By | | January 16, 2018

Wilent Co-Authors Research on Shoulder Arthroplasty with IONM

Congratulations to W. Bryan Wilent, PhD, DABNM, SpecialtyCare VP of Quality and Clinical Performance – IONM, for co-authoring a study published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. The research, Incidence of Peripheral Nerve Injury during Shoulder Arthroplasty When Motor Evoked Potentials are Monitored, concludes that utilization of real-time diagnostic MEP data during shoulder arthroplasty aids surgeons in decision making regarding impending peripheral nerve injuries.

By | | November 7, 2017

Celebrating National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week

This week we celebrate the men and women at SpecialtyCare, and all across the country, who make certain that patients receive care from physicians and allied healthcare providers who are properly educated, licensed, and trained in their specialty. National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week acknowledges these professionals and the important role they play in the provision of patient care throughout our healthcare system. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure quality care and patient safety. We appreciate you!

By | | November 6, 2017

Patient Blood Management Program Wins Top Patient Safety & Quality Award

Congratulations to Katy Loos, MSN, CRNP, RN, SpecialtyCare’s Patient Blood Management Specialist/Director and the team at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals for receiving the 2017 Delaware Valley Patient Safety & Quality Award from The Health Care Improvement Foundation. Our submission, “Implementation of a Patient Blood Management Program,” outlines the integration of PBM as a daily, embedded quality improvement strategy at TJUH.

By | | October 16, 2017

Celebrating Healthcare Quality Week

Healthcare Quality Week is October 15-21, making this the perfect time to recognize the medical professionals and support staff who promote and engage in the delivery of high-quality healthcare. An effective “system” of quality extends far beyond hands-on patient care to include credentialing, scheduling, intake, billing, transportation, facilities, training, and every ancillary service that supports patient care.

By | | October 2, 2017

SpecialtyCare Adds Powerful Operating Room Management and Analytics Solution with Introduction of OptimizeOR™

Nashville, TN – October 2, 2017 – SpecialtyCare®, the leading provider of outsourced clinical services for operating rooms, announced today the launch of SpecialtyCare OptimizeOR™, a user-friendly decision support and analytics system that will help hospitals improve efficiency in perioperative performance. OptimizeOR is a data-driven Software as a Service (SaaS) application that enables perioperative leaders to optimize their staff and OR utilization as well as standardize supplies and implant use across surgeons.

By | | October 1, 2017

Razumovsky Leads Neurosonology Workshop in Kyoto

Alex Razumovsky, PhD, FAHA, recently returned home from the XXIII Congress of the World Federation of Neurology that was held in Kyoto, Japan, September 16-21, 2017. As SpecialtyCare’s Vice President and Director of NeuroCare and a leading expert in the field, Dr. Razumovsky co-chaired a day-long Neurosonology Workshop and presented a session entitled “Neurosonology as a Critical Tool in Critical Care.”

By | | September 27, 2017

Come See Us at CREF 2017

We’re excited about CREF 2017, the 37th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium. In addition to being a proud sponsor, two experts from our Medical Department are on the program. We invite you to stop by and visit us at Booth 7 to chat with our team members.

By | | September 5, 2017

SpecialtyCare Announces Partnership with Kohlberg & Company, New Chief Executive Officer

Nashville, TN – September 5, 2017 – SpecialtyCare, a leading provider of outsourced medical services, announced today that its management team has partnered with Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York, to acquire the company from American Securities. SpecialtyCare also announced that, effective immediately, CEO Melvin F. Hall, PhD, and Sam Weinstein, MD, MBA, SpecialtyCare’s President and Chief Medical Officer, will be elevated to the roles of Executive Chairman and CEO, respectively.

By | | July 31, 2017

Mayers Joins Neurodiagnostic Training Program Advisory Committee

Congratulations to Katherine Mayers, Vice President of Talent Development, on her appointment to the Neurodiagnostics Training Program Advisory Committee at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). She joins two SpecialtyCare colleagues on the board:  Guy Bates, MBA, CNIM, Director of Operations, and Julie Trott, MS, CNIM, Director of Neurophysiologist I Training.