HOUSTON, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ -- Nobilis Health Corp. (NYSE American: HLTH) ("Nobilis" or the "Company") today announced the opening of an ambulatory surgery center in El Paso, Texas ("ASC") that will generate revenue through in network commercial payor contracts. The ASC has two operating rooms and two procedure rooms and will provide multispecialty services, including those offered under Nobilis' nine direct to consumer marketing brands. This ASC expands Nobilis' geographic reach into El Paso, Texas and will capture patients from the west Texas and New Mexico markets.
Kenneth Efird, Nobilis' President, stated, "Our historical experience in the market, strength of existing physician relationships and partners, and our ability to drive volume and revenue through our sales and marketing division will provide a strong foundation for success in El Paso. The ASC will operate under in network contracts with major commercial payors and is a continuation of our stated strategy to grow our portfolio with in network volume and revenue."
About Nobilis Health Corp
Nobilis (www.NobilisHealth.com) is a full-service healthcare development and management company, with 32 locations across Texas and Arizona, including 5 hospitals, 14 ambulatory surgery centers, and 13 multi-specialty clinics. In addition, Nobilis partners with 36 facilities across the country. Marketing nine independent brands, Nobilis deploys a unique patient acquisition strategy driven by proprietary, direct-to-consumer marketing technology, focusing on a specified set of procedures that are performed at its facilities by local physicians. Nobilis' business model connects patients with physicians to deliver the highest quality healthcare while enhancing physician practices within the Nobilis network.
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