staff-model HMO

staff-model HMO

A health maintenance organisation (HMO) in which services are provided in a central HMO facility; its physicians are usually salaried employees who have no private practices.
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An interesting example of such a proposal is the one offered by Arnold Relman (2005), Editor Emeritus of the New England Journal of Medicine, who argues that health care providers of the future should organize themselves in prepaid multispecialty, not-for-profit group practices--essentially versions of what has been called the staff-model HMO.
A staff-model HMO for which I'd worked for several years got a new CEO.
To stay competitive, other firms, including Kaiser Permanente - the quintessential staff-model HMO - now offer POS options.
This is simply another way to describe a staff-model HMO in which the organization owns its own hospitals and employs its own medical staff.
Sixty-seven percent of staff-model HMO subscribers are satisfied with the amount of time they spend waiting to see their doctors.
Harvard Community Health Plan, a staff-model HMO (practitioners are directly employed by the HMO), financed by premiums, with 306 city enrollees (23 percent).
A second staff-model HMO consists of salaries faculty at the University of Wisconsin.
He reported on 303 type 2 diabetic patients who had at least one symptomatic microvascular complication and an equal number of controls enrolled in the same large, staff-model HMO.
Kaiser Permanente, another staff-model HMO, also has had good results with its patient registry, said Dr.
The organizations represented in the survey include regional group- and staff-model HMO, a large mixed-model HMO, a national insurance company-based HMO, a large regional IPA-model HMO, and numerous consultants.
A staff-model HMO until January 1998, Group Health has paved the way for effective tobacco cessation practices nationwide over the past 20 years.