AllCare Clinical Associates to Provide Anesthesia Services at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

June 3, 2014


AllCare Clinical Associates, PA, announces a partnership with Blue Ridge Regional Hospital (BRRH) to provide anesthesia services at the hospital. Effective June 2, 2014, the anesthetists previously employed by Blue Ridge Regional Hospital are now employed by AllCare Clinical Associates. Anesthesiologist Thomas R. Hill, MD, has also joined the BRRH Anesthesia Team. AllCare will provide comprehensive anesthesiology services, including anesthesia clinician scheduling, employee services, benefits management, recruitment and retention services under contract with the hospital.

“In evaluating our options for anesthesia services at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, we are pleased to announce our decision to partner with AllCare Clinical Associates,” said Lynn Boggs, MBA, MSN, RN, Senior Vice President, System Operations, Mission Health. “AllCare Clinical has a long history of providing high quality anesthesia care and a proven ability to satisfy the needs of our patients and surgeons.”

“We look forward to caring for Blue Ridge Regional Hospital’s patients,” said Dr. Rodney Pugh, President and Chair of AllCare Clinical Associates. “Our practice serves a variety of hospitals and surgery centers across seven counties and we are available to provide anesthesia and pain management services throughout North Carolina.”

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital (BRRH), based in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, is a not-for-profit hospital that serves the people of Mitchell, Yancey, lower Avery and upper McDowell counties. The hospital employs 410 people and is a member of Mission Health, recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems 2012-2014 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters.

AllCare Clinical Associates is one of the largest private physician-owned anesthesia practices serving North Carolina and provides anesthesia and pain services for over 70,000 procedures annually. The practice employs over 200 Anesthesiologists, Anesthetists and business and management professionals. AllCare Clinical Associates, PA,, was formerly Asheville Anesthesia Associates, PA, which changed its name on July 1, 2013 to reflect its increasing presence outside of Asheville, North Carolina and its growing array of services including anesthesia and pain clinic services. AllCare Clinical Associates provides pain management services, anesthesia and perioperative care for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers of all sizes. 

Carolyn Duncan
76 Peachtree Road, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803