Why a DUHS Administrative Fellowship?
Established in 1980, the Duke University Hospital Fellowship program provides essential management training that contributes to the growth and development of healthcare professionals.
Established in 2006, the Duke Revenue Cycle and Financial Management Fellowship provides management training that contributes to the growth and development of healthcare professionals with an interest in the patient revenue cycle and finance.
Established in 2016, the Duke Primary Care Physician Network Management Fellowship Program provides exposure to physician practice and network management through shadowing opportunities and meaningful project work that pairs practice management concepts with strategic network and Duke Health System initiatives.
Senior Administration is dedicated to each program. This is reflected in the direct reporting relationship of the fellows to each of their preceptors:
- President, Duke University Hospital
- Chief Operating Officer, Patient Revenue Management Organization
- Chief Operating Officer, Duke Primary Care
The two-year program allows fellows to learn in a responsive and challenging environment, while increasing their level of responsibility.
Why Duke University Health System?
Duke University Health System (DUHS) is a world-class network dedicated to providing the full range of patient health services across the continuum of care, from wellness to hospice. The three hospitals in DUHS are Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and Duke Raleigh Hospital. Duke Ambulatory Care Services encompasses outpatient services including health and wellness, primary care, specialty care, home care, and hospice. The Patient Revenue Management Organization (PRMO) focuses on streamlining the revenue cycle through enhanced management of Scheduling, Registration, Coding, Reimbursement, Billing, Collections, Managed Care Contracting, and Customer Service.
Awards and Accolades
Duke University Hospital has been recognized as the 17th best hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a ranking of the top 20 facilities across the nation. As of 2017-2018, DUH is nationally ranked in 23 specialties across the care continuum.
In its annual Best Medical Schools collection for 2017-2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke University School of Medicine as the seventh best school in the country for research, fifth best for internal medicine, ninth best for family medicine, and fifth best for geriatric programs.
In 2017, The Leapfrog Group awarded Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and Duke Raleigh Hospital with an “A” Hospital Safety Grade, the highest possible rating. The three hospitals have each achieved straight “A” grades since 2014.
National Recognition for Best Practices in Leadership and Strategy
In 2016, Baldrige recognized Duke University Hospital for their best practices in the leadership and strategy criterions.
Duke University Health System Achieves Magnet Designation
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) designated Duke University Health System as a Magnet organization, a program which distinguishes healthcare institutions who meet arduous professional standards for excellence in nursing.
Duke University Hospital Named one of Truven Health’s Top 100 Hospitals
In 2014, Duke University Hospital was named one of Truven Health’s Top 100 Hospitals, an award recognizing hospitals and leadership teams who have achieved a high level of performance based on a national balanced scorecard.