Independent Physician Solutions

Christopher R. Stetler D.O.
Medical Director of Quality Initiatives, Independent Physician Solutions
Department Chair of Family Medicine, Mercy Medical Center

Independent Physician Solutions

Independent Physician Solutions offers Northeast Ohio independent physicians a continuum of services, including revenue cycle management, electronic medical records (EMR), managed care contracting, professional liability insurance and a suite of a la carte consulting services for practice operations and financial management, such as employee benefits and practice management.

Established by the Sisters of Charity Health System in 2010, Independent Physician Solutions is a for-profit subsidiary of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Responsibility for back-office functions and personnel charged with billing, EMR training and help desk support are managed by Medic Management LLC, an experienced and leading provider of management, operational and financial health care consulting services to private practices and hospital-employed and affiliated physicians.

Through a unique market arrangement with GE Healthcare, Independent Physician Solutions offers General Electric’s Centricity® Practice Solution. The technology positions independent medical practitioners to demonstrate meaningful use in order to receive federal incentives as well as provide them with efficiencies and other benefits of practicing in an electronic environment.

Independent Physician Solutions allows independent medical practitioners to maintain independence while keeping pace with larger, affiliated practices and meeting the new technology requirements mandated under the Affordable Care Act.

Learn more at www.independentphysiciansolutions.com.


Independent Physician Solutions

7580 Northcliff Avenue
Suite 500

Brooklyn, OH 44144

p: 216 472 2730

Established 2010

Independent Physician Solutions is a physician-focused organization, providing a robust infrastructure to provide independent physicians in the Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, markets the tools, technology and support they need to meet the competitive and regulatory challenges of health care reform while maintaining their independence. Independent Physician Solutions also services the practices of of the employed physician groups at Mercy Medical Center and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

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