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Achieve Sustainable Results – Five Year-Published Outcomes

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NorthBay Hospital “Bucks the Trend” with Outstanding Results from Surgical Hospitalist Program

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Mercy San Juan Increases Patient Volume and Improves Payer Mix with Innovative Model

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Testimonials

The data published in the JACS (Journal of the American College of Surgeons) study demonstrates that our collaboration with Dr. Owens and his team at Surgical Affiliates is achieving our goals. The outcomes, both clinical and financial, have been quite amazing. We are most proud about sustaining these results, and taking this model from just patching the tire to getting a whole new tire that never has to be repaired again.

- Richard SooHoo, Chief Financial Officer of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

The program was helpful to stabilize surgical service and we were able to improve quality of care, decrease the length of stay and decrease the cost of caring for our patient population. In fact, that's the real value of this program. We have been able to move patients through the system in a more efficient, timely way and achieve higher quality outcomes at the same time.

- Gregory Graves, M.D., Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Implementing a program like the one provided by Surgical Affiliates has helped SMCS to solve a problem, rather than merely address the symptoms. We are most proud about sustaining these results, and taking this model from just patching the tire to getting a whole new tire that never has to be repaired again.

- Richard SooHoo, Chief Financial Officer of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

The real throughput that is improved, because patients get to surgery more quickly and the length of stay is shorter, is that the hospital beds open up that much faster. If the patient used to be in hospital for five days, they’re now in hospital for three days. For two days that bed is now free because you’re able to get patients into surgery faster and your team is in-house to deal with all subsequent care so there are real throughput gains and cost savings.

- Michael Abate, M.D., Chief Medical Executive and CMO of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

If you’re a hospital executive looking to
improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your
organization’s surgical coverage, or if you’re
a surgeon interested in the work-life balance a
surgical hospitalist program provides, we’d love
to hear from you.

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