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TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul
Eight years ago, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since...
HighPoint CEO works to win back confidence
Mary Jo Lewis spent much of her first 100 days as CEO of the former Sumner Regional Health System Inc. listening to...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
New Systems of Care Rely on Alignment, Coordination
Geisinger Health was already well-known for its ability to innovate in the quality and cost of healthcare before...
Don't Overlook Resident Training on the National Patient Safety Goals
The Joint Commission's 2010 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) will take effect January 1, which begs the question...
Alegent CEO's Resignation Illustrates Difficulty of Culture Change
Assuming Alegent Health CEO Wayne Sensor's resignation is based on the physician employment question, does this put...
Senior Leaders Learn During Patient Safety Rounds
Patient safety rounds cannot only find trouble spots that leaders may not have known existed, but they also may improve...
You Have a Vision. Now What?
CEOs should look for ways to include staff members in creating the goals and vision of the organization. Having a...
Beverly (MA) Hospital's Laverty resigns
After months of increasing conflict with doctors and nurses, Beverly (MA) Hospital chief executive Stephen R. Laverty...
Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
HLM LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED: Cambridge, MA
Unlock Cambridge Health Alliance’s secrets to maximizing ED throughput using bedside rapid assessment and closing care...
HLM LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED
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