Health Information Exchange: The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), part of the Department for Health and Human Services, has awarded funds as part of its State Health Information Exchange (State HIE) cooperative Agreement Program. The ..
The healthcare environment is constantly changing, and provider organizations must adapt in order to survive and thrive. Organizations are frequently asked to respond to legislative changes, market fluctuations, safety concerns, and patient or..
This course will be a CEO panel discussion on topics today in healthcare leadership including Cost Containment/Managing in a Downturn Economy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Innovation in Healthcare, Healthcare Reform and Career Development. We ar..
Career Management: The growth of social networking Web sites has been rapid both in their extent of use and in their transformation from informal socializing into media integral to career management. However, healthcare executives must underst..
Financing, a driving force on the healthcare landscape, continues to become more complex. With budgetary pressures on Medicare and Medicaid, pay for performance and federal expectations for investment in technology without regard to costs, exe..
In 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the HHS Action Plan to Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving treatment for me..
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center: Consolidation and Construction: Colleen Kannaday will present the scope of Advocate BroMenn and Eureka today. She will mention 116 year history in the community, Church affiliated, regional impact of Advocate..
Implementing Strategic Plans For Successful Operations: Once the strategic plan is developed, the work is only half done. Without effective implementation, a strategic plan may be no more than a fancy binder on a shelf. Leaders face many chall..
Improving the Health Status of Your Community: Healthcare organizations exist to serve the communities in which they reside. Though community health has always been a focus for these organizations, new regulations require them to take an activ..
Career Positioning: Strategically Mapping Your Executive Career Development: This program will focus on the nuts-and-bolts of career planning for executive careerists. In today’s changing healthcare environment, careerists need skills and st..