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Avoid A CEO Mis-Hire: A Step-By-Step Guide for Rural and Community Hospitals

6 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A financially viable community hospital is an important economic pillar. Without a hospital it is hard to recruit new physicians, young teachers with families, or to lure companies that will create jobs. When a community hospital closes, especially in towns separated from definitive care by distance or geography, the community’s economic base […] Read more»

Community Hospital Mergers: Think Carefully About Selling Your Autonomy

18 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
One of the great myths in rural/community hospitals today is that unless you are part of a bigger system you cannot survive. The acquiring entities, always leery of local opposition to the sale or loss of control of their community hospital — one of any town’s most prized assets — like to use terms like […] Read more»

8 Pillars for Success in Rural, Community Hospitals

28 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO — Rural and community hospitals are the critical backbone of America’s healthcare delivery industry and they are also the most vulnerable to change — be it the regulatory landscape and reforms or the business model. Community hospitals are the critical backbone of America’s healthcare industry. Click To Tweet That is why the people chosen […] Read more»