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2017

April 2017 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Despite Revenue Jump, UPMC Operating Income Falls 47% in Second Half of 2016; How CHS, LifePoint, UHS, Tenet and HCA fared in Q4; Dr. Toby Cosgrove: Drug Costs Contributed to Cleveland Clinic's Low Operating Income for FY 2016; Tenet's Net Loss Balloons to $192M in 2016; Texas Hospital Files for Bankruptcy After $51.4M Aetna Loss; CHI's Operating Loss Swells to $153.9M in Q2; Mayo Clinic's Operating Income Drops 9.8%: 7 Things to Know; CHS to Sell 25 Hospitals as Net Loss Swells to $1.7B in 2016; A State-by-State Breakdown of Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day; 5 RCM Metrics Hospitals Should Monitor to Improve Cash Flow; Blackstone Closes $6.1B Deal to Acquire TeamHealth; 4 Statistics on 2017 Pharma Price Hikes; 10 States With the Highest Rates of Past-Due Medical Debt in 2015; How Partners HealthCare's Errors Altered Medicare Payments Nationwide; Mayo Clinic to Give Preference to Privately Insured Over Medicaid, Medicare Patients; Swedish Health Services' CEO, Top Surgeon Resign After Investigation Into Medical Practices; How CEOs Should Address Contentious Politics: 4 Points to Consider; Iowa Hospital CEO Resigns Over Improper Travel Expenses; 10 Most Concerning Issues for Hospital CEOs; The Chief Compliance Officer's Paycheck is the Fastest Growing in the C-Suite; Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder Volunteers Up to 1,000 Hours a Year to This Demanding but Needed Work; More Than Two-Thirds of Healthcare Leaders Would Pursue Their Career Again, MGMA Poll Finds; The American Health Care Act: 8 Things to Know; CBO Scores the AHCA: 5 Things to Know; Opinion: Why There Are so Few Female Supply Chain and Logistics Leaders; 12 Health System CEOs Recall the Most Memorable Piece of Advice They've Received; Only 20% of Physicians Are Engaged With Leadership, Survey Shows; Former Health System Leaders Launch Strategic Advisory Firm: 4 Things to Know; 4 Things Leaders Can Learn About Resigning From MD Anderson President Dr. Ron DePinho; CEO Confidence at Highest Point Since Recession: 6 Fast Facts; These 10 People Are Helping Create the Hospital of the Future; Vanderbilt UMC Notifies 3,000+ Patients of Data Breach; The Growth of Predictive Analytics — 7 Thoughts and Observations Epic to Develop 2 New EHR Versions NJ Couple Sentenced for Stealing 71 Mental Health Patients' Identities, Credit Card Information; 23 Ideas to Boost Cybersecurity at Your Hospital in the Next 60 Minutes; 16 Statistics on Current Salary, Benefits for Health IT Professionals; Cybercriminals Sell EHR Databases for $500k Underground; 81% of Healthcare Organizations Will Increase Cybersecurity Spending This Year; Which Cities Have the Happiest CIOs?; NIST: 'Copy and Paste' Function Can Lead to Errors in EHRs; 50 Things to Know About athenahealth, Cerner, Epic, McKesson & Meditech; Epic Unveils App Orchard for Third-Party Developers; 752% Ransomware Increase in 2016 — 3 Cyberthreat Trends to Know; On Ransomware, FBI Director James Comey Has 2 Pieces of Advice for Providers; Cerner's Innovations Campus is Officially Open; 10 Best States for Healthcare, as Ranked by US News; Hospital Floors Could Transmit Germs More Easily Than Previously Thought; Healthgrades Names 2017 Best Hospitals: 5 Things to Know; WHO Ranks World's 12 Most Dangerous Superbugs; Study: Burned-Out Physicians Less Likely to View Medicine as Their 'Calling'; Beware the Office Coffee Pot: 4 Everyday Surfaces Teeming With Bacteria; Survey: 24% of Hospital Staff Witness Expired or Recalled Product Used on a Patient; Rude Surgeons May Also Be Most Hazardous: 5 Study Findings to Know; 10 States With Highest & Lowest RN Salary; Physician-Rating Websites Have Serious Limitations, Study Finds; Surgeon Donates Kidney to Fellow Physician at Hoag; The Power of an Apology Post-Medical Error: 5 Key Points; An 'Eye-Opening' Experience: Canadian Physician Shadows Nurse for a Day; Joint Commission: 10 Most Common Sentinel Events of 2016; New Data Shows Potential 100k+ Shortfall of Physicians by 2030: 8 Things to Know; Former Michigan Health Official Sentenced to Probation for Role in Flint Legionnaires' Outbreak; 7 Lessons on Supply Chain Management From Intermountain's Richard Beach; The Measure of a True Leader; 5 Keys For Engaging the Millennials in Your Hospital's Workforce; 4 Questions With CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the Year Pamela Arora; The Corner Office: OSF HealthCare CSO Michelle Conger on Enhancing the Humanity in Health System Strategy. Click here to continue reading. 

 

March 2017 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
24% of Payers, Providers Planning Population Health Program, KPMG Survey Show; 12 Hospitals With the Most ER Visits | 2017; The Underrated Value of Coaching in Healthcare: 4 Thoughts From Population Health Expert Dr. William Appelgate; Only 17% of Healthcare Providers 'Very Ready' to Take on Risk; Brown Study: No Way to Predict Readmission Risk Under CJR; 4 Ways the Opioid Epidemic Changed in 2016; Meet the 28 New Next Generation ACOs; NYC Health + Hospitals Develops System to Manage Hard-to-Discharge Patients; 53 Hospitals With Best Organ Transplant Outcomes; 10 Statistics on Chief Information Technology Officer Salary & Bonus; Epic Named Overall Best in KLAS for 7th Consecutive Year; Report: 30% of Breaches Reported to HHS Can Be Attributed to Third Party Vendors; Physicians With EHR Access Order More Tests Than Those Without; 30% of CIOs Name IT Security as Top Concern for 2017; HHS Names New Chief Information Security Officer; The Most Common Reasons IT Pros Are Fired; 'Lesbianism' Listed as Problem in North Carolina Woman's Medical Record; 10 Things to Know About Epic; Pew Research Center: 64% of Americans Have Personally Experienced a Data Breach; Dr. Zeke Emanuel is Dubious of What Silicon Valley Can Do for Healthcare; 10 Things to Know About Cerner; 10 Things to Know About the CMS Medicaid Spending Report; HCA Profit Soars 58% to $920M in Q4; 7 Healthcare Takeaways From the CBO Annual Budget Outlook; 21 Hospital Closures in 2016; Florida Medical Group Files for Bankruptcy; 20 States With the Highest Medicare Waste; Erlanger Misses Budget Targets Due to Higher Labor, Supply Costs; CHS Shareholders Seek to Limit Executive Windfalls if Company is Sold; 25 Things to Know About RCM in 2017; Trump Administration Withdraws 340B Megaguidance: 6 Things to Know; Tenet Indictment Signals New Era of Healthcare Fraud Investigations; What Keeps CEOs Up At Night? 5 Survey Findings; The $5k C-Suite Physical: 5 Things to Know About Hospitals' Increasingly Popular Offering; Broward Health Hires Kaufman Hall Amid Financial, Leadership Troubles; Summa Health CEO Resigns Amid Physician Tension CEO Credibility at All-Time Low, Study Finds: 5 Findings; DMC Replaces CEO Joe Mullany; Sources Say Decision Linked to His Resistance to Job Cuts; Dr. Atul Gawande on the Heroism of Incremental Care; Study: 25% of CEOs' Time Spent on Work That Could Be Automated; Women More Likely to Shy Away From Executive Roles if They've Been Rejected in the Past, Study Finds; Banner Health to Restructure Operations; High-Level Jobs Affected: 5 Things to Know; Which Physician Specialties Are Happiest?; What PCPs Really Think About Repealing the ACA; CDC Updates Vaccine Guidelines for Adults: 4 Things to Know; Agencies Launch New Investigation of Detroit Medical Center's Central Sterile Department; CDC Will Not Further Investigate UPMC Mold Outbreak Despite New Report; This Physician Almost Died in Her Own Hospital: What She Learned From the Experience; Nevada Woman Dies of Superbug Resistant to All 26 Available Antibiotics; New Sepsis Treatment Guidelines: 5 Things to Know; 10k Patients Die Each Year Within 7 Days of Leaving a Hospital ER, Study Finds; Nearly 200 Employees, Patients Potentially Exposed to TB at Seattle Hospital; Physician Imposter Gains Access to 5 Brigham and Women's ORs; Full Physician-Hospital Integration Rose More Than 10% Between 2008 and 2013, Study Finds; 86 Scabies Cases Reported at Ohio Hospital; Mandatory Flu Shot Policies May Be Based on Flawed Research, Study Suggests; Your Hospital Isn’t Deliberate About Diversity in Leadership? Meet Antoinette Hardy-Waller, the Woman Out to Change That; 'We Have to be Done With Pilots' — 5 Questions With Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg on the System's Radical New Population Health Model; Creating Health System Strategy When 'Policy Is Out of Our Control' — 5 Questions on ACA Repeal With Intermountain CEO Dr. A. Marc Harrison; Your Population Health Strategy Will Fail Unless You Do These 3 Things; The Corner Office: UCHealth CEO Liz Concordia on Zeroing in on the Patient Experience. Click here to download a PDF version of the issue.

February 2017 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review.

Past Issues: 6 Largest HIPAA Settlement Fines of 2016; Houston Methodist CEO: Technology to Blame for Escalating Healthcare Costs; Why the Phrase ‘Can I Ask You a Question?’ Drives athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Nuts; The Growth of Telehealth: 20 Things to Know; US Supreme Court to Hear Epic Overtime Case; CHIME, HIMSS Names Children's Health's Pamela Arora CIO of The Year; McKesson, Change Healthcare Unveil Name of Newly Merged Company; Officials: No Hacker Skills Needed for Data Breach in NH Psychiatric Hospital; Intermountain Healthcare Leverages Telehealth for Infectious Disease Care; 2016 Averaged 1 Healthcare Data Breach Per Day; Global Precision Medicine Market to Soar to Nearly $173B by 2024: 8 Key Trends; Car Crashes Into a Pole, Bringing Down Epic EHR at Jefferson Healthcare; As Health Systems Take on More Risk, How Does Executive Recruiting Change? 4 Thoughts; Hospital Uncompensated Care Costs Fall to Lowest Level in 26 Years: 4 Things to Know; Cleveland Clinic: IBM Partnership Will Not Result in Mass IT Layoffs; Activist Hedge Fund Buys 8.3% Stake in The Advisory Board Company; The Thing About Organizational Culture Most People Get Wrong; AHA CEO Rick Pollack: How to Redefine the Hospital for the Future; Why People Skills Matter Again; Surgical Care Affiliates, OptumCare to Merge; Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg: ‘I’d Like To Eliminate the Waiting Room and Everything It Represents’; 20 Health Conditions People Spent Most on in 2013 — and What the Bulk of Their Money Went Toward; UMass Memorial Points to Epic Implementation for Drop in Operating Income; A State-by-State Breakdown of 80 Rural Hospital Closures; UHS Loses 20% of Its Market Cap After BuzzFeed Investigative Report; Mayo Clinic to Give Delayed Pay Raises; Texas Hospital to File for Bankruptcy as Debt Mounts; CHS on Track to Overcome Financial Troubles, Says CEO; Where Are CMS' New Overall 5-star Hospitals?; Where Are CMS' New Overall 1-star Hospitals?; Bill Gates Says Next 10 Years Will Be High Risk for Antibiotic-Resistant Pandemic; Meet the Mesentery — the Newly Identified Human Organ; Female Cardiologists Experience 3 Times More Discrimination Than Male Counterparts; SK&A: 20 Medical Groups With the Most Physicians — Kaiser Permanente Medical Group Tops the List; FDA Bans Powdered Gloves: New Rule Took Effect Jan. 18; 49 Hospitals With the Lowest Readmission Rates; Geisinger Finalizes Medical School Partnership; 6 Thoughts on Leadership From Dr. Michael Ugwueke, President and CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; 5 Questions With Deanna Wise, CIO of Dignity Health; Remaining Independent and Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Environment: 5 Questions With Marin General CEO Lee Domanico; The CEO's Role in Tech and Cybersecurity; The Corner Office: Children’s Hospital of Orange County CEO Kim Cripe on the Value of Unfettered Curiosity. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue.

January 2017 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

Trump names Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove to panel of business advisers; The 47-year-old Business Book Still Beloved by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates; 20 Women at Top of Healthcare Organizations Discuss Their Leadership Philosophies and Patient Engagement; Largest Hospital, Health System Layoffs of 201; The Repeal and Reevaluation of the ACA: 4 Key Points; Trump Picks Price, Verma as Heads of HHS, CMS: 9 Things to Know; 60 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; CHS Sells 2 Hospitals for $45M to Drive Down Debt; Texas and NY Hospitals Close ERs on Same Day; 3 Factors That Could Influence Hospital Bankruptcies in 2017; Texas Hospital Abruptly Closes After Failing to Make Payroll; Executives, Physicians at Dallas Hospital Indicted in Massive Kickback Scheme; CHI Records $483M Operating Loss as Labor Costs Grow, Patient Volume Decline; Henry Ford Director Says Payments Aren’t Truly Bundled Under BPCI Initiative; 12 Healthcare Startup Incubators and Accelerators to Know; IBM Watson Rolls Out Internet of Things Consulting Platform; CEO Email Scam Targets 17 US Healthcare Organizations in 2 Weeks; What Crises Stain a Hospital’s Reputation? Tech and Data Issues Top the List, Healthcare Executives Say; Mobile Health Market Projected to Reach $21.7B by 2022: 5 Things to Know; Duke Develops Robotic Nurse to Reduce Contact With Infectious Disease; Gartner Names Top 25 Supply Chains in Healthcare; Medicare’s Top 15 Costliest Drugs in 2015; Spearheading a First-of-Its-Kind Logistics Center: 5 Questions With Dennis Mullins, VP of Supply Chain for IU Health; 4 Threats to the US Blood Supply; More Than Two-Thirds of Hospital Leaders Expect to Boost Annual Supply Chain Investment Over Next 3 Years, Survey Finds; How Amazon Trains New Warehouse Workers in Just 2 Days; 7 Questions With MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros; Thoughts on a More Motivated 2017: Drop the 'Mail It In' Attitude; 20 Years as Chief Nurse: Mass General’s CNO on What’s Next After Stepping Down; The Corner Office: Dignity Health CEO Lloyd Dean on What Drives His Commitment to Improve Healthcare Access

2016

December 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

Trump's Top Priority? Americans Say It Should be Healthcare; CMS Releases Final OPPS Rule for 2017: 11 Things to Know Playbook; Media Blames Female CEOs More Than Male Counterparts for Company Trouble; 5 things Wildly Successful People Do Before Drinking Their Morning Coffee; The 'Woman's Touch'L: How One Baton Rouge Hospital Went to Work After the Flood; CEOs Underwent 'Generational Overhaul' After Economic Crisis: 4 Takeaways; HBR: Why Companies With Visionary leaders Rarely Have Visionary Successors; 12 Key Thoughts and Metrics on CEO Performance Evaluation; Dignity Health, CHI Ink Agreement to Explore Further Alignment; Layoffs Cost Baxter $10M: 7 Things to Know; Aetna CEO: Young Adults Rather Pay for 'Beer on Fridays and Saturdays' Than Health Insurance; New Mother Hit With $7k Delivery Room Charge After Giving Birth in the Parking Lot; Why These 4 Health Systems Abandoned Traditional Budgeting;Ascension Records $423M Net Gain on Higher Patient Volume: 5 things to Know;Blackstone to Acquire TeamHealth in $6B Deal; This Reporter Tried to Gather All His Medical Records in 72 Hours: Here's What Happened; Johns Hopkins Hospital Launches NASA- Inspired Command Center to Enhance Hospital Operations; Cerner CoFounder Neal Patterson: Why He Says 'God has a Sense of Humor"; The Future of Telehealth: 4 Questions with Teladoc's Dr. Alan Roga; 15 Under 15: How These Kids are Changing IT; NP Average Hourly Wage & Salary for All 50 States; British Physicians Draw Up List of 40 Procedures of Little to No Benefit; AMA Reveals Latest in Medical Education Reform: New Pillar of Study, New Textbook; Where are the 20 Leapfrog F Hospitals?; 6 Questions with New Intermountain Healthcare CEO Dr. A. Marc Harrison;Michael Dowling: Giving Thanks to Family, Friends, and the Privilege of Working in Healthcare; The Corner Office: MGMA CEO Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright on Becoming Part of the Solution. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue.

November 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

50 Hospitals with Innovation Programs; Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg Talks 1 Year of Patient Refunds; The MACRA Final Rule: 10 Things to Know; Top 10 Regional Health Law Firms Announced; Trump, Clinton's Healthcare Plans Would Achieve Opposite Results, Studies Find; Carolinas HealthCare CEO Gene Woods Launches National Search for COO; Want To Be a CEO? Diversify Your Experience, Study Says; Board of Allina-Run Hospital Votes to Dissolve; Former Mayo CEO Gene Mayberry Dies at 87; The Rise of 'Freelance Consultant'- 7 Things to Know; Providence Health Services Eliminates CEO Role at St. Mary to Reduce Overhead; A CEO's Job Interview Checklist: 5 Questions to Better Identify the Best Employer for You; 20 Financial Benchmarks for Hospital Executives; 20% of Physician Respondents are Familiar with MACRA: 5 Survey Takeaways; Parkland Memorial Hospital to Lay Off 108 Amid Budget Cuts; CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule: 10 Things to Know; 10 High-Spend Drugs Affecting Hospitals Most; CHS Adopts Short-Term Poison Pill to Protect Stockholders' Rights; Massachusetts Hospital Association Admits Price Variation 'Problematic'; What This Year's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Means for ACOs, Physician Compensation; Parents Charged $39 to Hold Baby After Birth, Itemized Bill Shows; KPMG Ends Contract with Broward Health Over Audit Dispute; Fitch: Change in Political Environment Could Disrupt Healthcare Business Models; Geisinger to Buy Medical School, Deal Will Close by 2017; Moody's: For-Profit Hospital perators Continue to Gain Scale Through M&A; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Lowers Layoffs to 84; Geisinger Gets Revenue Boost From Acquisitions; Tenet, Humana, Rift Affects 750k in South Florida; Down the Rabbit Hole at Epic: 9 Key Points from the Users Group Meeting; Physicians' Opinions of EHR Vendors: 8 Findings; Survey Indicates Half of Organizations Unprepared to Meet Health Data Security Standard; 6 Things to Know About Apple's Foray into Healthcare; CIOs Say Mobile Devices are Organizations' Weakest Cybersecurity Link; Boston Children's 2014 Hacker Explains Why He Did It; 5 Thoughts from HHS CTO Susannah Fox on Technology in Healthcare; The Best, Worst States for EHR Adoption, HIE, Interoperability: 4 Findings from ONC. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue.

