ProMedica, UT Celebrate Academic Partnership and Nurses Week on WJR
posted on: 11/28/2011In celebration of National Nurses Week and the one-year anniversary of an Academic Health Center agreement between ProMedica and The University of Toledo, Paul W. Smith, of WJR AM760, spoke with leaders from both organizations this month about their mission to enhance clinical education and to improve community health in the region.
Please listen to the interviews below for more information about progress seen by ProMedica and The University of Toledo during the past year.
Randy Oostra, president and CEO of ProMedica, and Dr. Jeffrey Gold, chancellor and executive vice-president for biosciences and health affairs for The University of Toledo Medical Center, spoke with WJR about how their academic partnership strengthens both organizations and benefits Ohio communities.
Scott Scarborough, senior vice-president and executive director of The University of Toledo Medical Center, spoke with WJR about increasing patient satisfaction and training future physicians to provide the kind of exemplary care that patients expect and deserve.
ProMedica, a mission-based organization that is ranked the No. 2 most integrated health system in the U.S., was formed in 1986 and is a Toledo, Ohio-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization with nearly 14,000 employees; 3,000 physicians and more than 306 facilities in Ohio and Michigan. ProMedica serves more than 2.73 million patients annually and includes 11 hospitals; ProMedica Continuum Services with senior, hospice, rehabilitation, and integrative services; ProMedica Physicians, a network of more than 315 primary care and specialty physicians; and Paramount Health Care, the largest HMO in northwest Ohio.