Author: Alexis Loyd

Continued Success: Update on the Faculty Compensation and Incentive Plan

The Faculty Compensation and Incentive Plan (FCIP) seeks to progressively reward high-performing faculty members across all missions, while linking accountability, covering appropriate overhead and addressing productivity outliers. After 18-plus months within the program and careful examination of the data and results, I am pleased to announce an initiative currently taking… Read more »

Revenue Cycle Operations assessment

This summer, McKinnis Consulting Services conducted an assessment of Revenue Cycle Operations and presented a report to School of Medicine and Health System leadership in early September. The findings of their assessment identified net revenue opportunities through several different initiatives. McKinnis was engaged to assist with implementation of recommended initiatives,… Read more »

Honoring Dr. Samuel Baron

It is with sadness that I share that Samuel Baron, MD, former Chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology passed away on June 22. Chair for more than 20 years, Dr. Baron touched the lives of many faculty members, fellows and students at UTMB. He was an international icon in… Read more »

The Road to Safety Begins with You

By Drs. Rex McCallum and Selwyn Rogers We talk about patient safety a lot. We need to focus on your safety as well. An accident is defined as, “…an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and usually results in harm, injury, damage, or loss; casualty; mishap…” Slow down. Accidents… Read more »

Enhancing patient access and quality of care through the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program

As of October 2014, UTMB’s Academic Enterprise had achieved several goals aimed at enhancing patient access and quality of care and earned $12.1 million through the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program, or Medicaid 1115 Waiver. We are currently in year four of the waiver. The five-year, statewide… Read more »