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…

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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…

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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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College of St. Scholastica Provides Well-Rounded Education to Future EHR End-Users (Part 2 of 2)

July 22, 2014
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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, we continue our conversation with Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. This time around, we discuss the impact rapidly changing EHR technology is having on the academic industry accreditation standards for EHR curriculum.

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College of St. Scholastica Leads the Way with Integrating Technology into Medical Curriculum (Part 1 of 2)

July 21, 2014
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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., discusses the integration of technology into academic curriculum, including academic EHRs and  data analytics software.

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Start-Up Company Backed by Famous Health System Brings Proven Solutions to Marketplace

July 18, 2014
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Earl Steinberg, M.D., MPP, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Earl Steinberg was hired by Geisinger Health System, one of the most prominent integrated healthcare delivery systems in the United States, after accumulating 30 years of experience in various healthcare organizations. Steinberg’s diverse background includes 12 years as a medical professor and researcher at Johns Hopkins University, […]

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

July 17, 2014
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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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MetroHealth Discovers More Than Just Savings with Red Carpet Program

July 16, 2014
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Dr. Akram Boutros, president and chief executive officer of MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio, describes the impact his organization’s Red Carpet Program has had on their community.  

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New York City Hospital Brings Care to Homeless Population

July 15, 2014
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Shani N. Andre, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Vice-President Federally Qualified Health Centers provide a valued service to underserved populations across the country. In New York City, one center offers dedicated service to the homeless population. About 80 percent of New York City’s homeless population is comprised of families, and many are victims of domestic […]

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Minnesota Children’s Healthcare System Pioneers New Barcoding Methods

July 14, 2014
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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast series, Bobbie Carroll, RN, MHA, senior director of patient safety and clinical informatics, discusses how Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota reduced its adverse drug events through the barcoding of medication administration in an unprecedented and pioneering way.

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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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