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
Validity of MMPI sex offender scales with admitters
and no admitters
Contrasts between admitters
and deniers of drug use.
Demonstrate improved skills, knowledge, and ability to credential and privilege physicians who are employed by the organization, who providetelemedicine services, who are low volume admitters
, or who perform few procedures and/or see no patients;
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.