Since its inception in June 2012, St. Vincent’s Health Partners has been recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry. From implementing an Information Technology Platform to being the first in the state and the nation to become accredited as a Clinically Integrated Network to being a member of the Value Care Alliance, SVHP is working to change the way healthcare is delivered in Connecticut.
An underlying principle of SVHP is the ability to allow the physician members to remain independent yet benefit from the resources that are available as part of a larger organization-such as practice management resources, patient navigators, electronic health records, group purchasing discounts, contracting, and shared data analytics on quality measures.
SVHP’s model of clinical integration requires that providers, physicians and hospitals alike, take responsibility for population health management; expand access to the continuum of care and improve outcomes at lower costs. Focusing on quality metrics and clinical outcomes allows us to provide optimal care for our patients, as well as the ability to respond to future reimbursement models such as bundled payments, accountable care organizations (ACO’s) and financial penalties for re-admissions and complications.
The SVHP network is comprised of St. Vincent's Medical Center, our flagship hospital, and member Physicians, Skilled Nursing Centers, Home Care Agencies, Safety Net Clinics, and other Healthcare Systems to provide appropriate care in the appropriate setting while improving quality and cost.