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Alliance Cancer Care Colorado at Red Rocks Partners with SCL Health

Cancer Care Center Offers Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatments in a Comfortable and Convenient Outpatient Setting

IRVINE, CA — May 3, 2021/strong> – Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced that their cancer care center in Golden, Colorado has formed a partnership with SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health system serving patients primarily in Colorado and Montana.

Alliance Cancer Care Colorado at Red Rocks, located in the Red Rocks Medical Center in Golden Colorado, opened in November 2010 and is a multidisciplinary outpatient radiation oncology center that offers high-quality cancer care in a convenient, home-like setting. The new partnership brings the Cancer Centers of Colorado Lutheran Medical Center Radiation Oncology services on-site – including radiation oncologists Julie A. Carlson, M.D. and Tyler J. Kemmis, M.D., effective May 3.

“Our team at Alliance is excited to be partnering with SCL Health, and in particular we want to warmly welcome Drs. Carlson and Kemmis to the on-site care team,” said Douglas McCracken, President of Alliance Oncology. “Supporting each patient via education and evidence-based medicine, and providing compassionate care during a challenging time – these are commitments we share as we continue to serve the Golden and surrounding communities.”

“Across the US, we work side by side with more than a thousand hospitals to deliver effective and efficient diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy and related services,” added Rhonda Longmore-Grund, President and CEO of Alliance HealthCare Services. “We believe it is the best of both worlds: a focus on each unique community, partnership and patients, supported by national resources. We’re thrilled to welcome SCL as an Alliance HealthCare Services partner.”

Alliance Cancer Care Colorado at Red Rocks is located at 400 Indiana Street, Suite 220, Golden, Colorado, 80401. For more information, or to make an appointment with Dr. Carlson or Dr. Kemmis, please call (720) 420-3300 or visit www.accredrocks.com.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare solutions, with expertise in radiology, oncology, and interventional services. Alliance partners with hospitals, health systems and providers to bring a full continuum of services to local communities, including mobile, interim, fixed-site, and comprehensive service line management as well as ASCs and joint venture partnerships. Alliance operates more than 600 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional systems, including more than 70 fixed-site radiology locations, more than 40 cancer care centers, and more than 20 pain management/interventional procedures clinics. Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 47 states, where approximately 2,750 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com

About SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center

Lutheran Medical Center is a community-based, 338-bed acute-care hospital located in Wheat Ridge, CO. Local and national ratings organizations regularly recognize Lutheran for clinical excellence, patient safety and patient experience.

Lutheran’s premier services include a birthing center, Heart and Neurovascular Center, robotic surgery, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Cancer Centers of Colorado, Orthopedics, a Level II Trauma Center and emergency services including the first Senior Emergency Room in Colorado. Senior-focused services also include a dedicated Senior Behavioral Health unit. Lutheran operations include West Pines, Lutheran Hospice, and the Spine Center at Denver West.

About SCL Health

SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the people and communities it serves. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, its health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health, and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.

Contacts
Stephanie Audain
Alliance Oncology
A Division of Alliance HealthCare Services
615-263-7816
SAudain@AllianceOncology.com

Tracy Wiese
Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
Alliance HealthCare Services
949.242.5767
twiese@aiq-us.com

Alliance Radiology Finalizes Acquisition of Four PET/CT Locations

National Leader in Radiology Services Acquires Centers from Molecular Imaging Technologies

September 16, 2020 IRVINE, Calif. – Alliance HealthCare Radiology (“Alliance Radiology”), a subsidiary of Alliance HealthCare Services, announced today the acquisition of four PET/CT locations owned by Molecular Imaging Technologies (“MIT”). The four locations are: Affiliated PET Systems (Silver Spring, MD), Doylestown PET Associates (Doylestown, PA), Decatur Health Imaging (Decatur, AL), and Monroe PET (Monroe, LA). Alliance Radiology offers a full range of radiology solutions across the U.S. in partnership with hospitals, health systems, and physician groups focused on superior patient care.

“We feel fortunate to add four well-known and well-regarded PET/CT diagnostic imaging locations to the Alliance Radiology family,” said Alliance Radiology President Rich Jones. “Each site has an established reputation within its local community for providing patients with high-quality and high-value medical imaging, and each is located near where Alliance Radiology offers other imaging services. We look forward to supporting each location’s continued service to patients and providers.”

Alliance Radiology is a leading national provider of PET/CT services, employing the most PET/CT technologists and operating the largest number of PET/CT imaging systems in the U.S. Alliance Radiology delivers a 99% average patient satisfaction in PET/CT and commits to maintaining superior quality standards while integrating the four Molecular Imaging Technologies locations. For Alliance Radiology, this acquisition grows its overall national and regional services and continues its mission to deliver exceptional care to patients and essential solutions to partners.

“When it came time for us to transition these centers, we wanted to be sure they – and our employees, partners and referring providers – were in good hands. We’re pleased to have chosen Alliance Radiology; like us, they are focused on great care and service in their communities,” said Gary Moyers, Senior Vice President of Operations at Molecular Imaging Technologies.

