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  April 23, 2012 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Some Nurses Blue Over Color-Coded Uniform Policy

John Commins

The Minnesota Nurses Association has filed a grievance against Allina Hospitals & Clinics over a color-coded uniform requirement. The health system says it has patients in mind, but does the policy violate labor contracts? >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Closing the Nurse Safety Gap

Concerned that patient safety initiatives are eclipsing concerns over workforce safety, a nursing leader is working to spread awareness about needlestick injuries and violence in the workplace. >>>

As Joplin Rebuilds, Admissions 'Strong'

Less than a year after a tornado devastated his Missouri hospital, the CEO of Mercy Hospital Joplin talks about the $950 million effort to bring back the community's crippled healthcare services infrastructure.   >>>

Crystal Run's ACO Puts Physicians in Driver's Seat

It's not only hospitals that see value in accountable care structures. Physician groups like Crystal Run Healthcare can use their ACO designation to encourage hospitals to compete on cost.  >>>

Who Wants to Be a Hospital CEO?

The chief executive officer job is a high-turnover, high-pressure role that occupies the crushing space between rising healthcare costs and actual economic growth—against a stark backdrop of  uncertainty.  Who wants in? >>>



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Date: April 24, 2012
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Executives on the Move

ORANGE, CA: St. Joseph Hospital names COO

St. Joseph Hospital, April 23, 2012

GALLATIN, TN: HighPoint CEO announces retirement

The Tennessean, April 23, 2012

HARRISBURG, PA: HAP President/CEO to retire

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, April 23, 2012

ENUMCLAW, WA: St. Elizabeth Hospital welcomes new President

Franciscan Health System, April 23, 2012

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ: St. Luke's Warren Campus names President

St. Luke's University Health Network, April 23, 2012

ST. LOUIS: SSM Health Care names Senior VP

SSM Health Care, April 23, 2012

LANCASTER, PA: Two hospitals now run by one CEO

Central Penn Business Journal, April 23, 2012

ATHENS, OH: Hospital has new CFO from Adena

The Athens News, April 23, 2012

NASHVILLE: HCA appoints President of Continental Division

Sunrise Health System, April 23, 2012



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

The End of Us vs. Them

With economic incentives aligning for hospitals and physicians as never before, the need on both sides to dispense with blame has never been so critical. >>>

 

Pharmaceutical Robotics Require Careful Assessment

 

Hospitals Scrutinize ACOs



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