On-call vs. on-duty: What’s undermining your ED surgical business?

Like too many other hospitals, you may be turning away high-revenue emergency surgical cases — to your competitors — because you can’t depend on timely, reliable coverage when minutes count. What used to be a significant contributor to your bottom line, and your reputation for service to your community, is…

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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…

McLaren Oakland Partners With Surgical Affiliates In Forging a Path For Continued Excellence

Like other mid-sized hospitals across the U.S., McLaren Oakland, a 328-bed medical center in Pontiac, Michigan, was at a crossroads of how best to continue providing the highest level of…

Expanding General Surgical Care at Rural Hospitals

In the event of a traumatic medical emergency, millions of Americans—especially in rural areas, home for more than 14% of Americans --don’t have access to qualified general surgeons. When an…

Driving Hospital Success with a Level II Trauma Center

Hospitals with trauma centers have a demonstrated commitment to providing the absolute best care possible. They do this by meeting the requirements established by the government and other authorized entities.…

Is Access to Specialists a Key to Improving Hospital Margins?

Hospitals across the U.S. are struggling financially. However, one of our partner hospitals, NorthBay Medical Center, is bucking this national trend and increasing its margins and operating success - a…

Saving $2 Million Annually with a Collaborative Surgical Hospitalist Program

When Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) partnered with Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc. (Surgical Affiliates) on a collaborative surgical hospitalist program, the hospital achieved significant improvements in patient care and…