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Saint Alphonsus Announces New Surgery Centers, New Procedures
Start Date
07/16/2012
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NAMPA, Idaho—Saint Alphonsus Health System (www.saintalphonsushealthsystem.org), a recognized leader in providing high-quality healthcare in Idaho, has teamed with nationally-recognized Surgical Care Affiliates  (www.scasurgery.com) and more than 50 Idaho surgeons and anesthesiologists to create a network of high-quality, multi-procedure outpatient surgery centers throughout the Treasure Valley. Opening on July 16th, Treasure Valley Surgery Center—Nampa will serve as the network’s flagship location. Situated in the Saint Alphonsus Nampa Health Plaza on Garrity Road, it is the area’s first surgical facility along the I-84 corridor.

The new joint venture reinforces Saint Alphonsus Health System’s commitment to providing the entire region with improved access to quality care and helping its communities continue to grow and thrive. Plans are already underway to open and operate additional surgery centers in easy-access destinations throughout the state. The result will be a comprehensive healthcare network designed to serve patients interested in combining high-quality care with outpatient convenience.

The network’s operations will be managed by Surgical Care Affiliates, a co-owner and operator of Treasure Valley Hospital in Boise and more than 140 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments in 32 states.  Physician investors will own 49 percent of Treasure Valley Surgery Center.

“Saint Alphonsus Health System is proud to be working closely with Surgical Care Affiliates to reinforce our commitment to keeping quality care close to home,” said Sally Jeffcoat, President and CEO of Saint Alphonsus Health System. “By working jointly to expand surgical services in Canyon County we are giving families and individuals additional options to consider in their important healthcare decisions.”

Nicholas Genna, CEO of Treasure Valley Hospital, said “The health outcomes that these physicians and their teams have achieved in this region demonstrate that this center will be an outstanding advantage to patients in the western Treasure Valley. From now on, quality surgical services are going to be right down the road for tens of thousands of Idahoans and Oregonians.”

Physicians who practice at Treasure Valley Surgery Center—Nampa may be accredited to perform surgeries at all Saint Alphonsus Health System hospitals and clinics as well as at Treasure Valley Hospital, and will perform in-demand surgical procedures in the following categories:

  • Ear, nose & throat
  • Endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • General surgery
  • Gynecologic
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain management
  • Plastic and cosmetic
  • Urologic surgery

Treasure Valley Surgery Center—Nampa has four operating suites and approximately 14,000 square feet dedicated to providing full-service healthcare convenience in the following areas:

  • Admitting
  • Laboratory services
  • MD Anesthesia
  • On-site pharmaceuticals
  • Pre-op
  • Recovery and post anesthesia care

About Saint Alphonsus Health System (www.saintalphonsushealthsystem.org)

Saint Alphonsus Health System is a four-hospital, 714-bed regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 Associates and 950 medical staff.  Serving the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, with more than 275 primary care and specialty care providers at 35 clinic locations. As a not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, Novi, Michigan.  To find out more go to:  www.saintalphonsushealthsystem.org

About Treasure Valley Hospital (www.treasurevalleyhospital.com)

Treasure Valley Hospital excels in providing individualized care and offers an atmosphere that is comfortable, friendly, and available to anyone in the community.  Located at 8800 W. Emerald, between Milwaukee and Maple Grove in Boise, Treasure Valley Hospital has been providing high quality, low cost care to the community since 1996.  The Physicians at Treasure Valley Hospital perform an array of surgeries and procedures on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.  Patients benefit from a nurse to patient ratio that equals one nurse for every three patients.  Those who do need extra time to recover, do so in one of 10 private inpatient rooms. To find out more go to: www.treasurevalleyhospital.com

ABOUT SURGICAL CARE AFFILIATES (SCA) (www.scasurgery.com)

SCA’s vision is to be the partner of choice for physicians, hospitals, and health systems in developing and operating ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals across the country and in enhancing hospital-based surgical departments. SCA owns and/or provides management services to over 140 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,000 physicians and in affiliation with 30 health systems across the country. SCA’s clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

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