Piedmont Healthcare

‘Everything we do should be about the patient,’ says Piedmont heart surgeon Vinod Thourani | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/11/2020

Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare Marcus Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery Vinod H. Thourani , MD, has a fascination with the heart that began when he was a child. His father was a cardiologist in South Carolina, and his interest grew as he spent time volunteering in his father’s office. The Heart , a medical textbook by John Willis Hurst, cardiologist of former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, also contributed to Dr. Thourani’s interest …

Piedmont Names New Chief Health Information Officer | 1/11/2020

Posted January 10th, 2020 for Piedmont Henry Hospital Atlanta (January 10, 2020) – Lacy A. Knight, M.D., M.S., has joined Piedmont Healthcare as Chief Health Information Officer (CHIO), a role that is significant for oversight of the system’s electronic health record (EHR), Epic. Dr. Knight is an emergency medicine physician who brings with him over 20 years of healthcare experience, much of this time working with clinical technology. Epic has played …

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Thoracic Surgeon Trained in Minimally Invasive Techniques Joins Capital Health Surgical Group | PR Newswire | 1/10/2020

… Pennsylvania . In addition, she completed postgraduate training as a minimally invasive thoracic and esophageal surgery fellow at UPMC. Before joining Capital Health, Dr. Wallace was a thoracic surgeon at Piedmont Heart Institute, part of Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta, GA. She has participated in research in the areas of thoracic oncology at University of Pennsylvania , cardiovascular biology at Harvard School of Public Health , rheumatology and immunology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital …

Dominique Wilkin’s 60th Birthday Celebration | PRWeb | 1/9/2020

Dominique Wilkin’s 60th Birthday Celebration Share Article Dominique Wilkin’s 60th Birthday Celebration and how he’s giving back to the community through a fundraiser for KultureCity. Dominique Wilkins 60th birthday Wilkins says, “I love the City of Atlanta! It has given me so much and it’s time I use my platform to give back. It’s my honor to serve on KultureCity’s board and advocate for those with sensory needs.” ATLANTA “The …

Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet to open new Conyers location | 1/9/2020

Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet, your community urgent care provider, will open a state-of-the-art center in Conyers at 1280 Dogwood Drive SE, on Jan. 3. “Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet is excited to invest in the Conyers community by opening the 5000 square foot center in Millstone Place,” said Ron Lavater, chief executive officer for WellStreet, said. “Our newly renovated facility features the ultimate kids’ play area …

Anchor Health Properties acquires medical office buildings near Atlanta, Seattle | Becker’s ASC Review | 1/7/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health 214.369.4888 Anchor Health Properties acquires medical office buildings near Atlanta, Seattle Written by Eric Oliver January 07, 2020 Print Email Anchor Health Properties closed a pair of transactions near Atlanta and Seattle, continuing its trend of expanding to new markets, the company announced Jan. 7. What you should know: 1. Anchor acquired the Peachtree Professional Center in Peachtree City, Ga. The two-story, 45,000-square-foot …

News Release: Anchor Health Properties Continues Expansion in Atlanta and Seattle MSAs with Off Market Acquisitions | 1/7/2020

… to create value by positioning the buildings as high-quality institutional medical office facilities specifically for healthcare tenants. The prominent locations and high-growth areas have already attracted best-in-class medical providers, including Piedmont Healthcare and The Everett Clinic/UnitedHealth Group, as well as top regional medical tenants, and we are looking forward to partnering with them in providing high quality care to the surrounding communities.” “Atlanta and Seattle …

Piedmont Healthcare pulls out of Georgia Hospital Association | 1/7/2020

The 11-hospital Piedmont Healthcare system is withdrawing its membership in the Georgia Hospital Association, striking a blow at the hospital industry’s ability to mount a united front in dealing with state policy makers. In a statement, Piedmont cited the increasing cost of GHA membership dues. “As an organization, we take seriously our responsibility to improve quality and control the rising cost of health care,” the statement read. “Our GHA …

Piedmont Healthcare splits from Georgia Hospital Association | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/6/2020

Piedmont Healthcare, an 11-hospital system based in Atlanta, has quit the Georgia Hospital Association, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . Though the publication said Piedmont’s split from the group could weaken the Georgia Hospital Association’s influence, the lobbying group said that is not the expected outcome because the two have a unified message. “Piedmont has been at the table and even had membership on our board of directors and …

State Highlights: Deadly Riots In Troubled Mississippi Prisons Claim 5 Lives; Seattle Plans To Pull Hundreds Of Unvaccinated Students From Public Schools | Kaiser Health News | 1/6/2020

… of the group’s function.GHA, which now represents more than 170 hospitals in the state, said Piedmont is trying to save money by not renewing its GHA membership for 2020. (Miller, 1/3) Atlanta Journal- Constitution: Piedmont Healthcare Splits From State Hospital Lobbying Group The Georgia Hospital Association has split, losing Piedmont Healthcare and its 11 Georgia hospitals. Piedmont’s loss is a significant blow to the association, which lobbies for the state’s …

Piedmont Healthcare splits from state hospital lobbying group | 1/6/2020

The Georgia Hospital Association has split, losing Piedmont Healthcare and its 11 Georgia hospitals. Piedmont’s loss is a significant blow to the association, which lobbies for the state’s hospitals. GHA has been for years their heavyweight fighter in the battlebetween nonprofit hospitals and for-profit businesses such as Cancer Treatment Centers of America over state protections for the nonprofits. The split has no effect on patients or what the average …

Piedmont Quitting Georgia Hospital Association | 1/6/2020

Piedmont Healthcare and its 11 hospitals are leaving the Georgia Hospital Association, a major blow to the finances and prestige of the health industry group. Industry officials told Georgia Health News on Friday that the nonprofit Piedmont system, which is based in Atlanta, isn’t happy about the GHA leadership’s lack of support among key lawmakers and the governor’s office. Lobbying state government is a big part of the group’s function …

Piedmont Healthcare reportedly dropping out of Georgia Hospital Association | 1/5/2020

A massive healthcare provider in Georgia has apparently decided it won’t renew its membership with one of the state’s largest medical trade associations. A statement released by Georgia Hospital Association President and CEO Earl Rogers suggests that he had recently gotten the news that Piedmont Healthcare that they won’t be renewing their membership for 2020. In his statement, Rogers took an understanding but disappointed tone in the hospital group’s decision …

Piedmont Affiliate Expands Its Reach In Urgent Care Field | 12/31/2019

Add to My List In My List A Piedmont Healthcare joint venture has acquired nine more urgent care centers, expanding its network to 26, with another set to open this week. Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet has purchased Summit Urgent Care, a move that is just one sign of the explosive growth of urgent care as a convenient, walk-in choice for patients with non-life-threatening conditions. Many patients …

Piedmont affiliate expands its reach in urgent care field | Georgia Health News | 12/30/2019

309 A Piedmont Healthcare joint venture has acquired nine more urgent care centers, expanding its network to 26, with another set to open this week. Piedmont… A Piedmont Healthcare joint venture has acquired nine more urgent care centers, expanding its network to 26, with another set to open this week. Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet has purchased Summit Urgent Care, a move that is just one sign of the explosive …

Brian Unell Knows that Leadership is Transformational | 12/23/2019

To truly transform something, to go against the grain and do something that has never been done before, you have to take risks. And that is exactly what Brian Unell has done: as vice president of revenue cycle transformation and integration at nonprofit healthcare system Piedmont Healthcare, Unell has used bold leadership strategies to transform the organizational culture and drive unparalleled results. Photo courtesy of Piedmont Healthcare A statistics major …

20 hospital CFOs, revenue cycle execs share advice, challenges and what’s ahead for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/20/2019

… the journey. This is a great industry to be a part of and the role of a CFO is essential to every organization’s success.” 15. Brian Unell, vice president of revenue cycle transformation at Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta). “The best way to mitigate the risk of a billing dispute is to ensure the patient knows their benefits and expected out-of-pocket costs for the services they are receiving prior to …

