Who We Are

Grow with IMS

Inpatient Medical Services (IMS) is a premier provider of 24/7 hospitalist and post-acute care physician services including transitional and complex care management.

How IMS Adds Value

Unique Partnership Model Delivers Results

When it comes to exceptional patient care and operational excellence, we set our sights as high as you do

Careers

Careers and Lives Flourish Here—Join Us

Are you interested in exceptional work/life harmony paired with opportunities for leadership and career growth?

Where We Are

Opportunities for career growth and work/life balance at IMS

Throughout Northeast Ohio and expanding into the greater Midwest area, Inpatient Medical Services is expertly managing the full continuum of patient care.

Welcome to IMS (Inpatient Medical Services, Inc.)

Delivering a True Continuum of Care

IMS (Inpatient Medical Services, Inc.) is a premier provider of 24/7 hospitalist and post-acute care physician services including transitional and complex care management. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, IMS built its reputation for excellence through long-term continuing partnerships with some of the top healthcare systems in Northeast Ohio and is expanding throughout the Midwest. We are part of the portfolio of Sverica International, a leading private equity firm that is known for catapulting its companies to the top of their industries.

Experts in hospitalist care

Inpatient Medical Services (IMS) is leading the evolution of the continuum of care. We are integral partners in the success of the hospitals and medical care situations where our expert doctors provide unmatched consistency and quality of care through:

  • Hospitalist and nocturnist programs
  • Acute and post-acute care
  • Transitional care
  • Orthopedic collaboration
  • Emergent consultation
  • Co-medical management
  • Pre-admission testing

By embracing innovation, knowledge, compassion and hands-on partnerships we work together to bring you clinical management solutions that result in outstanding medical outcomes, increased patient satisfaction, improved performance metrics and operational savings.

Grow With IMS

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IMS is looking for hospitalist organizations interested in becoming a part of our dynamic and growing company. We’re building on our success providing a better continuum of care and are expanding throughout the Midwest.

If you’d like to learn more about the growth opportunities and resources we offer, contact us below.

Contact A Recruiter

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If you’re a physician or advanced practice practitioner looking to practice world-class medicine, propel your career forward, make a difference in people’s lives, or better yet, looking for all of those things and great quality of life—consider a career with IMS.

How IMS Adds Value

Care

The IMS Advantage

  • 24/7 presence of skilled, board certified eligible internists
  • Smooth transitions of care
  • Fewer complications
  • Improved clinical outcomes

Collaboration

The IMS Advantage

  • Customized care management
  • Consistent, open communication
  • Shared knowledge base to improve patient protocols
  • Multidisciplinary rounds

Value-based Purchasing

The IMS Advantage

  • Expert case management reduces expense per case
  • Timely and accurate coding improves reimbursement
  • Optimization of record-keeping, billing and analytics
  • Proven staffing model promotes cost containment

Efficiency

The IMS Advantage

  • Real-time communication with PCPs
  • More efficient use of consulting and ancillary services
  • State-of-the-art data capture and reporting
  • Integration of staff into medical facility operations

Performance Metrics

The IMS Advantage

  • Increased patient satisfaction
  • Decreased length of stay
  • Lower readmission rates
  • Improved HCAHPS scores

Full Coverage

The IMS Advantage

  • Total 24-hour management
  • Proactive crisis management
  • Emergency coverage by specialists
  • Nurse/clinical call center

The IMS Advantage: Adding Value Across the Continuum of Patient Care

When it comes to exceptional patient care and operational excellence, we set our sights as high as you do. IMS brings you so much more than traditional hospitalist services. We bring you the resources, experience and skills necessary to add value, wherever needed across the entire continuum of patient care.

What Advantages Does IMS Offer its Physicians?

Careers with IMS

Careers and Lives Flourish Here—Join Us

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It’s an exciting time to be a part of IMS.

We’re growing.  We’re different. And we’re looking to build our team with people who believe in a better continuum of care.

Are you interested in exceptional work/life harmony paired with opportunities for leadership and career growth? Or perhaps you’d like to build your career somewhere you’ll never be a number and can have a real impact on a successful organization? Then joining the IMS family is for you.

Opportunities for career growth and work/life balance at IMS

Working Hours

Testimonials to IMS’s Great Work-Life Balance

When you join the IMS family, you manage a predictable schedule that makes it easy to fulfill both professional and personal commitments. Here’s what our doctors have to say about IMS’s work/life balance.

Where We Are

Careers and Lives Flourish Here—Join Us

Throughout Northeast Ohio and expanding into the greater Midwest area, Inpatient Medical Services is expertly managing the full continuum of patient care.

As an industry leader in the hospitalist arena, IMS provides comprehensive hospitalist staffing and program management for all types and sizes of hospitals including non-profit and for-profit, in both urban and rural settings. IMS is also an integral partner to numerous post-acute care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and rehabilitation facilities.

No matter where, our expert doctors consistently provide unmatched consistency and quality of care. In 2013, IMS had in excess of 200,000+ encounters.

Over the past 15 years, IMS has built its reputation for excellence through long-term continuing partnerships with over 2,000 primary care physicians and over 30 different healthcare facilities.

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