Clinical Care

HHHS Joins with Other Community Organizations to Provide Continuous Care

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Creating hospital and community partnerships is key to delivering quality, seamless healthcare for future generations. This holds true in Canada as well as the United States, where the country is focused on improving outcomes, reducing chronic disease, and responding to the increasing numbers of Baby Boomers who need healthcare services. In Haliburton County, Ontario, Haliburton […]

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Emanuel Medical Counters Rural Challenges by Embracing Progress

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Prior to becoming chief operating officer of Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro, Ga., Damien Scott, PT, MS, OCS, had a lengthy career as a physical therapist. But he eventually tired of the overwhelming negativity toward change that trickled down from his administrators and decided to transition into healthcare leadership, hoping he could have a positive […]

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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 Lutheran Breaks Down Silos with Commonsense Solutions

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As healthcare reform continues to impact the provision of care across the United States, it has become increasingly evident that hospitals and other healthcare organizations can no longer afford to operate in silos. However, silos are often constructed among departments within the same healthcare organization. Recent initiatives at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, […]

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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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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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Here’s How One Hospital Found Growth through Outside Partnerships and Provider Engagement

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Jacqueline M. Attlesey-Pries, MS, RN, CENP, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Boulder Community Health in Boulder, Colo., details the initiatives that have strengthened the hospital’s partnerships with other healthcare organizations and increased engagement with its providers and medical staff.    

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Here’s a Hospital Where Quality Care is about More Than Just Benchmarks and Metrics!

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It’s no secret that community hospitals around the country are struggling, and many partner with larger organizations to remain financially viable and provide their communities with seamless access to care. By ensuring that people in smaller communities can receive the services they need close to home while being able to easily transfer to a larger […]

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These Healthcare Leaders Explain Why a Culture of Goodness Leads to Success

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Phillip Lowe, chief executive officer, and Dr. Amandeep Singh, chief medical officer, of Monroe Hospital in Bloomington, Ind., review their efforts to create a culture of goodness within the organization.      

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