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IT Dilemmas of Newly Merged Hospitals

Hospitals that have recently partnered, affiliated or merged have a tough decision to make about integrating or interfacing information technology.

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Consumerism Hits Health Care

As Americans take more control of their health care spending, they are demanding straightforward information on prices, proof of value and excellent customer service. Is your hospital ready to offer all that?

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10 Myths of Executive Compensation

Letting go of misconceptions about this function will enable boards to build stronger programs.

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    Revisiting Executive Incentive Compensation

    Assessing whether incentive plans are on track with a health system's goals and the changing marketplace is becoming a necessary challenge.

    04.13.15 by Kathy Hastings, Maureen Cotter, Mary K. Totten
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    The Importance of Physician Leadership

    As the hospital field tackles clinical integration, population health and performance improvement, it needs physician leadership to reach its goals.

    04.13.15 by John Morrissey
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    Hospital Financial Indicators

    How does your organization's revenue cycle compare to that of other hospitals?

    01.12.15 by Trustee Staff
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    Health Care Costs and Choices in the Last Years of Life

    Many patients endure pointless treatments because their doctors don't know how to talk about death. Many U.S. patients endure pointless treatments because their doctors don't know how to talk about death. But that's changing as hospice and palliative care are gaining ground.

    04.13.15 by Ian Morrison

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