About Us

Ivy Ventures

Ivy Ventures LLC was founded in 2003 by Roger Johnson and Doug Wetmore, who have an extensive background in developing and operating outpatient imaging centers. Their imaging centers prospered by developing patient access improvements and strong community relationships to provide distinctive customer service to patients and physicians.

Ivy’s plan from the beginning was to partner with integrated health systems to apply a retail and entrepreneurial approach to growing referral driven service lines. Operating with an entrepreneurial approach in an increasingly retail market allows hospitals to provide a premium level of patient care and take full advantage of existing investments

Ivy has applied varied approaches to help clients distinguish service lines from the competition in a variety of service lines including imaging, surgery, heart and vascular, orthopedics, physical therapy, sleep, behavioral health, and more.

Our Staff

Client Reviews

Arun G. Patel, MD
Chairman of Radiology, Bon Secours Cottage Health Services

“We’ve seen more than a 30% increase in Outpatient MRI volume since you’ve started. ... the improvements you’ve implemented indicate that we’re on track to see a $1 million improvement in Radiology in this first year; you’ve been able to add at least $700,000 to the Radiology bottom line in the past 8 months.”

William C. Haugh
COO, Lifepoint Hospitals - Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County

“I can honestly state that our partnership with Ivy Ventures to introduce the [SNAPCare ®] program to our medical staff was the best growth initiative we had in 2008." "One of the underestimated benefits that we did not consider when evaluating this program [SNAPCare ®] is the fact it has created a new “channel” of communication between physician practices and the hospital.”

Paul Viviano
CEO, UC San Diego

“I think the results are spectacular. Anxious to catch up and discuss other projects that you could assist with. Fantastic work. ”

Peter F. Gallagher
Senior Vice President & CFO

“My experience with Ivy has spanned over a decade and multiple health systems. In each setting, Ivy has proven to deliver both programmatically and financially with highly qualified teams. I can recommend Ivy without reservation.”

Kevin Halter
VP, Planning & Operations, Bon Secours Kentucky Health System

“I have found Ivy Ventures has the expertise and experience to evaluate a market in order to meet the demands of the patient thus gaining market share and increased financial performance for imaging services. I highly recommend their services.”