LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-
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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…

LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-Term …
HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation and Progress
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In 1979, Richard Merkin, MD, founded the organization that would eventually become Heritage Provider Network.

In its earliest days, HPN lacked the financial and human capital to provide traditional solutions to…

HPN Leads the Nation in Healthcare Innovation…
MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh Start
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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…

MLKCH Opens with a Fresh Culture and a Fresh …
Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing Marketplace
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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…

Ameritas Keeps Pace with Constantly Changing …
Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LIJ to Improve Care Continuum for Patients
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Dr. Jonathan Mawere has been with Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility (QBECF) in Woodside, N.Y., in various capacities since 1999.

Founded in 1995, QBECF is a 280-bed, state-of-the-art nursing facility that…

Queens Boulevard Partners with North Shore-LI…
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Gwinnett Medical Center: Jay Dennard, Chief Operating Officer

In a county on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, Gwinnett Medical Center faces an extremely competitive healthcare environment. During the past few years the hospital system has put in a lot of hard work to improve patient and physician satisfaction as well as expand the services is provides to its community. Jay Dennard is Chief […]

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Gilbert Hospital: Dr. Tim Johns, Founder and Medical Director

In many health systems, administrators and boards — made up of business degrees and former clinical professionals — make the business and bedside decisions for staff and patients. But Tim Johns, MD, an emergency medicine physician, decided that system wasn’t working and set out on his own to begin a hospital run by the medical […]

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Delta Regional Medical Center: Paul Dillon, Director of Plant Operations

Paul Dillon is the Director of Plant Operations for Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Mississippi. Maintaining a million square feet of hospital and clinical space is no small job. “In addition to two hospitals, I oversee a large network of clinics. My role as Director is to monitor and maintain anything that has an […]

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Delphi Healthcare Partners: David Joyce, President & Chief Executive Officer

The physician practice environment in the United States is changing. Most specialties face a physician shortage. The average physician age is increasing, and many who are nearing retirement are looking to reduce their call hours. Private practice physicians face increased administrative pressure with looming healthcare reform and reimbursement changes. These factors have created a unique […]

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Deaconess Health System: Todd Richardson, Chief Information Officer

In November of 2009, Deaconess Health System went live with Epic as its platform for their electronic health record (EHR). This system is used in four hospitals and approximately 20 physician practices. Now the organization is focusing heavily on optimizing the EHR, looking at variations in how it is being used and working to standardize […]

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Coulee Medical Center: Scott Graham, Chief Executive Officer

As hospitals expand and make large investments in new facilities, the expectations for care also expand. In rural eastern Washington State, a 25-bed critical-access hospital has recently moved into a new facility and is creating a culture that fully supports its growing vision. Coulee Medical Center (CMC) plans to be “a regional medical center that […]

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Catholic Medical Partners: Dennis Horrigan, Chief Executive Officer

Aligning physicians, hospitals and other care providers, particularly through an electronic medical record, is the future direction of healthcare. Catholic Medical Partners, formerly Catholic Independent Practice Association (CIPA), is leading the way in promoting this coordination and alignment. CMP is a membership organization of about 880 predominantly independent physicians in Western New York, as well […]

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Christian Homes, Inc: Tim Phillippe, Chief Executive Officer

The second largest not-for-profit senior healthcare center in the U.S. began as a 48-bed nursing home in 1962 in Lincoln, Illinois. Christian Homes now operates 16 campuses in five states, including Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois. They serve approximately 3,000 residents. Approximately half of those residents require skilled nursing care. Christian Homes has more […]

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Children’s Medical Center: Pamela Arora, Vice President and Chief Information Officer

One healthcare role that has evolved tremendously in recent decades is that of the information technologist or information systems manager. It’s no longer just about computers, but about networks of systems that carry patient data and connect sensitive medical instruments and testing devices to physicians even in hospitals where the tests themselves are not being […]

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Children’s Hospital Boston: Sandra Fenwick, President and Chief Operations Officer

“Children’s Hospital Boston is not only a large and very important contributor to the best pediatric care at the local, regional, national and international level, but we also blend scientific discovery with the most advanced pediatric clinical care. Our sweet spot is that translation – the interface between science and care,” said Sandra Fenwick, President […]

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