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How much more consolidation will there be? Prashanth Bala, vice president of ASC operations at Shields Health Care Group in Quincy, Mass., spoke with Becker’s about consolidation in the ASC market, pros and cons of consolidation, and which specialties are thriving.

How much  more consolidation will there be? By Riz Hatton March 10, 2022   Consolidation continues to run rampant throughout the ASC industry, but is there a ceiling to how much there can be? Prashanth Bala, vice president of ASC operations at Shields Health Care Group in Quincy, Mass., spoke with Becker’s about consolidation in … Continued

SHIELDS HEALTH CARE AND LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCE OPENING OF THE SURGERY CENTER OF THE MERRIMACK VALLEY: The new Surgery Center plans to serve over 15,000 patients in the community by 2026

SHIELDS HEALTH CARE AND LOWELL GENERAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCE OPENING OF THE SURGERY CENTER OF THE MERRIMACK VALLEY The new Surgery Center plans to serve over 15,000 patients in the community by 2026   Chelmsford, Mass. (March 1, 2022) – Lowell General Hospital and Shields Health Care, in partnership with leading physicians from the region, announced … Continued

Massachusetts ASC performs its 1st total shoulder replacement

Shrewsbury, Mass. (February 23, 2022) – The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury (Mass.) completed its first total shoulder replacement. The ASC opened in 2018 through a collaboration between Shields Health Care Group in Quincy, Mass.; Reliant Medical Group, part of OptumCare, in Worcester, Mass.; and UMass Memorial Health in Worcester, according to a Feb. 23 press … Continued

First outpatient total shoulder replacement surgery conducted at Shrewsbury Surgery Center: The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury now offers all total joint replacement surgeries

Shrewsbury, Mass. (February 23, 2022) – The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury is proud to announce the successful completion of the first outpatient total shoulder replacement surgery at the site. By adding total shoulder replacements to the service offerings, the Surgery Center now offers a robust scope of complex joint replacement surgeries.   “Outpatient surgical facilities … Continued

Five Shields Health Care Group MRI facilities receive ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence Designation

February 2, 2022 (Quincy, MA) – Today, Shields Health Care announced that five of its diagnostic imaging centers have achieved Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence® (DICOE) status by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The facilities receiving this honor are Shields MRI in Brockton, Brighton, Dartmouth, Framingham, and Yarmouth. This accomplishment establishes Shields as the … Continued

FIRST OUTPATIENT SPINE SURGERY CONDUCTED AT SHREWSBURY SURGERY CENTER: Dr. Arno Sungarian successfully completed the site’s first spine procedure.

Shrewsbury, Mass. (October 25, 2021) – The Surgery Center in Shrewsbury  is proud to announce that the first outpatient discectomy at the L3-L4 was recently successfully completed at the site located at 151 Main Street in Shrewsbury, MA by Arno Sungarian, MD, UMass Memorial Health neurologic surgeon. The Surgery Center, a collaboration of UMass Memorial … Continued