October 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

110 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems;10 Things Keeping Health System CEOs Up at Night; Making the Transition to Population Health: Healthcare Leaders Share Challenges, Opportunities and a Roadmap for Success; Fortune-Telling in Revenue Cycle Management: Patient Personas and Propensities to Pay; Positive Patient Identification: The Key to Improving Revenue Cycle Efficiency and Reducing Denied Claims; The New Practitioner: 3 Health System Leaders on How Teams are Changing the Value of Care; How Identifying the Right Revenue Cycle Solutions Partner Can Save Hospitals Millions: A Case Study; Stark Law: The 27-Year-Old Act Killing Healthcare Reform Before It Can Begin?; Could ACOs Inadvertently Be Making Healthcare Disparities Worse?; 17 Hospitals and Health Systems with Unique Population Health Incentives; CMS Unveils 2015 Medicare ACO Quality, Financial Performance: 12 Things to Know; Weighing the Cost of Care: How Hospitals Accommodate Obese Patients; Interventions to Keep Chronic Illness Patients on their Meds Could Save Billions; Not Your Usual Hospital Ad: 'If Our Beds Are Filled, It Means We've Failed'; There are 4 Leadership Styles. What's Yours?; 32 Nurses Who Transitioned to Hospital CEOs; Power of Words- 9 Hospital Leaders Take the TED Talks' Stage; The Magic Number: How Many Partners Should a Health System Consider Before Merging?; CEOs Influence Employee Political Leanings: 4 Findings; Cleveland Clinic Files Plans for London Hospital; Geisinger to Hire 1,500; Business Strategy- a Focus on 5 Questions; CMS Says Providers Can 'Pick Their Pace' for MACRA: 6 Things to Know; A State-by-State Breakdown of 77 Rural Hospital Closures; Patients Desert Texas' Costliest Hospital Following Pricing Report; 7 Things to Know About Aetna's ACA Exchange Exit; 35 NJ Hospitals Sued Over Tax-Exempt Status; Indiana Women Released From Cancun Hospital After Paying $67k Toward Bill ;11 Recent Transactions and Partnerships; Why Billing After Death Is Complicated; MD Anderson POints to Epic Implementation for 77% Drop in Adjusted Income; 8 of the Most Memorable Quotes about Hospital Prices; 33 Health IT and Revenue Cycle Wiz Kids; Appalachian Regional Healthcare Back Online 3 Weeks After Cyberattack; Banner Health May Face 3 New Lawsuits After Security Breach; The 49 Hospitals Facing the Highest Readmission Penalties from Medicare;Why Are the Hospitals With 1 Star From CMS?; Pediatric Office Drops 8 Families After Negative Facebook Comments; 10 Things to Know about Hospitalists; Successfully Choosing New Hand Hygiene Products: 4 Key Points; Wayne State May Lose 37 Medical School Faculty Members; Ice Maker, Sinks Linked to UW Medical Center Legionnaires' Outbreak; 2 Dead; Intermountain's CNO on Maximizing Nurse Talent, Optimizing Care Transitions and More; Corner Office: Virginia Mason Health System Chairman and CEO Dr.Gary S. Kaplan on Relentlessly Fighting Waste and What He Learned Working in a Hardware Store; Michael Dowling: How to Make Population Health a Robust Strategy- Not a One-Off Project; Treating the Community: Cook County Health CEO Dr. John Jay Shannon Answers 5 Questions on the Opioid Epidemic. Click here to download a PDF version of this issue.

September 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know 2016; 50 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know 2016; 7 Key Areas to Address Under the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model; The Movement to Mobile: Evolving Patient Experience Methods in Revenue Cycle Management; CMS Termination Letter: What to Expect and How to Prepare; The Next Generation of Healthcare for the Next Generation; How to Diagnose, Intervene, and Succeed in Combating Physician Burnout; Top 61 Health System Markets; 400 Physicians Cut Ties with Partners for Crosstown Rival: Tufts; Taking the "Big, Scary Giant" Out of Healthcare Billing: 6 Questions with Zotec's T. Scott Law;We asked 13 Physicians What They Really THink of Their Hospital; Tenet Posts $44M Net Loss in Q2, Increases Reserve to Settle Kickback Allegations; Ozarks Community Hospital CEO Says Medicare Termination is 'Warning for Small Hospitals'; The Productivity Paradox: EHR's Need to be Tough Now to Gain Efficiencies Later; Banner Health Suffers Year's Largest Data Breach; 3.7M Affected; The New-Age CIO: 3 Leaders on HOw the Top IT Role is Evolving; 'Ever-Ready': 3 Nurses Discuss Orlando Regional Medical Center's Mass Shooting Response; CMS Releases Overall Hospital Star Ratings: 12 Things to Know; CMS' First 5-starts: Which 102 Hospitals Come Out on Top?; Former CDC Director Dr. Bill Foege on Why He Stands Behind Theranos, How to Build an Effective Coalition and What Presidential Candidates Must Address; The Corner Office: Dr. Susan Ehrlich ono Bridging Clinical, Executive, and Health Policy Leadership; 17 of the Most Interesting People In Healthcare. Click Here to Download a PDF Version.

August 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review 

50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know 2016; 21 Noteworthy Statistics on Healthcare; 15 Largest Health Systems in the US; 12 Hospital Closures So Far in 2016; Top 10 Costliest Specialty Drugs for Insurers; 20 Most Costly Inpatient Conditions; The 25 Best and 5 Worst Cities for Physicians; 40 Statistics on Physician Compensation; 45 Largest Medical Groups in the US; Top 55 Hospitals Patients Would Definitely Recommend; 5th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable Conference Brochure; 5 Questions with Outgoing AtlantiCare CEO David Tilton; Do Hospital Affiliations Risk Becoming the Next Brexit?; Retiring CEO Bill Thompson Reflects on 36 Years with SSM Health; Merger of Equals: How Hackensack Meridian Health Landed on a CO-CEO Model; CHI to Exit Health Insurance Business; CMS Releases OPPS Proposed Rule for 2017: 12 Things to Know; 9 Things to Know about CMS' Oncology Care Model; 6 Proposed Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule in 2017; Executive Briefing: How Identifying the Right Revenue Cycle Solutions Partner Can Save Hospitals Millions: A Case Study; How Big Data Helped Uncover the Largest Medicare Fraud Takedown; What EHR Audits Reveal About the PCP Experience; Carolinas HealthCare System Forms 2,300-Physician CIN; Mass Shootings Spur New Emergency Medicine Task Force: ACEP President Shares Details; 5 Reasons Your Physician Champion Will Fall; CMS Overall Star Ratings Have 'Several Shortcomings,' Analysis Finds; Michael Dowling: 10 Questions CEOs Should Ask Themselves Each Year; The Corner Office: Sharp Healthcare's Mike Murphy on Modeling a Classic- Yet Timeless - Piece of Advice. Click Here to download a pdf version.

July 2016 Becker's Hospital Review

Great Community Hospitals 2016; How One Health System Addressed 2,000 Patients’ Social Needs in 2 YearsHow One Health System Addressed 2,000 Patients’ Social Needs in 2 Years; UPMC Enters 3rd Partnership in China; Forbes: Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Now Worth Nothing, Company Worth $800M; From a Truck Repair Garage to the Hospital C-Suite: 5 CEOs Reflect on Their First Jobs; 8 Hospital, Health System Chief Transformation Officers to Know; Hospitals Claim the ACA Demands Mergers: Are Judges Warming Up to the Argument?; 20 Highest Paid Healthcare CEOs of S&P 500 Companies20 Highest Paid Healthcare CEOs of S&P 500 Companies; 3 Obvious and Not-So-Obvious Reasons Hospitals Close; California Hospital Closes After Attempt to Alter Facility Fails; Viewpoint: It’s About Time for More Urgent Care Options in Boston; Texas Hospital Closes, Lays Off 175 Before New Owner’s Takeover; Why Harvard and a Hong Kong Oyster Sauce Company Want Healthcare to Focus on Happiness;8 Recent Hospital, Health System Layoffs; Mount Sinai to Shutter Beth Israel Hospital; Milliman: Americans’ Healthcare Costs Have Tripled Since 2001; UnitedHealth Will Only Remain on 3 State Exchanges in 2017; Study: Hospitals That Deliver Superior Patient Experience See 50% Higher Margins; Bon Secours Launches Insurance Network; Texas Health Resources, Aetna to Launch Health Plan; To Stabilize Finances, Presence Health Secures $528.1M Loan; 13 Hospitals Planning Facility Upgrades, Expansions; NIH Awards $142M to Mayo Clinic for Precision Medicine Biobank; Feds Join Executive’s $50M False Claims Suit Against Prime Healthcare;Novant Health Sees Operating Income Jump 115.2%; 22 Hospital Outlook and Credit Rating Actions; 20 Most Costly Inpatient Conditions; CMS Issues Final Rule for Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs: 5 Takeaways; 8 Hospitals’ Finances Hurt by EHR Costs; What Comes After the Epic Go-Live? 6 Questions With MD Anderson CIO Chris Belmont; Judy Faulkner Ranks No. 3 on Forbes’ ‘America’s Richest Self-Made Women’ List; Kansas Heart Hospital Pays Ransom, Then Hackers Come Back for More; The State of Interoperability: 5 Statistics From the ONC; DOD’s Cerner EHR Go-Live Timeline ‘Not Realistic,’ Audit FindsDOD’s Cerner EHR Go-Live Timeline ‘Not Realistic,’ Audit Finds; Certified EHR Adoption ‘Nearly Universal’ in Acute Care Hospitals: 4 Statistics from the ONC; Thousands of NFL Players' Health Data Stolen From Trainer's CarThousands of NFL Players' Health Data Stolen From Trainer's Car; After Confusion, HHS Confirms HIPAA Was Not Waived After Orlando Shooting; Changing Healthcare Means Changing Organizational Culture: 3 Health System Leaders Weigh In; Healthcare's Second Curve: Is Your Clinical Documentation Ready?; 30 Things to Know About Balance Billing; 41% of Patients Use Payment Plans for Medical Expenses41% of Patients Use Payment Plans for Medical Expenses; 66% of US Citizens Would Struggle With a Surprise $1k Bill; Oregon Hospitals Pledge to Give Patients Price Estimates in 3 Days; Difficult Collections Force Struggling Calif. Hospital to Revise Revenue Projections;HHS Taps 6 Health Systems for Bill Advisory Panel; Mosaic Life Care approves $16.9M in Debt Forgiveness; Less Than 25% of Hospitals on Track to Hit CMS' Value-Based Payment Goal; Feds: Carolinas HealthCare Forced Steering Restrictions in Top Payer Contracts; How to Align Surgeons to Increase Productivity and Curtail Outmigration; An Epic Go-Live, the Opioid Crisis and More: Mass General’s CNO Weighs In; Which Female Physicians Earn Most?; CMS Officials to Hospitals: Stop Misusing HCAHPS Measures; Why are Physicians More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics Later in the Day? 5 Things to Know; Primary Care Pay Grows Faster Than Specialties: 6 Findings; Untreatable Superbug Makes Its Way to US for First Time: 6 Things to Know; 50 States Ranked by the Share of Adults Who Went a Year Without Visiting a Physician; Intermountain, Stanford, Providence Form 79-Hospital Alliance to Share Cancer Data; CMS' Proposed Rule for Hospitals: Reduce Antibiotic Use or Exit Medicare; 4 Major Health Systems Announce New Marketplace for ‘Green’ Products; Cone Health Sees Operating Margin Fall as Supply Costs Creep Upward; 12 Healthcare Organizations Win ECRI Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award; Antidote for Heroin Overdose Sees Huge Price Spike; The Top Supply Chain Challenges of 2016; These Drug, Device Companies are Offering Money-Back Guarantees to Hospitals, Payers; Preserving Community Hospitals' Authentic Local Identities During Acquisitions; Corner Office: Greater Waterbury Health Network and Hospital CEO Darlene Stromstad on Excelling Despite Distractions; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital and Health System Transactions. Click here to download a pdf version of the issue.

June 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

7th Annual Meeting Recap; How Geisinger’s ‘Crazy’ Idea of Refunds Turned Into a Smart Business Strategy; A Lesson From the Past to Predict the Future: How Joel Allison Channels Abe Lincoln to Affect Change; Why Mayo Clinic is Picking Up the Check for Physicians to Dine Together; Bundled Payments, Regulation and Consolidation: 5 Health System Leaders Weigh In; 5 Thoughts on Navigating Healthcare’s Future Landscape From Michael Dowling, Nancy Howell Agee, Barry Arbuckle, Ken Kaufman and Howard Dean; Chris Van Gorder Runs a $3B Health System — and He’ll Never Miss Your Email; These 10 Hospitals Have the Biggest Surpluses — and They’re Mostly Nonprofit; CHS Sees Profit Plummet, Plans to Sell 10 More Hospitals to Drive Down Debt; Moody’s Preliminary Numbers Show Nonprofit Healthcare Profitability Margins at Multi-Year High; Weak Flu Season, Lawsuits Take Toll on LifePoint’s Bottom Line; Tenet Posts Unexpected $59M Loss in Q1; No 2 Prices the Same: 13 Findings on Healthcare Price Variation Across the U.S.; UHS Sees Profit Swell as Admissions Rise in Q1; Partners HealthCare’s Math Errors Could Cause 2,000 Hospital Layoffs Statewide; A State-by-State Breakdown of 71 Rural Hospital Closures; CMS’ 2017 IPPS Proposed Rule: 10 Points to Know; In the Midwest, Health Systems Go Big or Go Home: The New Reality of System Dominance; John Stossel: ‘My Hospital’s Customer Service Stinks’; 150 Hospital Benchmarks; Beating the Self-Pay Problem: How 3 Hospitals Developed Patient Loan Programs; ASC Revenue Cycle: By the Numbers; Rethinking Ambulatory Strategy Health systems have been developing their ambulatory platforms over the last several decades as technology and consumer demand has shifted from the inpatient to outpatient setting; Medical Errors — No. 3 Cause of Death in the US, Study Unveils; ACOs Flourish or Fail in These 27 States; SSM Health to Operate 27 Retail Clinics in St. Louis Walgreens; These 7 Surgical Procedures Account for Most Complications, Deaths and Costs; ‘A’ Grades Up, ‘F’ Grades Down in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores: 5 Things to Know; Stanford Embeds Clinic in Luxury Apartment Building; Medical School Enrollment Up 25%; 34% of American Adults Did Not See, Talk to a Physician in 2014; Wake Forest Baptist Acquires 300-Physician Group; The Most Common Surgery in the World is Often Unnecessary — and This Physician is Out to Fix That; Healthcare's Second Curve: Is Your Clinical Documentation Ready?; A ‘Simpler’ Version of Meaningful Use: 8 Things to Know About HHS’ Proposed MACRA Rule; What’s in Mayo Clinic’s Epic Implementation Name?; 7 Things to Know About Whaling, the Emerging Cybersecurity Threat; Cerner Quarterly Revenue Grows 14%, Profit Up 36%; EHR Replacements Causing More Harm Than Good, Survey Finds: 10 Key Findings; athenahealth Reports 24% Revenue Growth in Q1; Shared Credentials in Epic v. Tata Case: ‘Every CIO and CISO’s Nightmare’; McKesson Revenue Climbs 4%, Profit Falls 2% in Q4; Allscripts Achieves Record Q1 Bookings, Posts Revenue Increase; Not-So-Sensitive Data: The Case for Unprotected Health Information; Loyalty Rankings: Epic, MEDITECH Clients Feel ‘Trapped’; Cerner, athenahealth Clients ‘Most Loyal’; Beyond MU: The Value of Patient Portal Adoption; Michael Dowling: 4 Lessons I Learned Overseeing the Launch of a Health Plan; Don’t be the Borg: Listening is the First Step for Healthcare Leaders Involved in Changing an Organization’s Culture; Ask Chuck: This CEO's Health System Merged 2 Years Ago — But He Still Hears 'Us v. Them' Comments From Staff; The Corner Office: MemorialCare Health System Long Beach CEO John Bishop on the Unparalleled Value of Trust. Click here to download a pdf of the issue. 

May 2016 Issue of Becker's Hosptial Review

100 Great Hosptials in America | 2016; Market Domination is Everything + 7 More Thoughts on Strategy; To Pay for Note to Pay Ransom: A Tale of 2 Hosptialso Pay for Note to Pay Ransom: A Tale of 2 Hosptials; The Paradigm Shift in Healthcare – from Business to Consumer; Market Domination is Everything + 7 More Thoughts on Strategy; Worth the Weight: What 3 Hospital CEOs Gained From Losing; No Pay Raises for Community Health Systems CEO and CFO in 2016; Tenet CEO and CFO Compensation Slashed in 2015; Health System Executives' Primary Concerns Shift to Consumers; Hospital CEO Turnover Rate in 2015 Among Highest Reported in 20 Years; Intermountain’s Bad Debt Jumps 41% in 2015; $186M Operating Loss Leaves Presence Trimming Jobs; Trinity Health Records $27.1M Operating Loss: 4 Things to Know; Capella, RegionalCare to Merge Into New $1.7B Company: 10 Things to Know; Boston Children’s Operating Income Plummets 71% in Q1; CHS Spinoff Issues 2016 Financial Outlook; FTC Suspends Challenge of West Virginia Hospital Merger; Banner Health Operating Income Plummets 51.2%; Highmark Health Posts $565M Operating Loss in 2015: 9 Things to Know; ASC Revenue Cycle: Don’t Go it Alone; MACRA Roadmap: 9 Questions on a Post-SGR World, Answered; The New Healthcare Leader; Feds Seek Information on ‘Concurrent Surgeries’ at 20 Medical Facilities: 7 Things to Know; Camden Coalition Awarded $8.7M for National ‘Hot-Spotting’ Center; 8 Hospital, Health System CXOs to Know; Why Denver Health is Experiencing a Physician Exodus; FDA Recommends Banning Most Powdered Medical Gloves; Walgreens Partners With UnitedHealth’s Pharmacy Arm; Reporting Quality Measures is Costly, Not Useful for Physician Practices, Survey Finds; Hospitals: Is Your ED’s Length of Stay Costing You Millions?; Taking the Wheel: Transforming the Hospital OR to Drive Value; The Guide to Cringeworthy Health IT Conversations: 10 Leaders on the Terms They Dread Most; McKesson Cuts 1,600 Jobs, 4% of U.S. Workforce; Hospitals in Kentucky, Maryland Suffer Ransomware Attacks; To Pay or Not to Pay Ransom: A Tale of 2 Hospitals; Finding and Fixing the Leaks in Your Hospital’s Revenue Cycle; 7 Questions with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Dr. Craig Thompson; 7 Thoughts From CHI’s Michael Rowan; Ask Chuck: What’s a Hospital CEO to Do When His Team is Flat-Out Tired?; Analytics Can Help Hospitals Survive and Thrive in a Value-Based Reimbursement Environment; The Future of the Hospital is the Network; The Corner Office: Intermountain Healthcare’s Dr. Charles Sorenson on Making a Meaningful Impact; The Clinical, Financial & Emotional Benefits of Molecular C. Difficile Testing. Click here to download a pdf of the issue.

April 2016 Issue of Becker's Hosptial Review

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare; 50 States of Population Health; The Rise of ‘Super Regional Systems’ and What it Means for Healthcare; Practitioner Credentialing in an Era of Heightened Employment, Consolidation; Spotting an Unengaged Employee: We Asked 3 Experts to Describe Red Flags; 15 Hospital, Health System Chief Diversity Officers to Know; ‘No Problem’ or ‘My Pleasure’? Why the Way You Say ‘You’re Welcome’ Matters; The New Look of Diversity in Healthcare: Where We Are and Where We’re Headed; 12 Healthcare Companies Named ‘World’s Most Ethical’; 10 Free (Or Very Inexpensive) Ways To Engage Staff A Quint Studer Classic; Building a Great Place to Work — Literally; Leadership Versus Management: The Differences CEOs-in-Waiting Need to Know; A Day in the Life of Scripps Health's Employee Crisis Concierge; Best Practices in Regulatory-Compliant Physician Compensation Plan Design; Tenet Posts $140M Net Loss in 2015: 6 Things to Know; Bad Debt on the Rise for Hospitals Nationally: 4 Takeaways; UPMC Gets Boost From 20% Spike in Health Plan Membership; CHS Reports Surprising $83M Loss as Admissions Fall; Cleveland Clinic Reports Record $481M Operating Income; The Rise of ‘Super Regional Systems’ and What it Means for Healthcare; 9 Questions on Strategy for Academic Medical Centers; Moody’s: Health Insurer Mega-Mergers to Disrupt Entire Sector; Louisiana Hospital Gives Up Charitable Status to Avoid Tax Penalties; Retail Clinics May Cause Healthcare Spending to Rise; Revolutionizing Transitional Care; Epic, Cerner Lead EHR Mindshare: This and 9 More Health IT Purchasing Trends; Anonymous Hacker Suspected of Boston Children’s Hospital 2014 Cyberattack Arrested; What Hospitals Can Learn from Hollywood Presbyterian’s Ransomware Run-in; IBM to Acquire Truven Health Analytics for $2.6B; nternal Medicine Residents Spend 5 Hours Per Day on EHR Data Entry; 7 Questions with AtlantiCare’s Outgoing, Incoming CEOs; 8 Questions With Epic CEO Judy Faulkner; Chuck Lauer: 32 Beliefs for a Good Life; Dr. Nick van Terheyden: Fighting a Shortage of Skilled Staff? Increasing Teamwork and Respect Is As Important as Increasing Salaries; Jonathan Bush: Retreating Toward a Purpose; Kenneth Kaufman: FTC Policies Are Big Trouble For Hospitals; Hospital and Health System Transactions; Hospital and Health Systems Executive Moves; The Corner Office: Northwell Health’s Michael Dowling on Constantly Raising the Bar. Click here to download a pdf of the issue. 

