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 January 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

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10 challenges and opportunities for hospitals in 2015
As T.S. Eliot once said: "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" Although hospital leaders may feel in over their heads most days, it helps to step back and take in the big picture. Click here to continue>>

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Succeeding at population health without an ACO
Some of the nation's most prestigious systems have developed successful population health strategies without forming a Medicare accountable care organization. Click here to continue >>


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10 smartest things people in healthcare do
There is no one type of "smart." The adjective changes meaning based on its context, and even then there can be different kinds of smart. Street smart, book smart, financially smart. Click here to continue >>

 

Publisher’s Letter
January Issue. On behalf of Becker’s Healthcare, I wish you a healthy and happy start to 2015.

50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare
The healthcare industry is comprised of a myriad of sectors influencing the overall landscape, including technology, payers, hospitals, health systems, labor unions, politicians, advocacy groups, researchers and more. Click here to continue >>


CEO Roundtable

4 CEOs Define Their Challenges and Resolutions for 2015
Four health system and hospital CEOs from around the country shared their New Year's resolutions, anticipated challenges, goals for 2015 and essential leadership qualities with Becker's Hospital Review. Click here to continue >>


Clinical Integration & ACOs

Is the Physician Shortage Real?5 Things to Consider
Despite widespread claims in the medical community that the United States is facing a serious physician shortage, more health economists and analysts are refuting the idea, according to NPR. Click here to continue >>

10 things to know about the 89 new MSSP ACOs
CMS released a list Monday of 89 new Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations that will begin participating Jan. 1, 2015. Click here to continue >>


Financial Management

Hospital CFOs' top concerns for 2015
From the transition to ICD-10 to mergers and acquisitions, hospital and health system CFOs are certainly going to be faced with a myriad of challenges in 2015. Click here to continue >>

To Build or Not to Build?
How are hospitals' capital investments evolving in a time when the industry wants to avoid hospitalizations? Click here to continue >>

10 Largest Donations From Individuals to Healthcare Organizations
Here are the top 10 gifts, pledges and bequests from individuals to hospitals or health organizations within the past year. Click here to continue >>


Health IT

11 hospitals & health systems making health IT work for population health
Keeping a close watch on population health is more important for hospitals now than ever before, as they pursue value-based frameworks, take on more responsibility for patient outcomes outside the hospital and work to understand the factors that contribute to readmissions and failed care. Click here to continue >>

In transition to value, CIOs must buy services — not software
IT should be one of the places healthcare organizations actively look to save money. Click here to continue >>

8 EMR mistakes hospitals make
It's old news that hospitals' and health systems' EMR implementation has been a bumpy ride. Click here to continue >>

10 statistics on the current use of telemedicine in hospitals, health systems
Ninety percent of healthcare leaders reported their organizations have begun developing or implementing a telemedicine program, evidencing an industry-wide embrace of technology to achieve improved quality of care for patients and organizational success. Click here to continue >>


Leadership & Management

5 core management mistakes in health systems: Key causes of failure and business erosion
As we look over the past 10 to 15 years in healthcare, there are several core management mistakes we see repeating themselves. Click here to continue >>

The leadership competency test
It's a jungle out there. Who has the best chance of successfully toughing it out? Click here to continue >>

The problem to be solved
Superficially, the problem is clear. U.S. healthcare costs are too high, higher than that of other foreign industrialized nations and rising too rapidly. Click here to continue >>

Can your hospital survive as an independent hospital? 9 questions to ask
One of the most pressing questions facing hospital boards today is whether their hospital can survive as an independent organization. Click here to continue >>


Chuck Lauer: Simple, Timeless Insights  Into the Art of Negotiation
7 timeless leadership lessons from legendary IMG founder Mark McCormack. Click here to continue >>

From the Editor’s Desk: Healthcare's foggy and forgettable names
Last week, a fellow editor couldn't take it any more. She had to get something off her chest. Click here to continue >>

The Corner Office: Dr. Howard Grant of  Lahey Health on the Passion and Intellect  of Boston
"I was specifically drawn to Boston because Massachusetts was leading the way in health care reform, ahead of the game in universal healthcare and committed to accelerating toward widespread accountable care and population health." Click here to continue >>

Hospital & Health System Executive Moves

Hospital & Health System Transactions

 

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