• Trends signal wider, more inclusive approaches to healthcare are underway

    The movement to value-based healthcare is gaining steam, and consumers stand to benefit as providers ramp up their efforts to provide patients with personalized, affordable and coordinated care that best meets their needs.
  • Atrium extends rebranding to flagship facility

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health debuted new signage at its flagship hospital in Charlotte — previously named Carolinas Medical Center — more than a year after taking on the Atrium name, according to The Charlotte Observer.
  • Houston hospital restructuring to affect 586 jobs

    Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital's conversion to a freestanding emergency room will affect hundreds of jobs.
  • Warren Buffett talks Haven: 7 most insightful quotes

    The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway sat down with the editor-in-chief of Yahoo Finance to discuss the healthcare joint venture backed by Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan, including its much-anticipated name, audacious goals and leader Atul Gawande, MD.
  • How Temple Health turns employees into leaders

    Forbes contributor Kevin Kruse highlights that while a disengaged workforce may lead to issues in any industry, the consequences are even greater in healthcare.
  • 3 systems would split care for Nashville's uninsured under new plan

    A new proposal calls for three Nashville, Tenn.-based health systems to share responsibility for caring for uninsured patients, which would help protect Nashville General Hospital from the threat of closure, the Tennessean reports.
  • Can the Netflix model help curb healthcare costs?

    Television subscription services like Netflix and Hulu make money because while it costs each provider millions to make a television show or movie, each new stream costs little or nothing. New York Times contributor Tina Rosenberg claims another product can work in a similar fashion: medicine.
  • Hospitals' newspaper ads missing marketing opportunities, study finds

    Hospitals spend money to advertise in metropolitan daily newspapers, but they use many of the same attributes in their messaging, according to a new study.
  • How influencers are helping Baylor Scott & White save lives

    Baylor Scott & White is turning to a nontraditional source to launch a women's health campaign: social media influencers.
  • Best Buy, AmGen, others to offer caregiver benefits

    Best Buy, Dell, AmGen and health systems like Oakland, Calif.-based Alameda Health System are finding new ways to help provide employees with affordable caregiving services, Reuters reports.
  • California hospital to hire strategy and growth leader

    Ventura (Calif.) County Medical Center officials voted to hire a strategy and growth executive to improve the hospital's finances, according to the VC Star.
  • UPMC partners with hospital in Kazakhstan

    UPMC signed an advisory agreement to help a university in Kazakhstan fully integrate patient care, education and research at the university's hospitals and clinics, the Pittsburgh-based health system announced Feb. 27.
  • Cleveland Clinic's strategy for next 5 years: 4 takeaways

    In the health system's annual state of the union address, Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, outlined several key initiatives the system will implement to fight rising healthcare costs and improve care for its growing patient base.
  • Why 1 New Jersey hospital hired chaplains to improve patient relations

    Newark, N.J.-based University Hospital is implementing a new program to create better communication between patients and healthcare professionals and restore community support for the hospital, Tap into Newark reports.
  • What's your 3.0? Next-gen integrated health network will embrace the consumer

    Whether healthcare is your mission or your business, the game is changing. No longer will you compete for "heads in beds," "medical loss" or "medication possession ratio." Increasingly, health organizations are entering competition for the consumers' bodies, hearts and minds.
  • What it takes to grow a successful ambulatory enterprise

    Due to advancements in technology, improved methods for pain control and the shift toward value-based care, surgery procedures are moving steadily to the outpatient setting. Even higher acuity procedures in complex specialties, such as neurosurgery, are making the move to the outpatient arena.
  • From cost-center to strategic asset — How to turn your health system's marketing department into a bottom-line MVP

    Healthcare-based merger and acquisition activity is increasing, leaving healthcare organizations scrambling to figure out ways to not only standout from the competition, but to best leverage their collective platforms to ensure patients receive the care they need.
  • Your hospital may benefit from a chief purpose officer — here's why

    In order to drive employee efforts and help them connect their individual work to the organization's broader goals, Roche India — part of pharmaceutical and diagnostics company Roche Group — hired a chief purpose officer.
  • NPR: Apple's emphasis on privacy, security helped nab VA deal

    Apple's latest move into the healthcare space involves a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that allows veterans to view their medical information through the iPhone's Health app.
  • HSS CEO Lou Shapiro: System's 'value' is more than just financial worth

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery President and CEO Lou Shapiro spoke with Forbes contributor Robert Reiss about the system's care model and how a hospital or health system's value is more than just its financial worth.

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