Health Inventures Expands OhioHealth Collaboration to Include Sleep Services

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Inventures, a surgical and physician services company, announced today that it has taken over the management role for the OhioHealth Sleep Services Network, effective March 2012.

OhioHealth Sleep Services is a partnership between OhioHealth and community physicians that operates 11 sleep centers in Columbus, Ohio. The partnership will

  • Provide the sleep center network with the high level of professional management that Health Inventures currently provides to the OhioHealth ASC network.
  • Drive operational synergies between the ASCs and the sleep centers to include increased patient access to care.
  • Continue to grow OhioHealth Sleep Services, building on its successful track record.

"OhioHealth Sleep Services is excited to partner with Health Inventures to operate our delivery network,” said Richard Irene, M.D., President of OhioHealth Sleep Services. “Health Inventures’ operational expertise and track record of successfully managing OhioHealth’s physician-hospital joint ventured surgery centers will translate well to our sleep services.”

“Our longstanding partnership with OhioHealth is very important to Health Inventures,” said Chuck Peck M.D., president and chief executive officer of Health Inventures. “We are excited to expand our partnership into Sleep Services. “Our goal is to grow with our partners and evolve so that we are continuously adding to their ability to deliver more effective services. Optimizing physician-hospital partnerships is the most important value we bring to our customers, and ultimately, their patients. This unique ability is critical in many areas of healthcare delivery beyond our historical ASC business and is essential to our customers’ future success.”

Health Inventures will also employ all of the sleep center and ASC network employees through its Employee Management Solutions company.

About Health Inventures

Health Inventures is a surgical and physician services company driving financial and clinical performance through physician-hospital alignment. Founded in 1995, the company has guided hundreds of clients through the complexities of launching and operating surgical facilities, improving teamwork and workflows, controlling costs and increasing efficiencies, and achieving well-defined clinical and revenue-focused goals through a variety of interconnected solutions, such as ambulatory surgery center (ASC) development and operations, physician practice management, hospital perioperative and anesthesia performance improvement, and human resources advisory and employment services. Health Inventures’ surgical facility network produces clinical outcomes, patient and physician satisfaction, and financial performance above industry standards. The company is privately held and located near Boulder, Colo. For more information, visit www.healthinventures.com.

About OhioHealth Sleep Services

OhioHealth Sleep Services provide a safe, compassionate environment where sleep disorders are diagnosed and effective treatment recommended. The Sleep Services network runs 11 centers across the greater Columbus, Ohio region. The OhioHealth Sleep Services network is affiliated to OhioHealth, a not-for-profit network of hospitals that has been serving patients since 1891.



CONTACT:

Health Inventures
Christian Ellison, 720-304-8940
Senior Vice President
[email protected]

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