March 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

100 Hospital & Health System CMOs to Know; 50 States of Population Health; Fighting an Epidemic with No Medical Cure; The Business of Optimizing Patients Prior to Surgery; How Hospitals Need to Help Fight Gun Violence: 3 Experts Weigh in on Chicago's Pressing Public Health Problem; Most Providers Lag in Implementing Population Health Management: 5 Findings; Ads Target Hospitals for Ties to Chickfil-A, Other FastFood Chains; Hawaii No. 1 for Well-Being in US; 15 Hospital, Health System Population Health Administrators to Know; 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know; 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know | 2016; The 2-Way Street to Patient Satisfaction; The Man Behind Oscar: 6 Questions With the CEO of a 'Hipster' Health Insurer; 673 Rural Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure: 5 Things to Know; 6 Common Characteristics of Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure; Baylor Scott & White to Close Facility as Services are Consolidated; Federal Appeals Court: Hospitals Can Be 'Rural' and 'Urban' at The Same Time; AHA's Fight Over RAC Backlog Gets New Life From Appeals Court; Duke University Health System Rakes in Record Operating Income in FY 2015; 15 Things for Healthcare Leaders to Know About Obama's 2017 Budget; Fourth UPMC Patient With Mold Infection Dies; Legionnaires Victims Sue McLaren Hospital Amid Flint Water Crisis; Top 10 Sentinel Events in 2015; Mythbusting the Modern MD: 4 Findings Fight Outdated Stereotypes of Physicians; Longer Surgical Resident Hours Don't Hinder Patient Care, Study Says; Practice Fusion Lays Off 25% of Workforce; 3M Decides to Hold Onto Health IT Division; Computer Glitch Slows Mountain States Health Alliance for 9 Days; Jackson Memorial Fires Employees for Inappropriately Accessing NFL Player's Medical Record; Patients Push for Transparency: OpenNotes at Northwest Permanente; Investment in 'Ubers of Healthcare' to Hit $1B By Year's End; Essential Elements of Care Redesign and Care Management; 7 Thoughts on Great Leadership; 7 Rules for CEOs to Live By, Whether at a Small Start-Up or Global Corporation; Waiting Hours in the ER Shouldn't Routinely Happen; The Key to Population Health: Know Your Chronic Disease Patients and Coach Them; The Corner Office: SSM Health’s Bill Thompson on the Power of Curiosity. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

February 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; Johns Hopkins Puts Safety and Quality Data on Display; Are Epic and Cerner Healthcareís Apple and Android?; Johns Hopkins Puts Safety and Quality Data on Display; Are Epic and Cerner Healthcareís Apple and Android?; 8 Thoughts from Cleveland Clinic CIO Dr. C. Martin Harris on Decision-Making and Leadership; The Upside of EHRs: 3 Physicians on What They Get Right; The Stories Behind 5 Health IT Company Names; Breaking Up is Hard to Do: 6 EHR Vendor Switches in 2015; 10 Startups to Know for 2016; Epic's Young Physician User Base: What Does This Mean for the Future of EHR Vendors?; 10 Takeaways; Health IT Professionals Think They're Underpaid; IT Underused in Population Health Initiatives, Study Finds; The CIO's Role in Cost Improvement; Is Interoperability Getting Better or Worse? 6 Key Thoughts; Mayo Clinic Sells Data Center to Epic for $46M; How Billing and Collections Impact the Patient, and What Providers Can Do to Protect Their Bottom Line; 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; 7th Annual Meeting; Carolinas HealthCare Plans $3B in Capital Investments; Brigham Reports $53M Shortfall After Epic Transition; OSU Wexner's Operating Margin Cut in Half on CFO's Recommendation; Moody's: High Rate of Physician Employment Linked to Lower Profitability; Fitch Predicts Profitability Obstacles for US Hospitals in 2016: 5 Things to Know; Essential Skills of a Health System CFO: 3 Finance Chiefs Weigh In; NorthShore CEO: FTC Gerrymandered to Oppose System Merger; Nursing Rated Most Honest, Ethical Profession Once Again; Medicare Cuts Payments to 758 Hospitals for HACs: 6 Things to Know; 10 Things to Know About Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine; Do Physicians Drink Too Much Coffee?; Michigan Health System Fires 68 CRNAs Over Outsourcing Dispute; Data Where You Might Not Expect: Johns Hopkins Medicine Goes Performance-Transparent With Dashboards; Dr. Nick van Terheyden: EHRs are Like Junk Drawers — But There's a Way to Declutter Them; Why Interoperability Still Eludes Healthcare: Q&A With Dr. Charles Jaffe CEO of HL7; Retiring Memorial Healthcare CEO Frank Sacco Shares Advice From His 42-Year Career; The Physician-Patient Relationship: Should it be 'Warm Detachment' or Breaking Down Barriers?; The Corner Office: NYC Health + Hospitals Dr. Ram Raju on the 'Essentiality' of Public Hospital Systems; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

January 2016 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; Johns Hopkins Puts Safety and Quality Data on Display; Are Epic and Cerner Healthcareís Apple and Android?; 8 Thoughts from Cleveland Clinic CIO Dr. C. Martin Harris on Decision-Making and Leadership; The Upside of EHRs: 3 Physicians on What They Get Right; The Stories Behind 5 Health IT Company Names; Breaking Up is Hard to Do: 6 EHR Vendor Switches in 2015; 10 Startups to Know for 2016; Epic's Young Physician User Base: What Does This Mean for the Future of EHR Vendors? 10 Takeaways; Health IT Professionals Think They're Underpaid; IT Underused in Population Health Initiatives, Study Finds; The CIO's Role in Cost Improvement; Is Interoperability Getting Better or Worse? 6 Key Thoughts; Mayo Clinic Sells Data Center to Epic for $46M; How Billing and Collections Impact the Patient, and What Providers Can Do to Protect Their Bottom Line; 100 Hospital & Health System CIOs to Know 2016; Carolinas HealthCare Plans $3B in Capital Investments; Brigham Reports $53M Shortfall After Epic Transition; OSU Wexner's Operating Margin Cut in Half on CFO's Recommendation; Moody's: High Rate of Physician Employment Linked to Lower Profitability; Fitch Predicts Profitability Obstacles for US Hospitals in 2016: 5 Things to Know; Essential Skills of a Health System CFO: 3 Finance Chiefs Weigh In; NorthShore CEO: FTC Gerrymandered to Oppose System Merger; 7th Annual Meeting; Nursing Rated Most Honest, Ethical Profession Once Again; Medicare Cuts Payments to 758 Hospitals for HACs: 6 Things to Know; 10 Things to Know About Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine; Do Physicians Drink Too Much Coffee?; Michigan Health System Fires 68 CRNAs Over Outsourcing Dispute; Data Where You Might Not Expect: Johns Hopkins Medicine Goes Performance-Transparent With Dashboards; Dr. Nick van Terheyden: EHRs are Like Junk Drawers — But There's a Way to Declutter Them; Why Interoperability Still Eludes Healthcare: Q&A With Dr. Charles Jaffe CEO of HL7; Retiring Memorial Healthcare CEO Frank Sacco Shares Advice From His 42-Year Career; The Physician-Patient Relationship: Should it be 'Warm Detachment' or Breaking Down Barriers?; The Corner Office: NYC Health + Hospitals Dr. Ram Raju on the 'Essentiality' of Public Hospital Systems; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

2015

December 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

20 CEOs Name Healthcare's Person of the Year; 17 Winners and Losers Under the ACA; 10 of the Most Interesting Healthcare Transactions; Health IT in 2015: 10 CIOs on the highs and lows; 50 Best Healthcare Quotes of 2015; Misdiagnoses and diagnostic imaging: 2 hospital CEOs on subspecialty radiology's role; 1,800 hospitals see payment bump under value-based purchasing: 10 things to know; Study: Financial physician-hospital integration associated with higher prices; Moody's: Distressed public hospitals burdened by board turnover, regulations; Average point-of-service collections increase to $1.8M in FY 2014: 4 things to know; Tuomey dodges $237M false claims verdict by settling with DOJ: 10 things to know; The 'halo over nonprofits' is gone and 3 other takeaways from recent Stark Law settlements; 11 recent hospital bankruptcies and closures; Whistle-blower physician: 'We have got to get hospitals out of the business of hiring doctors'; 13% of rural hospitals vulnerable to closure: 5 things to know; A hospital worker has the most satisfying job in the world — You'd be surprised which one; 13 healthcare leaders named 'Best-Performing CEOs in the World'; 10 hospitals that get the most positive buzz on Twitter; What is a CEO's No. 1 source of worry?; Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council to merge in January; The TeraMedica Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems: A new power in the VNA market; Dartmouth-Hitchcock exits Pioneer ACO program: 10 things to know; 2 more Pioneer ACOs drop the program: 4 things to know; Opinion: Don't call physicians 'providers'; Medication errors occur in half of all surgeries: 7 study findings; 10 most common patient complaints, grievances with hospitals; Safety-net hospital patients have worse outcomes: Study suggests 'intrinsic qualities' are to blame; Number of 5-star hospitals decreases dramatically in CMS Hospital Compare update; Jumping ship: Why hospitals switch EHR vendors & how to handle the aftermath; A Year in EHR Contracts, Go-Lives; KLAS ranks top 10 EHR vendors by interoperability; 11 most innovative companies, according to the C-suite; Walgreens selects Epic EHR for healthcare clinics; Allscripts posts modest 3% revenue bump, 17% profit growth in Q3; Reality Check: Why it is Time to Address the Patient Identification Process at the Source to Stop Bleeding Money and Putting Patients at Risk; 5 questions with retiring Memorial Hermann Health System CEO Dan Wolterman; 6 questions with Dr. Mike Schatzlein of Ascension Health; Chuck Lauer: Do your homework on the effects of aging; The corner office: Dr. Rod Hochman of Providence Health & Services on preserving humility in leadership Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

November 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

The Two Words You Need to Say More in Your Hospital; 200 Hospital Benchmarks; Keeping Million-Dollar Projects From Bleeding Beyond the Budget; A State-by-State Breakdown of 57 Rural Hospital Closures; 10 hospital bankruptcies so far in 2015; Fitch: Capital spending will rise for nonprofit hospitals; Moody’s: More Nonprofit Hospitals to Offer Health Plans; Dignity Health's operating income jumps 47% as net surplus tumbles; Geisinger's operating margin improves as premium revenue increases; Carolinas HealthCare expansion efforts pay off in first half of 2015; 2 Kansas hospitals at risk of closing must look past 136-year-old rivalry for solution; New York hospital faces closure after buyer backs out; ACLU hits Trinity Health with lawsuit alleging EMTALA violations; Secure Texting — A Pathway to Clinical Collaborations; Words of appreciation: Thank-you notes from 8 health system CEOs; 15 hospital, health system population health administrators to know; And then there was one: 11 CEOs who moved up or out after mergers; Creating Change That Sticks— Lessons Learned From Years of Improving ORs; EHR implementation: Keeping million-dollar projects from bleeding beyond the budget; 25 quotes that show just how fed up physicians are with EHRs; Mayo Clinic CISO Jim Nelms resigns; ONC's final 5-year Health IT Strategic Plan: 10 things to know; 7 Steps to Achieve Physician-Hospital Alignment, Collaboration and Trust; How to combat the most common excuse in healthcare; What this physician thinks is wrong with quality benchmarking; Cleveland Clinic loses orthopedic surgeon over implant dispute; University Hospitals physician writes break-up letter to patient; HHS grants $685M to clinicians for patient-centered care: 8 things to know; Meet the 2016 family physician of the year; Solving staffing conundrums: A system-wide domino effect; Scripps’ CEO Chris Van Gorder on the Power of Inbox-Zero; 6 questions with Dr. Imran Andrabi, CEO of Mercy Health-Toledo; Quint Studer says we can heal physician burnout — and healthcare organizations can lead the way; 8 questions with Lynn Nicholas, CEO of Massachusetts Hospital Association; Chuck Lauer: The Patient Experience Revolution has arrived; The corner office: The Catholic Health Association's Sister Carol Keehan on having the courage to question; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

October 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

Success in the 'gray zone': Ascension Health CFO Rhonda Anderson on transitioning into a new healthcare model; Boston Medical Center CEO Kate Walsh on Her Best Boss and Cure for Busyness; American Diabetes Association CEO Kevin Hagan on 'a Big, Real American Problem; Chuck Lauer: A Thank-You to Gatekeepers Who Protect the Boss; The Corner Office: Cook County Health's Dr. John Jay Shannon on the 'National Embarrassment' of Healthcare Disparities; Hospital Innovation Centers Think Outside the Box to Solve Healthcare's Biggest Problems; The Art of Stopping: When Innovating Means Hitting the Breaks; Doing More With Less: Strategies for Competing on Price, Quality and Both at the Same Time; Bundling for the Best: Notes From the Field on Bundled Payment Design and Implementation; Pain Points of Innovation: It Take More Than a Good Idea; Here's an Idea: Ask Nurses How Your Hospital Can Do Better; Teaming Up: The Symbiotic Relationship Between Sports and Healthcare; 25 Companies Disrupting Healthcare Today; 40 Financial Benchmarks for Hospital Executives40 Financial Benchmarks for Hospital Executives; CBO: Federal Healthcare Spending Will Reach 6.2% of GDP by 2025; Moody's Revises Outlook for Nonprofit Healthcare to Stable From Negative; Hospitals Have 58% Overturn Rate When Appealing RAC Claims; Kansas Hospital to Close This Month; Illinois Hospital to Close, Replaced with Outpatient Center; 2 Georgia Systems Roll Out Massive Merger Plans: 5 Things to Know; AMA: Insurer Mergers Would Hurt Competition in 154 Metro Areas; 10 States With Least Competitive Commercial Health Insurance Markets; ICD-10 Aftershocks: 4 Challenges Every CFO Can Expect; Deconstructing the Enigmatic Hospital Chargemaster; 50 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know; 2014 Medicare ACOs: 10 Things to Know About Their Quality, Financial Results2014 Medicare ACOs: 10 Things to Know About Their Quality, Financial Results; The Latest ACO Results: 5 Leaders ReactThe Latest ACO Results: 5 Leaders React; Operating in the Public Eye: Life After the Surgeon Scorecard; What's Your Score, Star Rating, Wait Time? 5 Ways Patients Are Finding Out; 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know; Hospital Pharmacy Improvements: The Success Story of Upper Allegheny Health System; Execs Fired as Cost of Epic EHR Rollout Grows at NYC Health and HospitalsExecs Fired as Cost of Epic EHR Rollout Grows at NYC Health and Hospitals; Half of Digital Health Startups Expected to Fail Within 2 YearsHalf of Digital Health Startups Expected to Fail Within 2 Years; 7 Takeaways From Epic's Annual Meeting and Why The CEO Dressed as Lucille Ball; Google, Alphabet & Healthcare: 7 Things to Know About the New Conglomerate; The Vendor's View of Interoperability: Thoughts From Greenway Health's Mark Janiszewski; Why Healthcare Cyberattacks are Getting Worse; 7 Steps to a Clinically Integrated Network: A Roadmap for Success; 'The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done' 12 Physicians, CEOs and Nurses Recall a Tough Professional Moment; The Story About a Janitor at Johns Hopkins: A Must-Read for Any Hospital Executive; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

 September 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros on healthcare in 2030; Meet the Stanford hospitalist-turned-rapper changing healthcare in Las Vegas; Chuck Lauer: Management by wandering around; Kenneth Kaufman: Can legacy providers afford to give up on low-intensity care?; The responsibility matrix: A strategy for stronger physician/administrator partnerships;
The corner office: Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Howell Agee on a life well lived; CMS' final IPPS rule for 2016: 10 things to know; CMS delays enforcement of 'two-midnight' rule again;
10 things to know about the new healthcare spending projections; 38 CHS hospitals spin off as new company: 7 things to know; Leveraging technology to power transformation in today's healthcare environment; The path to ICD-10 readiness; 50 critical access hospitals to know | 2015; 2.5k hospitals penalized by CMS for high readmissions: 10 things to know; The 38 hospitals facing highest Medicare penalties for readmissions; Healthcare's silent shortage; Insurance megamergers limit nonprofit hospital negotiating power: 5 things to know; 10 things to know about Oscar Health Insurance: Will it be the Uber of health plans?; 11 most interesting developments in health IT this year; Cerner wins DOD contract to modernize military health records: 10 things to know; Providers Confused by Varying Telehealth Defintions, Policies: 14 Findings Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

August 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

The 7 Biggest Healthcare Issues in 2015 So Far; 8 Epic EHR Implementations With the Biggest Price Tags in 2015; 30 ACOs With the Largest Physician Networks; 25 Largest Hospitals in America; 50 Great Health Systems to Know; The 7 Biggest Healthcare Issues in 2015 So Far;10 Largest For-Profit Hospital Systems; 10 Largest Nonprofit Hospital Systems; Mid-Year Report: 9 Called-Off Hospital, Health System Deals; 8 Epic EHR Implementations With the Biggest Price Tags in 2015; 30 ACOs With the Largest Physician Networks; Physician Salary by Specialty: 16 Averages; 25 Largest Hospitals in America; 50 Great Health Systems to Know; CMS Proposes Changes to Physician Fee Schedule: 15 Things to Know; 3 Thoughts From athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush: What He's Reading, Who He Admires and What News He's Watching Like a Hawk; 3 Health System CEOs on Role Models, Nonnegotiables and Summer Reads; Take Your Vacation: Why Henry Ford CEO Nancy Schlichting Endorses Getaways; The Corner Office: Ascension CEO Dr. Anthony Tersigni on Cutting Through the Red Tape; Mega-Mergers Between Health Insurers: 5 Health System CEOs Get Candid; Merged and None the Wiser: What Keeps Hospitals From Gaining Economies of Scale?; When Should a Hospital CEO Give Notice?; Creating a Culture of Innovation: 6 Lessons From Edward Marx; Tuomey Healthcare Loses Appeal, Ordered to Pay $237M Judgment; 7 Hospitals, Health Systems Sue Feds Over Disproportionate Share Payments; Anthem Strikes Deal to Buy Cigna for $54.2B: 5 Things to Know; Aetna's $37B Acquisition of Humana: 5 Things to Know; NJ Hospital Stripped of Property Tax Exemption; St. Elizabeth's to Settle Alleged HIPAA Violation; DOJ Sues Michigan Hospitals for Alleged Antitrust Violations; How Are You Combating the "Weekend Effect?"; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital and Health System Rating Actions; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

July 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

The Community Hospital Survival Guide; The modern definition of a community hospital; Behind Closed Doors: The Lesser-Known Details of Mergers of Equals; 20 Pieces of Advice From Hospital CFOs; CMS Unveils Overhaul to Medicaid Managed Care: 10 Key Points; Nonprofit Hospitals Begin to See Financial Improvement; The Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Case: 13 Key Points; WellStar Calls Off Merger Talks With Emory; 8 Hospital, Health System Layoffs Affecting 100+ Employees; Study Lists 50 Hospitals With Biggest Markups: 11 Things to Know; Tax Breaks for Nonprofit Hospitals Soar to $24.6B: 5 Things to Know; CMS Pays $1.3B to Hospitals for Medicare Appeals; Tenet Completes USPI, Aspen Healthcare Transactions; 100 Great Community Hospitals | 2015; To Create a Positive Patient Experience in Only a Matter of Minutes, Understand What Patients Value Most; 15 Quotes From Healthcare Executives Reporters Knew They Had to Write Down; The Woman Who Runs the Oldest Hospital in America; Are Patient Satisfaction Surveys Doing More Harm Than Good?; Why Are COOs on the Decline? 3 Reasons; Becker’s Hospital Review CEO Roundtable + CFO/CIO Roundtable brochure; Outsourcing as a Solution to Your Credentialing Woes; Revamping Hospital RCM With Outsourcing, Insourcing or Something In-Between; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Outsources 340 RCM Division Jobs; 14 Hospitals, Health Systems Recognized for Revenue Cycle Performance; Premier Launches System to Track Financial Impact of Value-Based Care; 70% of Physician Practices Have Yet to Settle on RCM Technology; Hospitals and Nursing Schools: A Symbiotic Relationship; 3 Physicians From America’s Tiniest Towns Talk Patient Relationships, Rural Practice and the State of Healthcare; 10 Medical Schools With Highest Student Debt; Why is This Medical School Trying to Lure English Majors?; 11 Things to Know About the MSSP ACO Final Rule; Leavitt Partners, Brookings Institution Join for World’s Largest ACO Collaborative; 30 ACOs With the Largest Physician Networks; Dear Hacker: Here is Your Invitation to Attack Our Network; Partners HealthCare Launches Epic EHR for $1.2B; The Money Pit: Healthcare Spends Billions to Defend the IT That Cost Billions to Install; Epic’s Judy Faulkner Pledges 99% of Her Wealth to Philanthropy; Former Hospital CFO Receives 23-Month Sentence for Lying About Meaningful Use; EHRs and Physician Satisfaction: 10 Things to Know; Interoperability is an Ethical Issue; Protectionism is Not a Strategy; A Champion of Sport — and Life; The Corner Office: Temple Health’s Dr. Larry Kaiser on Knowledge of Wine and Healthcare; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

