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Advocate Lutheran is Making Progress on Key Initiatives

August 3, 2015
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Barbara Weber, chief operating officer at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill., gives us an update on several patient-centered initiatives and explores the impact they’re having on the hospital as a whole.* These initiatives were originally covered in the May/June 2015 issue of HCE. The Feature Article on Advocate Lutheran can be found […]

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Emerson Healthy Living Engages the Community

July 28, 2015
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Christine Schuster, president and CEO of Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., lists the many benefits the community has gained from the Emerson Healthy Living Program.  

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Home of the Innocents Fights to Save ABA Therapy Program

July 23, 2015
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Gordon Brown, president and chief executive officer of Home of the Innocents in Louisville, Ky., details the urgency and importance of finding funding for the organization’s ABA therapy program, which will be cut on July 30, 2015.      

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Heritage Health Predictive Modeling Challenge Creates Community of Problem Solvers

July 21, 2015
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Dr. Richard Merkin, founder and chief executive officer of Heritage Provider Network in Marina del Rey, Calif., recounts the two-year, $3-million Heritage Health Prize Challenge in predictive modeling that was awarded to anyone who could develop an algorithm capable of predicting how many days a patient would spend in a hospital over the course of […]

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Dementia Care is Improving Thanks to Dialogue Project

July 14, 2015
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Michael J. Smith, executive director of The Alzheimer’s Resource Center of Connecticut in Plantsville, Conn., relates the ways in which the Dialogue Project is helping to improve, enhance, and desegregate dementia care.  

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Snoqualmie Valley Successfully Transitions to New Hospital

July 9, 2015
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Rodger McCollum, chief executive officer of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital in Snoqualmie, Wash., reviews their successful initiative to build a brand-new critical-access hospital.        

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Cornerstone Achieves Success with Ventilator Rates

July 1, 2015
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Cynthia Isaacs, chief executive officer of Cornerstone Healthcare Group in Huntington, W.Va., relates the success her organization has had in reducing ventilator rates.  

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RCRMC Trains Staff and Clinicians on Providing Quality Care

June 29, 2015
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Dr. Geoff Leung, chief of family medicine at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley, Calif., explains the benefits of the Building Clinic Capacity for Quality (BCCQ) training program.  

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Mosaic Exemplifies the Life Care Model

June 22, 2015
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Dr. Mark Laney, president and chief executive officer of Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Mo., reviews the implementation of the Life Care Model and the impact it has had on the organization’s culture and outcomes.  

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MSHA Reduces NICU Intravenous Line Infections Significantly

June 17, 2015
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Lisa Carter, vice president and chief nursing officer at Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) in Johnson City, Tenn., reviews the initiative that led to a significant reduction in NICU intravenous line infections.  

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