Kaiser Permanente: George Halvorson, Chairman & CEO
Posted 10 months ago

The roots of Kaiser Permanente date back to the depression era when a pre-payment system for hospital services was developed for workers on the aqueduct project in the Mojave Desert,…

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Sandoz, Inc.: Don DeGolyer, President
Posted 10 months ago

Sandoz, Inc., is a global generic-pharmaceutical company and the number-two player in the global -generic industry. For the past several years, it has also been one of the fastest-growing companies…

Sandoz, Inc.:  Don DeGolyer, President
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Steven M. Altschuler, CEO
Posted 11 months ago

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was founded in 1855 and holds the distinction of being the nation’s first pediatric hospital. Over 150 years later, it is still breaking ground…

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The George Washington University Hospital: Kimberly Russo, Chief Operating Officer
Posted 11 months ago

With a national reputation for quality and service and a range of patients that includes heads of state, The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., holds itself to extremely…

The George Washington University Hospital: Ki…
Baptist Health Care: Al Stubblefield, President & CEO
Posted 11 months ago

Finding Baptist Health Care in Northwest Florida is an easy task given the system's role in Pensacola and the surrounding communities. Baptist Health Care's commitment to the community that supports…

Baptist Health Care: Al Stubblefield, Preside…
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Three Perspectives on the Physician Shortage Crisis: An HCE Original Report (Part 1 of 3)

April 21, 2014
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by Pete Fernbaugh The national physician-shortage crisis has been covered extensively by healthcare media, but this coverage is often limited to the latest projections about the severity of the crisis and speculation about how it will impact different regions of the country. Recently, HCE decided to dig a little deeper into this subject by talking […]

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Savannah Hospital Rebounds from Deep Financial and Leadership Challenges

April 18, 2014
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PODCAST: Dr. Mary Chatman, COO and CNO, Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, details how the hospital avoided financial disaster and reformed its leadership culture.  

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Texas-Based Partnership Unifies Behavioral Health Services in Community

April 17, 2014
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PODCAST: Stephen Thames, CEO  Citizens Medical Center and David Way, Associate Executive Director & Corporate Integrity Officer at Gulf Bend Center, both located in Victoria, Texas, explain how they joined together to integrate behavioral health services within their community.    

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Pennsylvania Hospital Learns How to Do More with Less

April 16, 2014
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When John Krolicki accepted the position of vice president of facilities and support services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital six years ago, he was tasked with one overarching goal: standardizing the hospital’s systems from both a maintenance and medical perspective. Originally from the Detroit area, Krolicki had previously worked with […]

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Connecticut Hospital Focuses on End Users in CPOE Development

April 15, 2014
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Dr. Jennifer Bellino, chief medical information officer of The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn., has been with the organization for 10 years. She previously trained in internal medicine and worked for a year as a full-time hospitalist before joining Backus Hospital. She eventually was named chief of the hospitalists at Backus, then was […]

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Rural Missouri Hospital Focuses on Next Generation of Providers

April 14, 2014
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Scotland County Hospital was first established in 1970 in Memphis, Mo., as a non-for-profit district critical-access hospital. Since the beginning, its focus has been on families, both the families of its employees and of its patients. SCH was originally a 19,000 sq.-ft. campus that offered inpatient care, a surgery room, lab, and X-ray. Over time, […]

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Multi-Specialty Physician Practice Finds Value in Care Coordinators

April 11, 2014
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Scarsdale Medical Group is a medium-sized, multi-specialty physician practice with three locations in New York’s Westchester County and the Hudson Valley area. The practice offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, endocrinology, pulmonary, infectious diseases, rheumatology, gastroenterology, nephrology, geriatrics, dermatology, neurology, gynecology, podiatry, nutrition, and mind-body medicine. Using technology and care coordinators for seamless […]

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Pennsylvania Senior Care Pioneer Leads through Collaboration

April 10, 2014
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Paul W. Winkler, chief executive officer of Presbyterian SeniorCare, first joined the organization in 1987, when his predecessor, Charles W. Pruitt, was leading the Board of Directors into areas previously untouched by senior care. At the time, Presbyterian SeniorCare already had a reputation for being a pioneer in senior living and was breaking new ground […]

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Florida Children’s Hospital Opens Brand-New Facility on Greenfield Site

April 9, 2014
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Over six years ago, The Nemours Foundation dreamed of building a brand-new children’s hospital in Central Florida that would outpace and outclass any other form of healthcare in the region. Preliminary planning for the project began in early 2007. At that time, Nemours hired Nelson Roque to manage the construction of this $400-million, 620,000 square-foot […]

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Wholesaler Provides Support that Saves Hospitals Money on Pharmaceuticals

April 8, 2014
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Within the field of drug distribution, an avalanche of branded drugs going off patent and the influx of multiple generic alternatives has materially changed market dynamics. National healthcare wholesaler and solutions provider H. D. Smith is taking advantage of the numerous savings that can be found within the drug market today by providing support to […]

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