Providing Hospital Based Radiology Services for St. Luke’s
Phoenix, AZ – Dec. 03, 2018 – Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group (MDIG) continues to expand in its home state of Arizona, MDIG announced that they have partnered with St. Luke’s Medical Center locations to include; Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center, and Mountain Vista Medical Center part of the Steward Family of Hospitals. MDIG has been awarded the Professional Services Agreement to provide Sub-specialty Diagnostic as well as Vascular and Interventional hospital-based radiology services to the local Phoenix communities. Effective December 1st, 2018 MDIG will be the exclusive professional radiology services provider at the St. Luke’s facilities operating in the Phoenix Arizona markets. The Physicians and Staff of MDIG are excited to work with St. Luke’s Medical Center and in the process, to further expand its relationship with Steward Health Systems. This opportunity allows MDIG to continue providing market-leading radiology services to the community MDIG has been serving for over 31-years. MDIG’s CEO, Patrick Santore stated
“We are excited by our new partnership with Steward Health System and with St. Luke’s Medical Center, and it’s sister facilities. This new relationship allows us to provide enhanced levels of professional Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology services to the community where MDIG first started. Our growth in attractive markets, such as Phoenix, serves to confirm that hospitals are interested in working with local Physician-Owned Medical Practices that are fully invested in the communities they serve.”
About Steward Health Care Systems
Steward Health Care, the largest private, for-profit hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 38 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risks covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward’s integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.
Steward’s unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company’s employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
In Arizona, Steward Health Care operates Mountain Vista Medical Center, St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital. Steward Health Care also operates Steward Medical Group, which employees 79 primary and specialty care physicians and surgeons. Steward Medical Group physicians are members of the medical staff at Steward Health Care hospitals. Steward Health Care is an Official Health Care Partner of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury.