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The Interview: Jeffrey E. Thompson, M.D.
Declaring Energy Independence

The CEO of Gunderson Health System says that the organization’s efforts to increase its use of renewable energy sources benefit the community and the bottom line.

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Outpatient Surgery
Measuring Quality & Safety

A pair of national initiatives aim to collect more data from ambulatory surgery settings with an eye towards improving compliance and care.

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Hospital Finances
Reboot Required

As new health care payment and delivery models emerge, hospital financial management is dramatically changing, too. How will you transition to pay for value, risk assumption and population health management?

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Fiscal Fitness
Achieving High Value Care

Fiscal Fitness looks at tested methods hospitals and health systems are using to contain expenses while improving quality of care.

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    How Payers, Providers Can Team Up to Improve Palliative Care

    It’s good for seriously ill patients and good for the bottom line. Get started with the new toolkit and Web conference.

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    Financial Risks in Physician Employment

    Hospital leaders will need to get creative to find arrangements with physicians that will benefit everyone.

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    Ironing Out Cultural Differences Could Be the Keys to a Successful Merger

    A proposed merger between Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University Health System would create the nation's 11th largest nonprofit health system. It's worth watching how well the organizations can blend their cultures, including different approaches to physician alignment.

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    Improving the Patient Experience with a Low-Cost Solution

    Imagine the ROI of a low-cost, high-impact technology if it enhances the patient experience. That is what’s happening at Citizens Memorial Hospital, where electronic whiteboards are helping to better engage patients, family members and clinical staff.

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Target, Home Depot, CHS. Will your organization be next on a cyber thief’s hit list? Hospital leaders must be vigilant in establishing strong cybersecurity protocols.

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