Healthcare

After an Astounding 28 Years, our Friend Pam Davis Retires as the CEO of Edward Elmhurst. Meet the Woman Who Never Stops

In November of 2016, Pamela Davis announced her retirement from Edward-Elmhurst Health after a 28-year tenure as chief executive officer, one of the longest for a Chicago-area hospital’s top executive. The Edward-Elmhurst Health system encompasses Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, with more than 100 outpatient locations across a service area of …

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Deborah J. Bowen, President & Chief Executive Officer at the American College of Healthcare Executives

MORE THAN 4000 DESCEND UPON CHICAGO FOR ACHE: MEET THE WOMAN WHO MAKES IT HAPPEN Deborah J. Bowen assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) on May 13, 2013 upon the retirement of Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, who had led the organization for 22 years. …

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Disruptive Technology in Health Care – Ridesharing

A January 2017 feature from Healthcare Dive identified three up-and-coming disruptive technology trends in health care:  ridesharing apps, drones, and voice assistants, all of which aim to cut costs while providing quality care. RIDESHARING According to mHealthIntelligence, approximately 3.6 million Americans miss or delay healthcare appointments each year due to transportation problems, resulting in a …

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Art Education for Doctors

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, and … Art?? Incorporating art classes in the first- and second-year curriculum of medical students has been a growing practice in schools across the country, aimed at correcting a perceived weakening of doctors’ physical exam skills in an era of advanced technology and rushed patient encounters.  These classes are …

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