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From India to Urban America: How Ram Raju’s experience serving underserved communities is redefining patient-centered care at Northwell Health

by Eric Larsen, Managing Partner, larsene@advisory.com September 20, 2017

Welcome to the "Lessons from the C-suite" series, featuring Managing Partner Eric Larsen's conversations with the most influential leaders in health care.

In this edition, Ram Raju, SVP and Community Investment Officer at Northwell Health, talks to Eric about the "art and science" of addressing social determinants of health, a career sparked by his father's experience following Gandhi's fight for India's independence, and why we need to move from provider-based outcomes to patient-based outcomes.

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The C-suite's role in recruiting and retaining a top entry-level workforce

by Lisa Bielamowicz and Kathryn Martucci September 7, 2017

Health care executives have long understood the importance of their entry-level staff to the overall success of their organizations. Yet recruiting and holding on to talented employees remains a challenge.

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Can two CEOs co-lead? Bob Garrett and John Lloyd are showing how it's done.

Eric Larsen September 6, 2017

Welcome to the "Lessons from the C-suite" series, featuring Managing Partner Eric Larsen's conversations with the most influential leaders in health care.

In this edition, Bob Garrett and John Lloyd, co-CEOs of Hackensack Meridian, talk to Eric and Mike Higgins, Managing Principal, about their unique leadership structure, building a medical school for tomorrow's doctors, and what will headline Hackensack Meridian's press releases for 2022.

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What our thought leaders were thinking about in August

By Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, Ron Charpentier, and Sonia Rhodes August 31, 2017

We keep tabs on every zig and zag of the constantly changing health care environment, but there are some insights you just shouldn’t miss. Each month, we ask our leading experts to share their favorites across some of health care's most pressing issues: health system growth, care variation reduction, and revenue cycle management. Subscribe to At the Helm to make sure you don't miss a post.

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As a soldier, Legacy's CEO witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here's how George Brown is serving his system now.

Eric Larsen August 25, 2017

Welcome to the "Lessons from the C-suite" series, featuring Managing Partner Eric Larsen's conversations with the most influential leaders in health care.

In this edition, George Brown, CEO of Legacy Health System, talks to Eric about transitioning into civilian care after years in the military, addressing the social determinants of health, and collaborating with non-traditional partners.

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3 mandatory bundles will likely be canceled, a 4th scaled back: What you need to know

August 16, 2017

On Tuesday afternoon, CMS issued a proposed rule that would cancel three mandatory bundled payment programs, significantly roll back a fourth, and cancel a cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment model. We asked three Advisory Board experts for their key takeaways.

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Warner Thomas built a $3B health system in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Here's how.

by Eric Larsen, Managing Partner August 9, 2017

Welcome to the "Lessons from the C-suite" series, featuring Managing Partner Eric Larsen's conversations with the most influential leaders in health care.

In this edition, Warner Thomas, president and CEO of Ochsner Health System, talks to Eric about rebuilding a stronger health system after Hurricane Katrina, managing "hypertrophic growth" by focusing on the patient, and the most rewarding part of being a leader.

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What our thought leaders were thinking about in July

By Rob Barras, Jim Lazarus, and John Deane August 1, 2017

We keep tabs on every zig and zag of the constantly changing health care environment, but there are some insights you just shouldn’t miss. Each month, we ask our national partners to share their favorites across some of health care's most pressing issues: health system growth, care variation reduction, and revenue cycle management. Subscribe to At the Helm to make sure you don't miss a post.

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