HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress
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In 1979, Richard Merkin, MD, founded the organization that would eventually become Heritage Provider Network.

In its earliest days, HPN lacked the financial and human capital to provide traditional solutions to…

HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation…
MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start
Posted 3 weeks ago

In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems.

King Drew had originally been founded by…

MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh …
Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing Marketplace
Posted 2 months ago

Hospitals and physicians aren’t the only ones that have spent the past few years adjusting to the Affordable Care Act. Payers have also had to change up their systems and…

Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing …
Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LIJ to Improve Care Continuum for Patients
Posted 2 months ago

Dr. Jonathan Mawere has been with Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility (QBECF) in Woodside, N.Y., in various capacities since 1999.

Founded in 1995, QBECF is a 280-bed, state-of-the-art nursing facility that…

Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LI…
Covenant Health Transforms Care Delivery with Daily Safety Ops Briefings
Posted 4 months ago

Many white papers have been written on the subject of care delivery and reinventing it for an Affordable Care future.

But it wasn’t a white paper that transformed Lubbock, Texas-based Covenant…

Covenant Health Transforms Care Delivery with…
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Physicians Care Embraces the Future of Healthcare

May 2, 2016
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When we last spoke with Chris Doyle, MBA, chief executive officer of Physicians Care Surgical Hospital in Royersford, Penn., the Rothman Institute had just opened its newest medical building. As the largest owner of Physicians Care, the Rothman Institute has coordinated with the original surgeon owners who created the hospital with the goal of achieving […]

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Three Perspectives on the Physician Shortage Crisis: An HCE Original Report (Part 3 of 3)

April 29, 2016
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As we wrap up our look at the different perspectives on the physician-shortage crisis, we turn to rural healthcare. In Part 1, we learned that academic medical centers like the Cleveland Clinic are concerned with how the shortage will affect them in the long-term and are planning accordingly. In Part 2, we detailed the views […]

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Three Perspectives on the Physician Shortage Crisis: An HCE Original Report (Part 2 of 3)

April 27, 2016
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On Monday, we began a three-part series on the differing perspectives among healthcare leaders regarding the physician-shortage crisis. In Part 1, Rob Coulton, executive director of professional affairs at the Cleveland Clinic, explained how academic medical centers are confronting the shortage from a long-term perspective. Today, we continue our series with Marissa Schimmel, director of […]

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Three Perspectives on the Physician Shortage Crisis: An HCE Original Report (Part 1 of 3)

April 25, 2016
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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 with three healthcare […]

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PCCN Forms Largest Pediatric Clinically Integrated Network in Arizona

April 20, 2016
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Shared savings. Population management. Risk. Physician leadership. These are the commonly heard buzzwords in the healthcare industry today, and more and more hospitals and healthcare systems are trying to implement the concepts behind these terms within their care-delivery models. Increasingly, hospitals and providers of adult medicine have looked to clinically integrated networks as a strategy […]

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HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress

April 18, 2016
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In 1979, Richard Merkin, MD, founded the organization that would eventually become Heritage Provider Network. In its earliest days, HPN lacked the financial and human capital to provide traditional solutions to troubled hospitals and health systems. According to Dr. Merkin, this forced HPN to think differently and to approach problems using nontraditional strategies. In other […]

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

April 14, 2016
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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 systems, Martha Whitecotton, senior vice […]

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MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start

April 12, 2016
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In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems. King Drew had originally been founded by the county of Los Angeles following the Watts Riots as a public hospital. It served a low-income, medically underserved community of 1.3 million people. […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Was Successful in Constructing a Brand-New 110-Bed Physical Rehabilitation Facility

April 8, 2016
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Paul Dongilli, PhD, chief executive officer at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., recounts the construction of a brand-new 110-bed physical rehabilitation hospital in Omaha and explains why the project has been successful so far.      

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Gramercy Strives to be a Cost-Effective Alternative within Healthcare

April 7, 2016
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Gramercy Surgery Center, a freestanding, Article 28 facility, was founded in 2006 by Katy R. Chiang, chief executive officer and president. It is operated and managed by Jeffrey Flynn, chief operating officer and administrator, who joined the center when it was established. Located in New York City, Gramercy is one of Manhattan’s leading multispecialty centers. […]

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