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…

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Stev…
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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Coastal Family Undergoes Complete Restructuring of Leadership

August 4, 2015
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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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Advocate Lutheran is Making Progress on Key Initiatives

August 3, 2015
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Barbara Weber, chief operating officer at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill., gives us an update on several patient-centered initiatives and explores the impact they’re having on the hospital as a whole.* These initiatives were originally covered in the May/June 2015 issue of HCE. The Feature Article on Advocate Lutheran can be found […]

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

July 30, 2015
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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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WES Health Provides Behavioral Healthcare to Low-Income Communities

July 29, 2015
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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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Emerson Healthy Living Engages the Community

July 28, 2015
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Christine Schuster, president and CEO of Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., lists the many benefits the community has gained from the Emerson Healthy Living Program.  

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WVUHS Develops Plan to Regionalize Services for Geographically Isolated Population

July 27, 2015
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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer 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 West Virginia, mainly […]

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Home of the Innocents Fights to Save ABA Therapy Program

July 23, 2015
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Gordon Brown, president and chief executive officer of Home of the Innocents in Louisville, Ky., details the urgency and importance of finding funding for the organization’s ABA therapy program, which will be cut on July 30, 2015.      

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Ravenswood Family Health Center Finds Strong Partner in Community

July 22, 2015
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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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Heritage Health Predictive Modeling Challenge Creates Community of Problem Solvers

July 21, 2015
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Dr. Richard Merkin, founder and chief executive officer of Heritage Provider Network in Marina del Rey, Calif., recounts the two-year, $3-million Heritage Health Prize Challenge in predictive modeling that was awarded to anyone who could develop an algorithm capable of predicting how many days a patient would spend in a hospital over the course of […]

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American Family Care: It’s All about the Patient

July 20, 2015
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Dr. Bruce Irwin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, and Randy Johansen, President by Pete Fernbaugh Randy Johansen has been employed with American Family Care (AFC) for 22 years and has served as president for the last 10 years. He was employed at a for-profit hospital when Dr. Bruce Irwin, founder and chief executive officer of […]

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