UNITED STATES

                             WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                          Date of report: March 7, 2005

                             ORION HEALTHCORP, INC.
                           (formerly SurgiCare, Inc.)
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

       Delaware                    001-16587                  58-1597246
   (State or Other             (Commission File            (I.R.S. Employer
   Jurisdiction of                  Number)                 Identification
    Incorporation)                                              Number)

                        1805 Old Alabama Road, Suite 350
                                Roswell, GA 30076
               (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

                                 (678) 832-1800
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

           On March 7, 2005, Orion HealthCorp, Inc. (the "Company") issued a
           press release announcing the consolidation of two Houston-based
           ambulatory surgery centers. See the press release attached as Exhibit


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                               ORION HEALTHCORP, INC.

                                               By: /s/ Stephen H. Murdock
                                                   Stephen H. Murdock
                                                   Chief Financial Officer

Date: March 7, 2005

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Number       Description of Exhibits
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   99.1      Copy of press release issued by the Company on March 7, 2005.