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  • Is volume the key to value-based care success?

    The healthcare industry has tried to parse the seemingly paradoxical relationship between volume and value for years. Can the two models exist side by side? Should providers eventually transition entirely to one model over the other?
  • South Dakota health system joins Mayo network, changes name

    Regional Health, a five-hospital system based in Rapid City, S.D., changed its name to Monument Health and joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network on Jan. 17.
  • Report: Providers predict Target, Amazon most likely to follow Walmart's standalone health clinic model

    While it's yet to be determined the impact Walmart's freestanding health center model will have on provider organizations, executives and clinicians anticipate other retail and tech giants will soon follow and open their own clinics, according to a recent Reaction Data report.
  • The top 10 questions from the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference that every CEO must answer

    As we enter a new decade, everyone is searching for something to truly change the game in healthcare over the next 10 years. To find that answer, an estimated 50,000 people headed to San Francisco this week for the prestigious J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Every one of them is placing big bets on who will win and lose in the future of healthcare. The shortcut to figuring this out is actually a question — or 10 questions to be more precise. And what matters most is whether or not the right people are asking and answering those questions.  
  • Walmart expands standalone health center model

    Walmart has moved deeper into the primary care market by opening its second freestanding health center.
  • What's next for the Camden Coalition after MIT study challenges core strategy 

    The Camden (N.J.) Coalition of Healthcare Providers, known for pioneering a program that targets emergency department "frequent flyers," is looking ahead despite a recent study challenging the ability of its program to reduce readmission rates, NJ Spotlight reports.
  • 'Cluster hiring' could completely change how executive teams are formed

    The Wall Street Journal suggests a "Hunger Games"-like hiring strategy, popular in academia, could be a good way to promote cohesiveness and improve retention and diversity of executive teams.
  • 4 New York hospital execs on what 'Medicare for All' would mean for them

    More hospital closures, longer wait times, and cuts to research and development funds would be the new reality under a single-payer system like "Medicare for All," four hospital executives told Newsday.
  • 3 relationships small and midsize hospitals need to thrive 

    With limited resources and less margin for error, small and midsize hospitals often feel the healthcare industry's pressures much more acutely. They are, for example, fewer physicians away from losing a whole department than large hospitals or health systems. 
  • Hospital rebrands: 5 recent name changes

    Below are five hospitals that have announced name changes or other rebranding efforts since Jan. 1. 
  • Amazon's latest healthcare hire is a lung physician

    Amazon has hired a high-profile public health expert and pulmonary medicine physician to support Amazon Care, a primary care program launched last September, according to CNBC.
  • Cleveland Clinic CEO: Being salaried without tenure helps us offer personalized care

    As tension grows between standardization and personalization across all businesses, Forbes contributor Glenn Llopis asked the CEO of Cleveland Clinic how he maintains standards while encouraging individual contribution.
  • 5 most-watched organizations for healthcare strategy in 2019

    The strategy of industry heavyweights and outsider organizations alike grabbed the attention of Becker's healthcare readers in 2019.
  • New York hospital gets new owner, name

    As of Dec. 31, Massena (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital has a new owner and name, according to local news station WWNY.
  • CEO recession fears climb

    Recession is now the top concern among CEOs heading into 2020, according to a survey of 740 global CEOs reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
  • 3 things to know: Mergers and integration

    Gay Casey is a managing director in BRG | Prism Healthcare’s hospital performance improvement practice and leads the mergers and integration service line. Casey recently spoke with Becker's about mergers and integration.
  • 4 mindsets CEOs can use to change culture

    Sometimes it only takes one person to change the conscience of an organization.
  • Kaiser Permanente's disaster preparedness playbook

    Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region, based in Oakland, Calif., has executed its emergency response protocols twice after facing major wildfires over the last three years. 
  • Hospital rebrands: 22 name changes in 2019

    Below are 21 hospitals that have announced or completed name changes or other rebranding efforts in 2019, reported by Becker's Hospital Review:

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