Mount Sinai Hospital is the largest single admitter
of Medicaid patients in the State of Illinois.
Highmark has recently affiliated with the Premier Medical Group (Premier), which is a large admitter
to Forbes, and has relieved WPAHS of its remaining $22 million funding commitment to Premier pursuant to an agreement WPAHS entered into with Premier in 2010.
The vendor gets to someone in your organization--your chief information officer, your top admitter
, maybe big donor on your board--and convinces them that System Y makes big magic.
Needless to say, this guy is the hospital's highest single admitter
, accounting for nearly 8 percent of all surgical admissions.
But what if the surgeon assigned to the team is a follower and can't get the #1 admitter
to go along?
More than 90% of the medical staff is board certified and average age is good at 47 years, but the hospital is dependent on a relatively small medical staff considering the bed size; top ten admitters
account for 27% of admissions, and the top admitter
accounts for almost 4% of admissions, but the majority of the medical staff admit exclusively to Medical Center.
Vice President of Medical Services at Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio, first used a locum tenens in June 1988 when a primary admitter
announced he would be retiring after 33 years in practice.
Primary credit concerns, precluding a higher rating, are the hospital's relatively small revenue base (approximately $200 million in total revenues), its dependence on major admitters
(the top admitter
accounted for almost 11% of admissions in fiscal 2008), a relatively high Medicaid load and increasing bad debt expense.
2% drop in discharges to 9,143 from 9,853, which reflects a mild winter and loss of discharges from a key admitter
Contrasts between admitters
and deniers of drug use.
based Epic Systems Corporation; non-employed, affiliated physicians may choose either Epic or the Chicago-based Allscripts; high admitters
, he notes, tend to pick Epic.
(Foreign & Authorized House Counsel)