SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Affiliates, a provider of emergency surgical services for hospitals and healthcare systems, and Regional Medical Center of San Jose, a Level II Trauma Center, today announce their partnership to enhance care and expand surgical services.
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Surgical Affiliates and Regional Medical Center are two quality-focused, data-driven organizations that focus on providing excellent quality of care for their patients. Through this partnership, Regional Medical Center gains access to Surgical Affiliates' around-the-clock surgery services and expertise in trauma care to support local providers and enhance the current standards offered by each organization.
"We are very excited to partner with Regional Medical Center of San Jose and work hand in hand with their team of local surgeons to provide excellent trauma and emergency surgical services to the community," said Chief Medical Officer of Surgical Affiliates, Lynette Scherer, MD, FACS. "Together with Surgical Affiliates' processes and Regional's exceptional providers, we will be providing a standard in which all patients will have 24/7 access to the highest quality of emergency surgical care."
Surgical Affiliates provides specialty surgical solutions for hospitals who require additional support for acute care, trauma, orthopedic, and neurosurgery patients. A 24/7 emergency surgery service offered by Surgical Affiliates expedites care for patients by ensuring all patients presenting to Regional Medical Center of San Jose receive the high – quality trauma care they need. The partnership with Regional Medical Center of San Jose and HCA, one of the largest hospital providers in the country with 177 hospitals and 119 surgery centers in the United States and the UK, is aimed at helping these organizations attain key ACS metrics and improve their current outstanding quality of care.
"We are excited about the management expertise, extra surgical skill and depth Surgical Affiliates brings to our hospital," said Regional's Medical Director of Trauma, Richard Kline, MD. "The partnership enhances the quality of care our surgeons provide to trauma and emergency department patients in our community."
About Surgical Affiliates
Surgical Affiliates is a national leader in surgical hospitalist care with published, peer-reviewed results in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons that demonstrates how they benefit hospitals, clinicians, and patients by providing quality 24/7 emergency surgical care. The team is made up of a dynamic group of experienced, board-certified surgeons, healthcare providers, and medical directors. Programs offered provide strategic, structured surgical programs that encompass Acute Care, Trauma, Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics, and fuse with a hospital's ICU, Emergency Department, and Medical Hospitalist Program to ensure quality of care and proper workflow throughout these departments.
About Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a Level II designated Trauma Center staffed by in-house specialists 24/7/365. The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular, Neuro, Orthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology, along with multi-organ Cancer Care, and women's services. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care. For more information, visit: www.regionalmedicalsanjose.com.
Regional Medical Center of San Jose
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SOURCE Surgical Affiliates; Regional Medical Center of San Jose