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  • Dignity

    Dignity Does It

    Pictured above is the dynamic, longtime leader of Dignity Health, Mr. Lloyd Dean.  Dignity is one of the largest Catholic Health providers, and also one of the largest not-for-profit delivery systems in the entire country.  Spread out among multiple states, with 39 community-based hospitals, Dignity is a pacesetter, at the national level, in their creation more »

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    California Dreaming

    The address read, “Scenic Drive, Pebble Beach, California,” and when I arrived at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP), nestled along the Pacific Coast, I was not disappointed!  In my 25 years of traveling back and forth across our great country, I don’t think I’ve ever been in a more serene and beautiful hospital more »

  • Dr. Bennet Omalu

    Concussion and the Parallel Journey

    That’s not the actor Will Smith standing next to me, it is Dr. Bennet Omalu, the real-life “star” of the movie Concussion.  Dr. Omalu was the dinner speaker at the recent meeting of the Vizient Mid-Atlantic Region leadership in Williamsburg, VA.  His story and the Vizient story share some interesting parallels. Dr. Omalu is a more »

22
Jul

Dignity Does It

Pictured above is the dynamic, longtime leader of Dignity Health, Mr. Lloyd Dean.  Dignity is one of the largest Catholic Health providers, and also one of the largest not-for-profit...
22
Jul

California Dreaming

The address read, “Scenic Drive, Pebble Beach, California,” and when I arrived at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP), nestled along the Pacific Coast, I was not disappointed! ...
08
Jun

Concussion and the Parallel Journey

That’s not the actor Will Smith standing next to me, it is Dr. Bennet Omalu, the real-life “star” of the movie Concussion.  Dr. Omalu was the dinner speaker at...
24
May

Arnie's Army

While I am not a golfer, I have an appreciation for its history and the role that Arnold Palmer continues to play, even into the 21st century.  A native...
05
May

Don’t Mess with Texas

Last week I wrote about the Trivergent MSO in Maryland, (“Canary in the Coal Mine”) and their  overarching structure which associates three distinct community hospital members.  Well, it appears...
02
May

Canary in the Coal Mine

The State of Maryland has been on a unique journey for the last two years as the only state in the nation where healthcare is currently delivered under a...

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