North Louisiana’s Premier Management Firm
For Small Physician Practices, Small Hospitals
And Small Healthcare Organizations


SMSO is a small hospital and physician practice management company focused on helping our healthcare industry customers improve their financial position and manage their operations.

Small Hospital ServicesSmall Hospital ServicesToday’s healthcare environment calls for a new business model, which can be a more burdensome task for small physician practices and rural healthcare facilities. To meet these challenges and build a foundation for strategic growth and innovation, SMSO will assess your facility’s growth strategy.

Developing and implementing a sound strategic plan to reach your organizational goals and objectives is the key to achieving your mission.  However, healthcare organizations often don’t have time to analyze figures and facts, conduct in-depth process analyses and develop the required management models. Feel confident in relying on our experience and knowledge to achieve your company goals and strategic vision.

Specialty Management Services of Ouachita is a small hospital management company.  We are also a health systems management services company; and, we offer expert management services to physician practices services, strategic operations, and financial management.



        • Capital needs, including physical plant and technology
        • Financial performance
        • Volume, charges and costs to distinguish profitable and unprofitable services
        • Current debt and the ability to attain additional debt for future enhancements
        • Physician/medical staff relationships, including employment and contracts
        • Quality, as determined by process and outcome-based measures, readmission rates, infection rates, and HCAHPS scores
        • Market characteristics, including state and local economic performance and healthcare needs