Access our Advanced Practice Providers for Surgical Care

Access our Advanced Practice Providers for Surgical Care

Let AP Health manage your surgical teams
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Hospitals

Outsource OR Surgical Assistants
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Practitioners

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"Our mission is to provide a team of highly skilled surgical first assistants to operating rooms across the country. We reduce costs, improve efficiency, and enhance outcomes for our hospital and surgeon partners."
- J. Toby Gray, Chief Executive Officer

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“Our providers are the key to our success. To attract and retain the best, AP Health employees have stock ownership in the company. We align our compensation incentives to deliver superior services to hospitals and surgeons.”
- Greg Flanagan, Chief Operating Officer

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"For financial and clinical reasons, hospitals are expanding their reliance on outsourced advanced practice providers, especially in surgical care. At AP Health, we're committed to delivering value to hospital partners."
- J. Toby Gray, Chief Executive Officer

Reviews

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“AP Health First Assists are experienced and technically facile-helping me be more efficient. They understand the flow of surgery and I view them as an integral part of the care team. They are compassionate and go above and beyond. In summary, AP Health First Assists are the best of the best!”

Oran Aaronson, MD Neurosurgeon
Howell Allen Clinic, Nashville, TN

“I can wholeheartedly recommend AP Health as a superb assistant program. I have worked with this group over 15 years in primarily outpatient and short stay spinal procedures. They are all excellent assistants and are whole heartedly committed to the surgeons needs and wants and to the flow of the entire operative team. Their approach positively impacts the entire surgical team from very rapid room turnovers to skilled and efficient wound closures. can recommend them without reservation.”

Timothy P. Schoettle, Neurosurgeon
Howell Allen Clinic in Nashville

“AP Health provides great stability for our Cardiac program. We used to experience constant turnover with practitioners, which negatively impacted job satisfaction, but now we have a well-established, high-quality group of satisfied cardiac PA’s who love what they do.”

CardioThoracic Surgeon

Company Updates

It’s All About the Patient: A Practitioner Profile on Reese Williams, NP

“To me, it’s not about the operation, it’s about the patient,” says Reese Williams, DNP. “So, I pride myself on knowing more, going in ahead of time, reviewing their cardiac cath films and their preoperative labs, knowing their past medical history and meeting the patient. This allows me to better support the cardiothoracic surgeons, administration and nursing staff and ultimately provide higher quality care.”

AP Health Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company in 2021!

AP Health, Advanced Practice Surgical Partners, announced that it is Great Place to Work-Certified™. Certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven methodology, Certification confirms over 83% of employees have a consistently positive experience at AP Health

Jupiter Medical Center named “Best Heart Center” in Palm Beach County

Jupiter Medical Center’s Robson Heart & Vascular Institute has been awarded “Best Heart Center” in Palm Beach County by The Best of Palm Beach County Awards 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about AP Health? See the list below for our most frequently asked questions. If your question is not listed here, then please contact us.

  • What surgical specialties does your company cover?

    All specialties

  • How does AP Health help surgeons?

    AP Health is all about making surgeons’ lives at the hospital easier which makes yours easier – and your hospital more profitable – and a better place for patients to receive care. It’s about intelligently offloading non-procedure work to Advanced Practice Providers and other professionals and working as a perioperative team.

  • How is your firm compensated?

    Typically, we receive a stipend from the hospital to manage the Surgical First Assistant (SFA) program – and will guarantee savings (at your current volume of surgeries) while providing a number of additional benefits to your hospital. The remainder comes from the professional services that AP Health bills for separately that are deemed “medically necessary.” The percentage of savings depends on a number of factors including a hospitals’ case-mix, payor-mix, and surgeons.  AP is able to provide a discount to hospitals because AP bills third parties directly. However, there are many functions performed by AP which are not reimbursable such as double scrubbing, assisting on a non-medically necessary cases, and other payer specific restrictions.

  • Why choose AP Health to improve our hospital’s perioperative services – versus doing it on our own?

    While your hospital may be an exception, this is a new, advanced, perioperative approach for the vast majority of hospitals which simply do not have the in-house resources to manage and execute. This includes the Clinical Perioperative Staffing, Information Technology, and Perioperative Process Improvement services needed. As a third-party we can bill separately for our Advanced Practice Providers (that are deemed medically necessary according to strict compliance rules) and therefore save you money.

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