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Kaleida Health improves margin by cutting costs
By Bob Herman | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Kaleida Health kept expenses in check in the first half of 2014, giving the Buffalo, N.Y.-based system higher-than-expected surpluses.
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge offers fundraising lessons
By Rachel Landen | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As social media are deluged with videos of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads in the name of advocacy and philanthropy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), other healthcare not-for-profits can find marketing lessons in the now-famous challenge that they can use for their own...
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Bill Davis: helping those who can't help themselves
By Mike Mitka | August 29, 2014
At Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital, the community's well-being is the foundation of the organization's mission statement. And its top executive takes that commitment well beyond the hospital's walls. “I'm very fortunate to have a hospital board that believes our mission is greater than just...
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Randy Oostra: working to take a bite out of hunger
By Mike Mitka | August 29, 2014
For hospitals and physicians, looking beyond patients' acute-care needs is more important than ever in a changing environment focused on population health. They need to help patients manage chronic illnesses and emphasize lifestyle modifications such as weight control and smoking cessation to...
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Ice Bucket Challenge offers great lessons in healthcare fundraising
By Rachel Landen | August 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
While social media is deluged with videos of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads in the name of ALS advocacy and philanthropy, other healthcare not-for-profits can find marketing lessons in the challenge that they can use for their own fundraising efforts.Chief among those lessons is...
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Hospitals squeezed as revenue growth slows to all-time low
By Beth Kutscher | August 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Revenue at not-for-profit hospitals grew at an all-time low of 3.9% last year with sluggish gains in both inpatient and outpatient activity, according to a report on 2013 medians from Moody's Investors Service.
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Kaleida Health sees glimmer of turnaround
By Bob Herman | August 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Kaleida Health kept expenses in check in the first half of its 2014 fiscal year, giving the Buffalo, N.Y.-based system higher-than-expected surpluses.
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Ascension Health names Leibold to top lobbyist post
By Bob Herman | August 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health has appointed Peter Leibold chief advocacy officer, a position that will make him the top lobbyist for the largest not-for-profit health system in the country.
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Essentia pulls off rare double feat, improving ops and investments
By Bob Herman | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Essentia Health, a not-for-profit system based in Duluth, Minn., said its operations and financial investments in 2014 outperformed the system's 2013 performance—a feat replicated by few other health systems at the moment.
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Banner Health sees rising expenses chip away at growing revenue
By Rachel Landen | August 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Lower volumes have put pressure on Banner Health's top line, but the Phoenix-based not-for-profit health system still managed to grow its revenue by nearly 4% during the first half of fiscal 2014.
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