News From Surgical Affiliates

A Physician Assistant Brings Value to the Surgical Team

PAs are nationally certified, state-licensed medical professionals who practice on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers, including surgicalists. Although they are not licensed to perform surgery, PAs may assist surgeons in surgical procedures. They always work under the supervision of the surgeon. The core...

Recruitment Initiative for Surgical Affiliates Management Group Highlights Growing Demand for Physician Assistants in Acute Care Surgery

Surgical PAs now fastest-growing specialty segment for profession  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – October 6, 2016 – Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc., one of the nation’s leading acute care surgery providers and an exhibitor at this week’s California Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) conference in Palm Springs,...

Surgical Affiliates Management Group Names New Chief of Orthopedic Surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–July 28, 2016–Surgical Affiliates Management Group, a leading surgical hospitalist company, announced today that it has appointed Pamela Mehta, MD, to the newly created position of Chief of Orthopedic Surgery. In her new role, Dr. Mehta will lead the company’s orthopedic service line. “Pamela...

Surgical Affiliates Management Group Enters Agreement to Provide Surgical Hospitalist Services for Memorial Hospital Los Banos

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – OCTOBER 9, 2015 – Surgical Affiliates Management Group, a leading surgical hospitalist company with proven results, announced today that it has signed an agreement to provide surgical hospitalist services for Memorial Hospital Los Banos (MHLB), part of the Sutter Health network. Located...

Surgical Affiliates Management Group Expands Business Development and Operations Staff to Meet Demands of Accelerating Growth

EON: Enhanced Online News – July 30, 2015 Named as a Fastest Growing Company by Sacramento Business Journal Twice in a Row SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Surgical Affiliates Management Group, a leading surgical hospitalist company with proven results, announced today that it has expanded its corporate office with...

Surgical Affiliates Management Group and Mercy San Juan Partnership Increases Patient Volume, Improves Payer Mix, Enhances Patient Care with Innovative Model

Case Study Highlights Solutions in Trauma Care and Acute Care Surgery for Other Hospitals SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15, 2015 – Innovations in trauma care and acute care surgery at Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael, California are increasing patient volume, improving the hospital’s payer...

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Case Study to be Presented by Surgical Affiliates’ CEO, Leon Owens, M.D. at American Association of Physician Leadership Annual (AAPL) Meeting

Enhanced Online News – April 15, 2015 Sacramento, CA – In a presentation entitled “Understanding the Value Proposition and Return on Investment a Surgical Hospitalist Program Brings to Hospitals,” at the American Association for Physician Leadership 2015 Annual Meeting & Spring Institute, Leon Owens, M.D....

Journal of the American College of Surgeons Publishes Five-Year Results of Pioneering Surgical Hospitalist Program

Collaboration of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc., Produces Significant Improvements in Patient Care at Lower Costs SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7, 2014 – A collaborative surgical hospitalist program can improve patient outcomes, reduce length of stay, and lower costs, sustaining these...

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Advice on Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care for Acute Care Surgery Presented at the Becker’s Annual Meeting

Leon Owens, M.D., Surgical Affiliates, Shares Results Achieved through Surgical Hospitalist Programs CHICAGO, IL—May 19, 2014—With most hospitals struggling to provide consistent surgical on call coverage, patient safety and quality of care can be threatened. However, a comprehensive surgical hospitalist program can not only improve...

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Surgical Affiliates Management Group CMO, Lynette Scherer, M.D., to Present New Surgical Employment Models at 2014 Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery Conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 24, 2014 – “Surgeon Employment Models: Looking for the Pearl in the Oyster,” will be presented by Lynette A. Scherer, M.D., F.A.C.S., chief medical officer at Surgical Affiliates Management Group, at the annual meeting of the Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care...