June 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

What If The Affordable Care Act Were Gone Tomorrow?; Creativity before capital: Health systems and frugal innovation; 5 important questions for healthcare leaders from North Shore-LIJ CEO Michael Dowling; The Strategic CFO’s Role in Cybersecurity, Population Health and Transitioning to Value-Based Pay; 3 Areas of Focus to Create a More Productive Operating Room; Checking In: Financial Updates From 5 Health Systems; Few Consumers Report Comparing Health Insurance Plans, Prices and Physicians; Healthcare Industry Had Highest CFO Turnover in 2014; 3 CEOs Forecast King v. Burwell Decision, Healthcare in 2017; 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know | 2015; Patient Engagement: The Hospital Leader’s 3-Step Roadmap; How 4 CEOs Spend the Bulk of Their Time; 24 Thoughts from 5 Healthcare Leaders; Becker’s Hospital Review CEO Roundtable + CFO/CIO Roundtable brochure; How to Make the Hospital Revenue Cycle More Like That of Starbucks and the Ritz-Carlton; Bucking the Trend: Why Owning Your Patient Billing is Smart; The New Hospital Bill: 7 Things Consumers Want; Capturing the Lost Dollar: Finding Solutions for Uncompensated Care; How Patient Engagement Has Changed Revenue Cycle Management; Dr. Farzad Mostashari: His Startup’s Newest ACO Initiatives, Physicians’ Feedback and the Next Generation ACO Model; PQRS Participation Increases, but Nearly 470k Face Penalties; Which Physicians Feel Most Fairly Compensated?; The Two-Midnight Rule: Inching Toward Inpatient Status Clarification; The Future of MedAssets and Sg2: A Full-Scale Analytics Business; A Glimpse Inside IBM Watson Health; Epic to Waive Record-Sharing Fee; Where Are These 7 EHR Vendors Most Popular?; Going Green 101: No Longer an Elective for Hospitals; How Revision Knee Surgery Systems Can Improve OR Efficiency and Costs; Kenneth Kaufman: Beyond Healthcare’s Tipping Point; Corner Office: Yale-New Haven Hospital’s Marna Borgstrom on Going Into the ‘Family Business’; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

May 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

100 Great Hospitals in America; 30 Words That Changed Healthcare Forever — Or At Least For This Year; Hospital-Insurer Disputes: Are Things About To Get Ugly?; Bringing it Back to the Patient;First 100 Days in Office: The CEO’s Guidebook; The Advice Nobody Gave Me Before I Became a CEO: 3 Chiefs Weigh In; 9 of the Most Interesting, Intelligent Entrepreneurs in Healthcare Today; American Perceptions on What Shapes Health; 5 Healthcare Trends Inspired by Millennials; Checking In: Financial Updates From 5 Health Systems; 3 CFOs’ Best Practices for Running a Finance Team; Hospital-Insurer Disputes: Are Things About to Get Ugly?; Should More Health Systems Adopt Zero-Based Budgeting?; Why Provider-Driven Care is Best Equipped for Population Health Management; The Business Side of Caring; 5 Thoughts on Revenue Cycle Management; What Does the Perfect Hospital Bill Look Like?; Surviving the ‘New Normal’ for Orthopedic Practice in 2015; The High-Quality Care Conundrum; The Growth of Specialized Hospitalist Programs — A Valuator’s Perspective; The Next Generation ACO: Why CMS is Offering Higher Risks, Higher Rewards; Kaiser Permanente’s Secret Sauce; How Long is the Average Wait at a Physician’s Office?; 14 New Accountable Care, Shared-Savings Agreements; Taking Pay Cuts: Why Some Executives Leave Money on the Table; Male RNs Continue to Outearn Female RNs; Where Do Physicians Earn Most?; 15 Statistics on Health IT Salaries; How Tweener Hospitals Can Achieve Financial Stability; Dignity Health Sets Sights on Insurance Business; M&A in Health Insurance Sector Projected to Increase; 18 Insurers With Most Satisfied Members in Their Region; Blue Shield of California Stripped of State Tax-Exempt Status; UnitedHealth Profits Rising, Optum Revenues Up: 5 Key Points
How Some Health Systems are Keeping Their Investments ‘Under Good Watch’; From Bytes to Budgets: Why Hospital IT Teams are Getting Bigger and Broader; Big Hearts of Steel: Can Robots Reduce Work Burden in Hospitals?; A Guidebook to MU Stage 3’s 8 Objectives; The Proposed Rule for MU Stage 3: 9 Things to Know; Boston Children’s Experiences 6-Day System Outage; Responding to IT Failures: A Lesson from Antelope Valley Hospital; Homeland Security, Ticketless Travel and the Patient Experience; Physician Burnout Extinguishes Physician Engagement; Watch Out for These 7 Signs of Physician Burnout; Kenneth Kaufman: Healthcare Without Gatekeepers; Chuck Lauer: 7 Things CEOs Should Ponder Before Moving On; The Corner Office: Hospital for Special Surgery CEO Louis Shapiro on the Strength of Independence; Click here to view the featured storeis and download a pdf of the issue.

April 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review 

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2015; The Way We Work; RadioShack’s Fall Highlights New Decisions for Hospitals; Kaiser Permanente Net Income Soars to $3.1B; Mayo Clinic Posts Highest Operating Margin in More Than 25 Years; Coming Soon: A Cleveland Clinic Health Plan?; Universal Health Services Q4 Net Income Soars 39% on Higher Volume; BJC HealthCare Operating Surplus Jumps 59%; Stagnation With a Chance of Decline: Healthcare’s 5-Year Forecast; Moody’s: PPACA Challenge Carries Significant Risk for Nonprofit Hospitals; How to Shatter the CFO Stereotype; How ‘Leaning’ Your EMR Improves Quality, Safety, Efficiency and Regulatory Compliance; The Year of 95 Hospital Transactions; Tenet, United Surgical Partners Form JV; Ascension to Purchase Michigan Health Insurer; Prime Healthcare Continues Aggressive Growth Strategy; 5 Hospital, Health System CIOs Discuss Talent Needs, Telemedicine, Goals and Challenges; The Healthcare CIO’s Hiring Playbook; EHR Market Share Varies by Hospital Size; Epic Decoded: Life and Corporate Culture at the Center of the Health IT World; Interoperability: The New Meaningful Use?; Top 10 EHR Vendors by Overall Market Share; Top 4 Reasons CIOs Get Fired (And How to Avoid Them); A Cheatsheet for 25 Health IT TermsAligning Your Workforce Strategy With Patient Outcomes; Ebola Nurse Nina Pham Sues Texas Health Resources; Physician Assistant Impostor Treated 137 Patients Before Caught; Aetna Hits ‘Hotel-Like’ Hospital With $120M Kickback Lawsuit; Government Recovers $2B+ in Healthcare False Claims Actions; HCA Faces False Claims Lawsuit Over Unnecessary Heart Procedures; Making the Case for Physician CEOs; The New Shortage Estimate: US Will Need Up to 90,000 More Physicians by 2025; How Hospitals Can Avoid Physician Impostors; Top 10 Medical Schools for Primary Care; Physicians With Bad News Perceived as Less Compassionate, Study Finds; Do Your Talent Strategies Support a Patient-Centered Culture? 4 Keys to Success; 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Managing the Cultural Aspect of Health System Integration; Academic Medicine’s Gender Gap; Hospital CEO Turnover Down From 2013’s Record High; How 15 Hospital, Health System CEOs Revitalize Themselves; Notes from ACHE: 13 Skills Every Healthcare Leader Should Possess; 7 Strategies for Health Systems to Distinguish Themselves; RadioShack’s Fall Highlights New Decisions for Hospitals; Chuck Lauer: Give Nurses Some Help With Their Heavy Lifts; The Corner Office: Catholic Health Initiative’s Kevin Lofton on Dog and Pony Shows; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.   

March 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review 

The Hospital's Guide to Getting Hacked; CFO vs. CIO: Bridging the Gap in Perspective; EHRs and Big Data Take Medical Curriculum to School; CIO Roundtable: 5 Hospital, Health System CIOs on Interoperability, Information Security and Developing Technology; The Tests and Triumphs of Building a Hospital in the Age of Health IT; Solving the Revenue Cycle Paradox: What Options Do Struggling Hospitals Have?; 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; The Problem With EHRs: 5 Complaints From CIOsThe Problem With EHRs: 5 Complaints From CIOs; Mayo Chooses Epic; Hackers Break Into Anthem; Cerner Completes $1.3B Siemens Acquisition; Epic Leads 2014 Best in KLAS Awards; Getting More Out of Your EHR — A Look to the Future Software Apps Can Facilitate Workflow and Provide Clinical Decision Support to Optimize EHR Systems; 10 Pieces of Advice From Hospital CFOs; 20 Major Health Systems, Payers Pledge to Convert 75% of Business to Value-Based Arrangements by 2020; New HHS Goal: Make Half of Medicare Payments Under Alternative Models by 2018; Will the New IRS Rules Affect Competition Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Hospitals?; Want to Know How Much Insurers Pay Providers? There’s a Website for That; Building a Surgery Center Strategy Trends and Relevant Strategies for ASC Contracting; Why Advocate Joined the ‘75% by 2020’ Task Force; The New ‘ACO-Enabling Organization’ in Texas; The Most and Least Burned Out Physicians Broken Down by Specialty; ABIM: ‘We Got it Wrong’ With Maintenance of Certification Program Changes; Jefferson Health’s CEO Has Big Hopes for New Innovation Hub; 4 Questions All CEOs Should Ask Themselves Each Year; Staying Physically Fit While Excelling Professionally; Chuck Lauer: As Others Sell Their Practices or Walk Away, One Doctor Keeps On Truckin’; The Corner Office: Sinai Health System’s Karen Teitelbaum on Doing the Right Thing; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.    

February 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

200 thoughts on physician compensation | 2015; Healthcare strategy 2015-Back to basics: 12 key thoughts; What if we were wrong about the physician shortage?; 20 Statistics on Hospital, Health System Executive Compensation; Nurse Compensation Mostly Unchanged from 2013 to 2014;The Best Executive Compensation Packages: Attractive Yet Sensible;Financial Leaders Discuss Compensation Issues and Lessons Learned; The Ultimate Transaction Guidebook: How to Keep Your Hospital From Singing the Post-Merger Blues;5 Traits of a Good CFO in Healthcare;CMS Makes Changes to RAC Program; 2015 May Be Busy Year for Hospital Deals; Shifting Gears to Become a Strategic CFO: Q&A With Stanford Health Care CFO Daniel Morissette; Mayo Clinic Brings Expertise to China With New Joint Venture; 12 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Provider-Sponsored Health Plan; Tenet’s 2015 Financial Outlook Falls Below Expectations; Plans for Medicare Payment Overhaul Receive Mixed Reviews;MedPac’s Final Payment Recommendations to Congress: 5 Things to Know; What if We Were Wrong About The Physician Shortage?;New Physicians Overwhelmed by Job Opportunities; A Practical Approach to Population Health: Report From the Front-Lines of Healthcare Transformation; What Concerns Physicians About Value-Based Care?; In 10 Years, Nurse Practitioners Nearly Double; 40-Practice Physicians Association to Drop Out of MSSP; Waiting on the ROI: 3 Lessons From Health IT Investments; 25 Health IT Data Points on EHRs, MU, mHealth and Big Data; 6 Data Breach Predictions;257,000 Clinicians Face Meaningful Use Penalties in 2015;The Problem With EHRs: 5 Complaints From CIOs;Surprised Nobody Wants to Use Your Hospital’s Patient Portal?;Healthcare Strategy 2015 — Back to the Basics: 12 Key Thoughts;Do Good, and Don’t Complain: Q&A with Dr. Steven Gabbe, CEO of OSU Wexner Medical Center;10 Most Concerning Issues for Hospital CEOs; With 275 CEO Departures, Healthcare Again Leads in CEO Turnover; Sizing Down: Why One Health System Executive Created a Strategy Team “as Small as Reasonably Possible; Proving it Takes a Village: José R. Sánchez and Norwegian American’s Remarkable Turnaround; Chuck Lauer: A Hero’s Advice on Helping Others; From the Editor’s Desk: When It Comes to Party Politics, Some CEOs Put on More of a Poker Face Than Others; The Corner Office: Raji Kumar of Dallas Medical Center on the Competitiveness and Complexity of Healthcare;Hospital & Health System Executive Moves;Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

Janauary 2015 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

10 challenges and opportunities for hospitals in 2015; Succeeding at population health without an ACO; 10 smartest things people in healthcare do; Publisher’s Letter; 50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; 4 CEOs Define Their Challenges and Resolutions for 2015; Is the Physician Shortage Real?5 Things to Consider; 10 things to know about the 89 new MSSP ACOs; Hospital CFOs' top concerns for 2015; To Build or Not to Build?; 10 Largest Donations From Individuals to Healthcare Organizations; 11 hospitals & health systems making health IT work for population health; In transition to value, CIOs must buy services — not software; 8 EMR mistakes hospitals make; 10 statistics on the current use of telemedicine in hospitals, health systems; 5 core management mistakes in health systems: Key causes of failure and business erosion; The leadership competency test; The problem to be solved; Can your hospital survive as an independent hospital? 9 questions to ask; Chuck Lauer: Simple, Timeless Insights Into the Art of Negotiation; From the Editor’s Desk: Healthcare's foggy and forgettable names; The Corner Office: Dr. Howard Grant of Lahey Health on the Passion and Intellect of Boston; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2014

December 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

The top 14 healthcare stories of 2014; A Year in Review; Will Bundled Payments Hurt Healthcare Innovation?; Publisher’s Letter; 11 CEOs: Why I Chose Healthcare; Becker’s CEO Roundtable: 12 Healthcare Leaders Compare Notes on Their Jobs and Their Industry; Universal Viewers: The Future of Image Viewing; 100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Heart Programs; The Accomplishments and Challenges of 2014; Hospital Closures and Bankruptcies; Largest Hospital, Health System Layoffs; A Year of Mixed Results, Continued Growth For ACOs; Identifying Trends in False Claims Act Enforcement; Department “Teams” Deliver Results; Simple and strategic: The next generation of executive benefits; Life After Healthcare: Why CIOs Do, and Don’t, Leave The Industry; Managing Cultural Change When Moving From Fee to Value: 11 Healthcare Leaders Respond; Patient Experience Affects Us All: Q&A With Cleveland Clinic CFO Dr. James Merlino; Chuck Lauer: Honoring One of Healthcare’s Finest; The Corner Office: Dr. Richard Afable of St. Joseph Hoag Health on Knocking Down Barriers, One by One; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

November 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
200 Hospital Benchmarks; The Burdens of Benchmarking; Hospital Credit Ratings: What the Shift From Inpatient to Outpatient Means for Performance Measurement; Health System CFOs on Their Changing Roles, Challenges and the Most Important Thing CFOs Can Do Today; ACOs in Pioneer Model, Shared Savings Program Improve Quality, Generate Savings; Dr. Farzad Mostashari: Why Hospital Leaders Should Embrace One of the PPACA’s Most Promising Provisions; More Pioneer ACOs Exit Program; 10 ACOs Earning Largest First-Year Performance Bonuses; The Ultimate CFO Dashboard: Metrics to Watch to Succeed in a Shifting Healthcare Industry; Do Automated Valuation Tools Realize Their Value Proposition?; Key Management Behaviors That Keep Enhancing the Value of Mature ASC Joint Ventures; Lonely at the Top: Why CIOs Rarely Become CEOs; Improving OR Performance With a Partner; Serve Locally, Govern Nationally: Board Recruitment Goes Borderless; From the Editor’s Desk: Peter Drucker’s Brilliant 47-Year-Old Idea Could Transform Healthcare; The Corner Office: Dr. Stephen Klasko of Jefferson Health System on Passion, Creativity and His “New Math”;Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

October 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
20 Investment Niches in Healthcare; 3 Things the Most Innovative Health Systems Do; Is This the End for Hospital Charity Care?; 6 Steps to Health-System Success in the New Reimbursement Landscape; 100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs; Untangling Innovation, Regulation and Competition in Healthcare; The New Normal: 6 Keys to Optimizing Alternate Care Supply Chain; 4 Health System Leaders Define Their Top Priorities, Challenges and What is Most in Need of Innovation in Healthcare; Are Hospitals Really Serious About Patient Safety? 6 Things We Can Learn from Other Industries; What the ‘Father of Modern Sociology’ Can Teach Hospitals About Physician Engagement; 15 Things to Know About the Physician Shortage; ACO Leader Roundtable: 3 Leaders on ACO Difficulties, Mistakes; The 10 Most In-Demand Clinician Specialties; 22 Pioneer ACOs Remain After Sharp Healthcare Drops Out; Physicians’ Top 10 Considerations for New Job Opportunities; Patient Blood Management Improves Outcomes, Lowers Costs; Has Maryland Found a Solution to the U.S. Healthcare Cost Crisis?; Finding the true cost of care: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta takes on activity-based costing; Moody’s: Nonprofit Hospital Revenues, Cash Flow Hit Record Low in 2013; Average Cost Per Inpatient Day Across 50 States; Has Your Surgery Department Lost Business to ASCs?; How 3 Startups Found Success in the Current Digital Health Market; Cleveland Clinic, Medstar, Others Begin to Monetize Their Innovation; Where Hospital IT Departments Are Adding Staff; The Conflicting Views on Epic’s Interoperability; How to Put Critical Access Hospitals in Positions of Strength; The Most Important Thing a CEO Does: 17 Healthcare Leaders Weigh In; Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40; Who Are You Hiring for Your C-Suite? 10 Statistics; The Growing Influence of For-Profit Pay Practices on Nonprofit Executive Pay; Chuck Lauer: EHRs Seem Like More of a Problem Than a Solution; From the Editor’s Desk: Uber’s 3 Innovation Lessons for Healthcare; Corner Office: Dr. Ronald DePinho of MD Anderson Cancer Center on His One and Only Mission; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

September 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Concerns and Trends Facing Hospitals Right Now; Health City Cayman Islands: Where Your Patients Might Be Headed For Healthcare; Does More Value Mean Less Profit? How to Keep Pay-for-Performance From Hurting Hospital Income; Publisher’s Letter; 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know; Population Health: Why the Hottest Term in Healthcare is Getting Problematic; What Are the Most Expensive Cities for Primary Care?; Dr. Farzad Mostashari on His Career, His New Startup and Closing Gaps in the Healthcare System; Patient-Centered Analytics for Population Health Management; Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable Conference Brochure; Providers Consider an Uncertain Market: Will Accepting PPACA Exchange Plans Hurt Academic Medical Centers?; Hospital Outpatient Prices Much Higher Than Independent Physicians’ For Same Services; Additional 4,122 Healthcare Providers to Explore Bundled Payments; Healthcare Spending Slowdown to Reverse in 2014; Community Hospital Affiliation Strategies; 15 Things to Know About the Deal Between Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley; Ascension, Dignity, Tenet to Enter Into Joint Venture; Consolidation in Healthcare: 3 Statistics; 5 Key Drivers of Acquisition and Affiliation Strategy; Integrating Value into Physician Employment Compensation Models; 26 of the Most Controversial People in Healthcare; 3 CMIOs on Their New and Changing Role; A New Approach to Healthcare Innovation: Hospital-Hosted Hackathons; How I Became a Healthcare CIO: 10 CIOs, 10 Different Career Paths; How 25-Bed Cottage Hospital Reached MU2; Study: Patients More Likely to Lie When Physicians Use EHRs; What Can Traditional Health Systems Do To Build Market Relevance?; CEO Succession Planning: How to Use Incumbents to Help, Not Hurt, an Executive Search; Wal-Mart’s Lessons for Reinventing Hospitals; Chuck Lauer: The Most Controversial Man in Healthcare? Why Arnold Relman is Sorely Missed; From the Editor’s Desk: Is Walgreens Doing More for Population Health Than You?; The Corner Office: Dr. David Pate of St. Luke's Health System on the Work Cut Out for Hospitals; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

