Legislation went into effect January 1st to require insurance carriers to cover the services of state Registered Surgical Assistants who are not already hospital or surgical center employees. This is a benefit to hospitals as well as patients.
Effective August 1, 2014, Kirk Pruitt, Regional Manager-Beaumont TX has assumed the additional responsibilities for the operations in the remainder Texas. In this new role he will become the VP Operations.
Effective June 23, 2014, Luis Aragon, VP, Central Region assumed the new position of Chief Operating Officer. Also effective June 23rd, Fernando Garza, Northern Illinois Regional Director, assumed the responsibilities of VP, Central Region.
American Surgical Assistants (a portfolio company of Great Point Partners I, L.P.) has announced they will change their name to American Surgical Professionals. The name change is part of a wider rebranding effort that will encompass a new logo, new tagline, and relocation of the company’s corporate headquarters.
Great Point Partners (“GPP”) today announced that GPP I portfolio company, American Surgical Assistants has acquired Dallas-based ProAssist Surgical Associates, a premier provider of surgical physician assistant (“PA”) services.
Great Point Partners I portfolio company, American Surgical Assistants (“ASA”), the nation’s leading provider of outsourced surgical assistant services, announced today the appointment of Tom Kirk as CEO, effective June 3rd, 2013.
American Surgical Assistants, Inc (“American Surgical”), a portfolio company of Great Point Partners I, LP and a leading provider of in operating room surgical assistants today announced the appointment of Mark Cherney as Chairman.