Premier Pulse

Volume 10, Issue 1 – January 2023

Our 2023 Priorities  

Belcastro_336x336By Marc Belcastro, DO, system chief medical officer, Premier Health

Under the leadership of our new CEO, Mike Riordan, we established three priorities in 2022: quality/safety/service, employee engagement, and financial performance. These priorities will remain for 2023, and we believe a disciplined laser focus on these three areas will lead to success. Read more.

Clinical Neuroscience Institute Inspires Better Health

Merritt_350x350By Jason Merritt, vice president, Premier Physician Network and Neuroscience Service Line

One of the ways Premier Health works To Inspire Better Health is through the breadth of services and provider expertise available across our network. The Clinical Neuroscience Institute (CNSI), Neurosurgery, and Neuro-Interventional Surgery (NIS) teams are great examples of the diverse care and expertly trained providers that are fundamental to the success of fulfilling Premier Health’s vision. Read more.

Premier Health's New Vision Statement and 2035 Strategic Plan

Mike Riordan, president and CEO, and Lainie Dean, system vice president and chief strategy officer, provides significant details on Premier Health’s new vision statement and 2035 strategic plan. Read more.

Providers, Now is the Time to Change How we Document!

Maigur_HS_350x350By Andrew B. Maigur, MD, system director, Premier Physician Advisor Program, Premier Health

As of January 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) 2023 Final Rule went into effect. To reduce the administrative burden on providers, CMS revised the Evaluation & Management (E&M) coding guidelines for inpatient providers. Read more.

System News

Accreditation Updates, New Physicians, Significant Mobile Clinic Gift. Read more.

Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Roberto Colón, Dr. Andre Harris, Dr. Scott Kanagy

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Richard Hairston