multihospital system

multihospital system

[-hos′pitəl]
a group of two or more hospitals owned, sponsored, or managed by a central organization.
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Role of multihospital system membership in electronic medical record adoption.
A multihospital system is two or more hospitals owned, leased, sponsored, or contract managed by a central organization.
Such was the case with one of Lugones's clients, a multihospital system with an increasing primary physician employee model as well as increasing severity and frequency of large claims.
Also at the level of the HRR, we included measures for the shares of hospital beds based on type of ownership, whether the hospital is a teaching hospital, and whether the hospital is a member of a multihospital system.
The implementation of an EHR system in a large multihospital system can cost millions, and involve difficult workflow and behavior changes for the staff, Dr.
The multihospital system, using this online educational opportunity, serves 185,000 employees who will potentially benefit from these competencies.
Mirzabegian's career also includes being vice president of Clinical Services with Bromenn Healthcare, a multihospital system based in Normal, Ill.
The effects of ownership and multihospital system membership on hospital functional strategies and economic performance.
This analysis combines Medicare cost report data with other data files to enhance our understanding of hospital characteristics and features of the local market We use the 1995 American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Survey of Hospitals data base to provide supplementary structural and administrative information, such as affiliation with a multihospital system, and the Herfindahl Index to measure the competitiveness of the local hospital market (The Herfindahl Index is constructed by dividing hospital-specific discharges as a percentage of all hospital discharges in a county.
For-profit HSAs were most concentrated in the Southeastern and Pacific United States and were more likely to have a multihospital system affiliation and less likely to be affiliated with a medical school than the not-for-profit HSAs.
The implementation of an EHR system in a large multihospital system can cost hundreds of millions of dollars, involves difficult workflow and behavior changes for the staff, and requires sustained leadership, Dr.