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Mountain View Regional Hospital Opens Neurosurgery Clinic
Physician-owned Mountain View Regional Hospital in Casper, Wyo., is opening a clinic in Billings, Mont. Two neurosurgeons will lead development of the new Mountain View Clinic. Located in the Yellowstone Medical Center, partially owned by Billings-based St. Vincent Healthcare, the new clinic is meant to expand access to specialized care. The clinic will be open twice a month to start, and will adjust its hours as needed. More complicated surgery cases will be performed at Mountain View Regional Hospital. The hospital is also opening a new clinic in Scottsbluff, Neb., and has plans for an outreach clinic in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Becker's Hospital Review (05/01/12) Rodak, Sabrina
Lafayette Surgical Earns Quality Award
Due in part to a one-year initiative, Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital (LSSH) has dramatically decreased the likelihood of surgical infections, which affect more than 500,000 Americans annually and can cause complications, prolong recovery, and increase the costs of care. LSSH has participated in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-sponsored national surgical care improvement project (SCIP) project since opening in 2004 in collaboration with eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana. Work began with a review of the hospital's surgical wound infection and SCIP compliance rates. From this review, a project focused on reducing infection though appropriate antibiotic selection began. The project occurred over a one-year period (January 2011-December 2011), with the goal of achieving a 99 percent compliance rate with appropriate antibiotic selection for orthopedic and neurosurgery c ases. LSSH reached the stated goal within only five months. The project team started by performing one-on-one reviews of appropriate antibiotics selections by physician for each specialty. Then, physicians reviewed their specific data and revised all physician order sets to include only the specific antibiotics recommended for each procedure. A few obstacles presented along the way: the selection of appropriate antibiotic when the patient presented an allergy, a recurring issue in which one physician consistently prescribed Vancomycin to patients, and a barrier in documentation requirements for physicians when using antibiotics other than those recommended by best practices. Throughout the project, obstacles were overcome through concurrent review of physician orders, literature research followed by physician education, and the use of one contact person for all communication about the process.
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NSH Co-Founder John Rex-Waller Named Vice Chairman of the Board - Friday, March 23, 2012
CHICAGO (March 21, 2012) – National Surgical Hospitals (NSH), an owner, operator and developer of surgical hospitals and surgery centers in partnership with local physicians, today announced that John G. Rex-Waller, co-founder and current Chief Executive Officer of NSH, has moved to Vice Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. As part of this leadership transition, David Crane, Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective March 20, 2012. read more ...
NSH Announces New President and Chief Financial Officer - Tuesday, August 09, 2011
CHICAGO, August 9, 2011—National Surgical Hospitals announced today that Bryan Fisher has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. read more ...
NSH TO PURCHASE MAJORITY INTEREST - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
NSH announced today that it has agreed to purchase a 56.9% interest in Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital, a specialty hospital located in Lafayette, Louisiana. read more ...
South Texas Surgical Hospital Opens In Corpus Christi - Tuesday, January 26, 2010
NSH announced the opening of its newest surgical hospital, South Texas Surgical Hospital located in Corpus Christi. The 63,000-square-foot surgical hospital, adjacent to the Company's Coastal Bend Surgery Center, is equipped with five operating rooms and 33 inpatient beds. read more ...
N.C. Specialty Hospital tops N.C. patient satisfaction list - Thursday, August 06, 2009
North Carolina Specialty Hospital received the highest patient satisfaction rating of all the hospitals in North Carolina in Consumer Reports' September issue. The issue is providing for the first time ratings for more than 3,400 hospitals across the country.
NATIONAL SURGICAL HOSPITALS OPENS - Thursday, May 14, 2009
NSH announces the opening of its newest specialty surgical hospital, Sutter Surgical Hospital – North Valley, located at 455 Plumas Boulevard in Yuba City, California. The hospital is a joint venture among Sutter North Medical Foundation – a Sutter Health Affiliate – and a group of 15 area surgeons.
National Surgical Hospitals - A True Partnership with Strong Support - Tuesday, May 12, 2009
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