The UI Health OVCHA Business Development team works closely with clinical and executive leadership across the health system and external clinical partners to evaluate, develop, promote and implement clinical growth strategies. OVCHA Business Development activities include:

  • Affiliations/Partnerships
  • New Ambulatory Site Evaluation/Planning
  • Service Line Development
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Clinical Growth Strategy
  • Corporate Health
  • Business Plans

If you would like to reach OVCHA Business Development, please call (312) 996-3992 or email burkiewi@uic.edu.

Provider Relations

The UI Health provider relations specialists represent UI Health to the physician community of the greater Chicago region.  They provide information to referring physicians about UI Health’s clinical programs, assist with the patient referral process, solve patient access issues, and strengthen relationships with referring hospitals, clinics, managed care and workers’ compensation companies.

The provider relations specialists at UI Health look forward to assisting you with:

  • Information about UI Health and its clinical services
  • Referral assistance
  • Coordination of physician outreach visits to physician offices
  • Clinical trial information
  • Faculty Speakers Bureau and Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities
  • Assistance with ways to contact physicians on the medical staff
  • Tours of UI Health facilities and site visits

If you would like more information or are interested in any of our services, please call (312) 996-3992 or email provrelations@uic.edu