Next StepsSparrow and Physician leaders are currently working to develop a Clinically Integrated Organization.  The organization, known as the Sparrow Care Network, is expected to be operational by the end of 2014 and will improve the quality and efficiency of care, while transforming:

  • The way care is delivered at Sparrow
  • How Sparrow and medical staff interact
  • How Physicians interact and relate to each other

Major milestones for 2014 include:

2nd Quarter:

  • Establish the Clinically Integrated Organization, including the development of policies and organizational bylaws
  • Select organizational administrative, quality, and clinical initiatives
  • Evaluate existing information technology resources

 

3rd Quarter:

  • Begin general Physician education and asking them to join organization
  • Finalize administrative, quality, and clinical initiatives
  • Implement information technology plan
  • Implement program/begin engaging partners and payers
  • Formational committees dissolve, install Governing Board

 

4th Quarter:

  • Continue Physician education and asking them to join organization
  • Governing Board approves/ratifies work of formational committees
  • Install ongoing advisory committees
  • Transition to ongoing operations