Russell Medical, a UAB strategic affiliate for a number of years, has signed a administration settlement to turn out to be a member of the UAB Well being System.
Russell Medical in Alexander Metropolis, Alabama, has signed a administration settlement to turn out to be a member of the UAB Well being System, following the motion taken yesterday by the respective boards of each organizations.
Russell Medical joins different Alabama hospitals as a part of the UAB Well being System, which incorporates UAB Hospital, UAB Highlands Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital and administrative relations in Medical West, Baptist Well being Montgomery, John Paul Jones, LV Stabler and Bryan W. Whitfield, together with affiliate relationships with three further hospitals within the state.
"Russell Medical and the UAB Well being System have so much to supply," stated Will Ferniany, Ph.D., CEO of the UAB Well being System. "Each events present strengths and property that may enhance medical care within the Lake Martin area."
The UAB Well being System shall be represented on the RM Board of Administrators and can work in collaboration with the administrators and the prevailing administration group. Below the settlement, UABHS will help in most of the industrial features of hospital operations, together with provide chain logistics, income cycle administration and compliance points. The UAB may also assist with scientific sources, similar to help in hiring and hiring medical doctors.
RM has been a strategic member of the UAB for a number of years, taking part in most cancers and telemedicine networks together with the dissemination of numerous medical specialties, together with cardiovascular care, urology and surgical procedure.
"Now we have an extended historical past with UAB that has served this hospital and the residents of Alexander Metropolis and its environment nicely," stated Jim Peace, CEO of Russell Medical. "The brand new administration settlement solely strengthens that relationship and can assist be certain that RM continues to supply the distinctive medical care our group expects."
The president of the Russell Medical Board of Administrators says he believes the connection with UAB will permit RM to reap the benefits of its packages, companies and sources to assist space residents attain their highest degree of well being and well-being.
"As a part of the UAB Well being System, we will pool sources and work collectively to adapt to the continually altering healthcare atmosphere as a part of its community of amenities," stated Hugh Neighbors III. "We’re a elementary well being care supplier for the Lake Martin space, and we strongly imagine that this relationship will permit us to supply improved companies with extra worthwhile operations."
RM will proceed to be owned by its mum or dad firm, Medical Park Inc., and RM will make use of employees, with no anticipated modifications in advantages or wages. Docs who attend sufferers on MRI will proceed to take action.
"Because the main well being firm within the state, UABHS has important sources and expertise that shall be out there to RM," stated Don Lilly, senior vice chairman of community growth at UABHS. “Now we will supply the data, concepts and assist of our establishment to RM in what is actually helpful for each hospitals, however most significantly, a victory for the folks of Alexander Metropolis, Tallapoosa County and all through the state from Alabama who belief us. "
RM provides superior supply companies together with surgical and emergency care, pediatrics, most cancers therapy, cardiovascular / cardiopulmonary companies, hyperbaric wound / medication care and complex radiology and imaging companies.