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. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with nearly 2,000 associates providing services in more than 1,000 hospitals across the United States, SpecialtyCare is the market leader in cardiovascular perfusion and intraoperative neuromonitoring and a highly regarded provider of deep brain stimulation, minimally invasive surgical support, autotransfusion, surgical assist, sterile processing consulting, and patient blood management. SpecialtyCare has experienced strong growth in recent years; Kohlberg’s investment will support the next phase of expansion and SpecialtyCare’s ongoing commitment to help customers achieve high-quality clinical care, regulatory compliance, and superior financial results.

By | | February 1, 2017

SpecialtyCare Acquires Trident Health Resources, Inc.

SpecialtyCare, a leading provider of outsourced perfusion, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and surgical services, announced today that it has completed an asset purchase of Trident Health Resources, Inc., a highly regarded, clinically focused perfusion services company. With deeper and expanded coverage in 44 states, SpecialtyCare’s perfusion division now supports over 120,000 annual open heart and perfusion-related procedures for 850 surgeons at more than 350 hospitals, extending the company’s market leading position as the largest and most comprehensive provider of cardiovascular perfusion and perfusion-related services in the U.S.

By | | October 26, 2016

SpecialtyCare Acquires Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Provider Sentient

NASHVILLE, TN – October 26, 2016 | SpecialtyCare—a leading provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), perfusion, and surgical services—announced today that it has acquired IONM provider Sentient. This transaction extends SpecialtyCare’s market leadership as the largest and most comprehensive provider of patient-centered outsourced IONM services to surgeons, hospitals, surgery centers, and health systems.

By | | August 31, 2016

SpecialtyCare Prevails in Landmark Trial Win Against Medsurant

A Nashville jury found unanimously that Nashville-based SpecialtyCare, a healthcare provider of intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IONM) services, is entitled to $16 million in punitive damages from competitors Medsurant Holdings, LLC and Medsurant, LLC for Medsurant’s interference with assets of competitor ProNerve acquired by SpecialtyCare in 2015. In addition to punitive damages, the jury awarded $2.8 million for SpecialtyCare’s lost profits, bringing the total amount awarded by the jury to SpecialtyCare against Medsurant to $18.8 million.

By | | July 6, 2016

Dr. Samuel Weinstein Promoted to President of SpecialtyCare

NASHVILLE, TN—July 6, 2016—SpecialtyCare, a leading clinical services provider, announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Samuel Weinstein, MD, MBA, has been promoted to the role of president. The move reinforces SpecialtyCare’s continuing and deepening focus on clinical excellence and operational efficiency. Chief Executive Officer Melvin F. Hall, PhD, said, “Sam is a world-class cardiothoracic surgeon who also demonstrates significant business acumen. His rare combination of medical and business skills has added a more comprehensive approach to our strategic decision making and process management. As president, he…

By | | February 17, 2016

SpecialtyCare Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Earns Joint Commission Accreditation

SpecialtyCare®, the largest provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services, announced today that it has earned accreditation in Surgical Ambulatory Healthcare from The Joint Commission. By adding this highly regarded accreditation to SpecialtyCare’s certification in Healthcare Staffing Services, the company further demonstrates its commitment to providing patients, hospitals, and surgical teams with IONM expertise that ensures patient safety in the 60,000 complex procedures that SpecialtyCare supports each year.

By | | January 21, 2016

SpecialtyCare to Present New Perfusion Research Impacting Use of Blood Transfusions

SpecialtyCare®, the largest provider of outsourced cardiac perfusion and perfusion-related services, announced today that it will present new research, “The Unintended Consequences of Over Reducing Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuit Prime Volume,” during the Adult Cardiac Session at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ, on January 26, 2016.

By | | December 8, 2015

SpecialtyCare Adds Leading Perfusion Authorities to Medical Office

SpecialtyCare®, a leading provider of outsourced operating room clinical services, announced today that the company has added two highly regarded leaders to its Medical Office. Linda Bodnar Mongero, CCP, has been named Director of Education and Clinical Performance, and Alfred H. Stammers, MSA, CPBMT, CCP, has joined the team as Director of Clinical Quality and Outcomes Research.