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LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-Term Benefits of Population Health

December 5, 2016
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Brian A. Nester, DO, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Penn., first considered a value-based healthcare system in the late 1990s. However, Brian A. Nester, DO, who has been with the organization since 1998 and president and chief executive officer since 2014, […]

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MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start

April 12, 2016
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In 2007, the historic King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., closed, after years of persistent and unresolvable quality and patient safety problems. King Drew had originally been founded by the county of Los Angeles following the Watts Riots as a public hospital. It served a low-income, medically underserved community of 1.3 million people. […]

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Gramercy Strives to be a Cost-Effective Alternative within Healthcare

April 7, 2016
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Gramercy Surgery Center, a freestanding, Article 28 facility, was founded in 2006 by Katy R. Chiang, chief executive officer and president. It is operated and managed by Jeffrey Flynn, chief operating officer and administrator, who joined the center when it was established. Located in New York City, Gramercy is one of Manhattan’s leading multispecialty centers. […]

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CMC is Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of LA County

March 16, 2016
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In 2013, College Medical Center (CMC) acquired the assets that had been Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, Calif. Pacific Hospital had served the workers-comp and spinal-surgery needs of the Long Beach patient population for more than half a century. CMC transitioned the organization to a true community hospital and established a unique partnership with Molina […]

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Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing Marketplace

March 11, 2016
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Hospitals and physicians aren’t the only ones that have spent the past few years adjusting to the Affordable Care Act. Payers have also had to change up their systems and business models to accommodate new rules and a new generation of consumers. Ameritas, which is headquartered in Lincoln, Neb., has adjusted to the reform marketplace […]

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Cheyenne Regional Leads State with Wyoming Institute of Population Health

February 12, 2016
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Dr. Phyllis Sherard, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Population Health; Greg O’Barr, Director, Business Development and Analysis; and Dr. Judit Olah, Director, Analytics for Population Health Division, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming. With 222 beds, it was honored by CMS with […]

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Virginia Garcia Unites Care Teams in Managing Population Health

February 1, 2016
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Gil Muñoz, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center by Patricia Chaney Historically, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have always had to provide cost-effective, high-quality care for patients who are most in need. Perhaps this is why many of these centers have been quietly ahead of much of the healthcare industry in focusing […]

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JCHCC Provides Care for the Indigent and Homeless

January 13, 2016
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Even as healthcare reform provides more people with health coverage, many patients still face barriers in accessing care. For this reason, community health centers provide a vital service to indigent and homeless populations. Jefferson Community Health Care Centers (JCHCC) is a system of four clinics in Jefferson Parish, La., that are all certified Patient-Centered Medical […]

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Alivio Medical Finds Success with Peers for Progress

January 12, 2016
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Esther Corpuz, Chief Executive Officer, Alivio Medical Center by Pete Fernbaugh Esther Corpuz arrived at Alivio Medical Center in Chicago, Ill., as chief executive officer nine months ago after spending the majority of her career working for Tenet Healthcare, the second largest investor-owned healthcare system in the country. For Corpuz, transferring to Alivio was a […]

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LeadingAge is Working to Improve the Healthcare of the Nation’s Seniors

December 28, 2015
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Larry Minnix Jr., president and chief executive officer of LeadingAge in Washington D.C., analyzes the many political and social healthcare challenges that seniors throughout the United States are facing.  

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