Skyway Surgery Center Receives AAAHC Accreditation
Raleigh, N.C. and St. Petersburg, Fla. – June 27, 2019 –The recently opened Skyway Surgery Center (SSC) in St. Petersburg, Fla. has received accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and “deemed status” certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ambulatory surgery center is a partnership between Compass Surgical Partners and a group of local physicians.
“Our team put a tremendous amount of work in launching our surgery center and becoming accredited in a very short period,” said Laura Smith, Administrator for SSC. “We place a high degree of value in objective, third-party quality evaluation. We received a full, three-year term of accreditation, a testament to quality and patient safety in our center.”
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OrthoCarolina and Compass Surgical Partners to Open New, Physician-Owned Surgery Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Raleigh, N.C. and Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 23, 2019 – A partnership including a group of local surgeons and Compass Surgical Partners have received a Certificate of Need from the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation Certificate of Need Section to develop an ambulatory surgery center in Winston-Salem. The partnership includes OrthoCarolina, its physicians local to Winston-Salem, and additional independent ophthalmologists and pain management specialists. The new surgery center is currently being called the Triad Center for Surgery.
The partners originally filed a Certificate of Need Application on May 15, 2018 and were deemed an approved applicant by the state in October 2018. The full certificate was provided to TCS in April 2019.
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Compass Surgical Partners and Local Surgeons Sell Majority Interest of Advanced Center for Surgery to United Surgical Partners International
Raleigh, N.C. and Vero Beach, Fla. May 13, 2019 – Compass Surgical Partners and local surgeons have sold a majority stake of The Advanced Center for Surgery (ACS) to United Surgical Partners International (USPI).
ACS is a partnership between Compass and community physicians in Vero Beach, including many of the physicians of Vero Orthopaedics & Neurology. The physicians, in conjunction with the expertise of the Compass team, made the Advanced Center for Surgery a high-quality musculoskeletal surgical option for residents of Vero Beach and Indian River County.
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Stuart Surgery Center Celebrates First Anniversary
As Stuart Surgery Center celebrates its one-year anniversary, we wanted to reflect on a year of success! In April 2018, Martin Health System (MHS), five of Martin’s gastroenterologists, and Compass Surgical Partners opened a freestanding GI facility in Stuart. This is Martin’s first freestanding GI center in Martin County/Stuart. The center provides for endoscopy procedures in a lower cost setting, a huge benefit to Martin County residents. The facility itself was repurposed from prior use as a multi-specialty surgery center: A win for not only patients (lower cost, ease of access), but also for the community at large as its puts into use an existing community asset in the heart of town.
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Compass Surgical Partners Sells its Stake in Heart of Florida Surgery Center
Raleigh, N.C. and Davenport, Fla. March 2019 – Compass Surgical Partners has sold its shares of Heart of Florida Surgery Center (HFSC) to Community Health System, Inc. (CHS). Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, a CHS hospital, was an existing partner in the surgery center. The transaction is the culmination of a successful partnership between CHS and Compass. Compass supported CHS to structure the initial partnership, construct the facility just across from Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center’s main campus, achieve AAAHC accreditation status, and manage the facility from its initial launch until today. Post-transaction, CHS will assume full responsibility for HFSC’s management.
Opened in July 2017, the facility was the result of Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center’s strategy to better align with the market by expanding its ambulatory surgery capabilities. HFSC provides a convenient, new surgical location for surgeons in Polk County. Many surgeons on staff at HFSC are employed or affiliated with Heart of Florida Medical Center.
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