes, intellectual property suits, matrimonial actions, and business bankruptcies, restructurings and “claw-back” claims. Howard has an extensive financial background and has qualified many times as an expert witness and provided... Read full bio

Bruce C. Levine Bruce C. Levine, CPA, MST is a Partner at Grassi and the leader of the firm’s Needham, MA office. He specializes in financial management, strategic business planning and tax planning for closely held businesses, professional service providers and high-net-worth individuals. With more than 40 years of experience in public accounting, Bruce has advised clients in a wide range of business sectors, with a special... Read full bio

Francis E. Shovlin Francis E. Shovlin, CPA, CGMA is a Partner at Grassi and specializes in providing accounting, tax and management advisory services to healthcare-related businesses. Prior to joining Grassi, Fran was a Managing Director at Gramkow, Carnevale, Seifert, & Co., LLC, which merged with Grassi in 2021. Fran has extensive experience assisting medical practices, hospitals and other healthcare organizations with mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He... Read full bio