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The Center for Health Affairs Named a 2020 Best Employer in Ohio

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:57pm

CLEVELAND, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare, a 104-year-old Northeastern Ohio hospital association dedicated to convening and advocating for its member hospitals (including Ashtabula County Medical Center , The Cleveland Clinic Health System , Grace Hospital , Lake Health , Mercy Health , MetroHealth , Sisters of Charity Health System , Southwest General Health Center , University Hospitals and the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System , respectively) was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Employers in Ohio.

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  • CLEVELAND, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare, a 104-year-old Northeastern Ohio hospital association dedicated to convening and advocating for its member hospitals (including Ashtabula County Medical Center , The Cleveland Clinic Health System , Grace Hospital , Lake Health , Mercy Health , MetroHealth , Sisters of Charity Health System , Southwest General Health Center , University Hospitals and the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System , respectively) was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Employers in Ohio.
  • The annual list of the Best Employers in Ohio was created by Crain's Cleveland Business and Best Companies Group.
  • TWEETABLE:The Center for Health Affairs has been named as one of @CrainsCleveland's 2020 Best Employers in Ohio.
  • The Center for Health Affairs: With a rich history as the nation\'s first regional hospital association, The Center for Health Affairs has served as the collective voice of Northeast Ohio hospitals for more than 100 years.

West Chester Hospital, Mercy Health - West Hospital, and Mercy Hospital Anderson have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Cincinnati, OH

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

CINCINNATI, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dexur's analysis of medicare claims of hospitals within a 25-mile radius of Cincinnati, OH, showed that West Chester Hospital , Mercy Health - West Hospital , and Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Sepsis.

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  • CINCINNATI, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dexur's analysis of medicare claims of hospitals within a 25-mile radius of Cincinnati, OH, showed that West Chester Hospital , Mercy Health - West Hospital , and Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Sepsis.
  • Total cost of care helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Healthcare Solutions Network and Mercy Health Select, LLC, make appropriate referral choices.
  • West Chester Hospital's total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,313 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019).
  • Mercy Health - West Hospital's total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $24,481 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019).

Mercy Health Services President & CEO Thomas R. Mullen Announces Pending Retirement

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 8:00pm

BALTIMORE, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After 28 years of successful service, Mercy Health Services President & CEO Thomas R. Mullen has announced his plans to retire as President & CEO effective July 2020.

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  • BALTIMORE, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After 28 years of successful service, Mercy Health Services President & CEO Thomas R. Mullen has announced his plans to retire as President & CEO effective July 2020.
  • The Board of Trustees of Mercy Health Services announced the unanimous selection of Executive Vice President, David N. Maine, M.D.
  • "I am honored and humbled to be selected by the Board of Trustees to follow in Tom's footsteps as President & CEO of Mercy Health Services," Dr. David Maine said.
  • Mercy Health Services, Inc. (MHS) is a nonprofit, integrated health system, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, delivering health care and residential services in various locations throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area.

American Physician Partners Expands Presence in New Mexico and Kentucky

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 7:00pm

Under its ONE-APP Integrated Care Model, APP will begin providing both emergency medicine and hospital medicine services to Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

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  • Under its ONE-APP Integrated Care Model, APP will begin providing both emergency medicine and hospital medicine services to Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
  • "We are honored that MoutainView Regional and Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital have selected American Physician Partners as their partner of choice for exceptional emergency medicine and hospital medicine care for their patients," said John Rutledge, president and CEO of APP.
  • "We are eager to partner with American Physician Partners to enhance our emergency services and move us even further down the road in providing compassionate emergency care in a timely manner," said Derrick Cuenca, CEO, MountainView.
  • Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, American Physician Partners was founded in 2015 to provide a better alternative to hospitals for their clinical outsourcing needs.

Qventus to implement AI-based technology platform for operations at HonorHealth

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

Qventus combines an AI-based technology platform with expert professional services to deliver a closed-loop system for managing hospital operations.

