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Here’s How One West Virginia Healthcare System Centralized the IT Department

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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia United Health System in Fairmont, W.V., details the initiatives that centralized the organization’s IT department and systemized its capital investments.        

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Here’s How One Hospital Made Documentation Easier for Its Physicians

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Kshitij Saxena, MD, MHSA, chief medical information officer at Health Quest in LaGrangeville, N.Y., recounts the implementation of the Dynamic Documentation™ platform and how, when combined with the Nuance Dragon voice recognition system, it has optimized physician documentation across three Health Quest facilities.  

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

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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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Here’s How One Hospital Made Blended Medicine Important to the Patient Experience

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Kenneth D. Graham, president of North Hawaii Community Hospital in Kamuela, Hawaii, recounts the organization’s history of pioneering a holistic, complementary approach to the patient experience.        

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Here’s How Your Hospital Can Save Money and Still Make Patients and Providers Happy

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Patrick Spaude, information technology manager at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson, Minn., reviews his organization’s initiative to manage patient and provider satisfaction while saving money.        

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Here’s Why Hitting Those Quality Benchmarks Can’t be Done without a Positive Culture

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In the latest Healthcare Executive Talks Podcast, Donna Sabol, vice president and chief quality officer at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, Penn., explains why you can’t have great quality without a positive culture.        

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Oaklawn Hospital Benefits from Toyota Production System

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Ginger Williams, MD, president and chief executive officer of Oaklawn Hospital in Marshall, Mich., and Jane Jones, performance improvement director, reveal how the Toyota Production System has positively impacted the hospital’s culture and operations.

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NEA Improves Outcomes with New Hospital and Clinic

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Brad Parsons, administrator and chief executive officer of NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., recounts the construction and opening of the organization’s brand-new 800,000 sq. ft. hospital and 250,000 sq. ft. physicians clinic.    

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Hawaii-Based Physician Network Focused on Building Strong Relationships

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Dr. Anna Loengard, Chief Medical Officer at Queen’s Clinically Integrated Physician Network in Honolulu, Hawaii, explains how they’re building strong relationships and improving communication with physicians in the network.        

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Peterson Medical Augments Care Delivery with New Clinic

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Timothy J. Rye, administrator at Peterson Medical Associates in Kerrville, Texas, explains how their new urgent-care facility is augmenting the delivery of care within the surrounding service area.      

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