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

October 1, 2014
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by Pete Fernbaugh 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 […]

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Good Help ACO Accomplishes Goals with Three Programs

September 29, 2014
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Ken Petronis, chief executive officer of Bon Secours Health System’s Good Help ACO in Marriottsville, Md., discusses the three programs that are helping Good Help achieve the goals of an ACO.  

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WVUHS Develops Plan to Regionalize Services for Geographically Isolated Population

September 29, 2014
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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney West Virginia United Health System (WVUHS) has a tough mission, particularly in today’s healthcare market: to serve a typically underserved population that is geographically dispersed. The not-for-profit health system is the second-largest employer in the state and serves north central and eastern […]

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WES Health Provides Behavioral Healthcare to Low-Income Communities

September 26, 2014
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Dennis Cook, President and Chief Executive Officer by Patricia Chaney More than 30 years ago, Philadelphia, Penn., began to recognize the necessity of not only providing quality behavioral healthcare, but also providing it in a way that gave low-income patients the resources they needed to be higher-functioning citizens in their communities. By the 1990s, the […]

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Razaghi Overcomes Many Challenges to Provide Healthcare to Native Americans

September 25, 2014
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Ahmad R. Razaghi, president and chief executive officer of Razaghi Healthcare in Las Vegas, Nev., explains the many regulatory and cultural challenges involved in providing care to Native Americans.  

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Sedalia Surgery Center is a Reminder of the Importance of ASCs

September 25, 2014
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Phyllis Fischer, Administrator by Pete Fernbaugh Located in Sedalia, Mo., Sedalia Surgery Center is a fully accredited, fully equipped ambulatory surgery center that is highly valued by its local community. Once the community becomes aware of its services, that is. According to Phyllis Fischer, administrator, among the biggest challenges confronting ASCs is the unfamiliarity that […]

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Saint Luke’s Health System Creates Unified System of Care

September 24, 2014
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Katherine A. Howell, RN, Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive by Patricia Chaney Silos of care based on specialty have long been a trademark of the healthcare world. As more hospitals are merging to form larger systems, however, new models of care are needed to break down these silos and develop methods of care delivery […]

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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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