Academic Medical Center

Three Perspectives on the Physician Shortage Crisis: An HCE Original Report (Part 1 of 3)

April 25, 2016

The national physician-shortage crisis has been covered extensively by healthcare media, but this coverage is often limited to the latest projections about the severity of the crisis and speculation about how it will impact different regions of the country. Recently, HCE decided to dig a little deeper into this subject by talking with three healthcare […]

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Louisiana Teaching Hospital Successfully Navigates Ownership Change

June 27, 2014

Cindy Nuesslein, Chief Executive Officer Over the course of five months in 2013, Interim LSU Hospital (ILH) in New Orleans, La., experienced significant changes in operations and ownership through a public-private partnership. During those five months, the organization went from being a state-managed hospital facing deep budget cuts and layoffs to being a privately managed, […]

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Pennsylvania Hospital Learns How to Do More with Less

April 16, 2014

When John Krolicki accepted the position of vice president of facilities and support services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital six years ago, he was tasked with one overarching goal: standardizing the hospital’s systems from both a maintenance and medical perspective. Originally from the Detroit area, Krolicki had previously worked with […]

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: Phyllis Teater, MBA, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences

May 8, 2013

Phyllis Teater has been with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, central Ohio’s sole academic medical center, for more than two decades and currently serves as its chief information officer and associate vice president for health sciences. Teater brings to the table a practical eye, uncanny focus and savvy, and common-sense insight on the […]

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The University of Kansas Medical Center: Ed Phillips, Vice Chancellor for Administration

May 18, 2011

The University of Kansas Medical Center  (KU Med) serves its state with three medical- school campuses and schools of allied health and nursing. The largest campus, located in Kansas City, has approximately 450 physicians in residency training. The Wichita campus, which focuses on the education of primary-care physicians, has approximately 250. There is a smaller […]

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UMass Memorial Medical Center: Dr. Walter Ettinger, President

May 17, 2011

The hub of healthcare for central New England is UMass Memorial Medical Center, a three-campus organization with 781 beds located in Worcester, Massachusetts. They partner with four other community hospitals under the name of UMass Memorial Health Care. They are also the primary teaching hospital for University of Massachusetts Medical School. “We have about 550 […]

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