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  • centers
  • FHPG offers patients the highest level of compassionate and multidisciplinary care through a broad range of medical and surgical services, as well as direct access to five local Florida Hospitals, a Long Term Acute Care facility, imaging centers, specialty and urgent care centers, rehabilitation facilities and home care agencies located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. (prweb.com)
  • Nationwide, it's routine for hospital systems to charge facility fees for visits to outpatient settings, such as doctors offices and surgical centers owned by the organization. (cleveland.com)
  • In a year-long look at medical billing, The Plain Dealer found that the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth System and University Hospitals charge facility fees at most outpatient centers in Northeast Ohio . (cleveland.com)
  • He has provided strategic analysis, operational management, development, delivery and support of IT solutions to academic medical centers, health information exchanges, health plans, community hospitals, integrated delivery networks and critical access hospitals. (prweb.com)
  • He has helped design clinical IT governance programs and garnered physician adoption of electronic health records while serving in leadership roles at academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks and community hospitals. (prweb.com)
  • specialty
  • Together these physicians work in close collaboration with the Florida Hospital Physician Group specialty practice, The Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders & Pancreatic Cancer, Advanced Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery with Dr. Alexander Rosemurgy and Dr. Sharona Ross, also located at Florida Hospital Tampa. (prweb.com)
  • Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is a multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of communities throughout the greater Tampa Bay region with more than 120 providers operating in over 40 locations representing over 25 medical specialties. (prweb.com)
  • The fee is charged for specialty and hospital visits. (cleveland.com)
  • Lawmakers in at least 10 states fear that if the number of these specialty hospitals continues to grow, they'll threaten the bottom line and ultimately the quality of care in general hospitals by leaving them to care largely for indigent patients. (pewtrusts.org)
  • A report by the General Accounting Office found that specialty hospitals are a "small, but growing segment of the health care industry. (pewtrusts.org)
  • As of February 2003, there were more than 92 specialty hospitals across the United States. (pewtrusts.org)
  • The number of specialty hospitals has tripled since 1990, though they represent only 2 percent of acute care facilities. (pewtrusts.org)
  • General hospitals say they need to perform lucrative procedures, such as heart surgery, to pay for unprofitable services like burn units, mental health or emergency room services, which most specialty hospitals are not required to provide. (pewtrusts.org)
  • And the ones that have traditionally been very well compensated are precisely the ones these specialty hospitals are (serving), said Ellen Pryga, director of policy development at the American Hospital Association, a national group that represents about 5,000 hospitals, including specialty hospitals. (pewtrusts.org)
  • When specialty hospitals are an issue in the legislature, there is debate about whether these new hospitals are natural responses of the free market to customer demand or whether they are exploiting a loophole in existing laws," said Trudi Matthews, a health policy analyst at The Council of State Governments. (pewtrusts.org)
  • In the Arizona, Louisiana, New Mexico and Washington legislatures, bills were introduced that would have used licensing rules to require specialty hospitals to provide at least some emergency room services, but none have been signed into law. (pewtrusts.org)
  • In Louisiana, where there are about a dozen specialty hospitals, state Sen. Tom Schedler (R) introduced three unsuccessful bills this session one which would have required that a doctor disclose ownership of a specialty hospital when referring a patient there. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Schedler said he was "disappointed" about his legislation's fate and said that reimbursements from the government and private insurers to specialty hospitals should be cut because they are not required to provide emergency room or indigent care. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Alessio Fasano
  • Led by Dr. Alessio Fasano, the Center includes a multidisciplinary team of gastroenterologists, pediatricians, dieticians and nurses who work together to develop individualized treatment plans for people with celiac disease. (massgeneral.org)
  • Alessio Fasano, MD, director of the Celiac Center, reflects on his team's accomplishments over the past two decades and the high standard of care he delivers to patients every day. (massgeneral.org)
  • nurses
  • As a major provider of health care services to the elderly of our community, we continually strive to beat the competition in attracting quality-minded individuals for all staff positions, be they physicians, maintenance engineers, nurses, therapists or clerks,' he said. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The database also provides an opportunity to assess the patient experience through such details as communication with doctors and nurses. (eurekalert.org)
