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- Ready for cost cutting? One hospital mobilizes its resources. Lumsdon, Kevin // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p62
Reports on San Gabriel Valley Medical Center's cost cutting strategy. Comments on the incentive program by Tom Mone, chief operations officer; Strategy to lower costs; Remarks by Kathleen Loya, vice president of clinical services; Computer software as an asset for the steering committee;...
- Anything but academic. Hagland, Mark // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;1/5/96, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p20
Reports on challenges facing the survival academic medical centers in the United States. Competition from managed care facilities; Strategies used by academic executives to deal with managed care competition; Changes being brought to academic medical centers. INSET: Who's going to pay?..
- Utilizing the medical community in school health education. Carver, Vivien C.; Andrews, Valerie J. // Wellness Perspectives;Spring92, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p55
Focuses on the St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, and details how it developed a Health Education Center designed to supplement area schools' health curricula. Providing unusual approaches that supplement the health topics being covered in school health classes; The...
- Reorganization as rebirth. Sylvia Egan, M. // HRMagazine;Jan95, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p84
Focuses on the reorganization of St. Francis Regional Medical Center (SFRMC) in Wichita, Kansas. Need to change the hospital's corporate culture to cope with changes in health care; Changes in SFRMC since its founding in 1889; Task groups involved in the management reorganization in June 1993.
- Where the kids are. Garfinkel, Stephen; Schlitt, John J. // State Government News;Jun/Jul95, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p19
Reports on the role of school-based health centers in providing medical and mental health services to young people in the United States. Features of school-based health centers; Sources of funding; Risk factors among high school students in the United States; Services provided.
- The great hospital divide. Fulton, William // Governing;Jul97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p30
Cites the division among medical centers in the United States as a result to survive in the industry. Effects economics has on the relationship between hospitals, particulary public hospitals; Causes of the health care crisis in the United States; Pressure faced by politicians to cut costs;...
- Minn. county faced with tough choice. Scott, Lisa // Modern Healthcare;5/06/96, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p28
Reports on the dilemma faced by Itasca County, Minnesota on whether or not to sell the Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota to bidders. Consultants' recommendation that the county exit the health care business; Bids for the hospital offered by Champion Healthcare Corp. and a...
- Shepherd Spinal Center changes name. // Palaestra;Spring95, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p61
Reports on the name change of Atlanta, Georgia-based Shepherd Spinal Center to Spinal Center. Acquisition of a brain injury unit; Expansion of the Multiple Sclerosis Center.
- Number of school-based health centers increasing. // Nation's Health;Apr97, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p11
Focuses on the 50-percent increase in school-based health centers in United States. Services provided by the centers; Positive views of Julia Lear, PhD, director of Making the Grade, about the increase in numbers of centers; How the support of the local and private sector has also been the key...