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Provider Hospital Organization

What is a PHO?

A PHO (Provider Hospital Organization) is a model that enables hospitals and physicians to work together to accomplish common goals including:

  • Develop improved methods of health care delivery
  • Oversee integration of physicians and hospitals into health care delivery networks
  • Assisting in voluntary group formation
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate information

The Butler Health System PHO consists of advisory committees and is governed by a seven person Board of Managers with five being participant physicians.

Care Navigator Program

Recently, the Butler Health System PHO created a Care Navigator program. This program is designed to help improve the overall health and well-being of an individual by providing a member focused, team-based approach to health and wellness. To learn more, click here.

Bridges Health Partners

Bridges Health Partners is a partnership among four independent non-profit health systems that began in 2015 in the Pittsburgh metropolitan market and surrounding communities. Consisting of Butler Health System, Excela Health System, St. Clair Hospital, and Washington Health System, each partner system, along with their independent and employed medical staff, are committed to transforming how healthcare services are delivered by implementing an integrated, regional network of care that supports all patient populations, no matter the payer.

Using collaborative care models and advanced IT analytics, we seek to improve the lives of our patients across the continuum of healthcare. To learn more, visit Bridges Health Partners.

Verification of Affiliation

For healthcare facilities who have documented permission to obtain information, on-line verification is available for provider’s who are actively credentialed with BMH and who are in good standing. Please note that to verify historical, inactive providers you may email your request and release to and we will provide a timely response.

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