Hospital Management Case Studies

Our acute care services provide the leadership and management that hospitals need in today’s changing health care environment. Read case studies about USACS partners to see real-life examples of the results that our integrated acute care solutions deliver. 



Photo of Exeter Hospital

ED Achieves Decrease to LOS, DC LOS, and Admit LOS

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The Challenge Exeter Hospital, along the seacoast in Southern New Hampshire, had a long-standing relationship with a small, private EM group.

  • Exeter Hospital
  • ED Volume: 30,000
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Photo of Allegheny Valley Hospital

Coordinated EM Care Leads to Better Patient Care

Improve Patient Satisfaction, Develop New Partnerships

The Challenge Allegheny Health Network is the newly created health system formed after the purchase of the West Penn Allegheny Health System by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the dominant health payor in Western Pennsylvania.

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Photo of Dr. Roberts

Improved Wait Times Lead to Patient Satisfaction

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction, Develop New Partnerships

The Challenge The healthcare facilities comprising Mercy Health Cincinnati initially were staffed by a private group and employed physicians.

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Valley Children's Hospital

Innovation and Efficiency for a Pediatric ED

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge Valley Children' s Hospital Emergency Department is housed in a tertiary care pediatric hospital which contains over 356 in-patient beds and serves 118,000 patients per year with a service area stretching from Sacramento to Bakersfield, California.

  • Valley Children's Hospital
  • ED Volume: 119,000
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Carolinas HealthCare System

Fostering Growth Across Varied Hospital Settings

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) is a large healthcare entity located in North and South Carolina.

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Lawrence & Memorial

ED Grows Volume and Improve Press Ganey Score

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The Challenge The Lawrence Memorial Hospital initially partnered with USACS in 2007 to operate their main hospital ED, which at the time, was seeing 40,000 visits per year with Press-Ganey scores in the 15th percentile.

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital and Pequot Health Center
  • ED Volume: 86,000
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Springfield Regional Medical Center

Increased ED Efficiency for a Newly Built Hospital

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction, Develop New Partnerships, Demonstrate Physician Leadership

The Challenge Springfield Regional Medical Center is a large community hospital serving a huge catchment area in western Ohio, approximately one hour from Columbus and 30 minutes from Dayton.

  • Springfield Regional Medical Center
  • ED Volume: 76,000
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New Campus Transition

Achieving Minimal Blowback and Maximum Buy-in

Develop New Partnerships

Emergency physicians often have deep and emotional ties to the communities they serve.

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First Track

Reducing ER Overcrowding Without Adding Beds

Improve ED Metrics

Problem: your emergency room is overcrowded.

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Building Better Clinicians

Building Better Clinicians

Improve ED Metrics

As part of its commitment to deliver safe, efficient, and cost-effective healthcare to its patients, USACS has put in place an innovative process of quality review.

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LWBS Rates following assumption of management

The Most Efficient Gatekeeper

Improve ED Metrics

Nowhere does quality equal time like in the emergency room.

  • Adventist Healthcare - Germantown Emergency Center
  • ED Volume: 37,000
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Graph Time from Arrival to Doctor

The Meritus Medical Center Turnaround

Improve ED Metrics, Develop New Partnerships

The Turnaround In October 2008 the Emergency Department at Meritus Medical Center, a 286-bed acute care facility located in Hagerstown, MD, was no longer meeting the hospital standards.

  • Meritus Medical Center
  • ED Volume: 78,000
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Blood Culture Utilization

Reducing the Flow of Blood... and Money

Improve ED Metrics

Healthcare spending represents around 18 percent of the U.

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graph Observation Length of Stay

Observation Care That Works

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction, Improve Hospital Capacity

Dedicated and Efficient How to cut length of stay, lower readmissions and raise patient satisfaction with a Dedicated Observation Unit.

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Graph Percentage Left Without Being Seen

From Failure to Success

Improve ED Metrics, Develop New Partnerships

On New Years Eve, as the clock tolled midnight and 2012 began, US Acute Care Solutions officially assumed management of Bristol Hospital emergency department.

  • Bristol Hospital
  • ED Volume: 41,000
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