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ChoiceHealth

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About ChoiceHealth

ChoiceHealth delivers services that enhance revenue and improve operational efficiencies for the healthcare provider. The primary focus of ChoiceHealth is to provide our members access to network contracting, credentialing and group purchasing. We also offer consulting services and educational opportunities.

We understand that the needs of healthcare providers have changed significantly in recent years. As a business service network of Novant Health, ChoiceHealth brings you an innovative approach for doing business.

ChoiceHealth acts as a catalyst to extend Novant Health's resources and services to independent providers throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, with plans to expand into Georgia. We currently have approximately 1000 members representing all medical subspecialties. ChoiceHealth acts as a non-exclusive agent on behalf of our members, which allows them to maintain their independent status and simultaneously take advantage of the services offered by a larger healthcare system. ChoiceHealth members are not required to use Novant Health facilities, ancillaries or employed physician services.

As a subsidiary corporation of Novant Health, ChoiceHealth embraces the Mission, Vision, and Values of our parent company.

 

Mission

Novant Health exists to improve the health of our communities, one person at a time.

 

Vision

We, the employees of Novant Health and our physician partners, will deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time.

 

Values

Compassion: We treat our customers and their families, staff and other healthcare providers as family members with kindness, patience, empathy and respect.

Diversity: We recognize that every person is different, each shaped by unique life experiences. This enables us to better understand each other and our customers.

Personal Excellence: We strive to grow personally and professionally and approach each service opportunity with a positive, flexible attitude. Honesty and personal integrity guide all we do.

Teamwork: The needs and expectations of any one customer are greater than what one person's service efforts can satisfy. We support each other so that together as a team, we can be successful in the eye of the customer as a quality service provider.

History

ChoiceHealth, Inc. is a taxable not-for-profit subsidiary corporation of Novant Health, Inc. Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system serving more than five million residents from Virginia to South Carolina. Novant was formed July 1, 1997 by the merger of Carolina Medicorp of Winston=Salem, North Carolina and Presbyterian Health Services of Charlotte, North Carolina. Thomasville Medical Center joined the system in 1997. Brunswick Community Hospital joined in 2006. Novant purchased MedQuest Imaging services in 2007. Rowan Regional Medical Center joined in 2008. In 2008, Novant Health joint ventured with HMA to hold a minority interest in Franklin Regional Medical Center in Louisburg, North Carolina and UpState Medical Center in Gaffney, South Carolina. In October 2009, Novant Health took over controlling interest of the hospitals and began full integration into the Novant Health System. In July 2009, Prince William Health System (PWHS) of Manassas, Virginia finalized an agreement to merge with Novant Health.

Other hospitals include: Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital in Charlotte, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews, Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville, and Brunswick Community Hospital. Other facilities and programs of Novant Health include four philanthropic foundations, two nursing home and senior residential facilities, nearly 350 physician clinics, outpatient surgery and diagnostic centers, rehabilitation programs and community health outreach programs.

ChoiceHealth was established January 1, 2001 through the restructuring of the Physician Hospital Organization, Presbyterian Health Network located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Today, ChoiceHealth offers services to both employed and independent healthcare providers throughout the Novant Health service area. ChoiceHealth's services and programs are specifically designed to support the business of running a medical practice. ChoiceHealth currently offers services to approximately 2,000 healthcare providers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

ChoiceHealth calls itself "A Business Service Network", its mission is to offer services that enhance revenue and reduce operational costs for healthcare providers. The primary focus of ChoiceHealth is to provide Managed Care services: network contracting, credentialing, and contract consulting. In addition, ChoiceHealth offers: group purchasing programs, financial consulting services, physician quality initiatives, and educational opportunities.

ChoiceHealth acts as a non-exclusive agent on behalf of our members. All services are offered on a menu basis. Independent provider members are not required to utilize Novant facilities, ancillaries, or employed physicians. The goal of ChoiceHealth is to enhance relationships with providers by acting as a catalyst to extend Novant Health's resources and services. Market based fees are charged to independent providers for network participation.

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