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,…

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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…

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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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Inova Fairfax Builds Physician Alignment, Standardization for Cost-Effective Care

November 21, 2014
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Patrick Christiansen, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, and Executive Vice President, Inova Health System by Patricia Chaney Healthcare organizations employ various strategies to promote physician alignment and create a collaborative working environment. Often, the primary element needed is trust, not just between physicians and hospital administrators, but also between physician groups and […]

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Jersey Community Experiences Financial Turnaround

November 20, 2014
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Jon Wade, FACHE, chief executive officer of Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville, Ill., recounts the organization’s remarkable financial turnaround. He also explains how improving communication among departments contributed to this turnaround.  

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Flint Hills Achieves Impressive Outcomes with Dental Program

November 19, 2014
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Phillip Davis, Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh When Phillip Davis first came to Flint Hills Community Health Center in Emporia, Kan., three years ago after spending eight years with Community Health Center of Central Missouri as chief financial officer, he walked into an organization that was suffering from a shortage of funds and staff […]

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St. Joseph’s Breese CEO Details Hospital’s Top Priorities

November 18, 2014
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Paulette Evans, RN, MSN, discusses her earliest goals as the new president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese in Breese, Ill.    

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Dosher Memorial Wants to be the Friendliest Hospital in N.C.

November 17, 2014
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Tom Siemers, FACHE, President and CEO, Dosher Memorial Hospital by Patricia Chaney As many hospitals across the country redefine their mission statements to reflect the importance they are placing on quality-driven care, one critical-access hospital has united its physicians and employees around the simple mission of being the friendliest, most patient-centered hospital in North Carolina. […]

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Thunder Bay Regional Celebrates 10 Years of Healthcare Milestones

November 6, 2014
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Andrée Robichaud, president and chief executive officer of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, recounts the many milestones the organization has achieved 10 years after being established.  

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Brand-New Neuroscience Institute Pioneers Advanced Standards of Care

November 5, 2014
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Farzad Massoudi, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of the Neuroscience & Spine Institute at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif., details the strategy and goals of the recently opened $185-million facility.    

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Reading Health System Successfully Aligns with Physicians

November 4, 2014
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Dr. John D. Casey Jr., president of the medical staff at Reading Health System in West Reading, Penn., discusses the formation of Reading Health Partners by aligning with physicians throughout the system’s catchment area.  

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DaVita Benefits from Leadership of Chief Wisdom Officer

November 3, 2014
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Steve Priest, chief wisdom officer at DaVita Healthcare Partners, headquartered in Denver, Colo., explains how he and his Wisdom Team are the torchbearers for DaVita’s mission and values and how their fundamental responsibility is to advocate for a holistic human approach to the DaVita Village, rather than a business linear approach.

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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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