Category: Surgical Hospitalist Program

Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgical Hospitalist Results

Surgical Affiliates Leads the Way in Reducing Emergency Surgical Delays

A growing body of evidence has shown that delays in emergency surgery are linked to a host of adverse outcomes for patients and providers. A recent study published in the Canadian medical journal CMAJ is further exposing the realities of the problem – finding that 19% of the patients studied experienced surgical delays as well …

Careers, Surgical Hospitalist Program

Family Oriented

Dr. Jodi Coates chose Surgical Affiliates because, “to be able to have work satisfaction, career satisfaction but family as well” is key for her. This is one of the reasons why the Surgical Affiliates’ Surgical Care Program was built and continues to grow momentum with surgical teams across the country.

Our goal is to provide …

Careers, Surgical Hospitalist Program

Looking for a Mentor

You go to medical school to learn to be a surgeon. But learning how to be a good surgeon requires having a mentor who truly cares. Dr. Amir Amiri explains what he feels to be the most important aspect of a mentor, “A mentor can help you learn new techniques, skills and how to be …

Surgical Hospitalist Program

Beyond Surgical Coverage – How Surgical Affiliates Supports Quality and Efficiency

Surgical Affiliates surgicalist programs are meeting a significant need in hospitals across the nation with an advanced acute care surgical model. Our model delivers the highest level of 24/7 trauma and emergency general surgical care to patients.  The core focus of our surgicalist programs are to help hospitals close critical gaps in emergency surgical care. …

Quality of Care, Surgical Hospitalist Program, Surgicalist Programs

Our Surgicalist Model Complements and Supports Hospitalists Programs

The hospitalist model of care, introduced more than 20 years ago, has helped to reshape patient care within the hospital setting while enabling hospitals to better achieve key quality outcomes. Today, the Surgical Affiliates Surgical Hospitalist Program is helping to transform the delivery of trauma and emergency general surgery care, allowing for a seamless integration …

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 …