Articles about Surgical Hospitalists

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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...

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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...

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Surgical Affiliates Expands, Helps Saint Luke’s Hospital 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...

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Sacramento Nurse Supports Hospitalist Approach To Health Care

CBSLocal Sacramento – March 16,2015 Robynn Gough Smith, RN, B.S.N., MSc is the chief administrative officer for Surgical Affiliates Management Group headquartered in downtown Sacramento. Truly a hometown gal, Smith’s past includes having attended both high school and college here and also having worked at...

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North Bay Hospital Boosts Operating Margins With Hospitalist Partnership

FierceHealthFinance – March 3, 2015 In an era of cutbacks and bad financial news for hospitals, one provider has increased its operating margins from negative in 2011 to more than 6 percent in 2013, according to a new case study. Fairfield, California's North Bay Medical...

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Oncology, Surgical Hospitalists Most Common as Subspecialties Gain Followers

The Hospitalist – December 16, 2014 The recent rise of specialty hospitalists, particularly in the surgery and oncology fields, has benefitted hospitals and patients alike. Consider the growing ranks of oncology hospitalists, a small but quickly expanding HM specialty that has applied hospitalist principles to...

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Surgical Hospitalist Program Helps Northbay Medical Center Buck the Trend and Increase Margins and Operating Success

Enhanced Online News – March 3, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif - Bucking a national trend of hospitals struggling financially, NorthBay Medical Center’s operating margins climbed from negative 2.1 percent in 2011 to 6.3 percent in 2013—an accomplishment lauded in Modern Healthcare last year, which cited the...

High-Quality, Timely, Hospital-Based Care – The first true surgical hospitalist model for general surgical care in the U.S.

General surgical departments at academic medical centers are confronted by obstacles to the three traditional academic missions of education, scientific research, and the provision of high-quality care. The growing popularity of specialization has added to the problem by fragmenting the practice of general surgery. Emergency...