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RUMC Transforms Patient Experience through Community Commitment

May 9, 2016
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After a series of losses, Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, N.Y., has made great strides in turning around its finances, patient-satisfaction scores, and community involvement. Many organizations discover that, along with improvements in efficiency, efforts to boost patient satisfaction and community outreach also improve finances. Daniel Messina, PhD, FACHE, LNHA, has been president […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Made Its Peer Review Program More Local and More Robust

December 8, 2015
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Dr. Douglas Waite, chief medical officer at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass., recounts how he improved the organization’s medical staff peer review program, making it more local and more robust.        

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One Medical Group Revolutionizes the Primary Care Model

September 2, 2015
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Dr. Tom X. Lee, founder and chief executive officer of One Medical Group, explains how his organization is transforming the primary-care model.          

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Bellin-ThedaCare Transitioning Physicians to Pay for Performance

December 9, 2014
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Dr. Dave Krueger, executive director of Bellin-ThedaCare Healthcare Partners, which is located in both Appleton and Green Bay, Wis., discusses the complexities of transitioning physician contracts from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance.  

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Tailored, Data-Driven Marketing Helps Grow OiA

November 28, 2014
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David A. Dierolf, Vice President of Performance Development (left), and Creighton Cook, Senior Director of Business Development (right), Outpatient Imaging Affiliates by Patricia Chaney Over the years, the profitability of imaging services has shifted back and forth between hospitals and freestanding imaging centers. Decades ago, hospitals dominated the imaging market, primarily providing inpatient services with […]

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Thunder Bay Regional Celebrates 10 Years of Healthcare Milestones

November 6, 2014
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Andrée Robichaud, president and chief executive officer of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, recounts the many milestones the organization has achieved 10 years after being established.  

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Reading Health System Successfully Aligns with Physicians

November 4, 2014
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Dr. John D. Casey Jr., president of the medical staff at Reading Health System in West Reading, Penn., discusses the formation of Reading Health Partners by aligning with physicians throughout the system’s catchment area.  

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Genesis Physicians Group and Healthways Join Together to Form GenHealth

September 18, 2014
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Dr. Jim Walton, chief executive officer of Genesis Physicians Group in Dallas, Texas, discusses the formation of GenHealth with Healthways, a joint venture that has been called the “first of its kind” and one that “will bring [a] scientifically proven population health approach to independent physicians in North Texas.”  

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2 Healthcare Entrepreneurs Describe How They’re Changing the Traditional Provider Model: An HCE Original Report

September 4, 2014
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by Pete Fernbaugh Historically, healthcare has been dependent on the innovations of entrepreneurs to help move the industry into the future. With that in mind, we’d like to highlight the contributions of two healthcare entrepreneurs who are working hard to change and advance the traditional provider model. HCE had the privilege of speaking with these […]

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Wapiti Medical Group Grows Beyond Its Roots

June 24, 2014
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PODCAST : Troy Kastrup, CEO of clinical outsourcing and staffing company Wapiti Medical Group, explains the restructuring initiative that helped his organization grow beyond its original entrepreneurial model.  

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