Archives for March 2016

From the CEO’s Desk: Getting Personal With Your Health

BeWell-ConnectMarch marks the beginning of a major investment by the UVA Health System.  It’s not a capital project or new clinic but something much closer to home: the health and well-being of the people who work here every day. [Read more…]

New Videos Spotlight Our Physicians

UPG is in the middle of a campaign to raise the profile of our physicians and the amazing work done every day at UVA. A series of six videos are being produced this year to highlight different clinical programs, from the artificial pancreas and focused ultrasound to telemedicine. To help push our story out to a wide audience, we’re capitalizing on social media outlets like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. [Read more…]

Looking Back On A Year of Making Change

The challenges that we face as an academic medical center have called on us to adapt better and faster to change. For UPG, these many challenges have put a spotlight on our operational efficiency and on what adds value — for our providers as well as our patients. As you will see in UPG’s Annual Report for 2015, our support for the School of Medicine’s academic missions continues to grow. [Read more…]

Activity Index for March 2016: Clinical Volumes, Collections, Payer Mix Trends

Patient volumes through the first 8 months

Clinical volumes through February were 3.6% above the prior year and 1.1% over the target with newly hired clinicians. Through February, 30 of the 68 planned clinical hires were on board. All service areas showed growth in patient volumes over the prior year, with double-digit growth in the departments of dermatology, pediatrics and anesthesiology. [Read more…]

Need Child Care? Consider the Sharon L. Hostler Child Development Center

center child 2The Sharon L. Hostler Child Development Center at 107 Whitewood Road has openings for children of all ages, from six weeks through pre-kindergarten. Come meet the teachers and learn about the innovative curriculum during the center’s open house from April 11 – April 15, 2016, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Managed by Bright Horizons, the center is available to all UVA Health System employees. [Read more…]