Flood at Grady impacts hospitals throughout metro Atlanta | 12/20/2019

… the days after the flood, other metro hospitals began reaching capacity in their own emergency rooms. One began declining ambulance patients. At least two others prepared to do the same. Emory, Northside Hospital and Piedmont Healthcare each said their hospitals accepted about 30 patient transfers from Grady. But they said it’s hard to quantify the overall effect Grady’s diversion had on their operations, since they do not track which patients …

How to ensure employee satisfaction: 16 healthcare leaders weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/18/2019

… most important lesson they’ve learned about addressing the issue. Read their responses below, presented alphabetically. Editor’s note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Vicki Cansler chief human resources officer of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta) Don’t raise expectations. But at the same time, listen to your employees via engagement surveys, etc., to ascertain what they truly value. To increase satisfaction, it’s really about focusing on what employees value …

Hospital leader goals for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/17/2019

… want to add to their daily routine in 2020. Read their responses below, presented alphabetically. Editor’s note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Vicki Cansler chief human resources officer of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta) As opposed to my customary back-to-back meeting schedule, my goal for 2020 is to build “think” time and time for reflection into my daily routine. I fully believe that better and …

Medicaid

Health IT Appointments and Hires | 11/12/2019

… partner, Longevity Venture Advisors LLC, Matt Wandoloski, seasoned healthcare executive, Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD and former medical director for Washington DC’s Medicaid program, and John Mattison, MD, former chief medical information officer and assistant medical director … AT&T; Vice President and COO at HealthNovation; and CIO, Piedmont Healthcare. Klick Health Announces More Senior Creative Hires and Promotions as Agency Continues to Soar Klick Health ( @klickhealth ) revealed a number of key additions …

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

… Georgia’s 19 “A” hospitals were a mix of urban, suburban and smaller rural facilities. Among hospital systems in the state, Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had … uses national performance measures from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and other supplemental data sources. The Safety Grade is based on 28 measurements, all currently in use by …

Medicare

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

… Georgia’s 19 “A” hospitals were a mix of urban, suburban and smaller rural facilities. Among hospital systems in the state, Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had … Grade uses national performance measures from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and other supplemental data sources. The Safety Grade is based on 28 measurements, all currently in use …

Patient Safety

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

patient safety organization founded by employers, issues the rankings semi-annually, in fall and spring. It’s a widely watched rating system and is touted by hospitals that do well in the grades. Georgia’s 19 “A” hospitals were a mix of urban, suburban and smaller rural facilities. Among hospital systems in the state, Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had three. Leapfrog says …

The Leapfrog Group

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

One in four Georgia hospitals earned an “A’’ grade in the latest safety ratings by the Leapfrog Group, released Thursday. AdventHealth Gordon That percentage is lower than the one-third of Georgia hospitals scoring an … and smaller rural facilities. Among hospital systems in the state, Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had three. Leapfrog says it has the nation’s only rating system …

Medicare Advantage

WellCare Members Gain In-Network Access to Piedmont Healthcare - GuruFocus.com | 11/5/2019

PR Newswire ATLANTA and TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 5, 2019 ATLANTA and TAMPA, Fla. WellCare of Georgia , a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) company, announced today that WellCare Medicare Advantage (MA), Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids ® members now have in-network access to Piedmont Healthcare.. Piedmont Healthcare is an integrated healthcare system of 11 hospitals, 27 urgent care centers, 28 Piedmont QuickCare locations and 555 clinic practices that reach 70 …

Healthcare Transportation

Transportation Services In Healthcare Market Growing Technology Opportunities and Future Business Trends to 2026 | 10/24/2019

Piedmont Healthcare , Watts Healthcare , WellMed Medical Group , Mobile Care Group , Crothall Healthcare , ERS Medical , ATS Healthcare Solutions , DHL Healthcare , Centene Corporation , Healthcare Transportation , Molina Healthcare , ProHealth Care , Goodcare Home Health Services , Xpress Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, LogistiCare , American Medical Response Get sample copy of “Transportation Services In Healthcare Market” at: https://www.reportsweb.com/inquiry&RW00012763122/sample Transportation Services In Healthcare Market report also provide a thorough understanding of the cutting-edge …

