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Scott & White Leadership Invited to National Forum on High Quality, Low-Cost Health Care
Date:8/3/2009

very of care by reducing duplicative tests and extra visits to the doctor.
  • Mission includes educating the next generation of physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals, which better allows selection of the best and brightest physicians and staff to join the organization on a permanent basis.
  • Publicly available quality and cost data for the selection of presenters at the conference were drawn from The Dartmouth Atlas, CMS Hospital Compare Survey, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider and Systems (HCAHPS) survey, and the U.S. Census. The Dartmouth Atlas uses Medicare claims data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to document variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the U.S. at a national, regional and local market level. The HCAHPS is a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology used to measure patients' perspectives on hospital care.

    About Scott & White Healthcare (sw.org)

    Scott & White Healthcare is a not-for-profit health care system established in 1897. Scott & White is the principal clinical teaching facility affiliated with the Texas A&M College of Medicine, with a Temple campus that includes a four-year medical curriculum. Along with its 636-bed flagship hospital and clinic facility in Temple, Texas, Scott & White includes nine other hospitals or hospital partners, and more than 50 clinic locations throughout Central Texas. With more than 800 physicians and scientists, Scott & White has become one of the nation's largest multi-specialty group practice systems.


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