NASHVILLE, Tenn. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Physician Services business of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) has completed the acquisition of a physician group that provides patient care at two hospitals and eight ambulatory surgery centers in the Tucson, AZ, area. Oro Valley Anesthesia is comprised of 16 physicians and three certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).
“We are successfully executing on a strategy of expanding our service offerings within key geographies by establishing the value that our model brings to our health system partners”
“We are excited to join Envision’s Physician Services organization, which will provide us with vital resources to enable our continued growth in the Tucson area while maintaining our focus on patient care,” said Sally Vetter, M.D., President of Oro Valley Anesthesia. “Practicing as part of Envision, we expect to be well positioned to adapt to new care models that will be based on demonstrating the quality of care that we provide in our community.”
Envision’s Physician Services business has been expanding throughout Arizona during the past several years through the acquisition of anesthesia, neonatal and emergency medicine physician groups, as well as organic growth generated from new contracts awarded by health systems seeking to better serve the needs of health system partners and patients.
“We are successfully executing on a strategy of expanding our service offerings within key geographies by establishing the value that our model brings to our health system partners,” said Robert J. Coward, President of Envision’s Physician Services. “Health systems are shifting expectations of their physician partners to include more comprehensive reporting on clinical and administrative measures. We believe that health systems benefit when physicians join Envision Physician Services and access the resources, infrastructure and expertise that we provide.”
About Envision Healthcare Corporation
Envision Healthcare Corporation is a leading provider of physician-led services, ambulatory surgery center management, post-acute care and medical transportation. Physician-led services encompass providers at more than 780 hospitals in 45 states and include leadership positions in emergency department and hospitalist services, anesthesiology, radiology, and women’s and children’s services, as well as offerings in general surgery and office-based medicine. As a market leader in ambulatory surgical care, the company owns and operates 260 surgery centers and one surgical hospital in 35 states and the District of Columbia, with medical specialties ranging from gastroenterology to ophthalmology and orthopedics. Post-acute care is delivered through an array of clinical professionals and integrated technologies designed to contribute to efficient and effective population health management strategies. As a leader in healthcare transportation services, the company operates in 39 states and the District of Columbia. In total, the company offers a differentiated suite of clinical solutions on a national scale, creating value for health systems, payors, providers and patients. For additional information, visit www.evhc.net
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