Healthcare Transportation Services Market to Witness Huge Growth from 2019-2025 and Focusing on Top Key Players – Piedmont Healthcare, Watts Healthcare, MTM, LogistiCare, ProHealth Care, Molina Healthcare, ARAMARK | 9/6/2019

Healthcare Transportation Services Market to Witness Huge Growth from 2019-2025 and Focusing on Top Key Players – Piedmont Healthcare, Watts Healthcare, MTM, LogistiCare, ProHealth Care, Molina Healthcare, ARAMARK ReportsWeb - Friday, September 6, 2019. Healthcare Transportation Services Market Overview: Primarily, healthcare transportation services act as an aid to ensure the timely and safe transfer of patients, medical equipment, test specimen and medicines from one location to another; thus improving the efficiency of …

Community Health

State waiver proposal coming soon; hospital transparency rules unveiled | 10/11/2019

… insurance exchange rules in Georgia, under a 1332 waiver. Blake Fulenwider, chief health policy officer at the Georgia Department of Community Health, told GHN on Thursday that the group is working on both waiver proposals … smaller print in the lower regions of their websites, including Piedmont Healthcare, Emory Healthcare and Northside Hospital. “The intent of these rules is to standardize the location and phrasing so the lay consumer knows where …

Georgia Health Care Waiver Proposal In The Works; Hospital Transparency Rules Unveiled | 10/11/2019

… insurance exchange rules in Georgia, under a 1332 waiver. Blake Fulenwider, chief health policy officer at the Georgia Department of Community Health, told GHN on Thursday that the group is working on both waiver proposals … smaller print in the lower regions of their websites, including Piedmont Healthcare, Emory Healthcare and Northside Hospital. “The intent of these rules is to standardize the location and phrasing so the lay consumer knows where …

ACO

Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Results for the Second Quarter NYSE:HR | Globe Newswire | 7/31/2019

… five properties totaling 293,000 square feet that were 94% leased. Acquisitions included: A medical office building adjacent to AA- rated Piedmont Healthcare’s hospital in the Buckhead area of Atlanta for $28.0 million. The 48,000 square … AA- rated MultiCare Health System’s Allenmore Hospital in the Seattle-Tacoma market for $7.7 million. The 30,000 square foot building is 100% leased and is adjacent to two on-campus medical office buildings, totaling 154,000 …

15 recent hospital, health system CEO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/17/2019

Piedmont Healthcare named Michael Burnett CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center, effective May 1.2. Timothy A. Churchill , president and CEO of Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Community Health Network and Western Maine Health in Norway, is retiring Jan. 1, 2020.3. Russell (Kan.) Regional Hospital named Sharon Collins CEO.4. McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Ill., dropped “interim” from CEO Brian E. Dietz’s title, effective immediately.5. Winchester, Ky.-based …

AdventHealth

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

… One in four Georgia hospitals earned an “A’’ grade in the latest safety ratings by the Leapfrog Group, released Thursday. AdventHealth Gordon That percentage is lower than the one-third of Georgia hospitals scoring an … and smaller rural facilities. Among hospital systems in the state, Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had three. Leapfrog says it has the nation’s only rating system …

Cerner

DSS, Inc. Announces Senior Hires to Support Company Growth | PRWeb | 11/5/2019

… Managing Partner of IOTECH Consulting; Director of Emerging HIT for AT&T; Vice President and COO at HealthNovation; and CIO, Piedmont Healthcare. He was a recipient of the 2006 Minority Scholarship Award from the College … Management, and Software Implementation. Before joining DSS, he worked at Cerner for 21 years. Todd Mingo will serve as General Manager of Sales at Sage HMS, a DSS Inc. company. Mingo brings more than 25 …

12 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

… vendor and the hospital. 2. Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System deployed an Epic EHR June 29. 3. The Cerner EHR implementation at Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services is currently delayed as … at several of its campuses as part of Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare’s $30M project to implement a single records system. 7. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health launched a new Epic EHR at its nearly 40 …

