PracticeLink Magazine

Spring 2019

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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PracticeLink.com S PRIN g 2019 33 One of the challenges in health care is trying to define "quality." Rush physicians focus on the drivers of real quality by addressing causes of patient harm. Working across different departments and teams, we look at, and solve for, the factors that we can measure in a true scientific way to know if we're moving the needle on quality care. We're proud to be ranked second among 99 participating hospitals and health systems in the 2018 Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, which focuses on clinical measures like safety, efficiency and patient-centeredness. This is just one recognition that reflects the excellence that is at the core of the work we do every day. Explore how you can join our highly collaborative team of faculty and physicians. To view available positions, go to joinrush.org/opportunities. For more information, visit joinrush.org or email faculty_recruitment@rush.edu. Ranked #2 Rush University Medical Center is ranked #2 among leading academic medical centers across the nation. And we've been in the top five every year since 2013. Excellence is just the beginning. CONTACT US: pshdocs@pennstatehealth.psu.edu Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Penn State Health Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,000 people systemwide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, PA.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, PA.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 100 medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operates with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, PA., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $90 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions, and biomedical research.

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