A new partnership has formed between two of Sioux City’s major medical facilities.
Mercy Medical Center has aligned with United Surgical Partners International to jointly acquire majority ownership of the Siouxland Surgery Center of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.
Mercy interim CEO Jim FitzPatrick says Mercy has been an investor and partner with the surgery center for years, and this move will allow them to deliver a higher-quality patient experience:
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Dr. Ralph Reeder, a neurosurgeon who helped found the Siouxland Surgery Center, says USPI and its more than 215 facilities in the United States, has extensive experience in developing and managing successful partnerships focused on quality patient care:
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FitzPatrick says the partnership will lead to the investment of more than $100 million in improvements to surrounding facilities, innovation and technology in the next five years:
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The Siouxland surgery Center is a 40-bed facility supported by over 130 physicians and providers who perform a variety of same-day and extended-stay surgical procedures.