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Thursday, April 19, 2012

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More than 9 in 10 Anesthesiologists Report Drug Shortages

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, April 19, 2012

A serious shortage of sedation drugs has anesthesiologists scrambling, and in some cases postponing or changing surgical procedures. In a few cases, patients have died because a needed medication wasn't available.

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Slideshow: Meet the 2011 HealthLeaders 20

By: April 19, 2012

In our annual HealthLeaders 20, we profile individuals who are changing healthcare for the better. Some are longtime industry fixtures; others would clearly be considered outsiders. Meet them all in this image gallery.


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

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, April 18, 2012

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. 

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As Joplin Rebuilds, Admissions 'Strong'

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 18, 2012

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.  

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Hospital Hypocrisy on Sponsorship Must End

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, April 18, 2012

When hospitals cross the line between enjoying a beneficial corporate relationship and sending mixed health messages to patients, corporate sponsorships can shift from asset to liability.

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Webcast: Proven Hospital-Physician Alignment Incentives

By: April 2, 2012

Date: April 24, 2012
About: Customize this webcast with your questions. Gain proven, measurable techniques to establish real physician value and fair compensation, and build lasting loyalty. Join HealthLeaders Media for strategies and solutions direct from three executives with alignment expertise at Health Quest, Trinity Health, and Sullivan, Cotter and Associates.

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Impact Analysis Report: Service Lines Grow Amid Strategic Challenges

By: April 5, 2012

Healthcare leaders foresee dramatic growth in service lines, but anticipate obstacles in aligning with physicians. Over the next two years, 50% of leaders expect to establish new service lines; 75% plan to expand existing service lines. This exclusive, original research and analysis offers key insight from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders on their service line strategies. 

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