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Businesses might have swayed some states' reopening plans, emails show

Thousands of pages of emails provided to The Associated Press under open-records laws show that governors across the U.S. were inundated with reopening advice from a wide range of industries. Some governors put economic interests ahead of public health guidance, and certain businesses were allowed to write the rules that would govern their own operations. […]

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Businesses might have swayed some states' reopening plans, emails show

Thousands of pages of emails provided to The Associated Press under open-records laws show that governors across the U.S. were inundated with reopening advice from a wide range of industries. Some governors put economic interests ahead of public health guidance, and certain businesses were allowed to write the rules that would govern their own operations. […]

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CCMH Turns IT Department into a Hybrid Shop

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On April 1, 2014, Comanche County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) in Lawton, Okla., took a bold step with its department of information technology. Once a fully outsourced shop primarily devoted to McKesson, the largest hospital west of Oklahoma City brought its outsourced personnel entirely in-house and implemented a remote-support model, mixed and matched from a few […]

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Cheyenne Regional Leads State with Wyoming Institute of Population Health

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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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Retiring Interlake-Eastern CEO Reflects on Importance of Community Engagement

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John Stinton, chief executive officer of Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority in Selkirk, Manitoba, discusses the challenges of rural healthcare and the importance of community engagement. He also reflects on his time with Interlake-Eastern and considers what his legacy will be as he prepares to retire from his position.

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Chicago Hospital Experiences Extraordinary Turnaround in Less Than a Year

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

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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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Developing a Co-management physician model

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PODCAST : Christina Raaf, VP Operations, Columbus Regional Health details their efforts to develop a co-management model with physicians. The process was impeded, however, when the hospital was shut down by a major flood. Healthcare Executive Talks Columbus Regional Health (Christina Raaf)

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8 trends in healthcare IT

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PODCAST : Rhett Jackson, Information Systems Director at Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho discusses eight trends in healthcare IT. Healthcare Executive Talks Madison Memorial Hospital 1

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Perinatal Redesignation Process Detailed

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    PODCAST : Tim Eagan, President, Roseland Community Hospital stresses on the importance of patience in a time of uncertainty.

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