Premier Pulse

Volume 5, Issue 3 – March 2018

The Power of “Thank You”

Belcastro_350x350By Marc Belcastro, DO, chief medical officer, Premier Health Southern Region

As chief medical officer of Premier Health’s southern region, I am thankful for the opportunity to serve you. I hope this series on patient experience has engaged your heart as much as your mind. Thank you for your time as you read these thoughts. Read more.

What is a Physician Advisor?

1114925682By Robert Morrison, MD, associate chief medical officer at Miami Valley Hospital and physician advisor for Premier Health

As we progress from a fee-for-service health care system to a value-based system, we need a doctor with special expertise in reducing inefficiencies, regulatory requirements, and the nuances of payer coverage to help navigate those changes. That doctor is a called a physician advisor. Read more.

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Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Atindra Chatterji, Dr. Jerry Clark, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Tammy Lundstrom, Dr. Matthew Reeves 

Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing 

Chief Consumer Officer: Chris Butler 

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly 

Editor: Niki Miller