Joint Ventures: Beneficial for ASC and Hospital

Interview with Lori Martin, Administrator, Summit Surgery Center for Surgistratgies Magazine Lori Martin is no stranger to joint medical ventures. In 2009, she was the administrator at Summit Surgery Center in Reno, Nevada, when it joined forces with Catholic Healthcare West hospital; St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center (CHW). Regent Surgical Health, the Illinois-based management company…

Rebuilding the Physician – Hospital Relationship – The Joint Venture Opportunity

By Bo Hjorth, Vice President, Business Development Hospitals and physicians are both struggling with challenges related to competition, reform and the economy that are difficult to tackle on their own, but are much easier solved working together. Unfortunately, ten years of competing over patients has damaged the essential relationship between these two parties – but…