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2015 AHA Environmental Scan

AHA takes an annual look at market forces likely to impact hospitals and health systems.

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Transparency Takes Off

Hospitals are using a variety of strategies to answer patient, payer and employer calls for price and quality transparency.

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Dealing with Distruption

Difficult questions and conversations are welcome in meetings. Difficult trustees are not.

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Trustee Toolbox

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    Hospitals' Economic Contributions

    In addition to health care, hospitals and systems make significant economic contributions to their communities. 

    09.08.14 by Trustee Staff
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    The CEO Search

    Achieving success in the new care delivery system means boards must rethink the CEO role.

    04.14.14 by Lee Ann Jarousse
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    It's the Little Things

    Hospitals are finding unique, low-tech ways to improve the patient experience.

    11.04.13 by David Ollier Weber
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    Physician Leadership and Governance

    Physician trustees can bring unique patient care, quality and safety expertise to the board, but they need governance training to prepare them to serve.

    09.08.14 by Trustee Staff

Editor's Picks

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12 Signs that Say 'Stay Away'

Before trying to recruit an outside expert to your board, take a look at what might scare off one.

11.01.13 by Jamie Orlikoff
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Urgent Care

The health system needs to reach high performance as soon as possible. Here's why.

09.02.14 by Ian Morrison
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Jeff Goldsmith
Financial Risks in Physician Employment

Hospital leaders will need to get creative to find arrangements with physicians that will benefit everyone.

09.16.14 by Jeff Goldsmith
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This annual report helps boards and hospital leaders better understand the health care landscape and the critical issues

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Coordinated Patient Care
Coordinated Care

Medication reconciliation as part of an established plan of care is one of 12 care coordination activities included in the new AHA Survey of Care Systems and Payment.

11.01.13 by TRU Staff
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Web Exclusives

Bridging the trust gap with physicians
Physicians: The Courting Process

Bridging the trust gap with physicians takes time, transparency and a willingness to share the leadership role.

09.09.13 by Charlotte Huff
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From the Editor

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Every Patient is Beloved

Every person in health care has been told to imagine the patient as his or her mother. This time, the patient was my mother.

05.12.14 by Jane Jeffries
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