Based in: Canton, Ohio
Number of hospitalists: Around 150 with projected growth in 2020. Currently recruiting for sites in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Texas.
Contact: Darrin Grella, Vice President of Recruiting, firstname.lastname@example.org; 844-863-6797; USACS.com
US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) serves more than 220 sites in 20 states. Ten sites are Integrated Acute Care programs with multiple service lines including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, observation services and palliative care.
Employment model: USACS is owned and led by physicians, drawing from an unprecedented level of talent, commitment and passion. USACS physicians have Day 1 ownership.
Services: Team model with hospitalist, critical care and emergency department under one (Integrated Acute Care) director.
Schedule and coverage: Typical coverage is seven-on/seven-off model with 12-hour shifts and the support of USACS-trained APPs.
Compensation: Employee/salary model. Site-specific compensation may include sign-on bonuses and productivity and/or quality incentives. Benefits package includes physician-equity ownership; 10% company funded retirement; comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage; tax-free CME/BEA; short- and long-term disability; medical malpractice including tail coverage; leadership and clinical training; paid parental leave for all new parents; pioneering paid military leave and student loan refinancing.
Practice highlights: As George Mitri, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Integrated Acute Care, explains: “I believe our Integrated Acute Care model is the future of health care because it best aligns physician leadership with improved patient care. Our programs have already begun to prove this with incredible results.”
Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist