CHW chain with more than 3,000 physicians strengthening outpatient partnerships

ValueHealth, an ASC company based in Leawood, Kansas, has more than 3,000 affiliated physicians in more than 30 states and is growing its outpatient network with strategic partnerships.

Three key partnerships of the last six months:

1. Brentwood, TN-based surgery partners have partnered with ValueHealth to create CHWs and deploy ValueHealth’s value-based surgical programs in its surgery centers. Through this partnership, Surgery Partners will manage and assume ValueHealth’s interests in three ASCs and four more in development. The company’s orthopedic growth is expected to align with ValueHealth’s musculoskeletal-focused programming to create a comprehensive portfolio of services and capitalize on the migration from cardiology to outpatient settings.

2. ValueHealth and NCH Healthcare System are developing a network of CHWs in Southwest Florida with local physicians, including a multi-specialty CHW in Bonita Springs and a hyperspecialty orthopedic CHW on the hospital’s downtown campus NCH ​​Baker in Napoli. ValueHealth’s CHW network includes more than 30 health system partners.

3. ValueHealth has expanded its partnership with the Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedic Institute, said Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD, group president. Becker spine examination. The orthopedic group has strengthened its longstanding partnership with ValueHealth to strengthen its presence in northern New Jersey.