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Nueterra Global Alliance Partners with Texas Institute for Surgery

Medical exchange leader continues to expand international collective

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA) is proud to announce Texas Institute for Surgery (TIS) as its newest partner in a growing collective of domestic and international healthcare facilities.

NGA is continuing efforts to expand its partner network, and in doing so is working to advance healthcare options around the world and generate both inbound and outbound medical exchange opportunities.

"It has always been our aim at Texas Institute for Surgery to provide unparalleled surgical experiences and to be recognized globally as a surgical center of excellence," says David Helfer, FACHE, president of TIS. "Our partnership with Nueterra Global Alliance allows us to expand that mission and gives us an opportunity to serve an international patient population."

TIS, accredited by both the Joint Commission and American College of Radiology, is located in Dallas and is a joint venture with Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas; the facility offers a range of specialties including spine, orthopedics, ENT, cosmetics, pain management, oculoplastic ophthalmology and urology.

"It's truly ideal to have a multi-specialty surgical facility like Texas Institute for Surgery as an NGA partner," says David Miller, president of NGA. "International patients look to our domestic facilities—and their experienced physicians—for the types of procedures and medical technologies not available in their home country, and they rely on the affordability our partners provide through packaged pricing."

NGA works with every partner facility to develop packaged pricing options aimed at providing cost transparency and improved budget management for patients. Partners can also take advantage of academic and clinical opportunities and material resources made available through NGA.

Nueterra Global Alliance formalized its partnership with Texas Institute for Surgery in December 2013, and the facility is already approved to accept NGA-referred patients. To learn more, visit www.nueterraglobalalliance.com.

About Nueterra
At Nueterra, we're taking healthcare forward. We're unlocking opportunities for providers through clinical integration solutions. We're opening doors for consumers by expanding their access. Through a growing list of innovative programs and services, we're putting the power of our global network of facilities and our advanced technologies to work – connecting patients, physicians, educators and investors. Our solutions expand market reach, increase market share and deliver a higher quality of care while reducing expenditures. As healthcare continues to evolve, so will we – seeking out and maximizing emerging opportunities. To continue moving forward, we've aligned ourselves with a diverse team of partners. By combining our strategic interests, capabilities and experiences, we're transforming healthcare and creating a new level of clinical integration. We're connecting providers. We're coordinating services. We're creating an exceptional patient experience.

About Texas Institute for Surgery
Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas (TIS) is a state of the art surgical hospital dedicated to providing premier surgical services, innovative technology along with personal care. The surgical hospital was founded in 2004 and is jointly owned by several highly acclaimed Dallas surgeons and Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. TIS offers a full range of surgical procedures, including Spine, Orthopedic, Cosmetic, ENT, Pain Management, Ophthalmology and Urology.

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