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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 specializes in sub-acute rehabilitation. Its services include 24-hour skilled nursing care; physical, occupational, and speech therapy; wound management; and hospice care services. From the […]

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Tuba City Regional Explores Ways to Expand Access within Navajo Nation

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With unique challenges to funding and its patient population, Tuba City Regional Health Care is committed to serving the residents of the Navajo and Hopi reservations in and around Tuba City, Ariz. Tuba City Regional Health Care is a 638 self-determination organization, which means it receives some funding from the Indian Health Services, but it […]

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St. Joseph’s Hospital Invests in Community to Improve Care

Understanding the community an organization serves is one of the keys to successfully transitioning to population health. Many hospitals are discovering they need to engage their patient population in ways previously not considered, with transportation challenges, poverty, and literacy comprising some of the intricate issues that prevent patients from adhering to a treatment plan. St. […]

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Ozarks Medical Center Focuses on How Patients Define Quality Care

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When Thomas Keller began his tenure as president and chief executive officer of Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., on Feb. 17, 2014, he brought with him one simply worded question that would serve as the foundation of his first year: How does the patient define quality care? “One of the things hospitals always […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Transitioned to a New EHR Platform in 6 Months

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Stephany Vaioleti, chief executive officer of Kahuku Medical Center in Kahuku, Hawaii, discusses the hospital’s fast-paced transition to the Cerner Community Works EHR platform.        

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Cheyenne Regional Leads State with Wyoming Institute of Population Health

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Dr. Phyllis Sherard, Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Population Health; Greg O’Barr, Director, Business Development and Analysis; and Dr. Judit Olah, Director, Analytics for Population Health Division, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming. With 222 beds, it was honored by CMS with […]

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Advocate Christ Improves ICU Care by Engaging Physician Leaders

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Passionate, committed leadership is at the heart of any transformation project. As models of care change, hospitals need focused leaders who are excited about innovation and willing to lead the charge into new, uncharted territories. About nine years ago, Kenneth W. Lukhard joined Advocate Christ Medical Center, located in Oak Lawn, Ill., as president and […]

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West Park Hospital Nearing Completion of Facility Master Plan

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Doug McMillan, chief executive officer of West Park Hospital District in Cody, Wyo., a critical-access hospital located on the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park, is a rare breed among modern healthcare executives. He has held his title of CEO at WPH for more than 17 years. This longevity has afforded him the benefit and […]

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Virginia Urology Reduces ER Usage with 24-Hour Hotline

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Headquartered in the Greater Richmond region, Virginia Urology has eight locations and two surgery centers spread throughout its service area. It also holds a joint venture with a local hospital system for radiation oncology. Originally established 75 years ago, a merger in 1995 left the company poised for organic growth through physician recruitment. Currently, Virginia […]

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Virginia Garcia Unites Care Teams in Managing Population Health

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Gil Muñoz, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center by Patricia Chaney Historically, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have always had to provide cost-effective, high-quality care for patients who are most in need. Perhaps this is why many of these centers have been quietly ahead of much of the healthcare industry in focusing […]

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