Since 2012, Good Samaritan has been the only facility within Advocate Health Care's 12 acute-care hospital network with a unit dedicated solely to substance abuse detoxification.
Dr. Jennifer Hauler, an osteopathic physician, was juggling several leadership roles in 2014 when she decided to get an MBA.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
There is huge uncertainty created by the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
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.
At Parkview (Ind.) Huntington Hospital, a 36-bed community facility, frontline staff proposed hiring a transitional care nurse to help lower 30-day readmission rates among its most vulnerable patients.
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.
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.