The Core Institute adds 1st Michigan-based outpatient surgery center — 4 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | May 13, 2019 | Print  | Email

West Bloomfield Township, Mich.-based Lakes Ambulatory Surgical Center joined The Core Institute, Crain's Detroit Business reports.

What you should know:

1. Phoenix-based The Core Institute has entered into agreements with several Michigan-based physician groups in the last six years. This marks the group's first agreement with an outpatient surgery center in the state.

2. The ASC's physician owners sold a 33 percent ownership share to Core. The ASC is a joint venture between local physicians and Brentwood, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners.

3. Lakes Ambulatory Surgery Center Medical Director Kevin Neff, MD, said the group will leverage Core's resources to develop a total joint program.

4. The ASC will partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan for the program.

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