will continue to draw on these learnings as it implements ConnectCare from a people, process and technology paradigm.
LARGE DIVERSIFIED SYSTEM: BSHSI
is a large system with significant geographic dispersion and presence in several growth, though competitive markets, increasing clinical integration and a strong management team.
has more than 22,000 employees and 10,000 physicians in New York, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky and Florida, and was recently named a recipient of a 2012 Gallup Great Workplace Award which honors organizations for demonstrating 'the most productive and engaged workforces in the world.
facilities achieving top performance in the QUEST([R]): High Performing Hospitals national quality and cost improvement collaborative.
has maintained a high reliance on variable rate debt (totaling 53% of all outstanding) and swaps, but this is mitigated by the planned 2010 debt restructuring which will reduce the percentage of variable rate debt to 39% and terminate four swaps.
has committed $185 million to an electronic health record, of which $75 million has been spent to date.
O'Brien comes to BSHSI
from Lenox Hill Hospital, a 650 bed, major teaching hospital, located on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
As part of the contract, CSC will work with BSHSI
to design a model for implementing the Lawson application and associated business processes.
For more information on BSHSI
, please see Fitch research dated Sept.
The transfer of Bon Secours properties from BSHSI
to Beaumont takes effect immediately.
Vice President of Materials Management Ron Brady credited Gulczynski for the savings.
is moving to a management operating model which should allow the system to improve operations by establishing standardized practices and achieve greater economies of scale.