NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIQ) (the “Company”, “Alliance”, “we” or “our”), a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today that its Oncology Division, Alliance Oncology, has completed a partnership agreement with Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology, LLC, and Kevin Schewe, M.D., aligning the Golden, Colorado site with their national network of radiation oncology facilities. This agreement is in partnership with Dr. Schewe, board-certified radiation oncologist and Medical Director at Red Rocks, with Alliance Oncology as the managing member. With Alliance Oncology’s proven leadership in evidence-based results, their partnership will bring best in class clinical quality and patient experience to the community, while adding value with their vast network of physician partnerships. Operations commenced on April 14, 2017.
“We are pleased to add this partnership to our national network of cancer centers,” said Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology and Alliance Healthcare International. “This partnership is a great addition to our system of patient-focused radiation oncology services, and we are delighted to now be able to care for patients living in the Colorado area. We are excited to partner with Dr. Schewe, an outstanding physician in the field of radiation oncology.”
Alliance Oncology is an industry leader in radiation oncology center development and management, partnering directly with hospitals, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare providers to establish and operate radiation oncology programs. Providing a full range of service line capabilities (inpatient & outpatient), Alliance Oncology’s fully integrated, comprehensive approach to cancer care, affords its partners the speed-to-market, quality clinical outcomes, and operational expertise that sets them apart from the competition.
Dr. Schewe commented, “This new partnership with Alliance Oncology is a perfect approach to bring best in class private-practice cancer care and business strategy to a sophisticated community setting. By design, our multidisciplinary cancer care at Red Rocks effectively utilizes the most advanced technology to offer patients world-class levels of care that might once have been associated only with large academic or regional healthcare systems. We do this in a beautiful, convenient, home-like setting that minimizes patient anxiety and moves personalized patient care forward at a speed unmatched by larger competitors.”
About Kevin Schewe, M.D. and Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology
Renowned and board-certified radiation oncologist, Kevin L. Schewe, M.D. has devoted his 30-year medical career and practice in the fight against cancer. Best known for his innovative and successful implementation of techniques utilized in the field of radiation oncology, Dr. Schewe is regarded as an influential leader in cancer treatment.
A Cum Laude graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he received both undergraduate and medical degrees, Dr. Schewe also attended the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, where he completed both his internship and residency training in Radiation Oncology. Dr. Schewe is a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology and currently serves as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at the Red Rocks Cancer Center.
Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology, LLC, was formed in 2009 and opened in November of 2010. Red Rocks Radiation and Oncology is an outpatient radiation oncology center. Cancer treatment is coordinated and integrated within a comprehensive team that includes surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, a comprehensive breast care program and genetic counseling in a beautiful environment and comfortable surroundings.
About Alliance HealthCare Services
Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ) is a leading national provider of outsourced medical services including radiology, oncology and interventional. We partner with healthcare providers and hospitals to provide a full continuum of services from mobile to fixed-site to comprehensive service line management and joint venture partnerships. We also operate freestanding clinics and Ambulatory Surgical Centers (“ASCs”) that are not owned by hospitals or providers.
As of March 31, 2017, Alliance operated 617 diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and interventional radiology systems, including 103 fixed-site radiology centers across the country, and 35 radiation therapy centers and SRS facilities. With a strategy of partnering with hospitals, health systems and physician practices, Alliance provides quality clinical services for over 1,100 hospitals and other healthcare partners in 46 states, where approximately 2,450 Alliance Team Members are committed to providing exceptional patient care and exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit www.alliancehealthcareservices-us.com.