  • Addressing the issues that are likely to emerge as clients travel, the Medical Tourism Facilitator's Handbook is a must-have resource of hard-to-find tools, checklists, terminology, and other helpful information for hospital-based, lay facilitators, travel agents, and even retired physicians and nurses. (routledge.com)
  • The plan would be for a team of five doctors, 20 nurses and five trainers to be able to respond on short notice to help civilian medical professionals, a statement from Rear Admiral John Kirby said. (voanews.com)
  • Clinic
  • North Ridgeville resident Joe Theile first noticed the charge on his Clinic statements after insurance declined to pay for a visit to a specialist at Lakewood Hospital. (cleveland.com)
  • For years, hospitals nationwide and locally have been using facility fees which help cover the cost of maintaining and running hospitals and outpatient locations and meeting rigorous Joint Commission and quality requirements," Clinic spokeswoman Eileen Sheil wrote in an e-mail this week. (cleveland.com)
  • Mr. Pasquale brings over 30 years of hospital, physician clinic and health plan executive leadership experience to The Chartis Group. (prweb.com)
  • directs
  • Dr. Fasano directs the Center for Celiac Research, specializing in the treatment of patients of all ages with gluten-related disorders, including celiac disease, wheat allergy and gluten sensitivity. (massgeneral.org)
  • Dr. Fasano also directs the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center and is associate chief for Basic, Clinical and Translational Research. (massgeneral.org)
  • California
  • So Herzenberg, director of LifeBridge Health 's Rubin Institute's International Center for Limb Lengthening, and Standard, the center's head of pediatric orthopedics, worked with an Irvine, Calif.-based company called Ellipse Technologies and another doctor in California to develop a new system. (baltimoresun.com)
  • clinical director
  • IJN clinical director (Interventional Electrophysiologist and Implantable Devices) Dr Azlan Hussin said back in 2015, IJN had launched its first generation TPS system that is only be functional for the lower chambers of the patient's heart. (malaysiandigest.com)
  • Chief
  • I am pleased to welcome Dr. Shigemura to the Temple team," says Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD , William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery at LKSOM, and Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and Surgical Director of Thoracic Transplantation at Temple University Hospital. (templehealth.org)
  • IJN chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Azhari Yakub said with this approach, patients with bradycardia can now undergo heart treatment without any major surgical procedures. (malaysiandigest.com)
  • residency
  • He earned his medical degree from the Damascus University School of Medicine in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic before completing his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke's Hospital and St. Louis Regional Medical Center, part of the University of Missouri-Columbia Health Sciences Center, in St. Louis, Missouri. (prweb.com)
  • He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. (berkshirehealthsystems.org)
  • grown
  • Her efforts have grown the physician relations department from a team of two that served primarily as liaisons for existing medical staff to a department of 11, focused on business development. (worldcongress.com)
  • There are no exact figures on the number of patients Broward General has handled, but the hospital has grown to 744 beds, more than 600 doctors and 2,000 other employees. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Organizations
  • HOUSTON - (June 16, 2016) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and changing economic conditions have encouraged the integration of physicians and hospitals, particularly through accountable care organizations and medical homes. (eurekalert.org)
  • Accountable care organizations give a team of health care providers -- primary care physicians, hospitals, specialists and public or private health payers -- an incentive to deliver coordinated patient care that yields continuity across time and visits. (eurekalert.org)
  • Intestinal
  • During research designed to develop a cholera vaccine, Dr. Fasano uncovered a toxin, zonula occludens, which causes diarrhea by loosening the tight junctions and allowing intestinal permeability. (massgeneral.org)
  • cardiovascular
  • Florida Hospital Tampa is a not-for-profit 493-bed tertiary hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, neuroscience, orthopedics, women's services, pediatrics, oncology, endocrinology, bariatrics, wound healing, sleep medicine and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. (prweb.com)
  • Also located at Florida Hospital Tampa is the renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research. (prweb.com)
  • associate
  • Hospitals do a lot more than a physician's office does," said Erik Rasmussen, senior associate director of federal relations at the American Hospital Association (AHA). (cleveland.com)
  • Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD , has been appointed Surgical Director of Lung Failure, and Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). (templehealth.org)
