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…

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WellStar Reaps Great Rewards from Pebble Project

September 23, 2014
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Mark Haney, senior vice president of WellStar Health System in Marietta, Ga., and president of WellStar Paulding Hospital in Dallas, Ga., describes how the Pebble Project positively impacted the planning and construction of WellStar Paulding.  

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Ravenswood Family Health Center Finds Strong Partner in Community

September 23, 2014
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Luisa Buada, Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney In the midst of the prosperous Silicon Valley is a smaller pocket of East Palo Alto where one community health center is making tremendous gains in providing care to patients most in need. Since it opened in 2001, Ravenswood Family Health Center has grown from a start-up […]

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PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital Opens in Record Time Thanks to Engaged Team

September 22, 2014
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Michael A. Young, President and Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh Building a new hospital is often fraught with complications, delays, and management woes. However, PinnacleHealth System, based in Harrisburg, Penn., managed to avoid many of these pitfalls with the construction of its West Shore Hospital in Mechanicsburg, Penn. HCE interviewed Michael A. Young, president […]

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El Camino Switches to New EHR Platform

September 19, 2014
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Greg Walton, chief information officer at El Camino Hospital in Silicon Valley, Calif., talks about the process and challenges behind switching all departments over to the Epic EHR platform. (Photo courtesy of Mike Ichikawa)

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital Benefits from Partnering with Largest Competitor

September 19, 2014
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Bob Meyer, President and Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney As partnerships become more critical to a healthcare organization’s success, leaders need to be open-minded and ready to think outside of the traditional paradigms of healthcare collaborations. In Phoenix, Ariz., one hospital made an alliance that has benefited two organizations and led to tremendous growth, […]

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Genesis Physicians Group and Healthways Join Together to Form GenHealth

September 18, 2014
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Dr. Jim Walton, chief executive officer of Genesis Physicians Group in Dallas, Texas, discusses the formation of GenHealth with Healthways, a joint venture that has been called the “first of its kind” and one that “will bring [a] scientifically proven population health approach to independent physicians in North Texas.”  

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Pampa Regional Medical Center Works to Restore the Confidence of Its Community

September 18, 2014
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Brad S. Morse, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh When Brad S. Morse, FACHE, arrived at Pampa Regional Medical Center in Pampa, Texas, two years ago, following Prime Healthcare Services’ acquisition of the organization, he knew his job as chief executive officer was essentially to rebuild the hospital from scratch. After all, this was […]

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St. Joseph Health Understands the Importance of Change Management

September 17, 2014
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Darrin Montalvo, president of integrated services at St. Joseph Health in Irvine, Calif., discusses the importance of change management when implementing clinical-systems initiatives.  

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Coastal Family Undergoes Complete Restructuring of Leadership

September 17, 2014
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Ms. Angel S. Greer, MPH, Chief Executive Officer by Pete Fernbaugh When HCE last covered Coastal Family Health Center in 2011, we talked with Ms. Angel Greer, MPH, chief executive officer, about the various goals the organization had set with respect to providing care, upgrading technology, and recruiting physicians as an FQHC under healthcare reform. […]

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DIG Navigates Regulatory Standards Worldwide

September 16, 2014
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Dr. John A. Bennett, founder of Devon International Group (DIG) with U.S. headquarters in King of Prussia, Penn., describes the challenges of navigating healthcare regulations around the globe.  

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