Hospitals

Capella Healthcare’s Goal is to Forge Partnerships that Make Communities Better

April 29, 2015
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Michael Wiechart, President and Chief Executive Officer Capella Healthcare may be in the business of acquiring and partnering with community hospitals for the sake of building strong local healthcare systems, but the organization has not embraced some of the approaches common in today’s marketplace. Rather, Capella approaches all potential partners, in the words of Michael […]

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Las Vegas Health System Sees Market Share Triple after Integration

April 28, 2015
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The Dignity Health system of hospitals has been making rapid gains in market share within the competitive Las Vegas Valley. Case in point, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, located in Henderson, Nev., is the only not-for-profit, religiously affiliated health system in the area. Since 2000, St. Rose has expanded from one hospital to three acute-care facilities, […]

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Dosher Memorial Wants to be the Friendliest Hospital in N.C.

November 17, 2014
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Tom Siemers, FACHE, President and CEO, Dosher Memorial Hospital by Patricia Chaney As many hospitals across the country redefine their mission statements to reflect the importance they are placing on quality-driven care, one critical-access hospital has united its physicians and employees around the simple mission of being the friendliest, most patient-centered hospital in North Carolina. […]

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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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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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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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Boston Hospital Battles Changing Standards to Contain Costs and Enhance Efficiency

June 17, 2014
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Robert Biggio, Vice President of Facilities and Support Services Many exciting changes are happening in the way care is delivered at the bedside, but with efforts to contain costs and increase efficiency, facilities and support services are being transformed as well. Boston Medical Center (BMC) in Massachusetts is in the early stages of implementing a […]

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AcuityHealthcare is First 100% Employee-Owned U.S. Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Company

June 16, 2014
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PODCAST : Edwin H. Cooper Jr., president and CEO of AcuityHealthcare, based in Charlotte, N.C., discusses the process by which his organization became the first 100-percent employee-owned long-term acute care hospital company in the United States and the impact this will have on Acuity’s future.  

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Phoenix Hospital Finds Success with Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative from Dignity Health-St. Joseph’s

June 9, 2014
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PODCAST : Brett McClain, chief administrative officer of Dignity Health Medical Group at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., explains how his organization successfully established a patient-centered medical home.  

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