Category: Surgical Hospitalist Program

Acute Care Surgery, Patient Safety, Press Releases, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgicalist Programs

Surgical Affiliates’ Partnership with Kern Medical Conveys Key Benefits of Our Surgical Hospitalist Programs

Surgical Affiliates has established a new partnership with Kern Medical, a Level II trauma center in Bakersfield, California, to enhance patient care in providing 24/7 acute care and trauma surgical services. The new partnership supports Kern Medical’s commitment to providing the highest quality of emergency surgical services – as the only trauma center serving patients …

Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgicalist Programs

Surgical Affiliates Helps Hospitals Improve Standardization of Care – Benefitting Patients and Providers

Improving the quality of care remains a priority for most hospitals, and delivering standardized care based on evidence-based protocols is a vital step in ensuring key quality measures such as increased efficiency, reduced complications, and improved patient outcomes. Surgical Affiliates assists our hospital partners in improving standardization of surgical care by providing high-quality trauma …

Acute Care Surgery, Patient Safety, Surgical Hospitalist Program

ACS Trauma Center Verification – Why It’s Beneficial and How Surgical Affiliates Can Help

Surgical Affiliates – a national leader in establishing high-quality trauma and acute care surgical hospitalist programs – offers our hospital partners unequaled knowledge and expertise in acquiring and maintaining ACS trauma center verification. This distinctive, enhanced level of verification extends beyond state verification requirements in providing hospitals with evidence-based protocols that significantly elevate the standard …

Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgical Hospitalist Results, Surgicalist Programs

Local Surgeons Thrive with Surgical Hospitalist Programs

With hospitals across the nation struggling to keep pace with the growing demand for trauma and acute care surgery, local community surgeons are often forced to perform in multiple spheres of rigorous emergency call schedules and demanding elective practices – leading to high rates of stress and professional dissatisfaction. The Surgical Affiliates acute care surgery

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What is a Surgicalist?

A surgicalist is a highly trained, board-certified surgeon who provides emergency surgical care within a dedicated hospital setting – the foundation of a surgical hospitalist program. A surgicalist career path affords talented surgeons the chance to design
the life they want.

The surgical hospitalist movement has ushered in a new and exciting era for surgeons …

Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Hospitalist Program

The Acute Care Surgery Program Impact Calculator Provides a Preview of Potential ROI Impact for Your Hospital

As hospitals nationwide face the ongoing challenge of managing costs while achieving improved quality outcomes, those best positioned for success in this competitive healthcare environment will give increased focus to patient safety, quality, and cost in providing value-based care. The Surgical Affiliates Surgical Hospitalist Program provides hospitals with a powerful acute care surgery model …

Acute Care Surgery, Quality of Care, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgicalist Programs

The Surgical Affiliates Adoption Strategy

Learn about how today’s leading hospitals are working with Surgical Affiliates to implement 24/7 emergency surgical care. As well as how these hospitals address the fears many local surgeons have about the program’s impact on surgical volume and team structure.

To overcome the challenges inherent in standard surgical care models, hospitals require systematic approaches …

Acute Care Surgery, Quality of Care, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgical Hospitalist Results

Acute Care Surgery: A New Career Path

In this, my last blog in a series about the Acute Care Surgery model, let’s review the benefits for general surgeons.

For surgeons who may not want to start a private practice or who may be looking for alternatives to that career path, an acute care surgery service represents a viable choice. It’s certainly challenging …

Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgical Hospitalist Results

What Acute Care Surgeons Bring to Hospitals, Patients and Surgeons in Private Practice

In my last blog, I talked about the Acute Care Surgery space, highlighting where it is headed, specifically as we seek to attract new surgeons to the profession.

But in an era of surgical shortages, where millions of Americans don’t have ready access to a good surgeon, getting new physicians to join the profession …

Acute Care Surgery, Quality of Care, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgical Hospitalist Results

Acute Care Surgeons are on the Rise

Whether it’s a collision or an emergency appendectomy, acute care surgeons, take care of the sickest patients in the hospital. We are hospital-based surgeons who, as part of a dedicated and collaborative team, provide care to patients during their most critical times of need, 24/7.

Because we are highly trained and are at the ready …