  • Prior to joining Temple, Dr. Shigemura served as Director of the Integrated Lung Transplant Research Program and Surgical Associate Director of the Lung Transplant Program at UPMC. (templehealth.org)
  • An active researcher with more than 100 publications and presentations to his credit, Dr. Shigemura is a reviewer of more than a dozen professional journals and is the Associate Editor of Transplant International, the official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation. (templehealth.org)
  • For more information or to schedule an interview with Ho, contact Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775. (eurekalert.org)
  • gastroenterology
  • Dr. Saloum specializes in general gastroenterology, hepatology and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Saloum is an established leader in the field of Gastroenterology in the Tampa Bay area and we are extremely excited to welcome him to FHPG," shared Chris Jenkins, President of Florida Hospital Physician Group. (prweb.com)
  • pros
  • After the law takes effect, it will be up to physicians to weigh pros and cons for its use before writing a prescription, as is the case with any medication. (stlpublicradio.org)
  • practice
  • Dr. Saloum joins Dr. Michael Harris and Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi in the Digestive Care Center practice. (prweb.com)
  • Robert Schwartz, M.D., M.P.H., joined the firm in August as a Principal in the IT practice and a member of the Chartis Physician Leadership Institute. (prweb.com)
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. who was shot in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, during a congressional baseball practice. (foxnews.com)
  • quality
  • Vivian Ho, chair in health economics at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is launching a first-of-its-kind study to advance the understanding of the association between physician-hospital integration and the quality and price of health care. (eurekalert.org)
  • Examining both price and quality of care is necessary to determine the implications of physician-hospital integration for consumers, they said. (eurekalert.org)
  • Ho and Short said the Medicare Hospital Compare database provides a novel opportunity to examine quality of care measured by timeliness and effectiveness of care for specific conditions, such as acute myocardial infarction, heart failure and stroke care, and readmission rates within 30 days of a patient being treated for such conditions. (eurekalert.org)
  • He is published in network development, physician relations, data management, quality and clinical messaging. (prweb.com)
  • The book delivers a fast-moving presentation of useful information and teaches readers how to decode the language, what to look for in terms of safety and quality, how to decode hospital facilitator agent agreements, and how to anticipate clients' needs and expectations. (routledge.com)
  • Proponents say boutique hospitals offer higher quality care, more amenities and an alternative to general hospitals. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Critics say these facilities drive up health care costs and diminish the quality of care by siphoning money and patients away from general hospitals. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Some doctors groups, such as the American Surgical Hospital Association, argue that "physicians are interested in specialized hospitals because of their efficiency and high quality, not investment returns. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Cannabis
  • Since the Advisory Committee's last session, Mr. J. V. Collins, Government Analyst, Ceylon, on January 12, l938, notified the Committee of his acceptance of the Advisory Committee's invitation to act as an Expert on Cannabis in place of the late Dr. Symons. (druglibrary.org)
  • Dr. Bouquet has for many years done a vast amount of work on Cannabis. (druglibrary.org)
  • American Hospital As
  • To complete their study, the investigators will conduct a before-and-after comparison of integration using data for 2008-2013 drawn from the American Hospital Association Annual Survey, the Medicare Hospital Compare database and multiple state databases that collect detailed hospital-level financial reports. (eurekalert.org)
  • Appointment
  • Dr. Saloum has been practicing medicine in the Tampa area for over a decade, including an appointment as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida for the last eight years. (prweb.com)
  • For an appointment with Cardiology Services at BHS, ask your physician for a referral or call 413-395-7580 in Pittsfield, 413-854-9777 in Great Barrington or 413-663-3400 in North Adams. (berkshirehealthsystems.org)
  • Services
  • She served as a Board Member for Carolinas Association for Physician Services and as President in 2011. (worldcongress.com)
  • When you visit a provider at one of our Mercy physician offices, you are charged for only the services provided," reads a statement on the hospital's Website, mercyonline.com . (cleveland.com)
  • The charges are listed on a patient's bill along with those for doctor and medical services. (cleveland.com)
  • Job Description The Director of Pharmacy Services is responsible for the efficient operation of the hospital pharmacy. (springerpub.com)
