Recognized at Healthcare Advantage Conference for its Clinical Outcomes Initiatives
FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the second year in a row, IASIS Healthcare® LLC (“IASIS”) was selected by Thomson Reuters as the healthcare provider to receive the Healthcare Advantage Award in the Health and Clinical Outcomes category. This year’s award was presented on May 11, 2011, at Thomson Reuters’ annual gathering of healthcare customers.
The Advantage Awards recognize hospitals, health plans, government agencies and employers that use data analytics to improve the quality of care and business results. The goal of the program is to promote best practices and facilitate sharing of lessons learned among the Thomson Reuters clients.
“The fact that Thomson Reuters recognized our quality outcomes for the second year in a row is further evidence that the clinical initiatives we have in place are yielding significant improvements to the overall delivery of care provided across our 19 hospitals,” said IASIS Healthcare Chief Operating Officer Phil Mazzuca. “We are extremely pleased with the results we have experienced over the past few years and proud of our talented and dedicated clinical operations team that is committed to continual improvements in all aspects of patient care.”
In selecting the award recipients, Thomson Reuters examined the size and scope of performance improvement and results, applicability of key learnings to other organizations, level of innovation, success in working across departments and the importance of Thomson Reuters solutions in achieving the results.
In addition to receiving the Health and Clinical Outcomes award, IASIS presented two different sessions during the three-day Healthcare Advantage Conference. The session topics were Data-Driven Processes for Performance Evaluation and Improving Quality While Containing Healthcare Costs. IASIS will further showcase the performance improvements of its Hospital Medical Management and Quality Program™ (HMMQP™) next month when it participates in a webinar sponsored by Thomson Reuters.
About IASIS Healthcare
IASIS, located in Franklin, Tennessee, is a leading owner and operator of medium-sized acute care hospitals in high-growth urban and suburban markets. The Company operates its hospitals with a strong community focus by offering and developing healthcare services targeted to the needs of the markets it serves, promoting strong relationships with physicians and working with local managed care plans. IASIS owns or leases 18 acute care hospital facilities and one behavioral health hospital facility with a total of 4,362 licensed beds and has total annual net revenue of approximately $2.8 billion. These hospital facilities are located in seven regions: Salt Lake City, Utah; Phoenix, Arizona; Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida; five cities in Texas, including Houston and San Antonio; Las Vegas, Nevada; West Monroe, Louisiana; and Woodland Park, Colorado. IASIS also owns and operates a Medicaid and Medicare managed health plan in Phoenix that serves more than 195,000 members. For more information on IASIS, please visit the Company’s Web site at www.iasishealthcare.com.
About Thomson Reuters
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