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  1. 4 things to know about Madeline Bell, incoming CEO of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia President and COO Madeline Bell will become the new CEO of the hospital July 1.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Friday Feel Good: Flood doesn't stop physician from delivering babies

    A dose of feel-good to kick off the weekend. By Emily Rappleye -
  3. Viewpoint: Time to create guidelines for TV physicians

    Physicians who give one-size-fits-all diagnoses on TV programs like The Dr. Oz Show or The Doctors need to be regulated by the government and other healthcare professionals, according to Michael Rosenbaum, MD, professor of pediatrics and medicine at New York-based Columbia University Medical Center.  By Emily Rappleye -

Survey: Meeting lean goals through system integration

Wrestling with how to reduce redundancy, remove waste and how to fully and physically integrate your organization as you grow? Take this 6-item survey to help influence the resulting industry report.
  1. CXO snapshot: 9 statistics

    Chief experience officers gain more prominence in hospitals and health systems as the healthcare industry moves from volume to value.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Hospitals and unions: 9 recent conflicts, agreements

    The following is a roundup of recent events pertaining to hospital-union relationships, including strikes, rallies and new contract agreements. All events were reported within the last month, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. 5 most-read finance stories:Week of May 11-15

    Financial results for St. Louis-based Ascension, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente and Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic captured the attention of Becker's Hospital Review finance readers this week.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 4 thoughts from Holy Family Memorial CEO Mark Herzog

    Mark Herzog, president and CEO of Holy Family Memorial, an integrated healthcare provider located in Manitowoc, Wis., has more than 25 years of experience leading hospitals and physician organizations.  By Tamara Rosin -

How are you staffing your hospital? 

Complete a 7-item survey for an upcoming E-book about hospital workforce management and staffing to compare your experience with those of other hospital and health system leaders. 
  1. IASIS Healthcare swings to profit in Q2: 5 key points

    IASIS Healthcare, a for-profit hospital chain based in Franklin, Tenn., reported net earnings of $4.1 million for the second quarter of its fiscal 2015, compared to a net loss of $6 million a year ago.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. 10 off-the-cuff pieces of advice from Bob Knight and Lou Holtz

    The former basketball and football coaches on understanding your team, managing talent and diminishing the need to please. By Molly Gamble -
  3. NY hospital to pay $18.8M to settle kickback allegations

    Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center has agreed to pay the federal government $18.8 million for its alleged violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, according to the Department of Justice.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. Oldest working US nurse turns 90 on the job

    The oldest working nurse in the U.S. turned 90 this year, and her co-workers at MultiCare Tacoma (Wash.) General Hospital did not let the occasion slip by quietly, according to a report. By Heather Punke -

Why your EMR won't drive value-based care

You don't know what you don't know. You may think you are providing value-based services to your clients through your EMR, but without the ability to take action and ensure accountable follow-up, are you truly making a positive impact?
  1. Week in review: 10 biggest healthcare stories this week

    Stay in the know with Becker's Hospital Review's weekly roundup of the nation's biggest healthcare news. Here's what you need to know this week.  By Tamara Rosin -
  2. LifePoint signs joint venture agreement with Wisconsin hospital

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health (formerly LifePoint Hospitals) has signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture with Watertown (Wis.) Regional Medical Center.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. 6 recent hospital outlook and rating actions

    The following hospital and health system rating and outlook changes and affirmations took place during the past week, starting with the most recent.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. 9 recent vendor contracts, go-lives

    The following health IT vendor contracts and go-lives were announced within the past two weeks.  By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  5. 2016 EHR hardship exceptions due July 1

    Eligible professionals seeking to avoid Medicare reimbursement cuts for not successfully participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program in 2014 have until July 1 to apply for a hardship exemption. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  6. We choose to go to the moon: MD Anderson's aggressive, organized plan to stop cancer

    Everything's bigger in Texas, including MD Anderson's goals to prevent cancer. By Molly Gamble -
  7. 4 thoughts on leadership from Gen. Stanley McChrystal

    In his latest book, "Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World," retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal describes how the leadership lessons he learned commanding the Joint Special Operations Task Force during the Iraq War in the early 2000s are relevant in everyday business. By Tamara Rosin -
  8. 3 common challenges for evolving CINs

    For many organizations working to develop clinically integrated networks, connecting all the dots and putting a network in place is still a fairly nascent effort.  By Emily Rappleye -
  9. AAFP seeks to defend hospital-employed family physicians

    The American Academy of Family Physicians recently wrote a letter to CMS aiming to defend the rights of family physicians employed by hospitals. By Tamara Rosin -


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