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Company Overview of Summa Health System Inc
Summa Health System Inc. operates a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, and research and multiple foundations. It offers bariatric care, behavioral health, cancer care, cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior health, sports health, surgical, women's health, AIDS research and education, diabetes care, domestic violence, emergency department-trauma, homecare, lymphedema, nursing, ophthalmology, hospice and palliative care, pastoral care, pharmacy, rehabilitation, respiratory, and urgent care services. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Akron, Ohio with various locatio...
525 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44309
Founded in 1989
Key Executives for Summa Health System Inc
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Robinson Memorial Hospital and President of Robinson Memorial Hospital
Chief Executive Officer of Summa Rehab Hospital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Summa Health System Inc Key Developments
Tammy Scarborough to Serve as Summa Health System's Vice President for Ambulatory Services and Summa Physicians Inc
Feb 10 15
Tammy Scarborough has been selected to serve as Summa Health System's vice president for ambulatory services and Summa Physicians Inc. She begins her new job at Summa on February 12, 2015. Scarborough will lead the health system's outpatient strategies and the daily operations for SPI, Summa's physician practice arm with about 300 doctors. She also will oversee the health system's outpatient centers and Summa Wellness Institute in Hudson. Scarborough has been serving as director of finance and business systems for Akron Children's Hospital.
Summa Health System and Humana Launch Accountable Care in Akron
Feb 6 15
Humana Inc. announced that improved health and more coordinated services for the growing number of Humana Medicare Advantage (MA) members in Akron is the goal behind a new Accountable Care agreement between Summa Health System’s accountable care organization (ACO) – NewHealth Collaborative – and Humana Inc. Accountable care is a fast-growing model for health care service delivery and health care provider payment. The model focuses on creating health in addition to treating sickness, utilizes the primary care physician to coordinate care for the patient, offers treatment options based on proven standards of care and better controls costs through integrated care and reimbursement based on adherence to standards of care. The new Summa-Humana accountable care agreement includes value-based incentives tied to performance improvement that is expected to enable better patient care coordination, more cost effective, quality care and a world-class patient experience to Humana members throughout Northeastern Ohio. The value-based arrangement will offer more personalised care and a broad range of population management tools like, predictive analytics and chronic care, disease management and wellness programs. It also emphasizes quality outcomes with a focus on care coordination and leverages measures as defined by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) for things such as diabetes care and treatment, breast cancer screenings, colorectal cancer screenings and high-risk medication.
Summa Health System Announces Management Changes, effective January 1, 2015
Nov 18 14
Summa Health System has appointed Thomas Malone as it's new president and CEO. Malone currently serves as chief operating officer for Summa's care delivery system, a role where he directed all clinical operations of multiple Summa hospitals. Prior to coming to Summa in the fall of 2013, Malone was the CEO of Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women's Hospital. He was also chief medical officer at the Detroit Medical Center. He will replace retiring CEO Tom Strauss on January 1, 2015.
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