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Enlist Physicians During the Clinical-Quality Value Analysis Process

Today, physicians want to be engaged members of an organization’s communication and collaboration framework. This is a key message in the Healthcare Finance News article, “Clinical integration can lead to cost reduction,” that features VHA’s Zee Robertson, senior director of performance services. “Physicians need evidence-based medicine,” said… More >

Project management

VHA’s Project Management Office Can Deliver Clinical, Financial and Operational Efficiencies for You

Do you have visibility into all cost reduction initiatives underway at this moment in your organization? Or, have you ever discovered two similar programs in progress, but one is running better than the other? If you are not satisfied with the answers to these questions, as was… More >

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Community Benefit Programs Can Improve Your Population Health Outreach

Community health improvement programs that hospitals provide as part of their community benefit strategy are central to population health improvement.  These programs are expanding the care continuum while addressing the social health determinants of multiple community sectors. What are social determinants of health? According to… More >

Regional Focus

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VHA Southeast’s Lean Six Sigma Network Delivers Resources to Foster Change

VHA Southeast realized there’s a wealth of resources for one to learn the fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma. That’s why the region took a novel approach when establishing its network focusing on what it takes to change a culture. “Our members asked us to… More >

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VHA Southeast Members Light Up Some Really Bright Ideas

The 2013-2014 Bright Ideas awards were announced at the recent VHA Southeast Trustee and Physician Conference to recognize VHA Southeast region members for outstanding improvement initiatives. These annual awards are judged by the VHA Southeast Executive Committee’s Board of Directors. The board established this award program in… More >

Leadership

VHA Georgia Announces 2014 Leadership Award Recipients

VHA Georgia has recognized member hospitals and health systems with its Leadership Awards for implementing improvement programs that delivered outstanding performance levels. VHA Georgia is one of 12 regions in VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit health systems. The awards were presented on Sept.… More >

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