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Teaching physicians how to lead

Teaching physicians how to lead

By Maria Castellucci  |  March 25, 2017

Dr. Jennifer Hauler, an osteopathic physician, was juggling several leadership roles in 2014 when she decided to get an MBA.

Health Care Hall of Fame: Honoring values that will endure

Health Care Hall of Fame: Honoring values that will endure

By Merrill Goozner  |  March 25, 2017

The two honorees being inducted into the Health Care Hall of Fame for 2017 dedicated their careers to promoting two key building blocks for organizational success in healthcare: leadership diversity and effective nurse leaders.

Consumers fueling outpatient construction

Consumers fueling outpatient construction

By Joseph Conn  |  March 18, 2017

The architects and construction companies who make their living designing and building healthcare facilities are bullish in their outlook on healthcare construction, despite the uncertainty surrounding healthcare policy in Washington, D.C.

Tapping telehealth for complex cases

Tapping telehealth for complex cases

By Shelby Livingston  |  March 18, 2017

Intermountain, whose telehealth system is among the most advanced in the country, is using the technology to extend its specialists' skills into the smaller community hospitals and rural locations in its network

Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings

Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  March 11, 2017

Violence in healthcare settings has risen steadily in recent years. That has taken a growing financial and human toll on the nation's 15 million healthcare workers and on its hospitals and long-term care centers, and has prompted executives, providers and policymakers to take action in myriad ways.

Changing how doctors get paid

Changing how doctors get paid

By Dave Barkholz  |  March 11, 2017

Hospitals and physician groups across the country are beefing up merit pay for quality and patient satisfaction in their physician compensation plans. But Geisinger Health System is doing something radically different.

Lured by MACRA bonuses, more Medicare ACOs venture into risk

Lured by MACRA bonuses, more Medicare ACOs venture into risk

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  March 04, 2017

When the Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas and the Accountable Care Coalition of Chesapeake joined Medicare's Next Generation ACO model, they took on significant financial risk, but had more flexibility to change the way they cared for patients.

C-suite gender gap: Leadership training efforts falling short

C-suite gender gap: Leadership training efforts falling short

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 25, 2017

Women represent just 26% of hospital CEO positions despite holding 75% of healthcare jobs. At Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, women make up merely 21% of executive roles and 21% of board members.

Genomic medicine goes mainstream

Genomic medicine goes mainstream

By Joseph Conn  |  February 18, 2017

At cutting-edge healthcare organizations, precision medicine is beginning to affect patient's lives. But most of the healthcare industry is still struggling to overcome significant social, economic and technical barriers to widespread adoption of genetics-based patient care.

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