FL | Hospital | Residents urge Naples Council to send message to NCH about hospital admissions

Ultimately, Madwar believes NCH is aiming to move to a fully employed medical staff of physicians, similar to the approach Cleveland Clinic tried when it built a satellite hospital in North Naples. That hospital opened in 2000 but failed to get a full line-up of physicians necessary for an employed-hospital model. The hospital is now owned by Physicians Regional Health System. NCH does not have a goal of an employed physician approach, Curry, the NCH spokeswoman, said.

By Liz Freeman, Naples Daily News Published 5:46 p.m. ET Dec. 5, 2018 | Updated 7:19 p.m. ET Dec. 5, 2018
The Naples City Council was urged Wednesday to take a stance on a policy change at the NCH Healthcare System that will end the ability of independent primary care physicians to admit their patients to its hospitals.

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