CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The UHC-AAMC Faculty Practice Solutions Center® (FPSC) recognized physician practice organization members for performance excellence. These member institutions were recognized for their exceptional engagement with the FPSC. Award recipients were ranked on performance in several distinct areas measured during the 2012 calendar year, including participation in monthly FPSC Web conferences, percentage of unique users to total users with access to FPSC and use of the data.
Awards in 2 categories were presented on June 13, 2013, during the FPSC annual conference at the Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel, in Chicago, Ill. Winners included:
Revenue Cycle Suite Star Performer Award
- Mount Sinai Faculty Practice Associates in New York, NY
- Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation in Chicago, Ill
- Tulane University Medical Group in New Orleans, La
Clinical Activity Suite Star Performer Award
- University of Miami Medical Group in Miami, Fla
- MCV Physicians of the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va
- University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, Pa
"We are delighted to recognize these organizations for their engagement with the FPSC," said Bob Browne, vice president, Physician Services, UHC. "It demonstrates their commitment to cost-effectiveness, improved clinical operations, and high-quality care in a challenging health care environment."
More than 250 participants attended the conference, which highlighted fresh ideas and innovative resources that will help physician practice organizations prepare for and achieve success in the emerging health care marketplace.
About the UHC-AAMC Faculty Practice Solutions Center®
Developed by UHC and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Faculty Practice Solutions Center® (FPSC) is a Web-based tool that provides physician practice organizations with leading-edge clinical activity and revenue cycle performance data and benchmarks to support faculty practice management needs. Members at more than 90 faculty practice plans from across the country use the FPSC as their resource for information and comparative data unique to academic clinical, operational, and financial performance. The FPSC strives to foster close, continuous collaboration with participants; drive innovation in the design and implementation of strategies, tactics, and management tools; and provide consistent, high-quality, and reliable service. For more information, visit www.facultypractice.org.
UHC is an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers, which are focused on delivering world-class patient care. Based in Chicago, Ill, UHC fosters collaboration with and among its 118 academic medical center and 290 affiliated hospital members through its renowned programs and services in the areas of comparative data and analytics, performance improvement, supply chain management, strategic research, and public policy. UHC helps its members achieve excellence in quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness. Formed in 1984, UHC's membership includes the leading nonprofit academic medical centers in the United States. For more information, visit uhc.edu.
About the Association of American Medical Colleges
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a not-for-profit association representing all 141 accredited US and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and nearly 90 academic and scientific societies. Through these institutions and organizations, the AAMC represents 128,000 faculty members, 75,000 medical students, and 110,000 resident physicians.