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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Provide excellence in care, healing and health to the individuals and communities we serve.

Programs: Patient care services oakwood healthcare system (ohs) operates 4 acute care hospitals and 65 outpatient care sites serving 30 communities. With 1,229 licensed acute care beds, oakwood cared for approximately 56,411 admissions and averaged a daily inpatient census of 747 patients in 2014. Ohs performed about 14,800 inpatient surgeries and 44,575 outpatient surgeries of which 397 were open heart. With almost 194,150 emergency room visits across five locations and 241,170 acute care outpatient registrations, oakwood offers a comprehensive menu of services across the continuum, including trauma, acute care, rehabilitation and mental health services. Oakwood currently holds approximately 38. 5% of the inpatient market share in a primary service area covering 500 square miles serving a population of almost 950 thousand people. Oakwood clinicians deliver evidence based care using protocols and standard order sets and was the first system in southeastern michigan to voluntarily provide quality and pricing information on its website. Oakwood has developed a set of key service lines that represent nearly 44. 1% of the inpatient admissions. The service lines focus on heart and vascular services, women's health, orthopedics, neurosciences and cancer care.

graduate medical educationoakwood offers allopathic, osteopathic and podiatric medical residency programs to enhance the delivery of patient care. There are approximately 65 faculty and over 300 medical residents covering 19 programs. Programs include primary care specialties, ob/gyn, geriatrics, radiology, podiatry, transitional education, ophthalmology and others. Oakwood participates in wayne state university school of medicine (wsu som) sponsored programs including otolaryngology, urology, dermatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation and orthopedics residency programs. All of the allopathic residency programs are affiliated with the nationally ranked wsu som. The osteopathic programs are affiliated with michigan state university's college of osteopathic medicine. The residency programs have filled nearly 100% of their slots offered in the match over the last 3 years and have graduating classes with near 100% board pass rates. The system participated in approximately 100 clinical trials and was active in original research. Oakwood's medical education programs are accredited by the accreditation council for graduate medical education and the american osteopathic association.

uncompensated and under-compensated care servicesoakwood's uncompensated care for our communities is exemplified by care provided to persons needing emergency and inpatient care as well as other services. Oakwood delivered patient care services to our community's un-insured and under-insured through our charity care (oak assist) program. Oakwood wrote off approximately 7,200 cases at an estimated $35 million in charges at a cost of $8. 7 million to charity care in 2014. Federal poverty guidelines, absence of assets, credit scores and a number of other criteria are used to ensure that oakwood provides the care to the most deserving of our population. Another component to oakwood's total uncompensated care is comprised of bad debt and losses incurred on our medicaid book of business. In 2014, oakwood wrote off approximately $137. 3 million in bad debt (adjusted for patient discount) at a cost of approximately $36. 7 million. In addition, 20. 8% of oakwood's patient revenue is from the medicaid programs. Unfortunately, medicaid reimbursement is insufficient to cover costs of the care and fall about $45. 2 million short. In total, oakwood provided almost $289. 7 million (gross charges) in uncompensated care in 2014.

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