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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Bakersfield Memorial Hospital: Bruce Peters, Chief Operating Officer

The largest regional medical center in California’s Southern San Joaquin Valley began as the small community hospital of Bakersfield in 1956. It now has 406 beds and has been affiliated with Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) since 1996. It offers a full-range of specialty services from cardiac and orthopedics to neurology. Towering Expansion Bakersfield Memorial Hospital […]

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital: Tim Walsh, CEO

Set in the picturesque, affluent and vacation destination a few miles off of the Massachusetts mainland, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital must juggle the needs of its small population of year-round residents with the demand for services from summer visitors. It’s an unenviable task, as during the off-season the hospital operates as a small-town hospital, serving around […]

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The Beaus

The Beauséjour Regional Health Authority, located in Moncton, New Brunswick, holds the distinction of being the largest provider of Francophone health care services in Atlantic Canada. Although the Beauséjour Regional Health Authority is government funded, this does not mean that an innovative and driven administration team is not essential. As Acting President and Chief Executive […]

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Lakewood Health System: Tim Rice, CEO

Rural health care has its own host of challenges and needs compared to most metropolitan service areas. Lakewood Health System, located in the small and rural community of Staples, Minnesota, is dealing with those challenges head on by offering a full continuum of care and a fully integrated health system. Rural Care the Right Way […]

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Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center: Mike Dorsey, Construction Coordinator

2009 opened a new era for Hillcrest Baptist Medial Center (HBMC), a hospital that received its charter in 1916, back when the town of Waco, Texas had only a population of 25,000 people. Now the city of nearly 225,000 people is home to a new, 236-bed acute care facility that opened in April of this […]

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Allina Hospitals & Clinics: Choy Leow, Director of Design

Allina Hospitals & Clinics is non-profit network that includes 11 hospitals and more than 60 clinics in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Choy Leow is the Director of Design for Allina Design & Construction, a service within the system. Leow provides conceptualization, programming, and planning leadership for facilities creation and renovation for the organization. He’s been […]

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Feather River Hospital: Wayne Ferch, CEO

No one can accuse Feather River Hospital of static management. The 101-bed hospital located in Paradise, California has been consistently employing new strategies and equipment in an effort to stay both competitive and profitable. As part of Adventist Health, the hospital employs over 1200 people and boasts $125 million in revenue annually. Wayne Ferch, the […]

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West Jefferson Medical Center: Dr. Alfred Abaunza, Chief Medical Officer

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina immeasurably changed not only the landscape of New Orleans, La., but the lives of the city’s residents. To assist in recovery efforts, communities from around the country came to the aid of Louisiana’s largest city, offering housing to evacuated residents and eventually sending carpenters and other helping hands to […]

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Diagnostic Systems of Georgia: Eddie Rivers, Chief Operating Officer

Diagnostic Systems of Georgia (DSGA) is an independently owned group of imaging centers with a corporate office in Athens, Georgia. The company was started in 1999 and its four centers are located in Albany, Athens, Rome, and Royston. With 100 employees, the centers offer a comprehensive array of imaging services which include High Field MRI, […]

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Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio: Claire M. Zangerle, President and CEO

The future of medicine could be as close as home, no matter where home may be. At least that’s what Claire M. Zangerle, MSN, MBA, RN, President and CEO of VNA of Ohio believes. She sees home healthcare as an unrecognized growing part of what lies ahead for the medical profession. “If caregivers on the […]

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