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Vanderbilt Health CEO Pinson on standardization, value
By Modern Healthcare | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. C. Wright Pinson, CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System in Nashville and deputy vice chancellor for health affairs and associate dean for clinical affairs at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses federal funding cuts for academic centers, quality-improvement efforts and...
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Academic health leaders advocate new, varied partnerships
By Bob Herman | September 04, 2014
If academic medical centers want to stay relevant and on the cutting edge of healthcare, they will need to build partnerships inside and outside the sector, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
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Cushing tapped as Temple University Hospital's medical chief
By Bob Herman | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Herbert Cushing has been named chief medical officer of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, effective Aug. 18.
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USC's Keck brings heart surgery expertise to community provider
By Bob Herman | August 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California has expanded its cardiac surgery services to Torrance (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center, a 377-bed community provider.
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Ting appointed chief quality officer at New York-Presbyterian
By Bob Herman | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan has named Dr. Henry Ting its new senior vice president and chief quality officer.
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Consolidation could be next for academic medical centers
By Bob Herman | July 05, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The pending combination of Arizona's only academic medical center with the state's largest not-for-profit hospital system is an early tremor in what may turn into a major shake-up of U.S. academic medicine.
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Few teaching hospitals limit industry payments
By Jaimy Lee | June 28, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A few academic medical centers have set strict policies to prevent drug and device manufacturers from paying physicians and potentially influencing their teaching and medical decisionmaking. But most teaching hospitals and medical schools continue to receive funding from drug and device companies...
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Massachusetts provider coalition protests Partners' expansion
By Bob Herman | June 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A coalition of Massachusetts health systems and physician groups is challenging an agreement that would allow the state's largest healthcare organization, Boston-based Partners HealthCare, to get even bigger.
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KentuckyOne Health CEO discusses merger experience
By Modern Healthcare | May 31, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO of KentuckyOne Health, discusses the merger of St. Joseph Health System in Lexington and Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare that formed KentuckyOne and the challenges that followed.
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Mass. hospitals seeing average margin rise even as some face difficulties
By Rachel Landen | May 19, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Despite losses posted at 11 of Massachusetts' 64 acute-care hospitals last year, average margins at facilities across the state generally improved in 2013.
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