FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Leawood, KS, February 1, 2018 – As part of a joint venture with Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health, Rothman Institute and several Philadelphia-based physicians, Kansas-based NueHealth, LLC (“NueHealth”) is proud to announce the opening of the new $17 million Jefferson Surgery Center in Cherry Hill, NJ.
The 22,000 square-foot ambulatory surgery center will offer same-day, elective surgery services in a modern, consumer-focused setting. With a full-time staff of 15 clinical associates, six operating suites and two procedure rooms, the Jefferson Surgery Center—Cherry Hill will be able to accommodate up to 10,000 surgical procedures annually in a variety of specialties, including orthopedics, gastroenterology, and pain management. For more information, visit: www.jeffersonsurgctrcherryhill.com.
“The new Jefferson Health Ambulatory Surgery Center in Cherry Hill is one of the key strategic initiatives for the transforming this campus for the community. It provides modern, consumer focused, convenient, state of the art services in a partnership with some of our physicians, including those from the Rothman Institute,” said Joseph W. Devine, President, New Jersey Division, and Executive Vice President of Hospital & Health Services at Jefferson Health. “We know that excellent outpatient surgical care will continue to expand in the ambulatory settings. This tremendous new addition will provide enhanced access to care by Jefferson Health in South Jersey.”
Under a management services agreement with the joint venture, NueHealth will provide Jefferson Surgery Center—Cherry Hill with day-to-day management and operations support, including accounting, materials management, payor contracting, benefits administration and billing and collections.
“NueHealth is a leader in value-based health care, and its expertise will empower Jefferson Surgery Center in Cherry Hill to achieve operational excellence and provide optimal care to South Jersey patients. Since 1997, NueHealth has worked alongside physician investors to develop lower-cost sites of service, expanding into more than 150 facilities,” said NueHealth Chairman Dan Tasset.
NueHealth, LLC, is a privately held nationally trusted healthcare partner with more than 10,000 physicians and 25 health systems delivering approximately $776 million of consolidated revenue annually in 28 states. Our core business is comprehensive outpatient surgical care. Our market development is concentrated in four major regions, Mid-Atlantic, Florida, Texas and Mid-West. Since 1997, we have been successfully developing joint ventures with more than 150 high-value sites of service supported by over 2500 associates, including ASCs, MUVE™ hyper specialty joint replacement centers and specialty surgical hospitals. Our efforts have helped stabilize provider independence through wealth creation, ownership, and increased referral volume while successfully guiding them through the transition from fee for service to value based risk contracting. NueHealth has developed the industry’s most comprehensive Ambulatory Center of Excellence™(ACE) platform that assists payors, health systems and providers in delivering an appropriate alternative to fee for service, high-cost care for fully insured members and self-insured covered lives.
About Jefferson Health: Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly-specialized care through 13 hospitals (three Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program Jefferson’s academic health center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is recognized by US News & World Report as #16 on the 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the health of those patients and communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.