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
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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
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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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Valley-Wide Integrates Multiple Services within Its Clinics

October 24, 2014
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Gigi Darricades, chief executive officer, and Alonzo Payne, chief administrative officer, of Valley-Wide Health Systems in Alamosa, Colo., discuss the integration of behavioral health, oral health, and physical therapy services within the Valley-Wide clinics.  

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Rural Virginia Gay Prioritizes the Implementation of EHR

October 21, 2014
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Mike Riege, chief executive officer of Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa, talks about his rural facility’s implementation of EHR, including the challenges and the obstacles he and his team overcame along the way.  

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Tsoi/Kobus Focused on Adding Value to Healthcare Design

October 17, 2014
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Jocelyn Frederick, principal at Tsoi/Kobus & Associates in Cambridge, Mass., one of the country’s foremost architecture, planning, and interior design firms, discusses how she, as leader of its celebrated healthcare practice, and her team are assisting  organizations in navigating the changes in healthcare construction through the value-added Kaizen methodology.

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Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Navigates Challenges of Pediatric Brain Tumor Program

October 16, 2014
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Mark Kieran, MD, PhD, clinical director of the Brain Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, discusses the challenges, the obstacles, and the ultimate joy of overseeing one of the country’s foremost pediatric brain-tumor programs.  

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Mount Sinai’s Long-Term EHR Strategy Pays Off

October 14, 2014
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Kristin Myers, vice president of IT, Epic clinical transformation, and iPMO at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, N.Y., explores the long-term strategic plan that successfully integrated EHR into the system and prepared it for the recent merger with Continuum Health Partners.  

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FastCommand Helps Hospitals Respond to Crisis Situations

October 13, 2014
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Kevin Foote, chief executive officer of FastHealth Corporation in Tuscaloosa, Ala., describes how his organization’s FastCommand Digital Disaster Response System can aid hospitals and healthcare groups in communicating effectively with the media and the public during a crisis situation, such as the ongoing Ebola threat.  

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Center for Connected Health Engages Patients Using Smartphone Technology

October 8, 2014
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Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar, founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, which is affiliated with Partners HealthCare, in Boston, Mass., discusses the various ways in which he and his team are engaging patients through the use of smartphone technology.  

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Queensway Carleton Reaches Senior Population with ACE

October 6, 2014
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Tom Schonberg, chief executive officer of Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, discusses the implementation and philosophy behind the Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) program.  

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Swift County-Benson Successfully Reduces Budgetary Costs

October 3, 2014
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Frank Lawatsch, chief executive officer of Swift County-Benson Hospital in Benson, Minn., delves into the strategy behind his organization’s successful reduction of costs from its $13-million budget.  

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4 Healthcare Leaders Explain How Telehealth is Impacting Care Delivery: An HCE Original Report

October 1, 2014
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by Pete Fernbaugh Recently, HCE spoke with four healthcare leaders about the impact telehealth is having on their delivery of care.   Here’s what they had to say. ****** Martha Whitecotton, Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, N.C. Although telepsychiatry is common to many for-profit companies and healthcare […]

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