August 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
How Some of America's Largest Companies Are Poised to Shake Up Healthcare; What Hospital Leaders Need to Know for Successful Direct Contracting With Employers; Health IT and Liability: How to Protect Your Hospital When Software Fails; Publisher’s Letter; 50 Largest Nonprofit Hospitals in America; 50 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America; 50 Top-Grossing For-Profit Hospitals; 50 Top-Grossing Nonprofit Hospitals; 15 Largest Nonprofit Health Systems; 13 Largest For-Profit Hospital Operators; Executive Roundtable: A High-Level Look at Hospital Affiliations; CIO Roundtable Healthcare CIOs: Past, Present and Future; 10 Things to Know About Rising Hospital Charges; 10 of the Biggest Rivalries in Healthcare; What Narrow Networks Mean for Providers and Patients: 6 Things to Know; New Reimbursement Models to Eclipse Fee-for-Service by 2020; Financial Need is No Longer Leading Driver in Healthcare Acquisitions; Bundled Payment Program Progress: 6 Insights; 10 Top-Performing Healthcare Payers; ACOs by the Numbers: 8 Recent Statistics and Findings; 5 Key Provisions in a Successful Physician Employment Contract; Dr. Farzad Mostashari Launches Startup to Help Independent Physicians Form ACOs; Boeing to Contract With Providence-Swedish, UW ACOs for Employees; Building the Patient-Centered Hospital Home; How is Medicaid Expansion Affecting Healthcare Providers So Far?; 5 Things to Know About the Merger of Health Systems and Insurance Providers; Dignity Health’s Google Glass Success; 10 States With Highest, Lowest EHR Adoption; Apple Partners With Epic, Mayo on New Health App Platform; 4 EHR Issues That Can Compromise Patient Safety; 10 Key Findings from HHS' Latest Data Breach Report; 15 Things to Know About Google Glass in Healthcare; Optimizing Your Information Management Strategy During Mergers & Acquisitions; The Great Pay Debate: Should Nonprofit Hospital Board Members Receive Compensation?; Reinventing Healthcare: 5 Strategies for Successfully Leading Change; CEO Compensation in Healthcare: 10 Key Thoughts; The 5 Pivotal Decisions in a Leader's Career; Chuck Lauer: Don’t Take a Jet to the Grocery Store; The $9B Company About to Revolutionize Healthcare, And You've Probably Never Heard of It; The Corner Office: Dr. Stephen Mansfield of Methodist Health System on the Swagger and Generosity of Dallas; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

July 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The Outpatient Payment Rate Debate: What Lower Reimbursement Would Mean for Hospitals; Integrated Chaos: Health Systems and the Aftermath of Defensive Physician Acquisitions; Too Small to Fail: Why Letting Community Hospitals Die Isn't an Option; Publisher’s Letter; ; Population Health Lessons From Hospitals in the U.S.' Healthiest Counties: 3 CEOs Share Successes;  Population Health Lessons From Hospitals in the U.S.' Healthiest Counties: 3 CEOs Share Successes; 5 Things to Know About Co-Management Agreements; CEOs: Population Health Experience is Hardest Skill Set to Find; 10 States With the Fewest Primary Care Physicians by Population; Making Costs Clear: How Hospitals Can Help Drive Price Transparency Tool Development; 3 Key Findings on the Newly Insured; Moody's: Hospitals That Invest in IT, Outpatient Will Win; Tracking and Trending: How Hospitals Should Handle the Rise in Commercial Audits; Community Hospital Innovation; Doing More With Less: Forgoing and Simplifying in Health IT; NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia Pay Largest-Ever HIPAA Fine;The CEO's Guide to Getting Fired; 7 Things CEOs Can Do Today to Advance Their Careers; 10 Things to Know About Henry Ford Hospital; 10 Things to Know About the Federation of American Hospitals; 10 Things to Know About Carolinas HealthCare System; 10 Things to Know about the American Medical Association; 4 Traits of "Invisible" People — And Why Your Organization Needs Them; Top 7 Strategic Priorities in the Hospital C-Suite; The Ethics of a Good Night’s Sleep; Priceline.com for Healthcare? Yes, Please; The Corner Office: Ruth Brinkley of KentuckyOne on Human Connections; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

June 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
What if Medicare Were the Only Payer?; Building Brands and Networks: What Clinical Affiliations Mean for Providers and the Healthcare Industry; “My Best Investment”: 9 Hospital Executives Reflect; Publisher’s Letter; Our Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2014 Becker’s Healthcare Leadership Awards; Hospitals Feeling the Squeeze: 4 CFOs on Today's Most Pressing Financial Issues; CMS Data: 25% of Physicians Account for Most Medicare Spending; The Costs of 10 Top Medicare Readmission Conditions; Moody's: Nonprofit Hospital Expenses Still Growing Faster Than Revenues; 4 Key Recommendations for Improving Healthcare Price Transparency; OIG: Medicare Should Reduce HOPD Surgery Payments to ASC Rates; The Truth Behind Variation in Episode Payments; AHA: Changes Need to Be Made to Medicare ACO Programs; Study: Majority of Patients Veer Outside of ACO Networks for Specialty Care; Total Number of ACOs Tops 520; Fewer Hospitals Acquiring Physician Groups; Dr. Toby Cosgrove: The Concepts Behind Cleveland Clinic's Success; 7 Tips on Avoiding, Resolving Hospital-Physician Conflicts; Does CEO Tenure Affect the Value of Hospitals?; Why Some Health Systems Aren't "Systems" at All: Q&A With Dr. John Toussaint, CEO of ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value; 8 Keys to Successful Health System Strategic Planning; 6 Remarkable Quotes From Medical School Commencement Speeches; 9 Things for Hospital Boards to Consider in Transactions; 20 Statistics on Hospital Transactions by Bed Count; FTC Blocks the ProMedica-St. Luke's Merger: 5 Things to Know; UPMC Sells Irish Hospital; Maximize the Value of Population Management Programs With Advanced Analytics; 12 IT Positions With the Largest, Fastest-Growing Salaries; 10 Things to Know About Epic; MU Attestation Not Associated With Care Quality, According to Brigham and Women's Hospital Study; 3 Insights From the First Industrywide Cyberattack Drill; Kaiser, Legacy Health, Others Join OpenNotes Initiative; 32% of CEOs Don't Think Their C-Suite is Built to Achieve Strategic Goals; In Hospitals, "Management by Walking Around" Can Do More Harm Than Good; Notes on Leadership: 15 Insights from Hospital & Health System CEOs; Improving Patient Collections at Children's Hospital Oakland; 10 Things to Know About HCA; 10 Things to Know About UPMC; 10 Things to Know About Mayo Clinic; 10 Things to Know About the American Hospital Association; 3 Essential Steps for Hospitals to Turn Around Their Surgery Centers; 5 Surgery Center Joint Venture Models; For a Look at the Future, Look to the Caymans; Is Your Hospital a Great Workplace? To Get the Answer, Look in the Middle; You Only Need to Do 4 Things to Be a Great Leader, Study Finds; The Corner Office: Alan Channing of Sinai Health System and His Favorite Audacious Notion; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue 

May 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
8 of the Most Interesting Developments in Healthcare; Meet the Winners and Losers of Accountable Care; Troubled Transactions: Why There's Still Hope for Financially Struggling Hospitals; Publisher’s Letter; Which Physicians Would Choose Their Specialty Again?; Employed, Independent Physicians Equally Satisfied; Shortage of 1,500 Oncologists Slated to Hit by 2025; What it Takes to Build a High Performing Medical Group; CMO Roundtable: 5 CMOs on the Challenges, Opportunities of Leading Physicians in an Era of Healthcare Reform; Pay Gap Between Specialists, Primary Care Physicians Diminishing; 10 IT Jobs With Climbing Salaries; How are Employed Physicians Paid?; OIG to Analyze Limits on Hospital Executive Compensation; 5 Observations on Hospital-ASC Joint Ventures; 5 Recent Hospital & ASC Joint Ventures; 10 Things to Know About Cleveland Clinic; 10 Things to Know About Kaiser Permanente; The Growing Movement Toward the OB-ED; Top Advice From Top CIOs; Better Together: Building Productive Working Relationships Between IT and Informatics Executives; Hospitals' Predicted ROI for MU2: 9 Statistics; Intermountain to Skip MU Attestation in 2014; How to Position Community Hospitals for Future Success; Moody's: Most Hospitals Will See Less Revenue Under Two-Midnight Rule; The Decline of the Inpatient: 5 Observations; 54 Statistics on Hospital Medicare Margins; 4 Characteristics of Poorly Performing Hospitals; OIG: Incorrect Clinic Claims Rampant at Hospitals; How Pay-for-Performance Compensation Plans Can Facilitate Physician Alignment; When Pay for Performance Hits Hospital Employee Paychecks; Operation Population Health: Cultural and Process Changes Facing Hospitals Today; Stay the Course, CEOs; 10 Free (Or Very Inexpensive) Ways To Engage Staff; The Corner Office: Dr. Vivian Lee of University of Utah Health Care on Where She Finds Optimism; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue    

April 2014 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Key Healthcare Transaction Trends; Post Your Price: It's Not So Simple for Hospital Executives; The Google Approach: How Hospitals Can Create Cultures That Drive Employee Engagement, Satisfaction; Publisher’s Letter; CEO Roundtable: The Evolution of the C-Suite; Shaping the Future of Healthcare: How Physicians Make a Difference by Leading Hospital Initiatives; Are We Trading Happy Physicians for Efficient Ones?; 5 Observations on ACOs; ACO Success Rates on Quality Measures Vary; Study: Patient-Centered Medical Home Model Ineffective; Transforming the OR: Surviving the Big Squeeze; How to Make Population Health Management Personal; What Organizations do Hospitals Partner With for Population Health?; Top 20 Costliest Surgical Procedures Performed in Hospitals; Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting; Raising the Bar for Raising Dollars: Do's and Don'ts for Today's Hospital Philanthropy; Do Checklists Work in Healthcare? Patient Safety, Behaviors and Organizational Culture; Washington State Hospital Association Sues State Over New Certificate of Need Policy; IT Staff Recruiting: How to Lure Employees Who Could Work Anywhere; 16 Regional HIOs Partner to Address Data Exchange Challenges; Epic, Walgreens, UnitedHealth, Kaiser Partner to Share Patient Data; 10 States With the Most HIMSS Stage 6, 7 Hospitals; Connecting with Hearts and Minds: A Set of Qualities and Skills Every Leader Needs; HealthCare Appraisers' 2014 ASC Valuation Survey: Statistics on Valuation Multiples, Management Fees; Creating a Foundation for Actionable Analytics; 12 Insights Into Great Leadership; The Corner Office: Joel Allison of Baylor Scott & White Health on Finding the Calling; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The Great Pay Debate: 5 Hospital Executive Compensation Trends for 2014; The Cost of Price Transparency; Is Academic Medicine As We Know It DOA?; Publisher’s Letter; 200 Statistics on Physician Compensation; CFO Roundtable: How Will 3 Major Changes for the Year Ahead Impact Finances?; Stretching the Primary Care Continuum: Retail vs. Urgent Care; Pioneer, Shared Savings ACOs Save Medicare $380M; 9 Rural Providers in Michigan, California and Indiana Form ACO; ACOs Take $4M of Startup Capital, Survey Finds; Challenges and Opportunities of Forming ASC Joint Ventures; Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting; The Times Are Changing, But the Values Remain the Same; Coding Crunch: 7 ICD-10 Lessons From Cedars-Sinai; 7 Common ICD-10 Errors for Hospital Coders; 74% of Physicians Have Not Started ICD-10 Prep, Survey Finds; Focusing on the Patient, Not the Condition: What Hospitals Need to Know About Avoiding Medicare Readmission Penalties; AHA: Hospital Medicare, Medicaid Payments Cut by $113B Since 2010; CMS Extends Transparency Movement to Physician Payment; The Growing Bottom Line: 16 Statistics on Profits by Hospital Bed Count; The Virtual Primary Healthcare Revolution: What Health Systems Need To Know; For CIOs, It’s About More Than Money; Measuring the Ripple Effect: Calculating the ROI of Health IT; A ‘Disruptive’ Model: How Implant Partners is Shaking Up the Orthopedic Device Model; 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know; How Disruptive Change is Blurring the Lines Between Providers and Payers; The Corner Office: Dr. Mike Schatzlein of Saint Thomas Health on Music and Modern Medicine; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Health IT Implementation: How Complex Systems Turn Action Into the “Most Difficult Thing In the World”; EHRs and Health IT Projects: Are They Battering Hospitals’ Financial Profiles?; Meaningful Use Outside of the Metropolis: The Challenges of Rural Health IT Adoption; Publisher’s Letter; 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; 5 Things to Know About the MU Extension; Health IT Employment Snapshot: EMR Technicians; Bipartisan Legislation Would Create Federal Definition of Telehealth; ONC: The Most Commonly Used MU2-Ready EHR Vendors; Keeping With the Fortune 500; It’s Not Easy to Engage Patients — Even for ACOs; CMS Names 123 New Medicare Shared Savings ACOs; 10 States With the Most Physicians 60 or Older; Survey: Number of Providers in ACOs to Double by 2016; Transforming ACO Physician Practices Into Patient-Centered Medical Homes; Up Your ICU Management Game with a Tele-ICU Program; S&P Overhaul of Credit Ratings Could Affect 20% of Its Hospital Base; Top 5 Most Expensive Inpatient Conditions by Payer; Study: Lower-Price Hospitals Trigger Price Reductions at Other Hospitals; Fitch: 2014 Does Not Look Good for Nonprofit Hospitals; AHA: Providers Like Tuomey Should Not Be Penalized for Trusting Attorneys’ Advice;  Judge: Halifax Violated Stark Law With Bonuses to Oncologists; ACLU Sues Catholic Bishops Over Directives for Catholic Hospitals; DOJ Recovers $2.6B From Healthcare False Claims Act Cases; Doctors, First Heal Thine Manners; The Corner Office: Quick Thoughts From Dr. David Bailey of Nemours; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Challenges and Opportunities for Hospitals in 2014; The Future of Hospitals: Visions of the Healthcare Landscape in 2035; Staying Strong Under Pressure: Nonprofit Hospitals Discuss the Year Ahead; Publisher’s Letter; Salaries for Health System CEOs Increase 4% in 2013; 50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; Becker’s CEO Roundtable 2013: 12 Leaders on the Biggest Healthcare Challenges Today; Incorporating Pharmacists Into ACOs: The Next Step for Cost Savings; CMS: 1,451 Hospitals Penalized in 2014 Value-Based Purchasing Program; OIG: High Hospital Charges Lead to Excessive Medicare Outlier Payments; Clinical Executives’ Crucial Role in Health IT Implementation; 100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs; 8 Truths on Health Reform; The Corner Office: Quick Thoughts From Randy Oostra of ProMedica Health System; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2013

December Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The 10 Biggest Hospital Stories of 2013; More Employee Responsibility, More Unpaid Bills?; Remember When it Was Called a “Hospital System”?; Publisher’s Letter; 300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know; 3 Factors Associated With ACO Formation;  Study: Patient-Centered Medical Homes Have Higher Operating Costs, Revenues; Study: 5 Drivers of Physician Satisfaction; Accountable Care Organizations and Market Share: Could Care Coordination Drive Monopolization?; Countdown to the Biggest Year of Healthcare Reform: AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock Discusses Challenges, How Hospitals Will Adjust; 5 Steps for Reducing Inappropriate Hospital Readmissions; Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting Brochure; Q3 Healthcare Merger and Acquisition Activity Up 20%; Moody’s: 5 Key For-Profit Hospital Consolidation Trends; Tenet Closes on $4.3B Vanguard Acquisition; 7 Key Components of Employee Leasing Arrangements; 3 Observations About the EHR Market in 2013 and Beyond; The New World of Visual Healthcare Enterprise and Regional Imaging Optimizes the EHR; CFOs as “Chief Flight Officers”: CHE Trinity Health’s Ben Carter on Financial Leadership Today; Lowe’s, Wal-Mart Strike Deal With 4 Hospitals for Hip, Knee Replacements; S&P: Financial Profiles of Lower-Rated, Small Hospitals Will Weaken; The Financial Risks of Transitioning to ICD-10: Key Considerations for Hospitals and Health Systems; The Power of Priorities: How Hospital Leaders Can Regain Control of Their Time; Chuck Lauer: Why Workplace Incivility Isn’t Just a Problem for HR; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

November Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Opening Up: How Pricing Transparency Will Change Hospital Benchmarking; Safety-Nets: Can They Go From “Last Resort” to “Hospitals of Choice”?; Physician Compensation: 10 Core Legal and Regulatory Concepts; 200 Hospital Benchmarks — 2013; Restructuring for Future Success: Q&A With SSM Health Care’s Chris Howard; Reducing ACO Patient Leakage Begins With Education; Despite Increases in Hospital Employment, 53% of Physicians Are Self-Employed; 3 Steps to Ensure Physician Alignment, Performance and Career Satisfaction; From Sprints to Marathons: How to Help Hospital Leaders Cope With Continuous Change; Big Data and HIEs are Paving the Way to Meaningful Population Health Management; Keeping Healthcare Local: Why Some Providers Choose Non-Ownership Collaborations Over Mergers; Rural Healthcare Amidst Reform: Are Critical Access Hospitals Endangered?; Study: Highest-Priced Hospitals Have Charges Up to 60% Higher Than Competitors; CMS Issues Final Rule Cutting $1.1B in Medicaid DSH Payments; 14 Statistics on Healthcare CEO Severance Packages; 60 Statistics on Physician Compensation by Specialty; My 20 Life Lessons; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
5 Things the Most Innovative Health Systems Do Differently; 50 Things to Know About the Hospital Industry; Market Matters: How Major Hospitals Mergers Have Avoided Antitrust Issues; Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40; How Ideas Become Innovations: Roundtable With Healthcare Innovation Leaders From UCLA, Ohio State; The Time Is Now: 4 Steps to Help Providers Succeed in a Value-Based World; Keys to Success as an ACO: Model Physician Relations Maintaining Entrepreneurial Incentive and Self-Direction; Independent Physicians Slow to Accept ACOs, Survey Finds; Medicare ACO Growth Outpaces Commercial ACOs; At the Forefront: How Hospitals Can Be on the Cutting Edge With Payers; S&P: Hospitals Had Stable 2012, But Financial Ratios Likely to Weaken in 2013; 9 Major For-Profit Hospital Companies Record $600M in Quarterly Earnings; State Law Now Requires North Carolina Hospitals to Post Prices for 140 Procedures; OIG: Medicare Could Save Millions by Reassessing Critical Access Hospitals; Moody’s: 132 Statistics on Nonprofit Hospital Medians; Preparing for ICD-10’s Impact on Your Revenue Cycle; Stop the Noise: How Hospitals Can Provide Physicians With Meaningful Feedback; Maximize the Contact Center and Bridge Patient Communication Gaps in a New Healthcare Setting; Becker’s Hospital Review 5th Annual Meeting Brochure; Phoebe Putney Won’t Have to Sell Palmyra Hospital in FTC Settlement; 9 Considerations for Developing a Long-Term Acute-Care Hospital; Sacred Heart Hospital Paid $5.5M to Companies Owned by Former CEO; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Must Refund $538k; Northwestern University to Pay $2.9M to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Over Cancer Research Funds; The Supply Chain’s Role in Making or Breaking Hospitals’ Margins, Competitive Edge; Preparing for Health Exchanges: 14 Questions to Assess Your Organization’s Readiness; 50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America; Chuck Lauer: Accountability; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

September Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
How Much Should We Expect Healthcare to Mimic Other Industries?; Hospital Layoffs on the Rise: 4 Best Practices for Hospitals Facing the Last Resort; Consolidation Nation: Where Will the Hospital Industry Stand After the Tenet-Vanguard Merger?; CFO Roundtable: 4 CFOs Discuss Changing Healthcare Economics; Coordinating Care and Incentives: Q&A With Cleveland Clinic CFO Steve Glass; 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know; 9 Digital Patient Engagement & Hospital Marketing Strategies to Improve Patient Acquisition and Retention; 7 Common Reasons for Hospital Transactions; 9 Pioneer ACOs Plan to Leave the Program, Despite Quality Improvement; 67% of Physicians Report No Personal Financial Benefit From ACOs; 70% of Physicians Get at Least 3 Calls Per Week for New Practice Opportunities; Hospital CEO, CFO Compensation: 54 Statistics; Stop Paying for Paltry Performance: 5 Tips For Hospital Leaders; Moody’s: Hospitals Will See “Eroding Profits” in Move to New Payment Models; Study: Larger, Investor-Owned Hospitals Typically Have Higher Charges; Number of Providers With Risk-Based Contracts More Than Doubles Since 2011; As Hospitals Rapidly Expand Into Ambulatory Care Sites, How Can They Better Manage Supply Chain?; Updated Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol: 5 Considerations for Healthcare Providers; FTC Releases New Guidance for Red Flags Rule; A Public-Private Enterprise: Why Intellectual Property is a Mainstay at Academic Hospitals; From ICUs to PCMHs: Addressing Quality Across the Continuum of Care; The Value of Time in Healthcare; How Investments in Community Health Pay Off; Chuck Lauer: The Patient is Your Boss; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

 

August Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Things the Most Progressive Hospitals Do; Positive Hospital-Union Relationships: Open Communication is Key; Da Vinci Robots: Minimally Invasive Miracle or Costly Conundrum?; Publisher's Letter; Keeping the Patient at the Center: Q&A With Beaumont Health System CEO Gene Michalski; Zero to $6.8M: Cook County Health System CEO Says Medicaid Expansion Pilot Funds Population Health; 25 Largest Nonprofit Hospitals in America; 25 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Top-Grossing For-Profit Hospitals; 25 Top-Grossing Nonprofit Hospitals; 25 Largest Nonprofit Hospital Systems; 13 Largest For-Profit Hospital Operators; The Hospital CEO's Ultimate Dashboard: What to Check Daily, Quarterly and Yearly; Survey: Number of Hospital-Employed Physicians Up 6%; ACOs and Shared Savings Agreements: 16 Statistics; Report: 36% of Physicians Plan to Leave Medicine Within 10 Years; Shifting the Health System's Value Equation From Provision of Assets to Capabilities; On-Call Coverage for Surgical Specialists Drops 10% in 2012; Report: Quality, Patients Will Have Bigger Role in Physician Compensation; Rural Hospital CEO, CFO Compensation: 24 Statistics; 7 Forecasts on Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient Volumes; 11 Statistics on Hospital Debt-to-Capitalization Ratios; S&P: Cost of Hospital Services Mildly on the Rise; Healthcare Emotional Intelligence: Its Role in Patient Outcomes and Organizational Success; Private Equity and Nonprofit Hospitals: Strange Bedfellows or Saving Grace?; What Hospital CEOs Need to Know About Surgical Services: 4 Strategies for Protecting OR Revenue; 5 Key Ways Specialty Hospitalists Help Hospital-Physician Relationships; A Look Into the Pressing Need for Health IT Talent; Report: Telemedicine Patients More Likely to be Urban, Affluent, Educated; Chuck Lauer: Teaching Doctors How to Sell; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July Issue of Becker's Hospital Review 
Hometown Healthcare Isn’t Dead: Why (Most) Smart Community Hospitals Can Still Thrive; San Antonio’s Children’s Hospital Boom: How Alamo City Competitors Are Battling for Pediatric Patients; Hospitals, Insurers Devote More Attention to the Cost of Cancer Care; 100 Great Community Hospitals; Nuclei of Local Healthcare: 5 Steps for Community Hospitals to Become Great; Community Hospital Roundtable: 3 Leaders Weigh-In on Challenges, Opportunities; Aggregate, Assimilate and Integrate: Successfully Building an Employed Physician Group; Study: 5 Ways to Improve Physician Satisfaction; 12 Specialties With the Most Burned-Out Physicians; 3 Tips for MSSP ACO Application Success; Health Plan Survey: ACOs to be Most Widespread Value-Based Model; Implementation of Value-Based Payment Models to Begin With Employee Group Plans, Study Says; 55% of Hospital Execs Say Their Organizations Plan to Participate in an ACO by Year’s End; Physician Salaries vs. Hospital Revenue Generated: 51 Statistics; 4 Objectives Hospitals Must Pursue to Shift Successfully to Value-Based Care; Top 7 Strategies for Non-Profit Hospitals to Mitigate Pension Plan Risk: Moody’s; IRS Cuts Non-Profit Hospitals Slack,Adds Requirements on Community Needs Assessments; Increased Transparency Necessitates Chargemaster, Revenue Integrity; Urgency Emergency: 5 Ways CEOs Can Cure Complacent Hospitals; Comprehensive Healthcare Transformation Requires Comprehensive Change; Chuck Lauer: Look Me in the Eye; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue
 
June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
ACOs: The Least Agreed-Upon Concept in Healthcare?; Price Transparency: Why It’s an Issue & Where Hospitals Fit in; What’s Behind the Rash of New Hospital Brands?; Survey: Majority of Physicians Unfamiliar With ACOs, PCMHs; Medicare ACO Results Expected Soon; Keeping Employed Physicians Profitable; Adding Employed Practices to Your Organization? 6 Ways to Getting Buy-in From the Practice; Physician Turnover at All-Time High; Executing Population Health Strategy: Q&A With Dr. Mike Schatzlein, CEO of Saint Thomas Health; Creating Regional Health Networks: Q&A With LifePoint Hospitals CFO Jeff Sherman; Community Hospitals: Why Their FuturesAre More Flexible Than You Think; How Did Hospitals Post Positive Fiscal Years in 2012? 5 Hospital CFOs Respond; Should HealthcareAbandon ICD-10?; Healthcare Transportation as an IntegrationAgent; 5 Tips on Moving Away From RVUs for Physician Compensation; 5 Factors Used in Physician Production-Based Compensation Plans; Pittsburgh v. UPMC: LegalArguments Behind the Tax-Exempt Challenge; Chuck Lauer: First Things First: Treat Employees Well; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue
 
 
May Issue of Becker's Hospital Review 
100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare; Developing a Culture- Based Workforce: Top Healthcare Workplaces Share Best Practices; Point-Counterpoint: Is the Rush to Hospital Consolidation Rash?; Publisher's Letter May 2013; 100 Great Hospitals in America; A Need for Flexibility and Agility in Healthcare Leadership: Q&A with CEO Robert Garrett of Hackensack University Medical Center; Helping Turn Around an Essential Safety Net: Q&A With Grady Health System CFO Mark Meyer; Specialty ACOs: The Next Step in Accountable Care; 5 Most Referred-to Specialties by Primary Care Physicians;8 Top Drivers of Physician Satisfaction; 39 Statistics on Moody’s A-Rated Hospitals; 7 Bad Habits of Hospital CFOs That Need to Be Broken; Where Critical Access Hospitals Fit in Healthcare Reform: Q&A With West Park Hospital CFO Pat McConnell;Strategically Positioning Health Systems in a Dynamic Environment; 5 Retail Principles for a More Effective Hospital Market Share Strategy; 4 Strategies to Drive Patient Engagement in Health Outcomes;Rewards, Community Involvement Build Patient Engagement at Jersey City Medical Center; Cleveland Clinic, CHS Form Strategic Partnership; Fitch: U.S. Hospital Consolidation Activity Highest in Decade, Spurred By Healthcare Reform;Healthcare Emotional Intelligence: Its Role in Patient Outcomes and Organizational Success; The Future of Anesthesiology: 3 Key Observations; A Comprehensive Communication Plan to Streamline Care Coordination Improves Patient & Physician Satisfaction; Chuck Lauer: Gratitude; Hospital & Health System Transactions May 2013; Hospital & Health System Transactions May 2013; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue
 

April Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Is Bigger Always Better? Exploring the Risks of Health System Mega-Mergers; Is Center of Excellence Investment the Silver Bullet Healthcare Has Been Looking For?; 9 Ingenious Ways to Cut Costs at Your Hospital; Transforming Healthcare: A Conversation With Presence Health CEO Sandra Bruce & St. Joseph Health CEO Deborah Proctor; Key Specialties Roundtable: What’s in Store for Service Lines and Their Leaders in 2013?; Strategic Physician Onboarding: 7 Tactics for Minimizing Losses on Employed Medical Practices; Financial Modeling: Predictive Insight into Value-Based Care Success; 28 Statistics on Providers and ACO Development; Moody’s: Record $20B of Non-Profit Healthcare Debt Downgraded in 2012; Better Care, Greater Value: New Partnership Opportunities for Health Systems, Insurers and Physician Practices; Supreme Court Sides With FTC in Phoebe Putney Case; Only 1.8% of Hospitals Are Paperless With a Full EMR; Report: More Than Half of Data Breaches Since 2009 Resulted From Theft, Loss; Cerner, Epic Rate Highest in ICD-10 Preparedness, According to Providers; 5 Things the Most Extraordinary Hospital CEOs Do; 6 Tips to Engage, Retain and Recruit Physicians; Physician Engagement: 20 Survey Findings; Chuck Lauer: Trust; Incentivizing Physicians for Quality Through Data, Compensation and Cultural Redefinition; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Hospital and Health System Executive Compensation in 2013: 8 Trends to Monitor; Health Reform in 2013:What’s Happened, What’s Left & What It Means for Providers; What Makes a Hospital Attractive to Employers?; Publisher’s Letter; Strong Culture Can Lead to Lasting Change: Q&A With Randy Oostra, CEO of ProMedica; Finding Value in Your Organization: Q&A With Baylor Health CFO Fred Savelsbergh; 100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs; 200 Statistics on Physician Compensation; 7 Trends in Hospital-Employed Physician Compensation; The 7 Components of a Clinical Integration Network; Providers Becoming Payors: Should Hospitals Start Their Own Health Plans?; 4 Things Executives Should Know Prior to a Hospital-ASC Joint Venture; 10 Hospitals Planning or Opening Surgery Center Joint Ventures; Have You Assessed Your Reform Readiness? 6 Tips to Enhance Your Care Continuum; Staying Nimble, Saving Money: Considerations for Outsourcing HR; Chuck Lauer: The Shameful State of Our Hospitals; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Examples From 3 Top Health Systems; The Rise of Big Data in Hospitals; Opportunities Behind the Phenomenon: How Can Retail Health Help Hospitals Meet Health Reform Goals?; Publisher’s Letter; Vendor Neutral Archiving: Putting Healthcare Back in the Data Driver's Seat; Health IT Roundtable: What Are the Biggest Health IT Issues Going Into 2013?; If Interoperability is the Future of Healthcare, What’s the Delay?; 9 Ways Hospitals Should Prepare for HIPAA Audits; Medical Device Interoperability Presents Patient Safety Challenges, Opportunities; 9 Best Practices For Hospital Data Security in a "Bring Your Own" Era; How Does the Rise of Computers in Exam Rooms Impact Patient Care?; 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know; Talent Wins – It's That Simple: 6 Ways to Ensure You Have the Team to Succeed; How Has the Rise of Physician Employment Changed Hospitals’ Recruitment Strategies?; 10 Steps for Hospitals to Follow to Recruit New Physicians; Leadership is Central to Healthcare System Reform; 5 Areas Where Hospitals Can Spend Smarter; Which Insurer is Most Willing to Offer Performance-Based Contracts?; 9 Strategies for Robust Healthcare Due Diligence; 6 Cornerstones of Operating Room Efficiency: Best Practices for Each; 10 Latest OR Expansions; Chuck Lauer: Keep it Simple; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
8 Key Issues for Hospitals and Health Systems in 2013; The Year Ahead: 10 Challenges That Will Shape Hospital Strategy; 11 Ways Hospitals and Health Systems Can Increase Profitability; Publisher’s Letter; 50 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; 10 Ideas That Hospital and Health System CEOs Need to Ditch; Finding Context Through a Mentor: Q&A With Gary Mecklenburg and Larry Goldberg; Hospital Operators on ACOs: Lay the Groundwork, or Wait and See?; Charity Care and Property Taxes: Why They Are Now Inseparable; Moody’s: Obama’s Second Term is Credit Neutral for Non-Profit Hospitals; Uncompensated Care Costs Could Top $53B by 2019; Chuck Lauer: What Makes a Great Mentor: 10 Traits of True Leadership; Hospital & Health System Transactions (Jan 2013); Hospital & Health System Executive Moves (Jan 2013). Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue


2012


November/December Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The 12 “Biggest” Hospital Stories of 2012; Managing the Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement: 8 Core Strategies to Mind the Gap; Pension Management Predicaments? 3 Dominant Hospital Pension Strategies; Publisher’s Letter; 2012 CEO Strategy Roundtable; 200 Hospital Benchmarks; Mastering the Matrix of Healthcare: Q&A With Syd Bersante, President of St. Joseph Medical Center in Washington; Passionate Physician Leader: Q&A with Dr. John McCabe, CEO of Upstate University Hospital; The Emergency Department is Overflowing With Opportunity; 6 Steps to Encourage Patient Safety Innovation at Hospitals; 5 Compensation Options for ACO Physicians; U.S. Physician Shortage to Reach 130,000; NCQA Releases ACO Measures; Providing Specialty Care Across the Country: NorthShore CEO Mark Neaman & Mayo Clinic Network Medical Director Dr. David Hayes Discuss Their Collaboration; 5 Questions to Discover Cultural Compatibility in a Hospital Transaction; HHS Finalizes One-Year Delay of ICD-10 to 2014; Hospitals, Providers to Lose $11.1B From Medicare Sequestration Cuts; Cardiology & Medical Necessity: How Your Hospital Can Avoid Heart-Related Investigations; Providers Can’t Challenge Year-Old RAC Audits, Court Rules; California AG Investigates Hospital-Physician Deals for Antitrust Violations; 3 Major Trends for Call Coverage, Medical Direction; 13 Statistics on Daily Stipends and On-Call Physician Compensation; 104 Statistics on Hospital Executive Salary Growth; Chuck Lauer: An IT Boondoggle?; 4 Strategies to Boost Hospitals’ HCAHPS Scores; Hospital & Health System Transactions (Nov/Dec 2012); Hospital & Health System Executive Moves (Nov/Dec 2012). Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Hospital and Health System Strategy in 2012: 6 Key Initiatives; What Can Healthcare Learn From Other Industries? 5 Lessons; Credit Downgrades: How Could They Impact a Hospital’s Capital Structure?; Publisher’s Letter; 101 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs; Facing Challenges With Meaningful Affiliations: Q&A With The Mount Sinai Medical Center CEO Dr. Kenneth Davis; Unafraid to Change Her Mind: Q&A With Dr. Melinda Estes, CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System; Ideas Into Action: 3 Hospital CEOs Talk Strategy Going Into 2013; Overworked and Exhausted: How to Alleviate Nursing Resources Through Employee Engagement and Recognition; 5 Questions for Building Physician Engagement; 5 Compensation Options for ACO Physicians; The New Competitive Edge for Hospitals and ACOs: Employee Health; It’s Time for CEOs and Boards to Come Together on Compensation Issues to Ensure Profitability; Raising Hospital Value Multiples: 5 Best Practices; Transparency is the Key: 3 Tips to Manage Physician Opposition to a Transaction Finance & Revenue Cycle; 8 Tips to Improve Your Hospital’s Operating Margin; 4 Key Legal Issues for ACOs; Carolinas HealthCare System’s CMO Dr. Roger Ray: Embracing Transparency to Drive Quality; Moving Beyond Traditional Hospital Operations: The Value of Integrating Service Lines Health Information Technology; CMS Releases Final Rule for Stage 2 of the EHR Incentive Program; 6 Steps for Hospitals to Achieve Interoperability; Chuck Lauer: Greater Awareness of HAIs Has Not Translated Into Action; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves (Channels – Leadership & Executive Moves). Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

September/October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Has Healthcare Reform Brought the End to “Hospital Systems?”; 5 Observations on the State of Hospital Credit Markets; Publisher’s Letter; 10 Considerations for Hospitals in the Aftermath of Supreme Court’s PPACA Decision; 300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know; 100 Great Community Hospitals; Protecting and Preserving the Community Hospital — Immediate Actions for Future Success; What the Health? How Hospital Leaders Can Prepare Their Systems for Reform; How a Banker Turns Around a Struggling System: Q&A With Carlos Migoya, CEO of Jackson Health System; 25 Largest Non-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Top Grossing Non-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Top Grossing For-Profit Hospitals in America; 15 Largest For-Profit Hospital Operators of 2012; 25 Largest Non-Profit Hospital Systems; Advancing Accountable Care: 5 Hospital ACO Leaders Share Insight; 6 Characteristics of High-Performing Healthcare Organizations; Healthcare M&A Activity: Key Trends for Transactions, Valuation of Ambulatory Services; Moody’s: Supreme Court Ruling “Credit Neutral” for Hospitals; Feds Propose Rules to Control Collection Practices at Non-Profit Hospitals; Adding Value to Healthcare by Eliminating Waste: Q&A With Virginia Mason Medical Center CEO Dr. Gary Kaplan; 5 Cornerstones of a Culture of Compliance for Hospitals; Congress Asks GAO: Are Medicare Audit Contractors Duplicative?; HCA: U.S. Attorney’s Office Requested Information on Medical Necessity of Interventional Cardiology Services; Healthcare Reform After the Supreme Court: Where Do We Go Now; 5 Responses to Healthcare Reform That Can Ensure Perioperative Success; Chuck Lauer: 10 Observations on the Affordable Care Act and Our Future; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive; 6 Trends in an Era of Consumer-Driven Healthcare. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July/August Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Is the Community Hospital a Dying Model, or is it the Future of Healthcare?; 7 Things Hospitals Should Know About Professional Services Agreements; Are You an Old or New Era Hospital Leader?; Publisher’s Letter; The Chief of Change: Q&A With Dr. Ralph de la Torre, CEO of Steward Health Care; Reinventing a Hospital’s Philosophy: Q&A With Dr. Ronald A. Paulus, President and CEO of Mission Health; 100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems; Community Hospital CEO Panel: 3 Leaders Share Insights on the State of Community Hospitals; Examining the Crossroads of Culture, Engagement and Patient Satisfaction Physician-Hospital Relationships & ACOs; Who Will Be on Your Team? Acquiring a Physician Practice Requires Multi-Faceted Due Diligence; Physician Engagement: 20 Survey Findings; Six Sigma, 10 Years on: Was “the Promise” Realized?; Don’t Fear Clinical Integration: One Reason Community Hospitals May Have an Edge; 11 Best Practices for Commercial Payor Negotiations on New Payment Models; Moody’s: The 5 Most Prominent Areas of Focus in High-Performing Hospitals; AHA Supports Postponing ICD-10 Until 2014; 10 Steps to Increase the Value of a Hospital or Surgery Center; Community Hospitals Must Lead With Experience, Close With Compassion; Performance of Rural Healthcare Under the Affordable Care Act; Chuck Lauer: Why We Need to Keep Our Community Hospitals Strong; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
11 Hospital, Health System Executive Compensation Trends; The Future of the American Hospital: Role and Relevancy in the Next Decade; 8 Biggest Mistakes an ACO Can Make; Publisher's Letter; 80 Accountable Care Organizations to Know; A “Lean” Vision Drives Stanford Hospital & Clinics’ Performance: Q&A With CEO Amir Dan Rubin; Surgically Remodeling a Hospital: Q&A With Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg, CEO of Vanguard’s Weiss Memorial Hospital; Compensation Manifesto: 11 Steps for Hospital CEOs and Compensation Committees to “Get it Right”; 200 Statistics on Physician Compensation; Physician-Generated Hospital Revenue vs. Salary: 48 Statistics; 28 Statistics on Highest On-Call Coverage Per Diem Payments; 7 Steps to Navigate Payment Allocation Under ACOs; Physician Strategy as the Foundation to Improving Community Health; Hospital CFO Panel: How Are You Approaching Your Fiscal Strategy Right Now? Finance & Revenue Cycle Issue; CMS Releases FY 2013 IPPS Proposed Rule: 12 Points to Know; Moody’s: 2012 Shows Even Mix of Hospital Upgrades, Downgrades; Fitch: Patient Admissions, Pricing Trends Mixed at For-Profit Hospitals; An Overview of Recent Challenges to Hospital Transactions: Is the FTC Really More Aggressive?; Community Health Needs Assessment: 5 Phases to Compliance; OIG Claims Georgetown University Hospital Overbilled Medicare by 659K; The OR Efficiency Game Plan: Using Daily Huddles to Streamline Care; The Next Iteration of Hospital-Physician Alignment: Making Medicare Profitable; What We Need to Do if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Healthcare Law; Hospital & Health System Transactions June 2012; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves June 2012. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

