ValueHealth® LLC, the nationally recognized leader in Ambulatory Centers of Excellence (ACE)™, today announced the acquisition of the Surgery Center of Lancaster, a premier ambulatory surgery center (ASC) in Lancaster County, Pa.
For more than 15 years, the Surgery Center of Lancaster has served the Lancaster community as an established and highly successful independent ASC owned by the area’s leading surgeons. The center will continue to offer multi-specialty surgical services including orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, and pain management within its five state-of-the-art operating rooms. To address the rising costs of healthcare, the center will implement new data-driven technologies and expand services with ValueHealth’s unique hyperspecialty platform, enabling a value-based partnership focused on consumer benefit and operational efficiency.
“The Surgery Center of Lancaster has a long history of best-in-class patient experience and local physician ownership,” says ValueHealth CEO, Don Bisbee. “As our ValueHealth network continues to grow in the Mid-Atlantic region, we recognized the Surgery Center of Lancaster as an ideal partner based on its diversity of specialties and top-quality team of healthcare professionals. We will build on the success of this center by introducing an integrated, value-based surgical solution to the fast-growing Lancaster market.”
The Surgery Center of Lancaster will increase its offerings by bringing in new strategic partners and add new service lines over time. Ken Bell, the successful Administrator of the Surgery Center of Lancaster for more than 15 years, will remain in his role as a key leader for the center’s clinical and business operations.