Navigant

Health System Operating Margins Improve, But Still Below 2015 Level | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

… margins rose by an average of 13 percent from 2017 to 2018 but were still 30 percent below 2015 levels, Navigant reported. Source: Getty Images By October 29, 2019 - After experiencing an average reduction of … Pinnacle Health, Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care , and Piedmont Healthcare and several Georgia hospitals, also resulted in non-incremental growth in the 2018 fiscal year, researchers reported. However, smaller health systems performed better …

Burnett named CEO of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, system’s east clinical hub | 4/13/2019

Piedmont Healthcare has named Michael Burnett, who is coming off a highly successful seven-year tenure as CEO of Piedmont Fayette Hospital, as CEO of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, the system’s East Clinical Hub. Burnett, who will begin his new role on May 1, replaces Charles Peck, M.D., who has accepted a position as a managing director with Navigant. Burnett, who joined Piedmont in 1996 and who worked as …

Epic App Orchard

Patientco Joins Epic App Orchard Marketplace to Power Seamless Payment Experience | HIT Consultant | 7/8/2019

… this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you. The article is called Patientco Joins Epic App Orchard Marketplace to Power Seamless Payment Experience and is located at https://hitconsultant.net … said Andrea Mejia, Executive Director of Patient Financial Care at Piedmont Healthcare. “In fact, this has resulted in reduced patient call handle times, improving the patient financial experience while boosting staff productivity …

ADDING and REPLACING Patientco Joins Epic App Orchard Marketplace with Two Payments Solutions | Business Wire | 7/8/2019

ATLANTA- Add new fourth paragraph. The release now reads: PATIENTCO JOINS EPIC APP ORCHARD MARKETPLACE WITH TWO PAYMENTS SOLUTIONS Integrations power payment processing while creating better experiences for patients and staff Patientco , a next-generation … said Andrea Mejia, Executive Director of Patient Financial Care at Piedmont Healthcare. “In fact, this has resulted in reduced patient call handle times, improving the patient financial experience while boosting staff productivity.” Both solutions support …

Allscripts

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/6/2019

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent Jackie Drees - Print Email Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech … Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta): Seeks an information technology director. 2. Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Goodyear, Ariz.): Seeks an applications analyst. 3. Ellis Hospital (Schenectady, N.Y …

Meet Samantha: The Intelligent, Automated, Real-Time EHR Virtual Assistant & Transcriptionist | PRWeb | 10/10/2017

… be, just as if the provider had manually entered it themselves. Samantha integrates seamlessly with the EHR (currently available for Allscripts Professional, with more EHRs launching later this year) and operates from a single screen … Dr. Chris Russell, a neurologist at Peachtree Neurological Clinic and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, and Chief Medical Officer at NoteSwift. “I’m able to complete my patient notes much faster and with greater accuracy. The …

UPMC

How to ensure employee satisfaction: 16 healthcare leaders weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/18/2019

… alphabetically. Editor’s note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Vicki Cansler chief human resources officer of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta) Don’t raise expectations. But at the same time, listen to your employees … and feel connected to a mission. Mark Sevco president of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh We have learned that employee satisfaction leads to extraordinary patient experience results. They are so closely intertwined. Taking care of …

Hospital leader goals for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/17/2019

… alphabetically. Editor’s note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Vicki Cansler chief human resources officer of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta) As opposed to my customary back-to-back meeting schedule, my goal … RN vice president of patient care services and CNO for UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside (Pittsburgh) Hand-written thank-you notes are a practice that have made a difference across UPMC. It’s been great to watch and …

HCA

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had three. Leapfrog says it has the nation’s only rating system that’s focused entirely on patient safety, recording statistics on preventable errors, accidents, injuries and infections that occur in hospitals. More than 2,600 hospitals nationally were graded, with 33 percent earning an “A”; 25 percent a “B”; 34 percent a “C”; 8 percent a “D”; and …

