To be responsive to the needs of the non-acute segment of our membership, HealthTrust recently signed a letter of intent to acquire Expansion, LLC, and its Purchase Clinic online marketplace.
Rapport & Relationships: From the Desk of the CMO
A highly functioning Value Analysis Team (VAT)—or VA Committee in other health systems—involves clinicians and facility leadership in following a formal process for evaluating products, new technology and services that will provide safe and effective patient care.
Liberating Patients From ICU Delirium
Ashley Cundiff, MSN, RN, keeps a close eye on patients in her 32-bed intensive care unit (ICU) at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. She’s watching for more than changes to […]
Partners in Resiliency & Recovery: From the desk of the CMO
While the world has assumed its “new normal” position, providers continue to deal with historic workforce shortages, broken supply chains and the impact of inflation on the cost to deliver care.
Navigating the Dynamic Market: From the desk of the CEO
HealthTrust looks forward to working with you to explore performance solutions designed to help you effectively navigate today’s challenging market dynamics.
Invaluable Resources: From the desk of the CMO
HealthTrust will offer its members a two-day summit to delve deep into the staffing crisis.
Our Distinguished Membership: From the Desk of the CEO
The onslaught of challenges endured by health systems throughout the U.S. over the last two years is well documented. Organizations are still dealing with the aftermath of the pandemic and its never-before-seen impact on staffing and the disruption to supply chains, businesses and life in general. Through it all, providers rose to the occasion and met the challenges head on. I am proud to share that a number of our distinguished HealthTrust members have made the list of the Fortune/Merative 15 Top Health Systems and the 100 Top Hospitals list.
Boldly Forward: From the Desk of the CEO
It is impossible to predict how much further the SARS-CoV-2 virus may evolve from here. However, at the time of this writing, a number of experts predict—with a “cautiously optimistic” […]
Insights Prevail: From the desk of the CMO
We are excited to be hosting live events again, including the annual HealthTrust University Conference (HTU). The HealthTrust Member Education team is working with more than 80 presenters to deliver […]
Facilitating an Agile & Resilient Supply Chain: From the Desk of the CEO
Pandemic-related supply chain disruption, inflation, Russia’s war in Ukraine, ongoing global manufacturing interruptions, increased costs for raw materials, labor and transportation challenges—all have contributed to today’s difficult landscape. The healthcare […]
Exploring the Shift of Care: From the desk of the CMO
Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are one of the fastest-growing segments of the healthcare industry. Research from McKinsey suggests that by 2023, the ASC market is expected to grow by 6%—making […]
Mitigating Disruptions: From the desk of the CMO
The end of a calendar year is filled with projections and forecasts across industries for the coming year. At the time of this writing, supply disruptions and cost pressures are […]
Position for Progress: From the Desk of the CEO
More Americans are predicted to obtain elective surgeries and routine healthcare in 2022—potentially driving medical costs up 6.5% above 2021, according to a report from the Health Research Institute of […]
The Practical Reality: From the desk of the CMO
Amid the challenges COVID-19 continues to befall, we find providers throughout the country rallying once again in response to the needs of their communities and health systems. The vast majority […]
Recognizing Excellence & Innovation: From the Desk of the CEO
HealthTrust University Conference—an annual highlight of the third quarter—was held for the first time in a hybrid format. With approximately 3,000 members, exhibitors and staff joining us in person, another […]
Back to Our Regular Programming
In decades past, at the end of a news soundbite that interrupted a regularly scheduled television show, an announcer would say: “And now, back to our regular programming.” That announcement […]
Challenge Accepted: From the Desk of the CEO
Healthcare’s response to the needs forced upon us by the pandemic can be summarized as nothing short of extraordinary. I cannot think of a better theme for our conference than […]
The Risk/Resiliency Supply Chain Balance: From the Desk of the CEO
The benefits of bringing manufacturing closer to home was one of seven healthcare supply chain themes addressed in a white paper recently published by the Association for Healthcare Resource & […]
A Silver Linings “Playbook” for Healthcare: From the desk of the CMO
With more than 170 million vaccines administered as of this writing, I am optimistic that the COVID tide is slowly turning and that we could be on the way to […]
Vaccines Offer a Glimmer of Hope
Because of timeliness and fluidity of information, I hesitated writing about the COVID-19 vaccine in a quarterly column. However, I’d be remiss to not address the importance of this topic, […]