NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (SCA) (Nasdaq:SCAI), a leading surgical solutions provider for physicians, health systems and payers, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on October 30, 2013.
An industry leader, SCA partners with physicians, health systems and payers to develop and implement surgery strategies across the country. As of June 30, 2013, SCA operated more than 170 surgical facilities – including ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments – in partnership with approximately 2,000 physicians and in affiliation with more than 40 not-for-profit health systems across the country. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally and financially.
"SCA has been dedicated to improving surgical facilities throughout the United States since its founding," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "We congratulate SCA on its initial public offering and we look forward to an enduring partnership with the company and its shareholders."
SCA joins a variety of health care companies that call NASDAQ OMX home. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 89 percent of health care companies that have listed on U.S. markets year-to-date in 2013.
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