'The Most Important Thing We've Ever Done.'

September 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2007, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p42
Trade Publication
An interview with Jim Skosbergh, president and CEO of Advocate Health Care, is presented. According to Skosbergh, the notion of safety is consistent with their vision to have the best health outcomes in Chicago, Illinois. When asked about the company's resource allocation, he said that they are very disciplined with their capital. He discusses the significance of their safety initiative to the company's operations.


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