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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Gates Vascular Institute is a Collision of Innovative Ideas

May 21, 2015
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Nelson L. Hopkins III, MD, President, Gates Vascular Institute by Pete Fernbaugh In 2005, Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest healthcare provider, was approached by the Jacobs family. Dr. Larry Jacobs, the pioneering vascular neurologist who discovered a cure for multiple sclerosis by harnessing the human protein interferon, had died from cancer on Nov. 2, […]

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5 Healthcare Executives Discuss Maintaining Patient Relationships after Treatment: An HCE Original Report

May 19, 2015
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Recently, HCE asked five healthcare executives the following two-part question: What are you doing to maintain patient relationships following treatment? And how does the hospital-patient relationship influence brand building? Here is what they had to say: Brian S. Bizub, Chief Executive Officer of Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute, PA, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. “In light […]

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AES and the Accomplishment Culture© are Transforming the Executive Search

May 14, 2015
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Marion Spears Karr, president of Avery Executive Search (a subsidiary company of Avery Partners, Inc.), in Roswell, Ga., details his signature program, the Accomplishment Culture©, and how AES is using it to change the way in which executives approach job interviews and the way in which organizations find the right leaders.

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5 Pieces of Advice for Young Healthcare Executives: An HCE Original Report

May 13, 2015
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Recently, HCE asked five veteran healthcare executives the following question: “What advice would you give to young healthcare executives?” This is what they had to say:   Functional skills are not necessarily leadership skills. Darrin Montalvo serves as president of integrated services for St. Joseph Health. He first entered healthcare administration 18 years ago in […]

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Asante Leadership Assessments Strengthen Culture and Care

May 12, 2015
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Gregg Edwards, chief people officer at Asante Health System in Medford, Ore., explains how his role helps the organization find the best recruits, while maintaining the quality of its current leaders through rigorous leadership assessments.  

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MRHC’s Recovery is a Remarkable Story of Transformation

May 5, 2015
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David Keith, president and chief executive officer of McAlester Regional Health Center in McAlester, Okla., revisits the journey that led his organization to a stunning financial turnaround and cultural transformation.  

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St. Thomas Elgin Expansion Project Supports Vision of Excellent Patient Care

May 1, 2015
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Paul Collins, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital by Patricia Chaney Transforming emergency-department care delivery and lowering wait times are major initiatives in many hospitals not just in the United States, but also in Canada. One hospital in Ontario has been taking major steps in improving emergency-department care by embarking on […]

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Phoenix Children’s Aligns with Physicians to Form PCCN

April 30, 2015
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Bob Meyer, president and chief executive officer of Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., revisits the formation of the Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN) and the valuable partnerships that were formed with physicians during the process.  

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Capella Healthcare’s Goal is to Forge Partnerships that Make Communities Better

April 29, 2015
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Michael Wiechart, President and Chief Executive Officer Capella Healthcare may be in the business of acquiring and partnering with community hospitals for the sake of building strong local healthcare systems, but the organization has not embraced some of the approaches common in today’s marketplace. Rather, Capella approaches all potential partners, in the words of Michael […]

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Las Vegas Health System Sees Market Share Triple after Integration

April 28, 2015
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The Dignity Health system of hospitals has been making rapid gains in market share within the competitive Las Vegas Valley. Case in point, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, located in Henderson, Nev., is the only not-for-profit, religiously affiliated health system in the area. Since 2000, St. Rose has expanded from one hospital to three acute-care facilities, […]

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