New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2011
MultiPlan, Inc., the nation’s oldest and largest independent PPO network, announced the hospitals whose pediatric patients submitted the top drawings in its annual Holiday Card program:
- Houston Medical Center, Warner Robins, GA
- Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
- Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo, CO
- The Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY (two winners)
MultiPlan’s Holiday Card Program invites pediatric patients at hospitals participating in MultiPlan’s PPO networks to enter their drawings for a public vote on the MultiPlan website. The five entries that receive the most votes are featured on holiday greeting cards, produced courtesy of MultiPlan. The hospitals that submit drawings receive boxed sets of the cards for use in fundraising and to sell in their gift shops.
Over 4300 votes were cast in this year’s program. The top five drawings are featured on MultiPlan’s website at: http://www.multiplan.com/providers/holidaycardprogram.cfm. “We’re glad that through this program we’re able to help spread a little cheer during a child’s visit to the hospital.” said Dr. Anthony Sposato, Chief Medical Officer for MultiPlan. Sposato continued, “The proceeds from the sale of the cards help support the hospital’s pediatric programs, so they continue to work beyond the holiday season.”
In conjunction with this program MultiPlan makes a donation to Starlight Children’s Foundation™, which for nearly 30 years has been helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. For more information about Starlight, go to: http://www.starlight.org.
In addition to the Holiday Card Program, MultiPlan provides participating hospitals with Jeep PowerWheels toy cars through its Toy Car Program, and awards annual grants to qualifying hospitals through its Rural Health Outreach Grant Program.
MultiPlan, Inc. is the industry’s most comprehensive provider of healthcare cost management solutions. The company provides a single gateway to a host of primary, complementary and out-of-network strategies for managing the financial risks associated with healthcare claims. Clients include insurers/health plans, third-party administrators, self-funded employers, HMOs and other entities that pay medical bills in the commercial healthcare, government, workers compensation and auto markets. MultiPlan is owned by BC Partners, a leading international private equity firm, and Silver Lake, the world’s largest private investor in technology. For more information, visit http://www.MultiPlan.com.