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News stories from the past 60 days.

Jan 14, 2020 - Interview with the new CEO of Marshall Medical Center in California regarding her organization's efforts to provide quality healthcare to rural residents in the area. Discusses rural recruitment and retention of physicians, the challenges rural hospitals face, and how her facility is addressing the county's specific health needs.
Source: Comstock's Magazine
Jan 11, 2020 - Describes how telehealth can be used to connect rural patients with specialty oncology services through a partnership between Tahoe Forest Hospital and University of California Davis. Initial visits are held at the Cancer Center, but follow up visits can be completed with the patients preferred provider, decreasing travel times without sacrificing care.
Source: Targeted Oncology
Dec 4, 2019 - Interview with Eric Brettner, the CFO for Marinhealth, discusses the differences between working in small and large health systems and how health facilities can move to a lower cost of care. He emphasizes the importance of capitation in value-based care and understanding clinical operations as a healthcare leader.
Source: Health Leaders

Last Updated: 1/15/2020