The number of family physicians leaving private or small group practices and entering large organizations is increasing. As members of large organizations, clinicians find that they are subject to individual patient satisfaction (IPS) scores. These scores often compare the provider with other providers within the organization and are benchmarked to other groups.
Born Feb. 11, 1929, in Watsontown, he was a son of the late John and Mary (Ravert) Bachman. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Ruth (Harriman) Bachman, to whom he was married 47 years. He then married Isabelle (Leiser) Pontious in 2000, who survives.
San Antonio Pets Alive is in a precarious position and was bailed out by the city, and the blame should be shared by ACS because of its lack of proper monitoring of the SAPA contracts and the model they have used in dealing with rescue organizations and live release in general.