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FALL 2014

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92 | PracticeLink.com FALL 2014 Spectrum Health Medical Group Grand Rapids, Michigan Spectrum Health is a not-for-proft health system, based in West Michigan, ofering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 11 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children's Hospital; 170 ambulatory and service sites; 1,080 employed physicians and advanced practice providers including members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a 575,000-member health plan. Spectrum Health is West Michigan's largest employer with 21,400 employees. The organization provided $250 million in community beneft during its 2013 fscal year. In 2014, Spectrum Health was named one of the nation's 15 Top Health Systems® by Truven Health Analytics. Opportunities exist for BC/BE candidates in the following specialties: • Neurology Stroke and Hospitalist • Orthopaedic Trauma and Total Joint • Psychiatrist • Pediatric Specialists - Neuro Developmental and Adolescent Medicine • Hospitalist • Primary Care • ENT • Urgent Care • General Surgery - Rural For consideration, please contact physicianrecruitment@spectrumhealth.org. Visit our career opportunities website at careers.spectrum-health.org. Reform Recap Linking payments to quality of care Continued from previous page physicians, CMS has increased the number of quality measures for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) from 33 to 37. The focus of the new ACO quality measures will include: avoidable hospital admis- sions for patients with multiple chronic conditions, heart failure and diabetes, depression remission and readmissions to skilled nursing facilities. Incentives to coordinate care Improved coordination of care is one of the goals of the Medicare system. To that end, CMS plans to make separate payments to provid- ers for non-face-to-face services for Medicare benefciaries with two or more signifcant chronic condi- tions. The chronic care management services include communication with other treating health care profes- sionals, revision of care plans and medication management. Under the proposal, beginning in 2015, payments for such services by a physician's offce would be approximately $42 and could be billed no more than once per month per patient. Beginning in 2016, Medicare will pay more for tele- health services in order to promote care in rural areas. CMS also is making close to $1 billion in grants to states to promote innovations in health care delivery. In Maine, for example, CMS will pay $33 million for a 42-month program that will include development of multi-payer ACOs and increased alignment between primary care, public health, mental health and long-term care. The funding also will cover enhancements of data analytic Experience. The Difference. Huntsville Hospital is a 901 bed Level I Trauma Center, the Regional Referral Center for north Alabama and southern Tennessee with more than 750 highly trained physicians on staff . Our facilities include Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children, Madison Hospital, and a 70-bed rehabilitation hospital located on our campus. Huntsville, listed among Forbe's Top Ten Smartest Cities, is a community on the move with rich values and traditions. Emergency Medicine Family Practice Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Child Neurology Adult Neurology Maternal Fetal Medicine Palliative Care Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Vascular Surgery Kimberly Salvail, AASPR, Physician Recruiter 256-265-7073 • kimberly.salvail@hhsys.org · www.huntsvillehospital.org

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