Kaiser Permanente: George Halvorson, Chairman & CEO
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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,…

Kaiser Permanente: George Halvorson, Chairman…
Sandoz, Inc.: Don DeGolyer, President
Posted 1 year 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
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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…

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Stev…
The George Washington University Hospital: Kimberly Russo, Chief Operating Officer
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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 1 year 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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St. Joseph Health Understands the Importance of Change Management

September 17, 2014
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Darrin Montalvo, president of integrated services at St. Joseph Health in Irvine, Calif., discusses the importance of change management when implementing clinical-systems initiatives.  

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Coastal Family Undergoes Complete Restructuring of Leadership

September 17, 2014
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Ms. Angel S. Greer, MPH, Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh When HCE last covered Coastal Family Health Center in 2011, we talked with Ms. Angel Greer, MPH, chief executive officer, about the various goals the organization had set with respect to providing care, upgrading technology, and recruiting physicians as an FQHC under healthcare reform. […]

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DIG Navigates Regulatory Standards Worldwide

September 16, 2014
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Dr. John A. Bennett, founder of Devon International Group (DIG) with U.S. headquarters in King of Prussia, Penn., describes the challenges of navigating healthcare regulations around the globe.  

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Citizens Medical Center Renews Focus on Behavioral Health

September 16, 2014
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Stephen Thames, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Medical Center and David Way, Associate Executive Director & Corporate Integrity Officer, Gulf Bend Center by Patricia Chaney Improving behavioral healthcare is a vital part of treating the whole patient and is an area with which many hospitals struggle, especially when it involves integrating behavioral health with the rest […]

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Winneshiek Medical Confronts Surgical Cancellation Rate

September 15, 2014
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Lisa M. Radtke, interim chief administrative officer, Dr. Robert Flinchbaugh, chief medical officer, and Curt Wymer, performance improvement engineer, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, Iowa, discuss the steps they took to confront a 15 percent surgical cancellation rate.  

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American Family Care: It’s All about the Patient

September 15, 2014
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Dr. Bruce Irwin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, and Randy Johansen, President by Pete Fernbaugh   Randy Johansen has been employed with American Family Care (AFC) for 22 years and has served as president for the last 10 years. He was employed at a for-profit hospital when Dr. Bruce Irwin, founder and chief executive officer […]

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Palm Beach Orthopaedic Spearheads Post-Surgical DME Program

September 12, 2014
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Brian Bizub, chief executive officer of Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute in West Palm Beach, Fla., discusses two initiatives: implementing a post-surgical DME program and opening commercial pharmacies in physician group practice offices.  

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UF Institute Leading Breakthroughs in Proton Therapy Research

September 11, 2014
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Stuart Klein, executive director of the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville, Fla., discusses the intricacies involved with advancing proton therapy research. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Ketterman)

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West Shore Medical Rebounds from Loss of CAH Status

September 10, 2014
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James Barker, president and CEO of West Shore Medical Center in Manistee, Mich., Diane Banks, vice president of performance improvement, and Julie Blaney, marketing director, discuss how the organization responded to its loss of critical access hospital (CAH) status in September 2012.

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2 Healthcare Entrepreneurs Describe How They’re Changing the Traditional Provider Model: An HCE Original Report

September 4, 2014
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by Pete Fernbaugh Historically, healthcare has been dependent on the innovations of entrepreneurs to help move the industry into the future. With that in mind, we’d like to highlight the contributions of two healthcare entrepreneurs who are working hard to change and advance the traditional provider model. HCE had the privilege of speaking with these […]

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