Surgical Affiliates featured in Crain’s Detroit Business Health Care News

By Anisa Jibrell

McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac is outsourcing its acute care and trauma surgical services to respond to patients in a more timely fashion.

The hospital is contracting with Sacramento, Calif.-based Surgical Affiliates, which will provide acute care and trauma surgeons on duty and on site 24/7.

The deal increases the number of trauma surgeons from five to nine, McLaren Oakland spokeswoman Heidi McGlinnen said. McLaren staff surgeons will now be contracted and credentialed under Surgical Affiliates.

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