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  • Klasko Nance David ICD 2016

    Lucky Thirteen

    I started off the New Year with one of my favorite events…no, not the Mummers parade…but a unique program on our center city campus. This past Monday I got to meet with over 260 third year medical students for a special annual ritual we call “Interclerkship Day.” 2016 marks the 13th time that my colleagues more »

  • Envision

    Population Health 2020

    I love working with state hospital associations!  I get to meet colleagues from a large geographic area and have an opportunity to learn about the roll-out of health reform in different parts of the country. At the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA), they set aside three hours for me to do a deep dive on “Envisioning Population more »

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    A “Pentagon” in Sioux Falls, SD

    I know at first read that sounds like a typo.  Trust me, it is not!  Sanford Health, headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the largest integrated delivery system in the Dakotas with 43 medical centers in the Northern part of our country.  In addition to the medical centers, Sanford today has a health plan more »

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Jan

Lucky Thirteen

I started off the New Year with one of my favorite events…no, not the Mummers parade…but a unique program on our center city campus. This past Monday I got...
12
Nov

Population Health 2020

I love working with state hospital associations!  I get to meet colleagues from a large geographic area and have an opportunity to learn about the roll-out of health reform...
02
Nov

A "Pentagon" in Sioux Falls, SD

I know at first read that sounds like a typo.  Trust me, it is not!  Sanford Health, headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the largest integrated delivery system...
28
Oct

Integris Health

Integris is currently the largest healthcare system in Oklahoma.  I particularly like their value statement, which is pretty easy to remember as it consists of three powerful concepts  –...
20
Oct

Charleston Chew

The tall guy in the photo here is Dr. Todd Shuman, the Chief Physician Officer of a clinically integrated delivery system in Charleston, SC called Roper St. Francis.  We...
15
Oct

Population Health Prayer

Aren’t those stained glass windows beautiful?  That’s Dr. Mark Hackman, Vice President of Medical Affairs, standing with me at Mount Carmel East Hospital’s annual Quality Conference in Columbus, Ohio....

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