Surgical Affiliates in the Media

Surgical Affiliates Announces Partnership with Two Hospitals in the Christus Spohn Health System

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Affiliates, a leading provider of emergency in-house trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery, and general surgical services for hospital systems, has announced its partnership with two hospitals in the Christus Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The partnership will...

Surgical Affiliates Announces Partnership with HCA Regional Medical Center of San Jose

In a press release published March 5, Surgical Affiliates announced a new partnership with the Regional Medical Center of San Jose, an HCA-affiliated hospital and level II trauma center, to enhance care and expand surgical services. Benefits of Regional’s Partnership with Surgical Affiliates Regional Medical...

Surgical Affiliates Announces Partnership with McLaren Northern Michigan

Benefits of McLaren's Partnership with Surgical Affiliates In a press release published April 30, Surgical Affiliates announced a new partnership with McLaren Northern Michigan , expanding McLaren’s surgical services in the Midwest region of the United States. McLaren Northern Michigan is a 202-bed, regional referral center located in...

Surgical Affiliates Helps St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Achieve Healthgrades’ Excellence Award in General Surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif., [June 28, 2018] -- Surgical Affiliates, a leading provider of emergency in-house trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery, and general surgical programs, announced today that their 24-hour surgical program has helped affiliated hospital, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH), achieve the Clinical Excellence Award in General Surgery...

Tips on Creating Effective Physician Assistant Programs

By Thomas Robb, DO As Trauma Director and Chair of Surgery at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Newburgh, New York, I have seen the rapid growth of physician assistants [PAs] in surgery first-hand, and can say that my daily life has been greatly improved by working...

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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...

Achieving hospital/physician alignment and standardized care for emergency surgery: The new model for acute care surgery

Hospitals today must find ways to build hospital/physician alignment throughout the facility in order to achieve the goal of quality care, standardised according to best practices. The pressures of pay for performance, accountable care and population health management demand that hospitals optimise their clinical services...

Alleviating surgical deserts: One way to bring surgeons to rural America.

Becker's Hospital Review – May 11, 2016 Surgery programs are an integral part of most hospitals, but one type of hospital is struggling to build and maintain them — rural hospitals. Hundreds of rural counties in the U.S. have no access to a local surgeon,...

Acute Care Surgery Model Boosts Clinical Outcomes, Lowers Costs

Hospital Impact – April 14, 2016 by Leon Owens Finding a general surgeon to be on-call for the emergency department (ED) is becoming increasingly difficult. A 2011 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation survey found that 75 percent of EDs had inadequate surgical call coverage, and estimates...

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Annual Congress to Feature Presentation on Improving Surgical Care for Rural Hospitals

Anne Platt, CEO of Sutter Amador Hospital, and Leon Owens, M.D., Surgical Affiliates, Share a Road Map for Improving Surgical Care at Rural Hospitals CHICAGO, IL—March 7, 2016 — “Off the Beaten Track: Improving Surgical Care at Rural Hospitals,” will be presented by Anne Platt,...