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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Terre Haute Regional Hospital: Christopher Hill, CEO

August 19, 2010

Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed full service community hospital located in the town of Terre Haute, Indiana. With Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Ivy Tech Community College and St. Mary of the Woods College, Terre Haute is a university town of approximately 60,000 residents. Terre Haute Regional’s Chief Executive Officer is […]

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Doctors Hospital of Sarasota: Robert C. Meade, CEO

August 19, 2010

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is making a name for itself serving the west coast of Florida. As a 168-bed acute and general care facility, Doctors Hospital serves Sarasota and Manatee counties.Doctors Hospital excels in many specialties, including orthopedic , spine, cardiovascular, general surgery and pulmonary.  Cutting edge diagnostic imaging also includes a new comprehensive Breast […]

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LifeSouth Community Blood Centers: Nancy Eckert, CEO

August 19, 2010

In the business of collecting, processing and distributing life-saving blood, safety plays a major role. Donors volunteer to come in off the street, roll up their sleeves and give a unit of blood to be stored for the use of someone undergoing a medical procedure.  Blood bank operators need to consider the safety of those […]

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Banner Health: Kip C. Edwards, System Vice President for Design and Construction

August 19, 2010

For a large hospital system, facility design and development can become one of the most integral parts of the expansion plan. Banner Health is such an organization, as a not-for-profit hospital system operating 22 hospitals across seven states (Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada California, Alaska, Wyoming, Arizona) Banner is building upon its success. Headquartered in Arizona, Banner […]

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Owensboro Medical Health System: Dr. Jeff Barber, President & CEO

August 19, 2010

The campus of the new Owensboro Medical Health System (OMHS) will be more than 100 acres larger than the current 37 acre campus. The construction of the facility is still in its beginning stages, with hard-line drawings and initial site preparation work scheduled for late 2009 and early 2010, and Dr. Jeff Barber, CEO and […]

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Allies, Inc: Krystal L. Odell, President & CEO

August 19, 2010

Life experiences can have a way of influencing career choices. In the case of Krystal L. Odell, President and CEO of Allies, Inc., growing up with a sibling with special needs served as the basis for her co-founding a non-profit organization that assists people with disabilities and their families. “I have a sister with Down […]

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Illinois Joint & Bone Institute: David Wold, Chief Operating Officer

August 19, 2010

In Lake County, Illinois, near Chicago, the first total ankle replacement surgery took place in the fall of 2008. This new ankle, which is anatomically similar to a real ankle and preserves a significant amount of natural bone, moves and works much like a “normal” ankle. It was only one of thousands of successful joint […]

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Air Ambulance Network: Kirk Pacheco, President & CEO

August 19, 2010

In 1971, Barbara Hutner was asked to escort a patient who needed medical assistance on a commercial airliner. Hutner recognized a need and founded Air Ambulance Network with her husband. Aside from the U.S. Military, the company is the oldest air ambulance service in the United States. It remains a family run business, which has […]

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Northwest Hospital (LifeBridge Health): Erik Wexler, President

August 19, 2010

To claim financial stability in economically unstable times is making quite a statement. However, it’s a phrase Northwest Hospital President Erik Wexler makes with confidence. From the time he arrived at this suburban Baltimore 242-bed acute-care hospital, a subsidiary of LifeBridge Health, the organization has built upon its good reputation and good clinical quality, expanding […]

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University Health Network: Dr. Robert Bell, President & CEO

August 19, 2010

As president and CEO of University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, Ontario, Dr. Robert Bell sees this Canadian healthcare network as not only providing acute care services to the local community but as having more far-reaching effects through research and medical developments.

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