U.S. Medical Group Frequently Asked Questions
products and services does U.S. Medical Group offer?
Medical Group owns and operates modular and mobile on site surgery
centers that serve the corrections industry. Our modular surgery
center is 5,400 square feet and contains 4 operating rooms; 2 for
elective surgery and 2 endoscopy suites. Our mobile surgery center
is situated on a 53-foot tractor-trailer with expandable sides creating
a facility in excess of 1,100 square feet, comparable to the size
of freestanding operating rooms. The mobile facility includes pre-op
and post-op suites, as well as a 400 square foot operating room
addition, U.S. Medical Group provides registered nurses, operating
room supervisors, surgical technicians, and non-medical staff for
its mobile surgery facilities. At the end December 2000, U.S. Medical
Group has performed over 7,000 non-emergency elective cases at significant
cost savings to the respective state governments and its constituents.
solutions does U.S. Medical Group provide?
addition to surgery fee cost avoidance, U.S. Medical Group eliminates
the need for elective surgery medical escorts to local hospitals
who perform such procedures. Related expenses such as accompanying
officer's wages, fuel, mileage and vehicle wear and tear are totally
eliminated with the implementation of the mobile surgery concept.
Furthermore, the mobile surgery unit keeps the inmate on site, eliminating
escape risk and increasing security as fewer officers are needed
for medical escort.
is the company's Target Market?
Medical Group contracts with state departments of correction as
well as managed care companies that service the corrections industry.
Our sound business model, proven results and compliance to general
population rules and regulations add instant value to correctional
facilities and subsequent caregivers.
are your competitors?
Medical Group is the only company to be awarded a department of
corrections contract of any kind to perform elective surgery.
does the Mobile Surgery Unit differ from a hospital or free standing
only difference is its mobility. U.S. Medical Group adheres to the
same standards as any hospital facility or freestanding center conforms
to. Quality Assurance, Infection Control, Utilization Review and
AORN recommended practices are strictly abided.
is U.S. Medical Group's background?
Medical Group's Board of Directors has over 65 years of surgical
and professional medical experience. CEO Dr. Thomas F. Winters,
M.D. is a well known orthopaedic surgeon with 20 years surgery experience.
Dr. Winters has worked with various departments of corrections his
entire career. COO Sandy Thompson, RN, LHRM, has 20 years of surgery
experience as well. Ms. Thompson handpicks the surgery staff ensuring
first rate professionalism and ability. As controlling interest
of Basset Medical, Dr. Lee Adler, M.D. has worked in corrections
medicine for over a dozen years, and is a founding partner of U.S.
Medical Group. President, Director and former Florida state Senator
Richard Langley has been invaluable regarding interaction with state
government officials. Mr. Langley's ability to sell the value of
U.S. Medical Group to state decision-makers is a tremendous attribute.
is the U.S. Medical growth strategy?
Medical Group will grow its core mobile surgery business within
the corrections healthcare industry. The company will benefit from
a significant inmate growth rate projection coupled with the expansion
its sound mobile surgery business model. In addition to direct relationships
with various state decision-makers, the company will interface with
corrections managed care firms who currently facilitate elective
surgery logistics in most venues. Strategic alliances between U.S.
Medical Group and managed corrections care will save taxpayer dollars,
decrease escape risk, increase security all while providing the
highest degree of care possible. U.S. Medical Group's vast experience
and success positions the company for substantial corrections industry
growth in the near future.
does U.S. Medical Group differ?
Medical Group is a unique company in many ways. Aside from operating
as the sole provider of mobile surgery facilities, the company's
business opportunities are immune to an economic downturn that has
adverse effects on many other businesses and industries.