Committed to excellent patient care

“The SPDI™️ Program is tailored for residents, fellows, and in practice surgeons. This program breaks down everything from aligning practice goals with the right employment model to building a practice in a value-based care environment, and how to safely transition to an outpatient surgery center environment. It’s a high yield program that is a ‘must do’ for orthopedic surgeons!”

— Cynthia Emory MD, MBA, FAAOS, FAOA
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Officer – Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Why Physicians Choose SCA

Industry expertise. Enhanced long-term results.

We’ve successfully partnered with many of the most innovative and successful groups across the country to provide surgical solutions. SCA is a committed, strategic partner to leading physician groups and SCA is a natural fit to serve your practice and to provide the tools for your success.

Ways physicians work with SCA

Surgery center partnership

Optimize your patients’ experience with Clinical Quality, convenience and cost savings at one of our 250 Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) providing same-day surgical care.

Specialty practice support

Manage and grow your business with OptumCare Specialty Practices (OSP). OSP can help independent practices thrive in a changing healthcare landscape.

One-of-a kind training

SCA Physician Development Institute (SPDI) helps prepare early career physicians to practice in the managed care environment —equipping new doctors with the tools to identify and build the practice model that best suits their goals.

SCA Physician Development Institute

SCA Physician Development Institute (SPDI) is an educational platform for musculoskeletal physicians and allied health professionals looking to learn more about the business side of medicine, as well as, speciality specific outpatient migration. Our education is created and led by our rotating faculty chosen for being well known and established in their field.

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Benefits of Partnering

Creating value for you, and the patient, and the communities we serve

Valuable, large scale network

Detailed analytics and informatics

New payment methodologies and contracting

Health system partnership capabilities

Advanced clinical systems

Shared practices and processes

Patient Impact

“Our physician partners have given SCA perfect satisfaction scores for the past several years because of the superb care given to our patients and the incredible financial growth in our facility.”—Dr. Jeff Hessing, Orthopedist, Treasure Valley Hospital in Boise, Idaho

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