May/June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Pillars of Success for Top Healthcare Workplaces; Primary Care Strategy: The Most Important Decisions Hospitals Can Make; 7 Strategies to Help Hospitals Break Even on Medicare; Publisher's Letter; 100 Great Hospitals; 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare; Secrets for Success in the Current Healthcare Climate: Q& With UW Medicine CEO Dr. Paul G. Ramsey; Putting Employees First: How to Improve Patient Experience, Profitability; Creating an Environment of Excellence: Q&A With Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting; Constructing a Strategic Roadmap Ensures Specialist Employment Decisions are “Investment Grade"; 9 Ways Better Data Can Drive Hospital Bundled Payment Initiatives; Healthcare Analytics Takes Supply Chain From The Delivery Dock to the C-Suite; Anesthesia Involvement in Hospital Strategy, Leadership Crucial to Department, Facility Success; MedPAC: Hospital Payments Should Increase by 1%; Recipe for Growing Market Share Through Data Optimization; Crafting Successful ASC Joint Ventures in 2012: Q&A With Jeff Peo, Donna Greene & Brandon Frazier of ASCOA; 10 New Surgery Centers Planned or Developed by Hospitals; Hospital-Payor Contracting: Antitrust Concerns Surround Exclusive Contracts & Most-Favored Nation Clauses; CHS, West Tennessee Healthcare Settle Long-Term Antitrust Dispute; FTC Requests Supreme Court Review of Georgia Hospital Sale; Navigating the Care Continuum: The Next Frontier for Providers; 3 Steps for Adding a Perioperative Specialist to Your Surgical Process; Perioperative Efficiency Study: 8-Step Process May Improve OR On-Start Times Executive Briefing: Real-Time Health Reform; "Real-Time” Health Reform: Using capacity more efficiently may be the fastest way to generate hospital revenue; 6 Benefits & Challenges in CMS’ Meaningful Use Stage 2 Proposed Rule; Employee Engagement No Longer a “Soft” Science: 3 Steps to Cultivate More Committed Employees; 10 Factors in Creating a Positive Work Environment; Hospital & Health System Transactions May/June 2012; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves May/June 2012. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March/April Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Healthcare Reform: Two Years Gone, Now What's on the Horizon?; 7 Steps for Building a Top-Tier Cancer Center; Despite Distressed Assets, Private Equity Firms See Value in Healthcare; Publisher's Letter; 70 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs; Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: Q&A With Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Dr. Elizabeth Nabel; 5 Hospital and Health System CEOs: What “Top Performance” Looks Like to Me; “Everyone Rowing Together”: Q&A With Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute Executive Director and CMO Dr. Keith Churchwell; This is the Worst Time for Healthcare CEO Paralysis; Bridging the Gap Between Fee-for-Service and Value-Based Care Starts With Physician Feedback; 7 Best Practices for Hospitals Implementing a Health Information Exchange; Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting Conference Brochure; A Culture of Continuous Improvement is Necessary for Success Under Value-Based Care; CBO: Most Demonstration Projects Don’t Curb Medicare Costs; Survey Suggests Joint Ventures With Physicians Most Popular Alignment Strategy, Among Other Findings; Common Ailments With Physician Practice Valuation; St. Vincent’s HealthCare CFO Mark Doyle: 3 Burning Questions Right Now; 7 Best Practices for a Smooth Hospital Tax Process; 7 Ways Hospitals Can Trim Their Labor and Operational Costs; The War Over ICD-10; Faster, Better, Stronger: Reinforcing Ties Between Hospitalists and Emergency Medicine; 11 Evolving Issues in Healthcare and Business; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.

February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

The Future of Healthcare: 9 Capabilities for Post- Reform Success; Spurring Innovation in Healthcare Delivery: 5 Best Practices of Health System Leaders; 8 Issues Hospitals Consider Before an Integration or Sale; Publisher's Letter; 9 Leading Hospital, Health System CIOs Share Top Goals; Speaking a Common Language: Q&A With Rex Healthcare President David Strong and CIO Novlet Bradshaw; Ahead of the Meaningful Use Curve: Q&A With CEO Chuck Sted and CIO Steve Robertson of Hawaii Pacific Health; Is Your EHR Implementation in Trouble? 10 Things to Check; 10 Best Practices for Implementing Telemedicine in Hospitals; 5 Legal Issues Surrounding Electronic Medical Records; The Care Management Imperative; 32 Health Systems, Physician Groups to Participate in Pioneer ACOs; Survey: 55% of Payors Plan to Participate in ACOs Over Next 3 Years; CMS Issues Correction to OPPS Final Rule, Payments Decrease 0.1%; IRS Issues 2011 Form 990; CMS Shelves RAC Prepayment Review Demonstration; 9 Things Healthcare Organizations Should Do Now to Prepare for ICD-10; Don’t Let Fears About Healthcare IT Mire You in the Past; Using HIT to Drive Clinical Integration, Patient and Physician Engagement; 61 Integrated Health Systems to Know; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue. Click here to view this issue's CMO Supplement.

January Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The Year Ahead:12 Challenges and Opportunities for Hospitals in 2012; 10 Ways for Hospitals and Health Systems to Increase Profitability in 2012; 40 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; Publisher's Letter; 11 Leading Health System CEOs Share Top Goals for 2012; A Relationship Checklist for Hospital CEOs: 7 Behaviors to Ace; Building on a Legacy of Exceptional Care: Q&A With Mass General Hospital President Dr. Peter Slavin; Hospital Leadership is a Culture, Not a Person: Q&A With LifePoint Hospitals CEO Bill Carpenter; Leadership Lessons From “Little” Failures: Q&A With Health Management Associates CEO Gary Newsome; 10 Challenges Healthcare CEOs Can No Longer Ignore; Patient Engagement’s Critical Role in Post-Reform Success: 6 Steps to Improve Patient Centeredness; Assessing Leadership in the New Era of Healthcare Delivery: 5 Key Questions to Ask Hospital-Physician Relationships & ACOs; 7 Ways to Improve Accountability for Care; CMS to Invest Up to $1B for New Healthcare Delivery, Payment Models; Finances in the Era of Population Health: Q&A With Kevin Lang and Steve Mohr of Loma Linda University Medical Center; Not a Merger, Not an Acquisition: When and Why Strategic Partnerships Make Sense; A Partnership That Breaks the Mold: Q&A With Leaders From Washington’s Providence, Swedish Health; 4 Common Mistakes in Determining Fair Market Value for Physician Compensation; Hospital, Health System Salaries Increase Moderately in 2011; 6 Strategies for Improving OR Performance Through a Hospital- Employed Anesthesiology Model; 25 Benchmarks for Anesthesiology Practices; Hospital & Health System Transactions January 2012; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves January 2012. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue.


2011

November/December Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Biggest Hospital Stories of 2011; From Treating the Sick to Managing Community Health: Hospitals' New Role in Managing Population Health; From Cop to CEO: Q&A With Chris Van Gorder of Scripps Health; Publisher's Letter November 2011; 200 Hospital Benchmarks; Opportunities in the New Bundled Payment Initiative; Redesigning Healthcare Delivery Through Bundled Payments for Care: Q&A With Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s Valinda Rutledge; 56 Women Hospital and Healthcare Leaders to Know; Shattering Glass Ceilings: Women in the Hospital C-Suite; 7 Trends for Non-Profit Hospital Executive Salaries; 7 Reasons Hospitals Struggle to Align With Physicians; 4 Best Practices for Supporting Employed Physicians’ Independence; Hospitals Acquiring Physician Practices: 9 Recent Transactions; Survey: 65% of Employers Interested in ACO Model; Only 9 Percent of Physicians Feel Ready for “Business Side” of Medicine; Study Finds Weak Correlation Between Financial Incentives, Improved Quality of Care; NEJM Analysis of Physician Group Practice Demo Results Questions ACOs’ Success; Physicians Fight to Keep the Word “Doctor” to Themselves; 42% of Primary Care Physicians Say Their Patients Receive Too Much Care; Physicians Focus on Various Factors When Referring to Colleagues; Calling It Off: Why Some Hospital Mergers Fail and Others Don’t; The Ins and Outs of Successful Hospital Insurance Negotiations and Service; ICD-10: Will It Kill a Hospital’s Productivity?; 9 Recommendations for Hospital Health IT Staffing and Training; 12 Elements to Support a Viable Health IT and Telehealth Infrastructure; ONC Releases Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for 2011-2015; Report: Healthcare Organizations Under-Prepared to Protect Patients’ Information; Study: Providers May Not See Improved Outcomes From Meaningful Use Until Stage 2; Avoiding “Stupid” in Healthcare Leadership: Q&A With Glenn Fosdick, CEO of The Nebraska Medical Center; 8 Untraditional Ways to Retain the Best and Brightest in Healthcare; From Nurse to CEO: Q&A With Marina Del Rey CEO Fred Hunter; Looking Ahead in Healthcare: Finding Optimism in Change; Quint Studer: Mastering the Fine Art of Follow-Up; 5 Communication Strategies for Hospital CEOs; 70 Hospitals With Great Cardiology Programs; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Physician Executive Compensation: How Are Top Physician Leaders Paid?. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue. Click here to view this issue's CMO Supplement.

October Special Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Looking Back to Move Ahead: Leading Hospitals Through Fast-Paced Change; False Claims Based on Unneeded Procedures: 4 Strategies for Compliance; Non-Profit Hospitals Taking More Aggressive Stance Toward M&A, But Deals Aren’t Always Easy; Publisher’s Letter October 2011; Becker’s Hospital Review Annual CEO Strategy Roundtable; Big Pain or Big Gain? Important Factors for Hospitals Considering Partnerships With Retail Clinics; Creating an Outcomes-Based Culture: How to Engage Front-Line Staff in Process Improvement; 56 Women Hospital and Healthcare Leaders to Know; Shattering Glass Ceilings: Women in the Hospital C-Suite; When Physician Employment Doesn’t Make Sense: How to Turn Away Physicians Seeking Employment; Study: Push for Market Share Trumps Clinical Integration in Hospitals’ Rush for Physician Employment; Survey: Most Medical Practices Operating at a Loss; 6 Ways Hospitals Can Survive the Onslaught of Medicare Cuts; CMS Issues Final IPPS Rule, Net Medicare Reimbursements to Increase 1.1%; 5 Ways to Improve a Hospital’s Bottom Line Through the Revenue Cycle; Survey: Roughly 7 out of 10 Hospitals Collect Less Than 30% of Payments at Point of Service; HHS Announces New Bundled Payment Initiative; The Case for Making Anesthesia the “Face” of Surgical Services; The One Change ORs Should Make to Improve Efficiency: 5 Responses; HHS Review Could Impact Physician Supervision Requirements for Anesthesia Care; Private Equity Investing in Healthcare — 13 Hot and 4 Cold Areas; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

September/October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The Quiet Takeover: Insurers Buying Physicians and Hospitals; Patient Experience: An Increasingly Critical Hospital Indicator; Changes Ahead: Medicare IPPS 2012 and What It Means for Hospitals; Publisher’s Letter; 291 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know; 60 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs; A CEO Walks Into a Patient Room: Q&A With Dr. David Feinberg, CEO of UCLA Health System; 25 Largest Non-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Top Grossing Non-Profit Hospitals in America; 25 Top Grossing For-Profit Hospitals in America; 15 Largest Non-Profit Hospital Systems; 15 Largest For-Profit Hospital Systems; A New Approach to Ambulatory Services; Orchestrating Four Generations in Your Hospital; How to Achieve Accountable Care While Avoiding Downfalls of Medicare ACOs; Survey: 33% of Hospital Executives Plan to Join ACOs, But Less Than 7% Believe ACO Model Improves Quality; 5 Foundational Questions for Hospitals Acquiring Physician Practices; Pennsylvania’s Divine Providence Hospital Settles Improper Payment Allegations; Federal Investigation Looks for Stark, Anti-Kickback Violations at Broward Health; Community Health Systems Receives SEC Subpoena; Florida’s St. Luke’s Hospital Faces False Claims Allegations; 6-Year-Old Whistleblower Suit Against IASIS Healthcare Alleging Kickbacks is Dismissed; 12 Decisions That Can Cripple a Surgery Center; Key Issues Plaguing Physician-Hospital Joint Ventures; 50 Surgery Center Benchmarks; How Healthcare Reform is Affecting Hospital Leaders’ Compensation; On-Call Coverage Payments Increased 4% in 2010; Independent Hospital CEOs Beat Integrated Health System CEOs in Total Cash Compensation Increases; 5 Considerations on Health Information Exchanges; Mayo Clinic Constructs Pioneering Health Information Exchange; Number of Health Information Exchanges Up 9% Compared to Last Year; Dr. John Caruso: Becoming a Champion of Change in Healthcare; Hospitals and Patient Centered Medical Homes: A Practical Pairing; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July/August Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Predictions on the Future of Hospital Executive Compensation; Hospital Tax-Exempt Status: Considerations Regarding Maintaining Exempt Status; Sophisticated and Powerful Consumers: How Transparency Will Change Hospitals; Publisher’s Letter; Hospital and Health System Executive Compensation: Statistics to Know; 5 Trends Affecting the Future of Physician; Trends in Physician-Generated Revenue From 2002-2010; 5 Trends Impacting Physician On-Call Compensation; Medical Directorship Compensation Varies Based on Specialty; 100 Statistics on Physician Compensation; 9 Leading Hospital CEOs Share Advice for Fellow Hospital Leaders; 65 Great Community Hospitals; 8 Out-of-the-Box Ways Hospitals Can Cut Costs; Growing Future Hospital Leaders: 6 Thoughts From Poudre Valley Health System CEO; Rulon Stacey; As Interest in ACOs Wanes, It’s Time to Do the ‘Next Right Thing’; What New Healthcare Leaders Should Know; Key Issues and Strategies for Physician Integration; Optimizing a Hospital-Physician Joint Venture: 4 Tips for a Culture of Partnership; Essential Primer: Pioneer ACOs and Proposed Advance Payment Initiative; Study Shows ACO Start-Up Costs Can Soar Up to $26.1M; Not Ready to Form an ACO? Three Value-Based Alternative Models; 10 Stark, False Claims and Kickback Lawsuits Involving Hospitals and Health Systems; 5 Questions to Determine if Your Independent Hospital Should Sell, Partner; 5 Changes That Can Increase a Hospital’s Value; Why Hospitals Need to Start Getting Ready for ICD-10 Now; 10 Recent Survey Findings About ICD-10; AAPC Suggests 16 Steps for Successful ICD-10 Implementation; Directory Lists Software for Physician ICD-10 Conversion; Report: EMR Market Expected to Top $6B by 2015; Proposed HIPAA Change Would Allow People to Learn Who Accessed Protected Health Information; 17 States Launch Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs; ONC Meaningful Use Workgroup Recommends Pushing Back Stage 2 for Those Attesting in 2011; Running an Academic Medical Center: Q&A With Johnese Spisso, Chief Health System Officer of UW Medicine; Academic Health and Hospital Operator Partnerships: Q&A With Dr. Bill Fulkerson and Bill Carpenter of Duke LifePoint Healthcare; Quint Studer: Raising HCAHPS Is About More Than Better Service... It’s About Better Quality; Hospital & Health System Transactions; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
13 Legal Issues for Hospitals & Health Systems; Private Equity Funds Are Changing the Face of U.S. Hospitals; As Denials Rise, Hospitals Working Harder to Fend Off RACs; 13 Key Questions for Hospital-Physician Relationships — Assessing Legal Compliance; Overcoming Healthcare’s Most Pressing Challenges: Q&A With Methodist Health System CEO Stephen Mansfield; Creating a Growth-Oriented Hospital: Q&A With Mark Newton, CEO of Chicago’s Swedish Covenant Hospital; The Challenge of Non-Profit Status in an Era of Accountable Care; Physician-Hospital Contracting: A Compliance Approach: 11 Key Concepts; Male Physicians Still Out-Earn Female Physicians in Almost Every Specialty; Physician Group Type, Size Affect Level of On-Call Compensation; Should Your Hospital Form an ACO? 5 Considerations; Should Specialists Join ACOs?; Post-Acute Care Networks: The Key to Success in Accountable Care; The Gentle Art of Listening; Understanding Technology’s Role in Accountable Care Organizations; Six Building Blocks of a Technology Framework for ACOs; How to Gain Stakeholder Support for Transactions; Overall Healthcare M&A Spending Up, Volume Down; 7 Traits of a Great Hospital CEO; 5 Problems That Hurt a Hospital-Physician ASC Joint Venture — and How to Avoid Them; 5 Key Legal Issues Affecting Surgery Center Joint Ventures; 10 Most Frequently Provided Ambulatory Surgery Center Services; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

