WellSpan, Good Samaritan Hospital align brands following integration

Lebanon, Pa.-based Good Samaritan Hospital has aligned its brand identity with York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health to reflect the two entities’ recent consolidation, according to the Lebanon Daily News.

Another half million consumers sign up in week three of open enrollment

A total 1.6 million people have gotten coverage since November 1,

Thankful for the Work and Care that Make A Difference

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of the many things I am grateful for, particularly the daily progress that is made to improve care for individuals and families across the country. This is work that cannot be achieved by one industry on its own, but rather takes the commitment on behalf of all stakeholders to focus on evidence-based care delivery that’s coordinated and patient-centered. Continue reading

5 keys to an efficient physician practice redesign

It’s becoming more and more apparent that physician practices must make some strategic changes to stay viable. But given the time, expense and disruption that practice reinvention creates, you want to make sure you get it right. Bruce Bagley, M.D., senior advisor to the professional satisfaction and practice sustainability effort at the American Medical Association, offers 5 ways to make make stratefic changes with greater efficiency. 

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Graduate Medical Education in the Freddie Gray Era

Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, died on April 19, 2015, from injuries he sustained while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department. The details of his arrest spurred protests over the unjust treatment of black Americans by the police. As…

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