“Alliance has expertise in radiology, oncology and interventional pain management – so we knew there would be great synergy. We’re glad they are here to help carry on excellent care and great partnering within these four communities,” said Tammy Hobbs, Chief Financial Officer at Molecular Imaging Technologies.

Laura Stark, Senior Vice President of Operations for Alliance Radiology, summed it up this way: “Today we celebrate progress and partnership. I’d like to thank all our frontline caregivers, including those joining us from MIT, for their continued compassion, grace, and tireless service to our patients and communities at a time when it matters most.”

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare solutions, with expertise in radiology, oncology, and interventional services. Alliance partners with hospitals, health systems and providers to bring a full continuum of services to local communities, including mobile, interim, fixed-site, and comprehensive service line management as well as ASCs and joint venture partnerships. Alliance operates more than 600 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional systems, including more than 70 fixed-site radiology locations, more than 40 cancer care centers, and more than 20 pain management/interventional procedures clinics. Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 47 states, where approximately 2,750 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com

About Molecular Imaging Technologies

Founded in 1997, Molecular Imaging Technologies is a Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (“PET/CT”) services provider. As a pioneer in the provision of PET/CT equipment and related services, MIT partners with academic institutions, systems, hospitals, networks, physician groups and independent imaging facilities to create professional, caring, and compassionate PET/CT environments. For more information, please visit www.molecularimagingtech.com

Contacts
Tracy Wiese
Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
Alliance HealthCare Services
949.242.5767
twiese@aiq-us.com

Alliance Oncology Announces New State-of-the-Art Cancer Center in Northwest Alabama

September 01, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced the opening of Singing River Cancer Center (SRCC). SRCC will be a part of Alliance Cancer Care, one of the largest radiation cancer networks in the southeast with over 50 years of combined experience offered at five different locations throughout Northern Alabama.

“We are extremely excited about the opening of the new Singing River Cancer Center,” said Douglas McCracken, President of Alliance Oncology. “SRCC brings together an extensive suite of oncology services, multidisciplinary experts, and advanced technology to give residents of the Shoals area and surrounding communities first-class cancer care in one convenient location.”

Located in Florence, Alabama, SRCC is a 45,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that will offer innovative technology and collaborative care in a community setting and serve patients locally and throughout greater Northwest Alabama. SRCC occupants will include Alliance Cancer Care (ACC), Clearview Cancer Institute (CCI), Helen Keller Imaging, and Surgical Associates of the Shoals.

For patients choosing radiation therapy treatments, ACC offers several types of radiation therapy designed to treat all forms and stages of cancer. Their board-certified radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, navigators, nursing staff, and counselors provide a custom treatment plan and resources that address each patient’s unique needs. Treatments include external beam radiation therapy (EBRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), 3-D conformal therapy, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and brachytherapy. Treatments are outpatient and noninvasive, with minimal to no recovery time.

Clearview Cancer Institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, follow-up after treatment, and prevention of all types of cancers and blood diseases. Their board-certified medical oncologists and hematologists provide the latest in cancer treatment options including immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. Clearview will also offer a complete spectrum of state-of-the-art radiologic modalities, such as a wide-bore MRI, CT, X-ray, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and PET-CT. CCI offers many educational and complementary services for their patients undergoing cancer treatment including stage I-IV clinical trials, genetic testing and counseling, social services, financial services, lung cancer screening programs, and survivorship programs.

Helen Keller Hospital will provide 3-D Mammography services. They are the only organization to offer an on-site breast nurse navigator who works with the physicians to assist patients with a variety of needs from pre-screening through diagnosis and beyond.

Surgeons at Surgical Associates of the Shoals deliver surgical care in an experienced, individualized way, while still providing the latest, greatest excellence in surgery care their patients need. As members of the American College of Surgeons and board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, their surgeons are well versed in all areas of general surgery, including breast, colon/rectal​, endoscopy, skin and soft tissue, endocrine, minimally invasive, robotics, foregut, and in select areas of vascular and hepatobiliary surgery.

SRCC is proud to offer residents in the Shoals area and surrounding communities high-quality, multidisciplinary cancer care. With multiple services under one roof, patients can save time and money by having their cancer treatment close to home. In addition to healthcare and physician offices, SRCC will feature a café, chapel, and ample free parking.

Singing River Cancer Center is located at 180 Cox Creek Parkway South, Florence, Alabama 35630, and opens this month. For more information, please visit www.SingingRiverCancerCenter.com.

About Alliance HealthCare Services

Alliance HealthCare Services is a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare solutions, with expertise in radiology, oncology, and interventional services. We partner with healthcare providers, systems, and hospitals to provide a full continuum of services, including mobile, interim, fixed-site, and comprehensive service line management as well as ASCs and joint venture partnerships. Alliance operates more than 600 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional systems, including more than 70 fixed-site radiology locations, more than 40 cancer care centers, and more than 20 pain management/interventional procedures clinics. Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 47 states, where approximately 2,750 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.

Contact:
Stephanie Audain
Sr. Manager, Marketing
Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services
615-263-7816
SAudain@AllianceOncology.com