Covenant Health Transforms Care Delivery with Daily Safety Ops Briefings
Posted 1 month 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…
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 …
HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress
Posted 3 months ago

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…
Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LIJ to Improve Care Continuum for Patients
Posted 5 months ago

Dr. Jonathan Mawere, Administrator and Chief Operating Officer, Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility

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

Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LI…
St. Thomas Elgin Expansion Project Supports Vision of Excellent Patient Care
Posted 10 months ago

Paul Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Transforming emergency-department care delivery and lowering wait times are major initiatives in many hospitals not just in the United…

St. Thomas Elgin Expansion Project Supports V…
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Cheyenne Regional Leads State with Wyoming Institute of Population Health

February 12, 2016
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Dr. Phyllis Sherard, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Population Health; Greg O’Barr, Director, Business Development and Analysis; and Dr. Judit Olah, Director, Analytics for Population Health Division, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming. With 222 beds, it was honored by CMS with […]

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Advocate Lutheran Breaks Down Silos with Commonsense Solutions

February 10, 2016
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As healthcare reform continues to impact the provision of care across the United States, it has become increasingly evident that hospitals and other healthcare organizations can no longer afford to operate in silos. However, silos are often constructed among departments within the same healthcare organization. Recent initiatives at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, […]

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Advocate Christ Improves ICU Care by Engaging Physician Leaders

February 8, 2016
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Passionate, committed leadership is at the heart of any transformation project. As models of care change, hospitals need focused leaders who are excited about innovation and willing to lead the charge into new, uncharted territories. About nine years ago, Kenneth W. Lukhard joined Advocate Christ Medical Center, located in Oak Lawn, Ill., as president and […]

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West Park Hospital Nearing Completion of Facility Master Plan

February 5, 2016
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Doug McMillan, chief executive officer of West Park Hospital District in Cody, Wyo., a critical-access hospital located on the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park, is a rare breed among modern healthcare executives. He has held his title of CEO at WPH for more than 17 years. This longevity has afforded him the benefit and […]

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Virginia Urology Reduces ER Usage with 24-Hour Hotline

February 3, 2016
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Headquartered in the Greater Richmond region, Virginia Urology has eight locations and two surgery centers spread throughout its service area. It also holds a joint venture with a local hospital system for radiation oncology. Originally established 75 years ago, a merger in 1995 left the company poised for organic growth through physician recruitment. Currently, Virginia […]

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Virginia Garcia Unites Care Teams in Managing Population Health

February 1, 2016
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Gil Muñoz, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center by Patricia Chaney Historically, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have always had to provide cost-effective, high-quality care for patients who are most in need. Perhaps this is why many of these centers have been quietly ahead of much of the healthcare industry in focusing […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Found Growth through Outside Partnerships and Provider Engagement

February 1, 2016
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Jacqueline M. Attlesey-Pries, MS, RN, CENP, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Boulder Community Health in Boulder, Colo., details the initiatives that have strengthened the hospital’s partnerships with other healthcare organizations and increased engagement with its providers and medical staff.    

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Legacy Pharmaceutical Reduces Distribution Costs

January 28, 2016
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Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, which is headquartered in St. Louis, Miss., is not your typical contract packager, Dave Spence, chief executive officer, will tell you. The company has figured out a way to eliminate several steps from the pharmaceutical distribution model. Here’s how it works: The pharmaceutical manufacturer sends its products to Legacy in bulk, and […]

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Larksfield Place Transitions to Automated Medication Dispensing

January 26, 2016
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As hospitals and other healthcare facilities rapidly change to meet new demands and implement technology, post-acute care and skilled nursing facilities have lagged, often because of legal and policy issues. Larksfield Place, a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community, has implemented a major initiative to transform medication delivery. President and Chief Executive Officer Reg Hislop came […]

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Here’s a Hospital Where Quality Care is about More Than Just Benchmarks and Metrics!

January 22, 2016
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It’s no secret that community hospitals around the country are struggling, and many partner with larger organizations to remain financially viable and provide their communities with seamless access to care. By ensuring that people in smaller communities can receive the services they need close to home while being able to easily transfer to a larger […]

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