OUR INSTITUTES: CANCER | HEART | NEUROSCIENCE | ORTHOPAEDICS
 
 

CHOC Children's Publications
Share |
Printer Friendly
Physician Connection
A Communication Service for Physicians from CHOC and CHOC at Mission. Please Note: Physician Connection is no longer being printed and is now available electronically. Please visit our blog at http://docs.chocchildrens.org for the latest articles for our physician community. You can also receive our electronic Physician Connection newsletter in your inbox by subscribing to our mailing list: http://www.choc.org/subscribe
Go to the Magazine Archive
Go to the Blog
Go to the eNewsletter Archive
Subscribe

CHOC Children’s Specialists Strengthens Partnerships

One of CHOC Children’s key strategic initiatives was accomplished in November 2011 with the implementation of a medical foundation, CHOC Children’s Specialists. Created in response to physicians seeking closer alignment with the hospital, CHOC Children’s Specialists will help both CHOC Children’s and contracted physicians address future healthcare delivery and payment reform more effectively.

“As accountable care organizations (ACOs) become more prevalent in Southern California, CHOC Children’s Specialists will give our hospitals and contracted physicians a better position from which to respond,” said CHOC Children’s Chief Strategy Offificer Elaine Bauer. Late last year, she added, CHOC received a notice of intent from California Children’s Services to award a demonstration pilot project for the care of chronically ill children.

Additionally, the medical foundation’s ability to provide market-rate compensation is expected to increase CHOC’s ability to attract and retain the next generation of pediatric subspecialists who prefer a foundation model with less risk.

CHOC Children’s Specialists is operated as a division of CHOC. Planning, operations and fifinance are overseen by a Joint Governance Committee. At this time, CHOC Children’s Specialists has a professional services agreement with the Pediatric Subspecialty Faculty.

CHOC continues to have an open medical staff and physicians do not have to join CHOC Children’s Specialists in order to practice at CHOC or refer to CHOC physicians. For more information, please contact Elaine Bauer at (714) 532-7672.

CHOC CHILDREN'S PUBLICATIONS
PHYSICIAN CONNECTION ENEWSLETTER
KIDS HEALTH MAGAZINE
ANNUAL REPORT
spacer

Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  Instagram  Foursquare  LinkedIn  YouTube  RSS  CHOC Blog

US News     CAPE Award   Magnet      Beacon Award      Most Trusted Brand     Leapfrog

chocChildren's Hospital of Orange County | UCI University of California, Irvine

Children's Hospital of Orange County is affiliated with UC Irvine Healthcare and UC Irvine School of Medicine

CHOC Children's - 1201 W La Veta Ave, Orange, CA. Phone: 714-997-3000. .