Patient Education Concepts, Inc. (PEC), located in Houston, Texas, is a marketing products and services subsidiary of Surgery Partners, the industry’s leader in managing, developing and acquiring single and multi-specialty ambulatory surgical centers. PEC’s president and founder, Robert Watson, has produced and marketed patient education materials for the ophthalmic industry since 1982. PEC has provided their products to over 12,000 eye care professionals in the United States and in over 30 countries.
Surgery Partners owns several other companies that provide solutions geared to helping ophthalmic practices maximize their profitability. The Alliance is the nation’s largest optical buying group now serving over 2,500 members nationwide. With their recent expansion into supplying medical products, they continue to serve physicians who have optical dispensaries as well as their medical/pharmaceutical products. Midwest Labs serves the independent eyecare professional with two optical laboratories located in Iowa and Illinois. Their high capacity and quick turnaround service allows them to serve clients from coast to coast with superior service and the highest quality of optical products available.