LVHN Endures Short-Term Losses for Long-
Posted 3 years ago

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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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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If You’re a Superstar Specialist or an Ambitious Entrepreneur, Gates Vascular Wants You!

January 8, 2016
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In 2005, Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest healthcare provider, was approached by the Jacobs family. Dr. Larry Jacobs, the pioneering vascular neurologist who discovered a cure for multiple sclerosis by harnessing the human protein interferon, had died from cancer on Nov. 2, 2001. His family wanted to memorialize his life in a manner that […]

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This CEO Used His Passion for Behavioral Health to Engage His Providers and Community in an Innovative Model of Care

January 6, 2016
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Mental and behavioral health services have often been overlooked or disjointed within the country’s healthcare system. Mental health touches almost every aspect of a person’s life, making collaboration among medical service providers and community resources essential to properly caring for these individuals. Treating the neediest with compassion and dignity Most chronically homeless people suffer from […]

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Here are the IT Initiatives One Hospital Implemented to Support Both Providers and Patients

January 5, 2016
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Eddy Stephens, vice president and chief information officer at Infirmary Health in Mobile, Ala., discusses the various initiatives that created an IT infrastructure capable of supporting both providers and patients.        

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Global Partnership Believes Telehealth is the Future of Healthcare

January 1, 2016
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The Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth began a decade ago with the mission of bringing healthcare to rural sections of its state. A little over two years ago, its reach began to expand beyond the United States and into such countries as Guatemala, Honduras, Zambia, and Nicaragua. Paula Guy, chief executive officer, said it was only […]

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Covenant Health Transforms Care Delivery with Daily Safety Ops Briefings

December 31, 2015
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Many white papers have been written on the subject of care delivery and reinventing it for an Affordable Care future. But it wasn’t a white paper that transformed Lubbock, Texas-based Covenant Health System’s care delivery. It was a white board and 30 minutes every day. These tools were the game-changers for the system, Dr. Craig […]

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Brand-New Community Hospital Forges Strong Connection with Community

December 30, 2015
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Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif., discusses how she and her team prioritized community relations in the days leading up to the hospital’s opening.        

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PBOI Improves Revenue Cycles through Front-End Management

December 29, 2015
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In our last article on Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute (PBOI), which is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Brian Bizub, chief executive officer, discussed two groundbreaking initiatives: implementing a post-surgical DME program and opening commercial pharmacies in physician group practices. PBOI is the top orthopedic institute in the southeast and is spread across four locations […]

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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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Here’s How One West Virginia Healthcare System Centralized the IT Department

December 23, 2015
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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia United Health System in Fairmont, W.V., details the initiatives that centralized the organization’s IT department and systemized its capital investments.        

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