Monthly Archive:: December 2014

How Physicians and Executives Become Partners

Without effective physician leadership, clinical integration strategies will fail. Physicians are stepping into leadership roles in hospitals and health systems. Many observers predict health system CEOs in the future will be predominantly physicians. But too many of them are unnecessarily failing. As a career health system executive, CEO and now strategic advisor to healthcare leaders, [&hellip

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Leadership Teams Can Change

Case Study:  Great Plains Health, North Platte, Nebraska  The Situation: Great Plains Health (GPH) is a 116-bed hospital with an impressive range of primary and secondary services.  It is the leading provider of inpatient and ambulatory services to an 18-county region with a population of 150,000 of across west-central Nebraska.  The leadership of GPH has [&hellip

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Executive Leaders Join Physician Leaders As True Partners

Case Study:  Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville, Ohio  The Situation: Genesis HealthCare System was formed in 1997 as a merger of two hospitals and is the largest provider of healthcare for a six county region of southeast Ohio.  In 2015, Genesis will consolidate both campuses into a single, modernized campus.  The blending of the two cultures [&hellip

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