WellStar Health System

Fewer Georgia hospitals earn ‘A’ safety rating in new Leapfrog report | 11/8/2019

Piedmont Healthcare had six top-grade facilities, HCA had four, and WellStar Health System had three. Leapfrog says it has the nation’s only rating system that’s focused entirely on patient safety, recording statistics on preventable errors, accidents, injuries and infections that occur in hospitals. More than 2,600 hospitals nationally were graded, with 33 percent earning an “A”; 25 percent a “B”; 34 percent a “C”; 8 percent a “D”; and …

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Earns Fourth Consecutive ‘A’ Grade from Leapfrog | 11/8/2019

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO Friday, November 8th, 2019 For the fourth consecutive grading period, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital has earned an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation … the public. Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is the flagship hospital for Piedmont Healthcare and is home to Piedmont Heart Institute, Piedmont Cancer and Piedmont Transplant Institute. During Piedmont’s most recent fiscal year (July 1, 2018, through …

WellCare Members Gain In-Network Access to Piedmont Healthcare - GuruFocus.com | 11/5/2019

… company, announced today that WellCare Medicare Advantage (MA), Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids ® members now have in-network access to Piedmont Healthcare.. Piedmont Healthcare is an integrated healthcare system of 11 hospitals, 27 urgent care … all 11 Piedmont Healthcare hospitals, including its three clinical hubs: Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, a 643-bed hospital, recently named one of 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker’s Healthcare ; Piedmont Athens Regional, a 359-bed …

Northeast Georgia Health System

Brenau’s Norcross campus hosts Nursing Residency Fair | 11/8/2019

… Northeast Georgia Health System, Piedmont Healthcare, Pruitt Health and the Northside Hospital system. Each system has several places and units where the students could work. Although she has a little over a year until graduation, Mackenzie Lowe from Cumming, Georgia, went to the fair to help her prepare for when she has to start applying for residencies. Lowe has a background in veterinary medicine and said many of her classmates …

Patients are out-of-network while a Georgia hospital system and an insurance company battle it out | 10/2/2019

… and other facilities run by a Gainesville-based health system. The contract between Anthem, the state’s largest health insurer, and Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) expired early Tuesday. Four months ago, Northeast Georgia sent letters … deal expires. But in a notable exception, a contract between Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (now known as Anthem) went past deadline last year. In his final year as governor …

Advocate Health Care

Health System Operating Margins Improve, But Still Below 2015 Level | RevCycle Intelligence | 10/29/2019

Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care , and Piedmont Healthcare and several Georgia hospitals, also resulted in non-incremental growth in the 2018 fiscal year, researchers reported. However, smaller health systems performed better from 2015 to 2018 compared to their larger peers with scale, the analysis uncovered. Health system scale as measured by total patient revenue in 2018 was a negative predictor of operating performance during the four-year period …

MGMA Board of Directors to Embrace Innovation and Meaningful Change in the Healthcare Industry | BioSpace | 10/23/2019

… Advocate Health Care, Rolling Meadows, Ill. , will serve as MGMA board vice chair. Jeffrey William Smith , CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, N.C , will serve as MGMA finance and audit chair. Returning MGMA Board members include: Ryan Campbell , MSHA, FACHE, FACMPE, vice president, operations, CaroMont Medical Group, Gastonia, N.C. Daniel Cassavar , MD, MBA, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, interventional cardiologist and senior advisor to …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Deutsch of Perimeter Plastic Surgery Recommends Fall for Elective Surgery | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 10/10/2019

… Piedmont Healthcare. With specialized training from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Deutsch performs procedures for breast cancer reconstruction, head and neck cancer reconstruction, and complex cosmetic cases including breast procedures and the extremely popular “mommy makeover.” During each appointment, he will provide all of the essential facts about any procedure while answering any questions or concerns that you have in mind. Before choosing to …

Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Deutsch of Perimeter Plastic Surgery Recommends Fall for Elective Surgery | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 10/10/2019

