Deal increases national coverage, scope of services, and market leadership as the largest, most comprehensive provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring
April 22, 2019 (Brentwood, TN)—SpecialtyCare—the nation’s leading provider of outsourced intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), perfusion, and surgical services—announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based IONM provider Neuropath. This transaction extends SpecialtyCare’s market leadership position as the largest and most comprehensive provider of patient-centered outsourced IONM services to surgeons, hospitals, surgery centers, and health systems.
With Neuropath, SpecialtyCare increases the number of associates available to support cases in our existing markets across the United States while adding significant new coverage in the Southeastern region. Post-acquisition, the company employs more than 525 IONM professionals providing localized IONM care for more than 800 IONM customers, 2,500 surgeons and 110,000 patients annually.
SpecialtyCare CEO, Sam Weinstein, MD, MBA, said, “We are excited to welcome Neuropath’s talented and dedicated team to the SpecialtyCare family. Both companies are dedicated to providing the highest level of clinical care and customer service, and we share the belief that our associates are our most important asset. That experience, coupled with our shared commitment towards innovation and continuous improvement, will propel our mutual success towards the many opportunities before us.”
“Specialty Care’s acquisition of Neuropath marks the merging of two truly outstanding, clinically focused practices who always put the patient first,” Jeff Poree Neuropath’s President added. “By virtue of these shared cultural qualities, I am truly excited to serve our customers with the finest IONM services and resources available in the industry today.”
“This acquisition allows us to provide more customers with the most experienced neuromonitoring professionals in the marketplace,” remarked Jonathan Walters, SpecialtyCare’s President, IONM. “SpecialtyCare is extremely proud to be the leaders in patient-centric IONM practice and combining with the Neuropath team will only enhance our abilities service more patients, hospitals, and communities with a very high quality of care.
More than 1,100 hospitals and 13,500 physicians trust SpecialtyCare to help them achieve exceptional care outcomes, regulatory compliance, and financial results in cardiovascular perfusion, intraoperative neuromonitoring, minimally invasive surgical support, surgical first assistance, autologous transfusion services and sterile processing. With nearly 1,500 clinicians supporting over 400,000 procedures annually, we maintain the SpecialtyCare Operative Procedural Registry (SCOPE™), the largest procedural database of its kind, which we use to identify standards, determine benchmarks, disseminate best practices, and foster innovations that improve patient outcomes, increase efficiencies and minimize costs. We are accredited and certified by The Joint Commission. By developing expertise beyond industry requirements, our customers can be certain they have the best partner for clinical excellence.
Kaitlin Pickrel, 615-345-5395
Senior Marketing Communications Specialist