May/June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare; 12 Best Practices for Hospitals Great Places to Work; 50 Things to Know About the Proposed ACO Regulations; Publisher’s Letter: May/June 2011; Finding the Model Healthcare Executive; Physician Integration: Hospital Medical Leaders Share Challenges, Strategies; Physician Integration May Be “Tipping Point” for Success of ACOs; 5 Opportunities for Physicians and Hospitals to Realign in Preparation for ACOs; ACO Pioneers: Q&A With Leaders From The Nebraska Medical Center and Atlantic Health; 10 Recently Formed ACOs; 5 Ways to Improve Pay-for-Performance; 8 Steps to Building a Truly Transparent Hospital; Consumer Access to Hospital Data Places High Expectations on Facilities; Involving Anesthesia in Transparency and ACOs: Q&A With Somnia Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rob Goldstein; Putting Communities in Charge of Hospitals’ Future; An Examination of Ownership Models of ASC JVs; 8 Problems Surrounding Meaningful Use; Federal Meaningful Use Workgroup Goes to Work on Stage 2 Deadlines and Requirements; 8 Steps to Smoothly Achieve Meaningful Use; 4 Predictions on the Switch to ICD-10; Squeezing Water From a Stone: How to Get More From Existing Capacity and Add More to Your Bottom Line; 5 Strategies to Improve Patient Flow in a Busy Hospital; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March/April Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
50 Best Hospitals in America; One Year Since Healthcare Reform: 5 Thoughts From Healthcare Leaders; 5 Common Hospital Problems — and Suggestion for How to Fix Them; Publisher’s Letter: March 2011; Planning for an Uncertain Future: Q&A With Gene Michalski, CEO of Michigan’s Beaumont Hospitals; Shifting From a Hospital-Based to Community-Based Mindset: Q&A With Valinda Rutledge, CEO of CaroMont Health; 5 Ways to Put People First in an ACO; 4 Points on Exclusivity, Market Power and Transparency in ACOs; Almost Half of Physicians Don’t Know What an ACO Is; 45% of Employers Want ACOs; Physician Hospital Integration Efforts: 4 Key Concepts; The Physician Hospital Enterprise: Physician Leadership Forges New Alliances; Engaging Physicians With IT; 10 Lessons From Leaders Who Have Merged or Acquired Hospitals; Hospital M&A Continued to Grow in Second Half of 2010; 5 Common Mistakes Hospitals Make When Investing in Surgery Centers with Physicians; 3 Current Trends Impacting ASC Transactions; ASC Transactions and Pricing During 2010: 4 Key Concepts; 4 Best Practices to Reduce Costs in Hospital-Owned ASCs; 7 Points on Developing Surgery Centers in Highly Regulated States; 10 Big Anti-Kickback and Stark Cases Involving Hospitals; 24 Statistics on Specialty Physician Compensation; 20 Statistics on Employed Physician Revenue vs. Salary by Specialty; Hospital-Employed Physician Salaries Could Jump 2.3% in 2011; 6 Predictions on Stage 2 Meaningful Use; Lessons for Hospital Leaders From ‘Undercover Boss’; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
8 Mistakes Your Hospital is Making Right Now; 5 of the Biggest Hospital Employment Trends; Physician Employment & Beyond: The Current State of Physician Integration; Publisher's Letter: January 2011; 7 Keys to Developing a World Class Oncology Program; 15 Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under Age 40; System Integration in 2011: Q&A With Gary Campbell, President and CEO of Centura Health; 8 Points on Hospital-Physician Integration; 10 Recently Launched ACOs; Quint Studer: 3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Hospital's Performance; Creating Stronger Physician-Hospital Alignment; Strategies to Provide Patients With Superior Customer Service; 8 Insights Into Successful Hospital-ASC Joint Ventures; 5 Best Practices for a Profitable ASC; 10 New ASCs Opened or Under Development by Hospitals and Health Systems; 3 Ways Surgery Center Physicians Can Increase Case Volume; 10 Traits of High-Earning Hospital CEOs; 5 Points on Designing a CEO Incentive Compensation Plan; 15 Statistics on Healthcare Executive Compensation; 3 Questions to Ask When Designing an Employed Physician Compensation Plan; Justice Department Alleges Mayo Clinic Falsely Billed Medicare; St. John's Mercy Health System and St. John's Health System Settle Fraud Allegations for $2.2M; Obama Makes Physicians' Exemption From Red Flags Rule Official; 4 Things to Consider Before Putting Your Hospital on the Market; 5 Ways to Make Your Hospital More Attractive to a Buyer; Redefining Healthcare Finance: Time to Move Beyond the Long-Term Debt Crunch; 5 Hospitals That Closed Their Doors in 2010; CMS Releases Proposed Rule on Value-Based Purchasing; 5 Best Practices for Implementing Health IT Across a Large Health System; Crisis Communication During a Data Breach: 5 Best Practices; HIMSS: 22% of Hospitals Can Meet at Least 10 of 14 Core Measurements of Stage 1 Meaningful Use; 15 Statistics on Physician-Hospital Alignment; Healthcare Reform's Impact on Hospital Emergency Departments: 6 Considerations; Study Finds Shortage of On-Call Specialists Plaguing ERs; Researchers Assess Accuracy of Radiology Readings in EDs; Rapid Medical Screening Process Improves Patient Flow in EDs; Hospital & Health System Executive Moves; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January/February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
The Year Ahead: 10 Key Trends for Hospitals in 2011; 9 Strategies for Maintaining Profitability in 2011 and Beyond; 10 Ways to Improve Your Hospital's Heart Program; Publisher's Letter: January 2011; 10 Ways to Cope in This Anxious Time of Healthcare Reform; Top CEOs of Hospitals and Health Systems Share Goals for 2011; 52 Women Hospital & Healthcare Leaders; 40 Hospital Benchmarks; 7 Steps Hospitals Must Take to Embrace ACOs: From Kevin Brennan at Geisinger Health System; ACOs: One System's Approach Toward Accountability and Success; Should Your Hospital Develop or Join an ACO? 5 Questions to Ask; Accrediting Body Issues Proposed Standards for ACOs, Asks for Comment; 7 Factors to Assess the Sustainability of a Hospital: Assessing a Hospital's Viability, Its Financial Situation and the Severity of the Threats it Faces; 10 Successful Hospital Turnarounds; 8 Things to Know About Medicare's Bundled Payment Pilot; Bundled Pricing Opportunities & Challenges: Q&A With Baptist Health System's Michael Zucker; The Case for Shifting More Services to Midlevel Providers; 9 Key Considerations for Healthcare Internal Investigations; Maryland's St. Joseph Medical Center to Pay $22M to Settle False Claims, Kickback Allegations; CHRISTUS Health in Houston to Pay $1M Settlement in Medicare Fraud Lawsuit; Ohio's Marion General Pays $1.2M to Settle Stark Violations; Simi Valley Hospital Settles Medicare Fraud Lawsuit, Agrees to Pay $5.15M; 6 Things Health Systems Look For When Acquiring a Hospital; University of Louisville to Merge With CHI, Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's; Michigan Attorney General Approves Detroit Medical Center Sale; Caritas Christi Sale Finalized; New For-Profit System Plans ACO; 4 Factors That Determine Hospital Executive Compensation; 5 Factors Affecting Physician Compensation; 5 Top-Paid Medical Specialties; Physician Compensation and Revenue Differs Based on Hospital Ownership; 11 Best Practices for Maximizing Healthcare IT Incentive Payments; CCHIT to Launch EHR Certification for Hospitals; CMS in Final Stages of Testing Incentive Management Systems; Changes to HIPAA in the Interim Rule and Best Practices for Maintaining Compliance; 7 Best Practices for Installing Real-Time Location Systems in Your Hospital; Case Study: Implementing RTLS at Texoma Medical Center; For-Profit Hospital Operators 3Q 2010 Financial Results; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves (January 2011); Hospital and Health System Transactions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2010

November/December Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Top 10 Hospital Stories of 2010; 3 Best Practices for Bundled Pricing; Hospital Strategies and Transactions: Healthcare Reform and Market Evolution; Publisher’s Letter: November/December 2010; The Implementation of New Models of Care: Q&A With Iowa Health System CEO Bill Leaver; 256 Hospital and Healthcare Industry Leaders to Know; 5 Best Practices to Prepare Hospitals for Accountable Care; Is Your Organization Ready For Accountable Care? How to Implement a Readiness Assessment and Establish Priorities; 5 Key Regulatory Concerns for ACOs; To Run ACOs, Hospitals Need to Change Their Business Model; ACOs May Cause Healthcare Cost Inflation Rather than Savings; 10 Tips to Creating a Physician-Led Integrated Care System With Advocate Health’s Mark Shields; 3 Medical Specialties Most Pursued for Employment by Hospitals; 10 Best Practices for Creating Hospital Group Practices; 7 Key Provisions for Successful Physician Employment Contracts; CMS Issues Stark Act Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol — 9 Key Concepts; OIG’s Increased Scrutiny on Heart Stents and ICDs: What It Means For Your Hospital; Government to Intervene in Mayo Clinic False Claims Investigation; California’s El Centro Regional Medical Center to Pay $2.2M to Settle Medicare Fraud Allegations; 18 Florida Hospitals Under Investigation for Improper Medicaid Billing; Georgia’s WellStar Health Systems Settles Medicaid Billing Investigation for $2.7M; New York’s North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Settles Fraud Investigation for $2.95M; 10 of the Biggest Hospital and Health System Transactions of 2010; Is a Statutory Hospital Merger a Bona Fide Sale?; 4 Ways Community Hospitals Can Align With a Health System, Short of Acquisition; Boston’s Caritas Christi to Close Two Hospitals if Cerberus Deal Fails; Florida’s Broward Health Plans to Transition to New Community Not-for-Profit Corporation; University of Michigan Health, Two Other Systems Launch Pennant Health Alliance; 8 Ways Hospital Executives Can Increase Their Earning Power; Physician Incentive Plans on the Rise; 4 Trends in Non-Profit Hospital Executive Compensation Over the Next 5 Years; 10 Statistics About Compensation of Healthcare Executives; 5 Ways Hospitals Will Change Over the Next 10 Years; The Entrepreneurial Small Practice Is Not Going Away; Hospitalists, the Fastest Growing Specialty, Meet Demands of Healthcare Reform; Study: Hospitalists With Lower Base Salaries Are More Productive; Markedly More Surgery Patients Now Co-Managed by Hospitalists; 4 Tips on Implementing a Surgicalist Program at Your Hospital; Society of Hospital Medicine President Dr. Jeff Wiese Responds to Four Criticisms of Hospital Medicine; 5 Best Practices for Improving Your Hospital’s Revenue Cycle; 4 Ways to Gain Leverage in Payor Contract Negotiations; 8 Points on Improving Collections of Outstanding Balances From Patients; Billing Clinics Improve Collections at Wisconsin’s Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare; What Makes or Breaks A Successful ACO: Q&A With Dartmouth Brookings Pilot Participant Monarch Healthcare’s COO Ray Chicoine; 10 Statistics Your Hospital Should Track; HHS Starts Talks on 2013 Measures for Second Stage of Meaningful Use; National Health IT Coordinator David Blumenthal Hints More Complex Requirements for 2013 Stage 2 Meaningful Use; HIMSS Launches State HIT Dashboard, Alerts Healthcare Providers of Health IT-Related News; New Government Health IT Panel to Set Road Rules for Nationwide Health Information Network; GOP’s New ‘Pledge to America’ Puts $19B in HIT Stimulus Funds at Risk; 4 Steps to Creating a Great Hospital Marketing Campaign; 3 Ways Hospitals Unintentionally Waste Money; Developing a Culture of Execution: A Precursor to Success Under Health Reform; 25 Largest Hospitals; 25 Top Grossing Hospitals; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

September/October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
5 Best Practices for Hospital Employment of Physicians; Roles and Compensation of Physician Leaders Growing; 30 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare; Insights From the Model for ACOs: Q&A With Harold Dash of Everett Clinic on the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration Project; The Future of Healthcare Delivery and Your Hospital: Q&A With John Hopkins Medicine CEO Dr. Edward Miller; 40 Leading Non-Profit Health Systems; 20 Largest Non-Profit Hospitals in the United States; 15 Leading For-Profit Hospital Chains; 20 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in the United States; Top 20 Grossing Non-Profit Hospitals in the United States; Top 20 Grossing For-Profit Hospitals in the United States; Independent Medical Practice: Does Healthcare Reform Mark the Beginning of the End?; Strategies for Hospital Leadership – Identifying Strengths, Allocating Hospital Resources and Focusing on Profitable Niche Leadership; 6 Key Trends in Compensation of Hospital-Based Physicians; Hospital Takeovers: Will Your “Golden Parachute” Protect You?; 3 Trends in Cardiology Compensation and Workload; Hospital Executive Salary Growth Slows; Building an Accountable Care Organization; 15 Fraud and Abuse Cases Making Headlines in 2010; Monitoring Your Hospital’s Revenue Cycle: Six Metrics to Review Each Month; 4 Trends in Hospital Revenue Cycle Management; Six Revenue Cycle Inefficiencies: Key Learnings From Abbeville Area Medical Center; 5 Tips on Preparing to Meet Meaningful Use Regulations; CMS Launches Official Website for EHR Incentive Programs; Survey Shows CIOs Feel Unprepared To Meet Meaningful Use Requirements; Two EHR Giants to Merge, Anticipating Federal IT Payments; Chuck Lauer: 10 Points on Leadership; The Current State of Infection Control; Using Automated Systems to Reduce Infection and Contamination Risk in Your Hospital; Electronic Infection Monitoring Shown to Improve Adherence to Infection Prevention Best Practices; APIC Study: Hospitals Still Struggle With Infections; Michigan Hospitals’ Infection Control Program Spreading to Other States; PHA President Brett Gosney: The Future of Physician-Owned Hospitals; JAMA Article Suggests Many Physicians Fail to Report Impaired Colleagues; High Readmission Rates Not Necessarily Connected to Poor Hospital Quality; One-Quarter of Hospital Patients Readmitted Within Two Years; HHS Adds Hospital Outpatient and ED Quality Data to Public Websites; Medical Errors Cost $19.5B in a Single Year; Study Finds Financial Incentives and Public Reporting Improve Quality of Care; 6 Key Issues and Trends Impacting Outpatient Services and Physician-Owned Facilities; 10 Simple Ways to Contain Costs: How Sacred Heart Hospital Saved $5M; Hospital & Health System Executives Moves; Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July/August Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Hospital Income From Employed Physicians Represents 5-10 Times Their Salaries; Physician-Generated Revenue and Average Salaries by Specialty; Hospital and Health System CEO and CFO Compensation From 2005-2009; Publisher’s Letter: July 2010; Average Daily On-Call Compensation by Medical Specialty; 8 Statistics About Urologist Compensation; 15 Statistics About Anesthesiologist Compensation; 15 Statistics About General Surgeons’ Compensation; 8 Statistics About Ophthalmologist Compensation; 8 Statistics About Orthopedic Surgeon Compensation; 6 Statistics About Gastroenterologist Compensation; Renewed Hospital M&A Activity May Drive Surge in Joint Ventures; 6 Key Practices for Community Hospitals; Statistics on Independent vs. Affiliated Community Hospitals, 1999-2008; Getting Ready for Meaningful Use: Positioning Your Facility to Meet the Guidelines; 20 Top-Grossing Community Hospitals With 100 or Fewer Beds; Steve Ronstrom: Hardwiring Mission and Values Into the Hospital Culture; AHA Report: Bundled Payments Could Reduce Spending, Spur Quality Improvement; University Hospital Alliance Launches Program to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections; Insurers Push Las Vegas Hospitals to Improve Quality; More Than One-Third of California Inpatients Readmitted Within a Year; Failure to Correctly Code Catheter-Associated Infections May Affect Medicare Payment Policy; 6 Reasons Why Health Reform Law Won’t Reduce ED Overcrowding; ED Best Practices Can Help Ease Transitions Under Healthcare Reform; How to Turn Around a Bankrupt Hospital: 4 Lessons From South Hampton Community Hospital in Dallas; As AMA Embraced Health Reform, Membership Fell 3.5% in 2009; How Accountable Care Organizations Will Operate Under Healthcare Reform; 19 States Refuse to Create High-Risk Pools Despite $5B in Federal Funding; Lawsuit Challenges Ban on Physician-Owned Hospitals in Health Reform Law; Aligning Physician and Hospital Goals Through Financial Incentives: Advocate Health’s Clinical Integration Program; Quint Studer: Using HCAHPS to Drive Patient Satisfaction; A Review of OIG Self Referral and Antikickback Cases: 6 Categories of Non-Compliant; Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Christ Hospital Pay $108M to Settle Federal Kickback Accusations; Nine Hospitals Agree to Pay More Than $9.4M to Resolve Kyphoplasty-Related False Claims Allegations; Brett Gosney: 4 Ways to Improve Your Hospital-Based Orthopedics Program; Hospital and Health Systems Transactions; 12 Steps for Hospitals to Comply With Core Measures From Keith Granger, Former CEO of Flowers Hospital; Hospital and Health Systems Executive Moves. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

May/June Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
America’s 30 Best Hospitals; What Health Reform Will Mean for Hospitals and Physicians; 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare; Publisher's Letter: May/June 2010; Brief Analysis on How Healthcare Reform Impacts ASCs and Physician-Owned Hospitals – 10 Observations; David Fox: 5 Approaches to Improve Advocate Good Samaritan’s Outpatient Satisfaction; Challenges Facing 10 Hospital Service Lines; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital and Health System Transactions; 15 Key Factors Affecting Hospitals’ Longer-Term Outlook. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

March/April Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
14 Biggest Trends and Events for Hospitals and Health Systems in 2009; Chris Van Gorder: Working Closely With Physicians Key to Turning Scripps Health Around; 20 Best Community Hospitals in America; Steve Ronstrom: Strategic Performance Improvement Amid Cost Cutting; Chuck Lauer: 8 Reasons Why Health Reform is Running out of Steam; 8 Top Hospital and Health System Trends of the Past Decade; Brett Gosney: 5 Tips for Maintaining Orthopedic Implant Costs; David Fox: Transparency as the Key to Improvement; Becker’s Hospital Review Announces Hospitals and Health Systems: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues Conference (April 13-14, 2010, Chicago; Mark Laney: Bridging the Generation Gap — the Art of Managing Multiple Generations; Quint Studer: Four Best Practices for Improving Emergency Department Results; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital and Health System Transactions; Marie Sinioris Explains the Goals of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership; CEO Robert Allen of Park City Medical Center Shares Lessons Learned in Opening a New Hospital. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review Names America's 10 Best Hospitals for 2009; 9 Ways Hospitals Can Still Make Money; Publisher’s Letter; Advocate Good Samaritan CEO David Fox Discusses Challenges and Opportunities for Community Hospitals, Keys to Success; Hospital CEO Stephen Ronstrom’s Plan for Success in a Rapidly Changing and Challenging Economy; 2009 Median Compensation for Hospital Executives; 2009 Median Compensation for Health System Executives; Becker's Hospital Review Names the 32 Best Physician-Owned Hospitals in America; 30 of the Best Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems; Chip Kahn, President of the Federation of American Hospitals, Looks at Health Reform 17 Years After 'Harry & Louise'; Assessing Alignment, Action and Accountability Within Your Hospital With Quint Studer of the Studer Group; Hospital and Health System Executive Moves; Hospital and Health System Transactions; 10 Hospital CEOs Age 40 or Younger; Attack on Physician-Owned Hospitals in America: History, Current Efforts and the Impact on the Future of Healthcare; Amy Floria, CFO of Goshen Health System, Shares Goals of 2010. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2009

October Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
Current Trends in Hospital and Health System CEO Compensation; 58 Hospital and Health Industry Leaders; 12 Best Practices for a Successful Hospital Neurosurgery Program; Publisher's Letter; 18 Hospitals With Great Neurosurgery Programs; Total U.S. Costs for the Top 10 Most Frequent Principal Diagnoses; Hospital CEO Spotlight: Q&A With Jane Keller of Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital; Finding Dollars in Unexpected Places: 4 Best Practices for Hospitals From Studer Group’s Stephanie Baker; Hospitals Make CEO, CFO Changes Across the Country; New Heartland Health CEO Brings Physician’s Perspective; 4 Trends in Hospital Financing: Discussion With Claudia Gourdon of Healthcare Finance Group. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

July Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
10 Best Practices for Increasing Hospital Profitability; Hospitals and Health Systems: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times 2009; 15 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Cardiovascular Programs; Publisher’s Letter; Hospital Cardiology Leaders Offer Practical Guidance for How to Make it to the Top of the Quality Ladder; Statistics on the Compensation of Physicians; Becker’s Hospital Review Names Its Hospital CEO of the Year and Runner-Ups; 10 Statistics About the Economic Impact on Hospitals; Hospitals Across the Nation Announce CEO, CFO Changes; Physician-Owned Hospitals and Physician Owners Must Disclose Ownership to Patients; 20 Physician-Owned Hospital CEOs to Know. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

April Issue of
Becker's Hospital Review
12 Best Practices for Successful Hospital Oncology Departments; 11 Key Concepts From the Stark Law; 20 Physician Leaders of Hospitals to Know; Publisher’s Letter; Hospital and Health System CEO and CFO 2008 Median Base Salary Figures; Despite Rate Changes, Oncology Still Profitable: Hospitals Respond To Evolving Market Dynamics; 11 Hospitals With Great Oncology Programs; Oncology Salary Statistics by Region; Developing Centers of Excellence — Key Concepts, Strategies and Tactics; Centers of Excellence Achieved by Focus, Sweat and Determination; 8 Ways Hospitals Can Prepare for Recovery Audit Contractors; Hospital Employment of Physicians: What Works and Does Not is Very Clear. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

January Issue of
Becker's Hospital Review
Top 10 Hospital Stories of 2008; 15 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic and Spine Programs; 5 Key Concepts from the William Blair & Company Survey of Hospital Administrators; Hospital Real Estate and Financing Q&A With Mike O'Keefe of Navigant Consulting; Top 10 States With More Hospitals Than Surgery Centers; Quint Studer Discusses 5 Important Issues Facing Hospital Leaders; 5 Factors Influencing a Hospital’s Value; 4 Critical Concepts From the Latest Stark Act Regulation; National and Regional Benchmarks for Hospital Profit Margin and Cash-to-Debt Ratio; 22 Investor-Owned Hospital Companies to Know; Will the Federal Government Shut Down Surgery Centers and Physician-Owned Hospitals?; Top 10 States With More Surgery Centers Than Hospitals; 15 Healthcare Trends and Observations; Kenneth Hawkins Discusses 3 Key Capital Partner Issues for Community Hospitals; Serious Recession Could Greatly Harm Hospitals — And Not Just Because of the Uninsured; 6 Insights on Physician/Hospital Surgery Center Joint Ventures From Dick Hanley of Health Inventures; Distribution of Hospitals and Surgery Centers by Population Levels; Revenue Per Case by Specialty in Surgery Centers. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

2008

September Issue of Becker's Hospital Review
24 Hospital Leaders to Know; Minimal to Maximum Integration Models; Hospital Leader Shares Insight on Current State of Hospitals and Health Care; 10 Ways to Improve Your Hospital’s Orthopedic Program; Letter from the Editor: Five Evolving Trends for Health Systems; Hospital Physician Specialists: To Hire or Not to Hire; Recapturing and Growing Your GI Business. Click here to view the featured stories and download a pdf of the issue

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