SpecialtyCare selected by Adventist Health System as Preferred Provider for 43 Member Hospitals

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SpecialtyCare selected by Adventist Health System as Preferred Provider for 43 Member Hospitals

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Nashville-based SpecialtyCare, the nation’s premier provider of outsourced clinical services to hospitals, announced that Adventist Health System has awarded them Preferred Provider Status.

Adventist Health System has contracted with SpecialtyCare to provide their 43 member hospitals with access to Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Perfusion, Autotransfusion, Minimally Invasive Surgical Support, Surgical Assist, and Sterile Processing services. SpecialtyCare is the largest and most experienced provider of clinical services to hospital operating rooms, working side by side with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nurses in more than 820 hospitals. SpecialtyCare supports over 320,000 surgical procedures in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Germany.

SpecialtyCare has created a strong platform for clinical quality and benchmarking providing focused attention on the efficient delivery of specialized services in the operating room coupled with the provision of related supplies, equipment, maintenance, and support systems.

“Adventist Health System is focused on decreasing variability and improving quality outcomes by reporting on key quality metrics. SpecialtyCare can help identify, report and benchmark established best practices in the clinical services they provide. We have aligned with SpecialtyCare to offer consistency in quality and cost to our member hospitals,” said Celeste West, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Adventist.

“SpecialtyCare is proud to partner with Adventist Health System. Their members now have access to a wide range of clinical support services that can be customized to meet the hospital’s individual needs. Our clinical teams will work with each hospital to increase efficiencies and improve outcomes within these clinical service areas while delivering financial results,” said Bill Elliott, Chief Operating Officer for SpecialtyCare.

SpecialtyCare is the leading provider of outsourced clinical servicesin the nation and is dedicated to assisting hospital operating rooms in their efforts to improve operational efficiencies, improve outcomes, and decrease blood utilization. SpecialtyCare provides highly specialized clinical services to the operating room and related areas of the hospital. Services include perfusion, autotransfusion, surgical assist, minimally invasive surgical support, sterile processing, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and blood management programs. SpecialtyCare provides services to more than 820 hospitals in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Germany. SpecialtyCare’s website is available at .

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