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Company Overview of The University of Chicago Medical Center

Company Overview

The University of Chicago Medical Center owns and operates medical schools and offers medical care services. It offers anesthesia and critical care, cardiac surgery, cardiology, adoption, brain tumor, burn care, cancer care, celiac disease, chiari malformation, cold hands syndrome, colon and rectal surgery, craniosynostosis, dermatology, diabetes, digestive diseases, endocrinology, epilepsy, esophageal diseases, family medicine, general surgery, genetics, geriatrics, gynecology, heart and vascular care, hydrocephalus, hyperhidrosis, hypertension, infectious diseases, inflammatory bowel disease care, internal medicine, and interventional endoscopy, as well as ear, nose, and throat care servic...

5841 South Maryland Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Founded in 1927





Key Executives for The University of Chicago Medical Center

Age: 63
President of Medical Staff
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Vice President for Care Delivery Innovation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The University of Chicago Medical Center Key Developments

The University of Chicago Medical Center Presents at Healthcare Analytics 2016, Jul-18-2016 through Jul-19-2016

The University of Chicago Medical Center Presents at Healthcare Analytics 2016, Jul-18-2016 through Jul-19-2016. Venue: Chicago, Illinois, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Jul-18-2016, Christine Watts, Chief Enterprise Architect.

Sinai Health System and the University of Chicago Medicine Partner to Build and Operate Level 1 Adult Trauma Center

Sinai Health System and the University of Chicago Medicine announce that they are partnering to build and operate a Level 1 adult trauma center and to expand emergency services. The UChicago Medicine and Sinai Health System new joint Level 1 adult trauma center will be at Holy Cross Hospital, part of the Sinai Health System. Holy Cross, at 68th Street and California Avenue, is near some of the high incidence of trauma injury and gun violence in the city. Under the University of Chicago Medicine-Sinai Health System partnership: Holy Cross Hospital will renovate and expand its emergency department and build a Level 1 adult trauma center; UChicago Medicine will provide capital to help fund the facility improvements at Holy Cross Hospital, which are estimated to be in the range of $40 million; Sinai Health System, which operates a trauma center at Mount Sinai Hospital, will provide specialists dedicated to trauma care, including emergency department physicians, anesthesiologists, and nursing staff, along with trauma care support services; and UChicago Medicine will provide specialists at the new trauma center dedicated to trauma care, including general trauma, neurological, orthopedic and plastic surgeons, urologists, and other areas. In addition to the new trauma center at Holy Cross, UChicago Medicine plans to increase access to emergency services on its Hyde Park campus by expanding and building a adult emergency department.

The University of Chicago Medicine and Aetna Inc. Form Oncology Medical Home

The University of Chicago Medicine and Aetna Inc. announced a collaboration to create an oncology medical home that is designed to improve the care experience for cancer patients. This approach allows teams of cancer specialists to work together to care for a patient with a cancer diagnosis. The model will give UChicago Medicine the responsibility to arrange appropriate care that is continuous and proactive. The model is part of a strategic decision to transition from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based payment. Value-based arrangements are emerging as a solution to address rising health care costs, clinical inefficiency and duplication of services. These arrangements also make it easier for people to get the care they need. In value-based models, doctors and hospitals are paid for helping keep people healthy and for improving the health of those who have chronic conditions in an evidence-based, cost-effective way. The operating principles of the UChicago Medicine and Aetna oncology medical home include: An orientation to the whole person; Evidence-based, personalized medical care; Coordinated and integrated care; Quality and safety; Enhanced access to care. The oncology medical home arrangement begins on July 1, 2015.

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