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  • Qventus combines an AI-based technology platform with expert professional services to deliver a closed-loop system for managing hospital operations.
  • "HonorHealth recognizes the power of AI-based technology paired with behavior to enhance hospital operations."
  • Health systems throughout North America have deployed Qventus technology, including Fairview Health Services, the Mercy health system, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and SCL Health.
  • Combining an AI-based technology platform with expert professional services, Qventus provides a comprehensive closed-loop management system that delivers and sustains operational improvements.

Mercy Health Network Partners with PatientPing to Improve Transitions of Care Across Iowa

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 3:11pm

Building on the regional health system of Mercy Health Network, Mercy ACO is an integrated delivery system with locations throughout Iowa and Northeastern Nebraska.

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  • Building on the regional health system of Mercy Health Network, Mercy ACO is an integrated delivery system with locations throughout Iowa and Northeastern Nebraska.
  • The partnership with PatientPing will enable Mercy Health Network to succeed under its value-based care initiatives, while also focusing on its priority of personalizing patient care.
  • "We are excited to be expanding our national footprint into Iowa through this unique partnership with Mercy Health Network," said Jay Desai, CEO of PatientPing.
  • Mercy Health Network is a partnership between two of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare systemsCatholic Health Initiatives and Trinity Health.

Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, to retire as president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

It is an inspiration to see the genuine commitment of the members of the Catholic health ministry in the United States to providing people with the health care they need, not just the health care they can afford," said Sr.

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  • It is an inspiration to see the genuine commitment of the members of the Catholic health ministry in the United States to providing people with the health care they need, not just the health care they can afford," said Sr.
  • ; the Catholic Health Association of the United States; Catholic Healthcare Partners (now Bon Secours Mercy Health), Cincinnati; St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore; Mercy Health System, Miami; Catholic Healthcare Audit Network, Clayton, Mo.
  • The Catholic Health Association of the United States is the national leadership organization of the Catholic health ministry, representing the largest nonprofit provider of health care services in the nation.
  • Catholic health care, comprised of more than 2,200 hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, systems, sponsors, and related organizations, serves the full continuum of health care across our nation.

Sponsor Burst Helps Facilitate Partnership Between Elyria Schools and Mercy Health in Naming Rights Deal

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:51pm

ELYRIA, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Elyria City Schools Board of Education tonight approved a long-term partnership with Mercy Health for naming rights to the football field at Ely Stadium.

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  • ELYRIA, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Elyria City Schools Board of Education tonight approved a long-term partnership with Mercy Health for naming rights to the football field at Ely Stadium.
  • The new name effective today is now called Mercy Health Field at Ely Stadium.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, the deal is for the next 10 years at the terms of $35,000 per year.
  • "Mercy Health's investment supports the financial aspects of the construction project itself, but it also opens the door for the district and Mercy Health to explore future healthcare opportunities that benefit all students in the Elyria Schools."

Mercy Health Redefines Supply Chain's Role in High Quality Healthcare through New Strategic Logistics Partnership with Medline

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:29pm

Implementing a centralized purchasing model led to Mercy Health identifying just three buyers per facility.

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  • Implementing a centralized purchasing model led to Mercy Health identifying just three buyers per facility.
  • If we can control the physical movement of goods, we can help manage variation," says Dan Hurry , chief supply chain officer at Mercy Health.
  • When Mercy Health thinks of supply chain and standardization as connected, we optimize supply chain across our system and increase overall quality of the services we provide."
  • Mercy Health is a founding member of Health Innovations Ohio, which focuses on providing health services that result in higher quality, better health and greater value.

2018 Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity Continues Rapid Pace with 30 Announced Transactions in the First Quarter

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:16pm

SKOKIE, Ill., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Hospital and health system partnership transactions are continuing at a brisk pace in 2018.

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  • SKOKIE, Ill., April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Hospital and health system partnership transactions are continuing at a brisk pace in 2018.
  • The largest deal of the quarter was the announced merger of Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health.
  • In the first quarter of 2018, slightly over one-third (11) of the transactions included for-profit targets.
  • Texas is the most active state thus far in 2018, with three announced transactions in the first quarter.