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Nueterra Global Alliance Partners with Marina Del Rey Hospital

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Southern California surgical hospital joins global medical exchange network

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA) is pleased to welcome Marina Del Rey Hospital to its international collaborative of healthcare partners, providing unique opportunities for inbound and outbound medical exchange patients. Marina Del Rey Hospital is located in the Greater Los Angeles Area, and provides highly-focused patient care in the areas of spine, weight loss, orthopedics and minimally invasive surgery. It is the first Southern California-based hospital to join NGA.

"Partnering with Nueterra Global Alliance is a perfect fit for Marina Del Rey Hospital. In addition to offering a staff of world-renowned surgeons, we are already a prime international destination for medical tourism due to our beautiful location near the beach and proximity to Los Angeles International Airport," says Kevin Nelson, executive director, Spine and Orthopedics. "Being a focused, boutique surgical hospital allows us to provide the concierge-level of care required to meet the unique needs of a patient who is traveling from another country to receive care."

The highly acclaimed specialty hospital holds Joint Commission International accreditation, Blue Distinction® Certification from Blue Cross Blue Shield and ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® (BSCOE) designation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. In addition to the four primary specialties, Marina Del Rey also provides acute medical services and 24/7 emergency room care.

"The doctors at the Marina Spine Center treat everyone from professional athletes to everyday people from all over the world, and provide them with the same level of first-class care," says Robert G. Watkins, IV, MD, co-director of the Marina Spine Center. "We look forward to strengthening our international relationships and building new alliances so that we can offer more patients the option to be treated by our expert doctors."

With strong emphasis on an intimate care setting and the accommodation of medical travel patients, Marina Del Rey Hospital is pleased to offer comprehensive concierge services through an onsite Patient Liaison and Hospitality Coordinator.

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About Nueterra Global Alliance
Nueterra is the nation's largest private-sector organization specializing in joint-equity partnerships with health systems, governments, hospitals and physicians. By combining strategic interests, capabilities and experiences, Nueterra is transforming healthcare-integrating providers, connecting to consumers and collaborating with partners. The company's international arm, Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA), is built on a worldwide network of owned and managed medical facilities, as well as tertiary health system partners, all utilizing a proprietary, cloud-based patient management system to strategically recreate international healthcare delivery and facilitate medical exchange.

About Marina Del Rey Hospital
Marina Del Rey Hospital is a 145-bed acute care Joint Commission accredited hospital offering general acute medical services and 24/7 emergency care.  As a surgical hospital focused on spine, minimally invasive surgery, bariatrics and orthopedics, our mission is to enhance our patients' lives by providing them with focused care from a team of nationally recognized physicians and support staff.  Marina Del Rey Hospital and our team of highly talented and specialized professionals are dedicated to improving the health and lifestyle of our patient community.

For more information on Marina Del Rey Hospital, please call 310-823-8911 or visit Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @MDRHospital, respectively.

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