Striving Beyond Reform
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Foreword: Awe-Inspiring Providers As illustrated by the case studies in this report, there are profound and important changes occurring in healthcare management.
Section 1. Creating Alliances that Profit the Community Case studies: Bellin Health System and Fairview Health System. Plus, a sidebar about CareOregon and Genesys Health System.
Section 2. Bundling Clinical Quality and Financial Risk Case studies: St. Luke's Hospital, Bellin Health, and ThedaCare. Plus, a sidebar about Baptist Health System.
Section 3. Slashing Costs as Payments Decline Case studies: Mercy Medical Center, Magee-Womens Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and the University of Minnesota Medical Center.
Section 4. Using Technology to Address Care Delivery Challenges Case studies: Grinnell Regional Medical Center, PeaceHealth, and Group Health Cooperative. Plus, a sidebar featuring UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital, Intermountain Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Harvard Medical School, Washington Hospital Center, and Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center.
Last Word: Reform-Minded Take Aways As innovative providers move along the path to reform, they are identifying their own unique strategies and setting their own agendas.
Publication Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2010