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3 Traits of Successful Hospital Fundraisers

Lena J. Weiner, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

It's tempting to dismiss healthcare fundraising and development professionals as little more than specialized salespersons. But it would be a mistake to underestimate the full array of skills they must have to meet your organization's financial goals. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Do Hospital CEOs or NFL Coaches Have Better Job Security?

Healthcare CEO and NFL head coach are both high-pressure, high-visibility, results-driven, highly competitive, and well compensated occupations with high turnover rates. Think twice before you answer. >>>

How 5 Top Hospitals Are Observing Nurses Week

See how Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital and other top hospitals are recognizing nurses this week. >>>

Hospitals Brace for Next HAC Penalty

Hospitals have known since early 2010 about coming penalties for those with the highest rates of hospital-acquired conditions and they've been trying like crazy to get their error rates under control. >>>

Tornado Lashes Hospital, CEO Puts Focus on Recovery

The interim CEO of a small Mississippi hospital survived a devastating tornado, but his hospital did not. Though he mourns the loss of life and property, his outlook is strategic: "Let's make the best of it and come out of it better." >>>

Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions Declined in 2013

The purchase of Health Management Associates by Community Health Systems for $7.6 billion and the sale of Vanguard Health Systems to Tenet Healthcare for $4.3 billion were healthcare's two largest deals last year. >>>

How Making Hospital Quality Data Public Affects Providers

Healthcare leaders are finding that posting quality scores and outcomes, both good and bad, can be beneficial for staff as well as patients. >>>

Partnerships Link Small Hospitals to Big Brands

How three hospital partnerships in different regions of the country allow local healthcare organizations to retain their identities. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Patient Experience Beyond HCAHPS—Care Coordination and Cultural Transformation

This report uncovers the management and cultural changes necessary to achieve consistently superior patient experience. It features original research and analysis from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders. Gain key insights, such as: 71% of healthcare leaders will focus on care coordination to improve patient experience. Download Today >>>



News Headlines

Dell seeking start-ups innovating in healthcare

Austin American-Statesman, May 12, 2014

Emergency room reopens at Kinder (LA) hospital

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, May 12, 2014

Doctors nationwide victimized in ID theft fraud

ABC News / Associated Press, May 9, 2014

What doctors earn when they graduate, in one chart

VOX, May 9, 2014

Summa Health to close St. Thomas Hospital emergency room

Akron Beacon Journal, May 7, 2014

Tenet CEO: Obamacare has not freed up our ERs

CNBC, May 7, 2014

Unions to drop CA hospital initiatives

News & Observer, May 7, 2014

Orlando eye doctor accused of $7 million in Medicare fraud

Orlando Sentinel, May 7, 2014

If healthcare usage is surging, where are the healthcare jobs?

Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2014

Hospitals' purchase of doctors leads to higher prices, spending, study finds

The Washington Post / Kaiser Health News, May 6, 2014



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

Physicians at the Crossroads

Doctors are facing critical decisions that will affect their future role in healthcare delivery, especially when it comes to developing care and payment models. >>>

 

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