  • Cardiology Services at BHS provides a broad range of cardiology services, with offices in the BMC Medical Arts Complex in Pittsfield, at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington and in the Doctor's Building at North Adams Regional Hospital. (berkshirehealthsystems.org)
  • Association
  • He has been recognized by the Society for the Academic Emergency Medicine, Microsoft and the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania for his innovative work. (prweb.com)
  • That's one of the problems we had with the passage of the amendment that would legalize medical marijuana, because there's a big dosage problem with it," said Jeff Howell, the director of government relations for the Missouri State Medical Association. (stlpublicradio.org)
  • Tim Maglione, senior director of government relations at the Ohio State Medical Association told Stateline.org: "We'd like to see less government intrusion into the ability of physicians to create innovative delivery systems. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Florida
  • Dr. Saloum is located at 3000 Medical Park Drive, Suite 310, Tampa, Florida 33613, and is currently accepting new patients. (prweb.com)
  • Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 22 hospitals throughout the state. (prweb.com)
  • national
  • The National Heart Institute (IJN) will be the first hospital in Asia Pacific to conduct first-in-man trials the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), which is used to treat patients with abnormal heart rhythm or also known as bradycardia. (malaysiandigest.com)
  • One of those events is a reunion during National Hospital Week in May of babies born during the hospital`s five decades of operation. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • This program obtained national recognition for having one of the best physician alignment strategies in the country. (prweb.com)
  • We collected data by a combination of in-depth interviews of national level policy makers, hospital managers, and frontline practitioners in the case study hospitals ( n = 72), review of documents such as hospital plans and budgets, minutes of meetings and accounting records, and non-participant observations in case study hospitals over a period of 7 months. (biomedcentral.com)
  • previously
  • Previously, Dr. Schwartz was Vice President and Medical Director for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Office of Physician Relations. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Fasano's research established that celiac disease affects approximately 1 percent of the U.S. population, a significantly higher number than previously believed, and helped define gluten sensitivity as a condition on the spectrum of gluten-related disorders. (massgeneral.org)
  • patient
  • The hospital`s first patient was a man named William Miller, a part-time resident from Put-in-Bay, Ohio, who was in the boat livery business on Lake Erie. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • visits
  • So, you re going to hear from researchers who were involved in the site visits, and then you re going to hear from representatives from the hospital, physician, health plan, employer, and safety net communities who will share their reactions to our findings. (hschange.org)
  • Committee
  • He is also a board member of the Transplant Network Steering Committee of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and was the recipient of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Award in 2016. (templehealth.org)
  • The Committee received important documents from two of its Experts, Dr. Bouquet and Dr. de Myttenaere. (druglibrary.org)
  • years
  • Now she stands just under 5 feet tall, thanks in part to a new procedure that was pioneered in part by Dr. John Herzenberg and Dr. Shawn Standard at Sinai, who had been searching for years for a better way to lengthen the limbs of those with trauma and genetic disorders such as dwarfism. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Center
  • The Mercy system includes Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain and Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin, as well as numerous physician offices. (cleveland.com)
  • The project will provide valuable information to physicians, hospitals and consumers about the effects of physician-hospital integration," said Ho, who is also director of the institute's Center for Health and Biosciences, professor of economics at Rice and professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. (eurekalert.org)
  • The development of Broward General from a hospital to a medical center parallels the development of Broward County from a sparsely populated, mostly rural area of 25,000 people in 1938 to a sprawling metropolitan area of 1.2 million people in 1988. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Prior to that, he served as the Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center and the Director of the Research Section, Emergency Medicine at Hartford Hospital. (prweb.com)
  • The START banner for the Edward Hospital Naperville (Ill.) Marathon is unveiled on March 18 at the Edward Health & Fitness Center in Naperville. (chicagotribune.com)
  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after Wednesday's shooting attack but doctors are encouraged by his improvement over the last 36 hours, the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center told reporters on Friday. (foxnews.com)