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Perfusion Industry Leader SpecialtyCare Welcomes Kirti Patel

Kirti Patel joins SpecialtyCare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: SpecialtyCare Lee Pepper, 615-345-5572 Chief Marketing Officer [email protected] Brentwood, TN, January 14,…

Sonia Zuzek, Director of Clinical Education Featured on WSMV Channel 4

Sonia Zuzek on WSMV

Sonia Zuzek, SpecialtyCare’s Director of Clinical Education, was featured on WSMV Channel 4. She discusses the…

SpecialtyCare Acquires Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Provider Precedent Health

SpecialtyCare Acquires Precedent Health

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—SpecialtyCare—the nation’s leading provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), perfusion, and surgical services—announced today that…

Jonathan Walters, President, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring at SpecialtyCare, on WSMV

jonathan walters on wsmv

Jonathan Walters, President, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring at SpecialtyCare, recently got a chance to sit down with WSMVTV…

SpecialtyCare Names Recipients of 2018 Brown-Brukardt Perfusion Education Scholarship

Brown-Brukardt Perfusion Education Scholarship

SpecialtyCare’s education scholarship program is designed to support and assist cardiovascular perfusion students who demonstrate the potential to advance patient-focused care in a way that honors the legacies of Jim Brown and Gary Brukardt. The selection committee was delighted by the strong response and overwhelming quality of this year’s candidate pool, which further illustrates the extraordinary talent and commitment of our finalists. With this in mind, I am pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2018 Brown-Brukardt Perfusion Education Scholarships are Jacki Brolhorst and Robert DeGiosio. We are confident that they will make significant contributions to patients’ lives and the practice of cardiovascular perfusion for years to come.

Hillsboro High Students Scrub Up at SpecialtyCare

Hillsboro High Students Scrub Up at SpecialtyCare

PENCIL is a terrific organization that helps Metro Nashville Public School students achieve academic and future success. As a proud PENCIL Partner, SpecialtyCare regularly hosts students from Hillsboro High School’s Academy of Global Health & Science. Our fully equipped simulation operating room, or Sim OR, which is used to train our staff, provides the perfect environment to introduce the students to life as a member of a surgical team. Our Nashville IONM Operational Leadership and the IONM Education Team have designed an elite experience for the students to actively learn about electrophysiology and participate in a virtual surgical procedure that utilizes intraoperative neuromonitoring to assist the surgeon and keep the patient safe during surgery.

Answering the Call When Tragedy Strikes

Answering the Call When Tragedy Strikes

In Puerto Rico—more than one month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island—many communities still lack the water, electricity, pharmaceuticals, communications, transportation, and other resources needed to sustain life and care for patients. At Hospital Español Auxilio Mutuo in San Juan, our cardiac perfusion team works under these challenging conditions to provide medical care, which has included a successful aortic dissection repair performed with the patient under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest while the hospital was on generator power.

Welcoming the People and Perfusion Expertise of Trident

SpecialtyCare Acquires Trident

SpecialtyCare has completed an asset purchase of Trident Health Resources, Inc., a highly regarded, clinically focused perfusion company. With the people of Trident joining SpecialtyCare and moving forward as one team, under one name, we have the opportunity to support each other and learn from each other as we participate in some of the most complex and interesting procedures performed today. We are uniquely positioned to define what superior clinical and financial outcomes look like and to provide those outcomes for our patients and our customers. We are thrilled to join together to serve as a resource for perfusion care and best practices that in-house and competitive programs simply cannot match. It’s an exciting time, and we look forward to all that we will accomplish together.

SpecialtyCare Welcomes the People of Sentient to Our Team

Sentient joins SpecialtyCare

On October 26, 2016, SpecialtyCare acquired Sentient, a highly regarded intraoperative neuromonitoring provider. We’re thrilled to welcome the people of Sentient to our team. We believe we’ll be a great fit together, both clinically and culturally. Combining our talent and experience will enhance our collective strengths and create new opportunities to advance patient care and drive clinical quality, which reduce costs for our patients and customers.

Teamwork Delivers Relief to Flood Victims

Lousiana flood

In August, a prolonged “no-name” storm deluged Louisiana, producing three times more rain than Hurricane Katrina. Lives were lost and the unprecedented flooding damaged or destroyed more than 100,000 homes and displaced thousands of people. As medical professionals, SpecialtyCare’s clinicians routinely step up when disaster strikes—we live and work in the communities we serve. But, stepping up can take different forms. In this week’s blog, we share a letter from a member of our intraoperative neuromonitoring group, who rallied the team to help the people of Louisiana.