integrated system


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integrated system

1 (in managed care) a legal partnership between groups of physicians and hospitals that contract and share risk while working together. It may include foundations, management service organizations, and physician-hospital organizations.
2 a group of interconnected units that form a functioning computer system.
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Further, the physician executives inside many integrated systems will reach the point where they want their system to spin them off and contract with them for physician services.
Through better bond/market rating and the ability to spread risk over a larger base of operations, the integrated system benefits from economies of scale applied to capital resources.
Kresa acknowledged Crosby's 20 years with the company, which included leadership roles at two major operating divisions and the establishment of the Integrated Systems sector.

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