Why Premier Health Is the Right Choice

As Southwest Ohio’s largest health system, Premier Health offers physicians a wide array of practice opportunities and advantages that will help you achieve professional fulfillment and growth.

A Top-Rated Health Care System

As a physician with Premier Health, you’ll be part of a health system that values physicians. Our medical staff members play a key role in Premier Health being recognized as a top-rated health care provider.

Our hospitals have received numerous awards for excellence in quality care from leading organizations such as Healthgrades, U.S. News & World Report and IBM Watson Health. These honors include Healthgrades’ “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” award and performing in the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical excellence.

Premier Health serves Southwest Ohio communities in more than 100 locations, including three hospitals – Miami Valley Hospital, with locations at Miami Valley Hospital South and Miami Valley Hospital NorthAtrium Medical Center and Upper Valley Medical Center.

We’re dedicated to improving the health of people in communities throughout Southwest Ohio, with more than 14,000 staff members and more than 2,300 physicians. That makes us the second largest employer in the region.

Advanced Clinical Programs and Medical Technology

Premier Heath leads the way in bringing advanced health care services and technology to Southwest Ohio. Here are a few examples:

  • Advanced cardiology procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and the WATCHMAN™ permanent implanted device for atrial fibrillation
  • Genius 3D Mammography, advanced mammography scans that find more invasive cancers and reduce call-backs
  • Da Vinci Xi® surgical system and training in robotic assisted surgery
  • The first certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the Dayton region. And Premier Health offers the TeleStroke Network, which provides 24/7 access to our team of stroke specialists at emergency departments throughout the region.
  • CareFlight, Premier Health’s regional air-medical transport and mobile intensive care ground services, which provide fast access to critical care for severely injured or ill patients in more than 17 counties
  • The MyChart/EPIC electronic medical record system, connected to every Premier Health facility including employed medical practices. The system allows patients to email physicians’ offices with requests for prescription refills, lab results and to schedule or change appointments.
  • Premier Virtual Care, the area’s first virtual clinic that enables patients to conduct visits with providers via video or phone chat 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Opportunities for Growth and Education

  • Affiliation with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, which offers teaching opportunities
  • A wide range of clinical trials that you can participate in and offer to your patients
  • MBA Leadership program offered to physicians through Wright State University and paid for by Premier Health. Upon completion of the leadership certificate, physicians can apply to the WSU MBA Program, and Premier Health will pay for 50 percent of the core curriculum.

Excellent Physician Support

Physician Relations Managers at each Premier Health hospital support:

  • New physicians with onboarding, marketing, introductions to primary care or specialty offices
  • Established physicians with finding needed resources and solutions for their practices

First Call/On-call Service provided for primary care physicians through Fidelity Health Care.

After-hours Call Center staffed by advanced practice providers for after-hours calls for minor illnesses.

Premier Health Supports Our Communities

In 2017, Premier Health invested $189 million in free care and other unpaid services and financial assistance to low-income families and invested more than $15.2 million in community projects and services.

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