June 15, 2016 |Industry News
“The Federal Trade Commission will appeal a judge’s decision to allow a merger between two Chicago-area health systems, the FTC said in court filings Wednesday. The FTC didn’t waste any time deciding to appeal. A federal judge Tuesday denied the FTC’s request for a preliminary injunction to temporarily stop a merger between Advocate Health Care ...Read More
June 12, 2016 |Industry News
“The best leaders don’t engage in monologues; they stimulate conversations. They understand conversations are not competitions to be won, but opportunities to enrich, inspire, challenge, illuminate and learn. So, what makes for great dialogue? Great questions…” Read full article.
May 24, 2016 |Industry News
“Population Health is the latest topic talked about in every innovation and investor setting, yet it has been in the making for decades…” Read full article.
May 19, 2016 |Industry News
“Millions of full-time healthcare workers will be eligible for overtime pay under a new federal rule that nearly doubled the threshold at which companies can deny it. But not all in the healthcare industry are cheering the news. The new Obama administration rule is expected to affect a total of 4.2 million workers. The increase ...Read More
May 17, 2016 |News
“The South Side of Chicago might finally get back a trauma center to treat the most severely injured adults. Illinois regulators approved University of Chicago Medicine’s nearly $270 million campus expansion that includes a trauma center. The decision caps a relentless campaign among activists who long have called for such a specialized service in an ...Read More
February 26, 2016 |Stratum News
Stratum is happy to announce that Jay Collier has officially accepted the Chief Administrative Officer position at Medical Associates in Clinton, IA. Although California natives, Jay Collier and his wife have spent the majority of their adult lives in the Midwest. Mr. Collier currently serves as the Director, Physician Practice Operations for OhioHealth Marion Area Physicians, ...Read More
February 25, 2016 |Stratum News
Stratum is excited to share that Dr. Clifford Martin has accepted the Vice President, Southern Region position with OSF Medical Group. He will sit on the OSFMG Leadership Council, but will be located in Alton, IL working closely with OSF’s most recent acquisition, Saint Anthony’s Health Center and Physician Group. An OB/GYN physician, Dr. Martin comes ...Read More
December 22, 2015 |Stratum News
Nikki Smith supports the Executive Search Division as the new Executive Search Consultant. Through engagements with clients and shareholders, she provides recruitment services for high-level executive and physician leadership roles. She has more than ten years of customer service experience and strongly believes in the value of integrity within all client relationships. Nikki holds a Bachelor’s ...Read More
February 27, 2015 |Industry News
“Physician practices remain optimistic about their ability to meet the ICD-10 deadline and are slightly more prepared to meet that goal than last year, according to a new survey from…Navicure.” But, the “survey…found that only 21 percent feel they are on track with preparation efforts.” The article points out that “a report from the American ...Read More
October 24, 2014 |Stratum News
In a recent update presented by Amerinet, Stratum Med, Inc. was listed as the leader within their Non-Acute Care membership. Stratum, a collaborative alliance of physician-owned and health system-employed physician groups has reached impressive aggregated contract tiers due to their size and buying power. Amerinet estimates Stratum’s 2014 sales to be nearly $70M.
October 19, 2014 |Stratum News
Ruth Meyer is joining Stratum as the new Business Relations Associate. She brings with her a strong Customer Service background and a team player mentality. Ruth provides support to Stratum’s Executive and Physician recruitment division and also assists in business development activities. Ruth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Management from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. ...Read More
August 27, 2014 |Industry News
New data demonstrate that marital status, children, and gender appear to have a powerful effect on the career planning of general surgery residents.Graduate surgical education has changed significantly during the past 20 years. Several events have changed the landscape considerably, including the elimination of the pyramidal training system in 1983, the institution of the Accreditation ...Read More