Medical Services Companies Expanding to Tennessee, Arkansas, and Georgia

U.S. Oral Surgery Management has partnered with another Georgia oral and maxillofacial surgery practice, while WeInfuse has partnered with Precision Healthcare, which runs infusion centers across Tenessee and Arkansas. South Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice with three locations in the Atlanta area, is partnering with USOSM, which provides accounting, marketing, and other support services to oral surgery practices. USOSM has partnered with 15 practices across three states: Texas, Colorado and Georgia, representing 62 oral/maxillofacial surgeons and 44 locations. “This is our second partnership in this market and we’re honored to announce that it is with South… Full Story

USOSM Adds Two New Vice Presidents

U.S. Oral Surgery Management has announced two new vice presidents in newly created positions. Steve Lin is the vice president of finance and Terri Wohlever is the vice president of compliance for the Irving-based specialty management services company. Lin will coordinate financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions for USOSM, and was previously the vice president of finance for National Partners in Healthcare. Wohlever will lead P&L oversight, growth initiatives, M&A integration, and the creation of compliance-based culture supporting business objectives. She was previously the director of operations for national medical group Mednax Inc., where she helped lead strategic direction for the… Full Story

StratiFi Health Doubles Up URAC Accreditations

StratiFi Health is just the second health care company in the country to earn a URAC accreditation for Transitions of Care, while adding a Case Management accreditation from URAC as well. “We are honored to receive the URAC accreditations and proud of our team’s dedication,” said Christopher Crow, M.D., CEO of StratiFi Health via release. “It is a reflection of our commitment to helping communities thrive and a continuation of our dedication to being health care innovators.” URAC is an independent accreditation, certification, and measurement nonprofit that uses evidence-based measures to improve the quality of healthcare. StratiFi Health is a… Full Story

Tenet Appoints Army Surgeon General as Independent Director

Tenet Healthcare Corporation has appointed of Dr. Nadja West to its Board of Directors. West is a lieutenant general in the U.S. Army, the 44th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and the former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command. She will join the board when she retires from the Army in October. West was previously the Joint Staff Surgeon at the Pentagon, where she advised the Chairman of the joint Chiefs of Staff and coordinated health services issues. She has been in combat deployment and healthcare leadership positions in the US and abroad, and has received the… Full Story

Irving Specialty Management Service Company Expands to Atlanta

Irving-based U.S. Oral Surgery Management has partnered with Oral and Facial Surgery Associates, an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice with three locations in the Atlanta area, USOSM’s first partnership in Georgia. “Oral and Facial Associates is one of the leading oral and maxillofacial surgery practices in the Atlanta area, a part of the U.S. that is vibrant and growing,” says Richard Hall, USOSM president and CEO via release. “This is an outstanding practice in a significant market, and we’re excited to partner with them. Atlanta is an important growth market for U.S. Oral Surgery Management, and Oral and Facial Associates will… Full Story

Conifer CEO Steps Down Amid Spin-off From Tenet

Conifer Health Solutions CEO Stephen Mooney is leaving his position as Tenet Healthcare plans for a tax-free spin-off of Conifer Health Solutions into its own public company. The new company is meant to maximize Conifer’s value after Tenet’s strategic review process analyzed it’s future.   Tenet has appointed Kyle Burtnett, Chief Operating Officer of Conifer, as the interim CEO while it conducts a national search for a permanent Conifer CEO. Burtnett has been Conifer COO since 2017, and was previously the President of Ambulatory Services and Chief Integration Officer for Tenet’s United Surgical Partners International subsidiary.  Tenet CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer said via… Full Story

How Local Veterans Are Finding Healthcare Careers

The men and women who serve in the United States armed services do more than just fight on a battlefield, and one of the largest of the system’s sectors is healthcare. From Navy Corpsman working alongside Marine Core units deployed in war zones to hospital administration staff running hospitals all over the world, healthcare careers in the armed services are as diverse as they come. But like other soldiers who find it difficult to adjust to civilian life, healthcare experienced veterans often struggle to find careers in the civilian world, even though they often have the skillsets and character traits… Full Story

Past Owners of a Healthcare Services Company are Suing Former Accountants for $14 Million

A Dallas-based healthcare diagnostic services provider filed a $14 million lawsuit against its former accounting firm for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, fraud by nondisclosure, unjust enrichment and exemplary damages. The former owners of Alliance Family of Companies filed the Dallas County lawsuit against Armanino LLP. The lawsuit alleges that Armanino, then called Travis Wolff & Co., offered Justin Magnuson and Don Jacobs “fully-integrated” tax, audit, and business advisory services connected to the possible sale of the company, and the former Alliance owners pulled the trigger. During sale negotiations, the lawsuit alleges that Armanino didn’t tell the owners when… Full Story

Local Surgery Management Company Expands with Colorado Partnership

U.S. Oral Surgery Management has formed a partnership with Oral Surgery of the Rockies near Denver, Colorado. This will be the Irving-based specialty management services corporation’s first partnership outside of Texas. USOSM serves oral and maxillofacial surgeons, who perform dental implants, bone grafting, and wisdom teeth removal. They offer surgeons business management expertise, capital for growth, and other resources, allowing surgeons to focus on their patients. “Every partnership is important for us,” says Richard Hall, USOSM president and CEO via release. “And this one is particularly significant because it’s the first outside of Texas. When we founded USOSM just a… Full Story

The House Call Has Returned to North Texas

Texas Health Resources is teaming up with DispatchHealth to bring back the house call. Dallas-area residents in select zip codes  can now receive urgent care in between Netflix binges. Users make a request via phone, web, or app, and, if the request is medically appropriate, a DispatchHealth medical team will arrive in their vehicle outfitted with medical supplies. Patients should be seen in under two hours, according to DispatchHealth. The teams consist of either a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, medical technician, and includes access to an on-call emergency medicine-trained physician. Reports are made and provided to the patient’s care team… Full Story