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Adventist Health System: Donald Jernigan, President & CEO

January 11, 2012

The Seventh Day Adventists founded Adventist Health System in 1973 to support their growing number of healthcare organizations. The group is now one of the largest not-for-profit systems in the United States, supporting 37 hospitals, 17 long-term care centers and 21 home health agencies in 12 states. The system employs a total of 50,000 individuals. […]

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UCLA Health System: Dr. David Feinberg, CEO

January 11, 2012

The UCLA Health System is made up of four hospitals; Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital,  Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. The system also includes a faculty practice group. The hospital system sees about a million and a half patients each year and receives […]

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Radnet: Dr. John Crues, Chief Medical Officer

April 11, 2011

Radnet, which was founded in 1980, partners with advanced care organizations and insurance companies to provide services over a large geographic area. Approximately 180 fixed-site, outpatient diagnostic imaging centers are divided between the east and west coasts. They tend to cluster their centers in large metropolitan areas so that they can completely serve the population […]

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Halifax Health: Jacob Nagib, Senior Project Manager

April 8, 2011

There’s a new tower in the state of Florida—the France Tower—a 200 million dollar project which expanded the hospital inpatient bed capacity, as well as creating the largest emergency department in the Florida. The France Tower is the newest addition to Halifax Health, an acute-care medical center with more than 940 beds on two campuses […]

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Metro Health: Mike Faas, Chief Executive Officer

April 7, 2011

The new hospital in western Michigan has a green roof, as well as yellow, burgundy and purple, depending on the season. Metro Health’s superior insulating, water absorbing roof provides a pleasant view for most of the hospital’s 208 patient beds. This, along with the great amount of natural light let into each room, is one […]

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Greater Hazleton Health Alliance: James D. Edwards, President

April 6, 2011

Hazleton General Hospital, a member of the Greater Hazleton Health Alliance, was founded in 1891 as a facility to provide medical care to the coal mining population of the northeast Pennsylvania region. For much of its history, the hospital was owned by the state, but in 1986 the hospital transitioned into a not-for-profit community hospital.  […]

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Florida Hospital for Children: Tim Burrill, Assistant Vice President & Project Administrator

April 5, 2011

When redesigning hospitals, certain concepts are required due to the nature of the work done behind the walls of the facility. Planners with Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla., however, take a more imaginative approach, going beyond where to place the operating room. The intentional design for the facility’s Ginsberg Tower and the child-focused adventure in […]

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Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut: William Sullivan, President & CEO

April 4, 2011

In 1909, the first visiting nurse began making rounds in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on a bicycle. Hired by a group of 80 women from 21 churches and charitable organizations, her job was to take care of homebound tuberculosis patients and to educate their families on preventing the spread of the disease. In 1910, the organization hired […]

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Lighthouse1: Jeff Young, President & CEO

April 1, 2011

After only about five years in business, Lighthouse1 served just under 2 million consumers last year and processed nearly $1.3 billion in claims. What Lighthouse1 provides, in short, is a web-based portal in which consumer driven healthcare accounts can be accessed and managed. Flexible spending accounts, health retirement arrangements and health savings accounts are among […]

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Providence Health Care: Dianne Doyle, President & CEO

March 31, 2011

For over twenty-two years, Providence Health Care President & CEO Dianne Doyle has played a dynamic role in the world of Canadian health care. Doyle’s value-centered leadership style is derived from decades of clinical nursing experience. Her insider’s perspective into the concerns and stresses of hands-on care has fostered a unique company culture at Providence […]

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