NorthBay Hospital Continues to Buck the Trend with Outstanding Results from Surgical Hospitalist Program

NorthBay Medical Center, a 132-bed acute-care hospital in Fairfield, Calif., was recently lauded in Modern Healthcare for bucking a national trend: increasing its margins and operating success without affiliating or selling to a larger system. Operating margins improved from negative 2.1 percent in 2011, to .2 percent in 2012 and…

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NorthBay Hospital Continues to Buck the Trend with Outstanding Results from Surgical Hospitalist Program

NorthBay Medical Center, a 132-bed acute-care hospital in Fairfield, Calif., was recently lauded in Modern Healthcare for bucking a national trend: increasing its margins and operating success without affiliating or…

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Leading the Industry with Expert, 24/7 Emergency Vascular Surgery Coverage

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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…

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Beyond Surgical Coverage – How Surgical Affiliates Supports Quality and Efficiency

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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.…