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New Strategies for Improving Behavioral Health Care

Three health systems are using new strategies to improve patient access to mental health care and reduce emergency department use.

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The www.trustee.com gate has been reinstated and now only Trustee magazine subscribers have an exclusive all-access pass to health care and governance information.

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Edward Hatcher, Grinnell Regional
A Farmer, Teacher and 'Consummate' Trustee

Edward Hatcher voices the needs and concerns of small, rural hospitals.

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The CEO's Essential Skills

Tomorrow's hospitals and systems won't thrive unless boards rethink their executive leadership needs.

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Trustee Resources

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    Mapping Your Business Strategy

    These infographics present the four major themes defining the future of health care strategy and offer a road map for professional development.

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    Rethinking the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

    Reducing readmissions is a complex undertaking because not all readmissions can or should be prevented.

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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.

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    Rural Hospital Utilization

    From 2006 to 2013, outpatient visits at rural hospitals increased by 17%

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Quick Stats

Top 5 Estimated Patient Harms Prevented

An American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust Hospital Engagement Network report on efforts to improve care in 11 core patient safety areas estimates prevention of 92,792 patient harms.

 
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Editor's Picks

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Lessons from Three Years of Perfect STEMI Scores

A Utah health care system lowers heart attack patients' treatment time to an average of 55 minutes — well below the 90-minute standard.

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How to Strategize in the New Era of Health Care

When even the nature of change is changing, you need a flexible process and a paradoxical mind.

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How Health Care Management is Changing for the Better With Generation X and Y, Social Media

The incoming generation's preference for quick decisions and attachment to social media can be a good thing for health care management.

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The Path to Lower Readmissions Lies in Patient Support

To reduce readmissions, hospitals connect high-risk populations with creative, life-changing services.

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Three Ways Hospitals are Improving Behavioral Health Care

New strategies are helping to improve access for patients and take pressure off emergency departments.

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Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Succession Planning

To avoid common succession planning pitfalls, experts advise boards to begin with four steps.

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Dashboard/Research

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Eighty seven percent of hospitals have fee-for-service contracts with payers

Most hospitals report being paid through fee for service, but expect to launch bundled payment and direct contracts with employers in the next two years.

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Web Exclusives

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Connecting Behavioral Health Patients to Outpatient Services

A Florida health system reduces ED overuse by providing shelter to homeless patients and forming supportive relationships with others.

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From the Editor

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Changes Abound on Trusteemag.com

Trustee's website now features interactive infographics, news updates and more.

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