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3 Ways to Negotiate with Your Patients and Medical Staff

October 28, 2013
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An article by Deepak Malhotra and Manu Malhotra over at Harvard Business Review has an incredibly helpful breakdown of ways in which negotiations with patients and healthcare professionals can be carried out more effectively within the hospital setting. These skills, they argue, aren’t adequately taught in medical school or business school and can influence how […]

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Hospitals and Pharmacies Partner to Lower Patient Readmissions

February 25, 2013

Reducing patient readmissions, especially among Medicare patients, is one of the greatest challenges facing the healthcare executives that HCE has had the privilege of interviewing and profiling. According to a news segment by Eric Whitney on NPR’s Morning Edition, “About 1 in 5 Medicare patients who leave the hospital come back within 30 days. Those […]

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Rural Healthcare’s Noble Fight to Survive (Part 2)

February 14, 2013

Yesterday, we examined the plight of rural healthcare in Georgia and how it is reflective of the nation as a whole. Today, we’re going to look at what the federal government plans to do to aid rural areas. John Commins at HealthLeaders Media details the pledges that were made at a teleconference earlier this month […]

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Rural Healthcare’s Noble Fight to Survive (Part 1)

February 13, 2013

Like many of its fellow providers around the country, rural hospitals in Georgia are facing the definite possibility of shutting down as economic burdens worsen and the number of uninsured patients needing care increases, Joshua Stewart of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports. On Feb. 1, Calhoun Memorial Hospital in Arlington will close, and Jimmy Lewis, CEO […]

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