… Piedmont Healthcare. With specialized training from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Deutsch performs procedures for breast cancer reconstruction, head and neck cancer reconstruction, and complex cosmetic cases including breast procedures and the extremely popular “mommy makeover.” During each appointment, he will provide all of the essential facts about any procedure while answering any questions or concerns that you have in mind. Before choosing to …

Baylor Scott & White Health

Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Results for the Second Quarter NYSE:HR | Globe Newswire | 7/31/2019

… Piedmont Healthcare’s hospital in the Buckhead area of Atlanta for $28.0 million. The 48,000 square foot building is 100% leased. A medical office building adjacent to AA- rated Baylor Scott & White Health’s All Saints Medical Center in the Dallas-Fort Worth market for $17.0 million. The 90,000 square foot building is 85% leased and adjacent to a 140,000 square foot, on-campus medical office building developed by the Company. A …

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… TX. Changes to the MGMA Board include: Ronald W. Holder Jr , MHA, FACMPE, FACHE, Vice-President, Medical Specialties - Central Texas , Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple, TX , will serve as MGMA immediate past chair. Yvette T … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

Ascension

12 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

… 9. 6. Piedmont Columbus (Ga.) Regional launched an Epic EHR at several of its campuses as part of Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare’s $30M project to implement a single records system. 7. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner … facility at the TMC Innovation Institute. 12. Nashville, Tenn.-based Ascension Saint Thomas hospital partnered with Contessa , an acute home care management company, to offer its patients home recovery care services such as telehealth appointments …

Healthcare Realty Trust Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter | CNBC | 2/15/2018

Piedmont Healthcare. The Company purchased a medical office building adjacent to the Overlake Hospital Medical Center campus in Seattle for $12.7 million. The building is 26,000 square feet, 96% leased, and is adjacent to the Overlake Medical Pavilion, which Healthcare Realty developed in October 2011. The Company purchased a medical office building on Ascension Health’s St. Alexius Medical Center campus in Chicago for $28.8 million. The building is 100,000 square …

CareSource

Piedmont Healthcare and CareSource strike deal for 2020 | 11/7/2019

Piedmont Healthcare and CareSource have announced that beginning Jan. 1, Piedmont will be in network for CareSource Marketplace plans to provide access to quality healthcare services for metro Atlanta. Piedmont is a Buckhead-based healthcare organization that includes 11 hospitals, including Piedmont Atlanta in Buckhead. CareSource is a Dayton, Ohio-based nonprofit, multi-state health plan serving government programs in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. The partnership gives …

Piedmont Healthcare joins the CareSource Marketplace Plan Network | 11/7/2019

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO Thursday, November 7th, 2019 Piedmont Healthcare and CareSource announced that beginning January 1, 2020, Piedmont Healthcare will be in network for CareSource Marketplace plans to provide access to the quality healthcare services for metro-Atlanta. The partnership allows CareSource Marketplace members access to the large scope of Piedmont Healthcare hospitals, surgery centers, primary care physicians, laboratory services, specialists and other health care practitioners. “We …

Aetna

Piedmont Healthcare reaches contract accord with Aetna | 10/8/2019

Aetna health insurance policyholders can breathe a sigh of relief. Piedmont Healthcare and Aetna have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients of continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities and physicians. Piedmont and Aetna reached this agreement five months before their current agreement was set to expire. By completing this new agreement so far ahead of schedule, both parties are demonstrating their strong commitment to our …

Piedmont Healthcare and Aetna Secure New Contract | 10/4/2019

Staff Report From Georgia CEO Friday, October 4th, 2019 Piedmont Healthcare and Aetna have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients of continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities and physicians. Piedmont and Aetna reached this agreement five months before their current agreement was set to expire. By completing this new agreement so far ahead of schedule, both parties are demonstrating their strong commitment to our patients …

Castle Connolly

Dr. Deutsch of Perimeter Plastic Surgery Recommends Fall for Elective Surgery | PRWeb | 10/10/2019

