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  • People’s Choice Hospital and Newman Memorial Hospital Establish a Successful Partnership

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    Chicago-based hospital turnaround experts People’s Choice Hospital (www.PeoplesChoiceHospital.com) brought its turnaround expertise to the Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Newman Memorial Hospital (www.newmanmemorialhospital.org) and has seen exciting results in a short period of time. Newman Memorial Hospital (NMH) was on the verge of closure in May 2016 when People’s Choice Hospital (PCH) was alerted to the […]

  • Financial, Technological Struggles Leave Future in Doubt for Rural Hospitals

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    Source: www.fiercehealthcare.com By: Ron Shinkman Times are tough for rural hospitals, and evidence does not suggest things are going to get any better. Although one of the most rural states in the union, Maine’s rural facilities have been struggling to make ends meet. Facilities such as Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft have seen their patient census […]

  • 5 Latest Hospital Bankruptcies, Closures

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    Source: Becker’s Hospital Review By: Ayla Ellison Here are five hospitals that filed for bankruptcy protection or closed since May 20. 1. North Georgia Medical Center in Ellijay closed June 6. A nearby hospital owned by Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare plans to reopen the facility’s emergency department. 2. Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center, a 137-bed hospital in Los Angeles, […]

  • Hospitals Face Closures as ‘A New Day in Healthcare’ Dawns

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    By: Melanie Evans Source: ModernHealthcare.com As hospitals increasingly lose patients to medical care delivered in clinics and home settings, hospital operators are escalating their efforts to shrink capacity. Hospitals are operating with fewer beds or closing outright, in some cases to make way for new ambulatory-care centers. In Lakewood, Ohio, where chronic conditions such as […]

  • Mississippi Hospital to Close After Losing Critical Access Designation

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    Source: Becker’s Hospital CFO Pioneer Community Hospital in Newton, Miss., will not accept any new patients after Dec. 1, according to a WTOK report. In a news release, Pioneer Community Hospital CEO Mark Norman said the hospital’s emergency department will close as of Dec. 1, and the hospital will not accept any new patients after […]

  • Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions Increased in 2013

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    By: Zack Budryk Source: Fierce Health Finance Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) increased among hospitals and health systems in 2013, according to a new analysis by Kaufman Hall. Last year, hospitals and health systems announced 98 new combinations, a 3 percent increase from the previous year and a 51 percent increase from 2010, the analysis found. […]

  • Baby Boomers – A Healthcare Crisis Nears

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    Source: Experience.com Baby boomers are quickly approaching retirement age, and as they do, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed, particularly in the area of healthcare. What does this mean for future healthcare professionals? Baby Boomers are people who were born between 1946 and 1964. During this period of time the […]

  • Community Hospitals

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    By: Bob Herman Source: Becker’s Hospital Review David Parmer is what he and many others would call an experienced U.S. hospital system executive. He has been with Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas for 22 years, and he currently serves as CEO of health system’s Beaumont campus, a 508-bed community hospital. 

Over those 22 years, Mr. […]

  • People’s Choice Hospital Unveils Revenue Enhancement Consulting Services

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    For Immediate Release People’s Choice Hospital Unveils Revenue Enhancement Consulting Services Specialized consulting services designed to assist hospital clients capture lost revenue and reduce CMS liability (Chicago, IL; February 1, 2013) The People’s Choice Hospital Revenue Enhancement now offers consulting services which directly focus on capturing lost revenue and reducing CMS (Centers for Medicare and […]

  • 4 Pressing Financial Issues Facing Hospital Executives Today

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    Source: Becker’s Hospital Review A recent report from L.E.K. Consulting found that more than 60 percent of hospital executives expect to have higher budgets this year, roughly double the amount from two years ago, but higher budgets do not necessarily lead to easier financial decisions. Bob Lavoie, vice president of L.E.K. Consulting and head of […]