SCA, Virtua Health partner with Bergen-Passaic Cataract Laser and Surgery Center — 4 highlights

New Jersey-based health system Virtua Health and Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates partnered with Bergen-Passaic Cataract Laser and Surgery Center in Fair Lawn, N.J.

Here are four highlights:

1. An ophthalmic-focused facility, BPSC serves more than 6,000 patients each year.

2. Through the partnership, the surgery center is jointly owned by SCA, Virtua and the center's physician partners.

3. As of June 30, 2016, SCA operated 201 surgical facilities and was in partnership with almost 3,000 physicians.

4. Virtua is one of New Jerseys' largest heath systems, providing comprehensive healthcare services.

"We are excited that the physician partners of BPSC chose to partner with SCA and Virtua, and we are thrilled to further advance SCA's partnership with Virtua," said Jack Pocorobba, vice president of operations, SCA. "SCA continues to seek out opportunities to make strategic investments that will enhance our alignment with the best physicians in New Jersey, and this transaction clearly moves us in that direction."

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