ASC leader to know: Andrew Hayek of OptumHealth, SCA

Andrew Hayek is the CEO of OptumHealth and Surgical Care Affiliates. Optum and SCA merged in January 2017, thereby giving SCA access to Optum's platform which serves millions of U.S. customers via 20,000 affiliated physicians and hundreds of facilities spanning the nation.

Mr. Hayek said the following regarding the deal, "Joining with OptumCare will enable us to better support and empower independent physicians, helping them provide high-quality care for their patients while making healthcare more affordable. The combination of SCA and OptumCare is another step forward toward our vision of becoming the partner of choice for surgeons."

Prior to joining SCA, Mr. Hayek was the president of a DaVita Healthcare Partners' division. He was also president and CEO of Alliance Healthcare Services, a diagnostic imaging and radiation provider.

Mr. Hayek is a keynote speaker at Becker's ASC 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs in October. Learn more about the event here.

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