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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Chicago Hospital Experiences Extraordinary Turnaround in Less Than a Year

July 11, 2014
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Tim Egan, President Tim Egan, president of Roseland Community Hospital, began his tenure on July 8, 2013. The organization was in financial upheaval. In fact, it was difficult for Roseland to meet payroll during the first half of 2013. As a result, much of Roseland’s staff had been let go, and what Egan inherited was […]

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Two Perspectives on Vendor/Healthcare Relationships: An HCE Original Report

July 10, 2014
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Recently, HCE asked one vendor and one healthcare executive for their perspectives on the qualities of a healthy contractual partnership. Here’s what they had to say:   The Vendor Perspective Laura Jones, director of marketing for The Midland Group in Lawrence, Kan., a revenue-cycle services company that focuses on self-pay balances, has been in the […]

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Hospitals Can Restore™ ACA Compliance

July 9, 2014
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as PPACA or ACA for short, is arguably the most influential driver of policy and operational decisions by hospitals across the country. Hospitals are aggressively working to maximize revenues under new regulations and payment methodologies. In FFY13, Medicare began replacing a small portion of traditional Medicare payments […]

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Evolution1 Expands Its Exchange Offerings

July 8, 2014
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PODCAST : Jeff Young, chairman and CEO of Evolution1 in Fargo, N.D., discusses how his company expanded its ability to deliver defined contribution solutions to a variety of insurance exchanges.  

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Pennsylvania Physician-Owned Hospital Experiences Transformative Year in 2013

July 7, 2014
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Chris Doyle, Chief Executive Officer Chris Doyle joined Physicians Care Surgical Hospital in Royersford, Penn., on March 25, 2013, after the organization partnered with the internationally renowned Rothman Institute. Physicians Care Surgical Hospital was originally founded by community surgeons, including Drs. Larry Feiner and Fred Liss, who were seeking to advance specialty care in the […]

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New CEO at Nevada Acute Care Hospital Builds on Organization’s Past Successes

July 3, 2014
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Alan Olive, Chief Executive Officer Alan Olive has been with Northern Nevada Medical Center, a 108-bed acute-care hospital that sits on 23 hillside acres in Sparks, Nevada, for less than a year. In many ways, he was fortunate, he said, to walk into an organization that was already driven and committed to excellence. As its […]

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

July 2, 2014
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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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Cancer Center Works to Foster Collaboration among Oncology Care Providers

July 1, 2014
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Steven L. D’Amato, Executive Director As the largest private practice in Maine, the Maine Center for Cancer Medicine & Blood Disorders (MCCM) has four locations throughout the state: Biddeford, Brunswick, Sanford, and Scarborough. Steven L. D’Amato has been MCCM’s executive director since 2011. D’Amato is a pharmacist by training, and early in his career, he […]

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Primary Health Medical Group Implements Virtual Care Coordination Initiative

June 30, 2014
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PODCAST : Dr. David Peterman, president of Primary Health Medical Group in Boise, Idaho, discusses the virtual care coordination initiative his organization has implemented for adult diabetics.  

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Louisiana Teaching Hospital Successfully Navigates Ownership Change

June 27, 2014
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Cindy Nuesslein, Chief Executive Officer Over the course of five months in 2013, Interim LSU Hospital (ILH) in New Orleans, La., experienced significant changes in operations and ownership through a public-private partnership. During those five months, the organization went from being a state-managed hospital facing deep budget cuts and layoffs to being a privately managed, […]

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