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for the fourth year in a row. Dr. Deutsch serves a multitude of hospitals, including Northside and Piedmont Healthcare. With specialized training from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Deutsch performs procedures for breast cancer reconstruction, head and neck cancer reconstruction, and complex cosmetic cases including breast procedures and the extremely popular “mommy makeover.” During each appointment, he will provide all …

Dr. Deutsch of Perimeter Plastic Surgery Recommends Fall for Elective Surgery | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/10/2019

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for the fourth year in a row. Dr. Deutsch serves a multitude of hospitals, including Northside and Piedmont Healthcare. With specialized training from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Deutsch performs procedures for breast cancer reconstruction, head and neck cancer reconstruction, and complex cosmetic cases including breast procedures and the extremely popular “mommy makeover.” During each appointment, he will provide all …

Michael Burnett

Porter named CEO of Piedmont Fayette Hospital | 5/17/2019

… as its accrediting body. “I’m excited that Steve Porter is joining us as the new CEO of Piedmont Fayette Hospital,” Piedmont Healthcare CEO Kevin Brown said. “As CEO and president of Sentara Northern Virginia Regional … the country for five years in a row. Porter replaces Michael Burnett, who was named CEO of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, the system’s East Clinical Hub. Porter will assume his role on June 24 …

Stephen Porter to become Piedmont Fayette Hospital CEO: 4 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/16/2019

Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare named Stephen Porter CEO of Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville, Ga., effective June 24. Four things to know: 1. Mr. Porter most recently served as CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare … from Richmond-based Medical College of Virginia. 4. He succeeds Michael Burnett, who was named CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center. More articles on executive moves …

Timothy A. Churchill

15 recent hospital, health system CEO moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/17/2019

Becker’s Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CEO moves in the last week. The executives are listed below, alphabetically. 1. Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare named Michael Burnett CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center, effective May 1.2. Timothy A. Churchill , president and CEO of Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Community Health Network and Western Maine Health in Norway, is retiring Jan. 1, 2020.3. Russell (Kan.) Regional Hospital …

24 latest hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/13/2019

Piedmont Healthcare named Michael Burnett CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center, effective May 1.4. Mike Busch , COO of Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health, is leaving the role.5. Timothy A. Churchill , president and CEO of Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Community Health Network and Western Maine Health in Norway, is retiring Jan. 1, 2020.6. Russell (Kan.) Regional Hospital named Sharon Collins CEO.7. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center …

Kasim Reed

HGOR Selected To Design New, Premier Greenspace In Atlanta | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

Kasim Reed revealed plans for a $26 million Phase One of the future Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry and a $100 million plan to expand Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Botanical Garden. At the center of these monumental projects is internationally recognized landscape architecture and planning firm, HGOR. Adding to their portfolio, which also includes Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Piedmont Healthcare of Atlanta and Turner Broadcasting System Headquarters, HGOR has developed …

Yvette T. Doran

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… Board of Directors as the association continues its path toward the next chapter. The incoming board includes a new chair, Yvette T. Doran , and three new board members selected from among the nation’s top healthcare … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… Board of Directors as the association continues its path toward the next chapter. The incoming board includes a new chair, Yvette T. Doran , and three new board members selected from among the nation’s top healthcare … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

Halee Fischer-Wright

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… committed to bettering the practice of medical groups across the U.S. through innovation, talent, data insights and adaptation,” said Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright , MD, MMM, FAAP, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer at MGMA. “Our … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… committed to bettering the practice of medical groups across the U.S. through innovation, talent, data insights and adaptation,” said Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright , MD, MMM, FAAP, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer at MGMA. “Our … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

Mike Biselli

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… Physician Partners, Advocate Health Care, Rolling Meadows, IL , will serve as finance and audit chair. Returning MGMA Board members include: Mike Biselli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation, Denver, CO. Eric D … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …

MGMA’s New 2017-2018 Board of Directors to Lead the Conversation in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

… Physician Partners, Advocate Health Care, Rolling Meadows, IL , will serve as finance and audit chair. Returning MGMA Board members include: Mike Biselli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation, Denver, CO. Eric D … CPA, CGMA, MBA, CMPE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Healthcare PA, Statesville, NC . About MGMA Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through …