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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Virginia Urology Reduces ER Usage with 24-Hour Hotline

February 26, 2015
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Brigette A. Booth, M.H.A., Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Urology by Pete Fernbaugh 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 […]

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PVI Advocates for the Patient, Insisting Their Voice be Heard

February 24, 2015
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Pat Mastors and Diane Stollenwerk, co-founders of the Patient Voice Institute, talk about the importance of advocating for patients and having their voices heard by those who are implementing far-reaching changes within the nation’s healthcare industry.  

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Virginia Garcia Unites Care Teams in Managing Population Health

February 23, 2015
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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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Beaver County Hospital’s Alignment with St. Anthony Enriches Care Delivery

February 19, 2015
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Alissa Schlessman, administrator at Beaver County Hospital Authority in Beaver, Okla., discusses the ways in which the organization’s 2009 alignment with St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City has enriched their ability to provide care to the surrounding rural communities.  

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OSU Medical Center and Mercy Health Successfully Integrate Cultures

February 18, 2015
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On May 1,  2014, Mercy Health System was announced as the  medical organization selected to manage the 249-bed OSU Medical Center in downtown Tulsa, Okla. In this conversation, Rhett Stover, president and chief executive officer of OSU Medical Center, discusses the initiatives that were implemented in order to integrate the cultures of both organizations.

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PBOI Improves Revenue Cycles through Front-End Management

February 17, 2015
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Brian Bizub, Chief Executive Officer, Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute by Pete Fernbaugh In our last article on Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute (PBOI), which is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Brian Bizub, chief executive officer, discussed two groundbreaking initiatives: implementing a post-surgical DME program and opening commercial pharmacies in physician group practices. PBOI is the […]

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Legacy Pharmaceutical Reduces Distribution Costs

February 16, 2015
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Dave Spence, Chief Executive Officer, Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging by Pete Fernbaugh 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: […]

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Larksfield Place Transitions to Automated Medication Dispensing

February 11, 2015
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Reg Hislop, President and Chief Executive Officer, Larksfield Place by Patricia Chaney 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 […]

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John Randolph Dedicated to Quality Care for Local Community

February 10, 2015
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Suzanne Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, John Randolph Medical Center by Patricia Chaney 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 […]

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The Key to JCH’s Financial Success: Communication

February 9, 2015
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Jon Wade, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Jersey Community Hospital by Pete Fernbaugh When Jon Wade began his tenure as chief executive officer of Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville, Ill., on Aug. 5, 2013, he was tasked with one overarching priority: turn the organization around financially. The hospital board told him, in no uncertain terms, that […]

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