Articles about Surgical Hospitalists


Sacramento medical group puts hospitalists into operating room

A growing Sacramento company takes a booming new medical specialty — hospitalists — into the operating room. Surgical Affiliates Management Group provides trauma, emergency room and orthopedic specialists who perform acute care surgeries as needed around the clock. Founded in 1996, Surgical Affiliates is one of the first surgical hospitalist companies in the nation. It now...


Beyond Surgical Call Coverage – Reaping the Benefits of a Surgical Hospitalist Program

hfm magazine - June 2015 At Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, where the study was carried out, researchers found that having four general surgeons dedicated to the emergency service—rather than having community-based surgeons rotate call—produced similar mortality rates but fewer complications and readmissions. The article is...


Firm Expands, Helps Hospitals Save Money

Sacramento Business Journal – April 10, 2015 A Sacramento company that puts trauma specialists in hospitals to provide surgical care around the clock is attracting notice across the country. Surgical Affiliates Management Group just signed a contract with Saint Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in New York...