Home » Posts tagged with » Memorial (Page 3)

Putting healthcare ahead of bottom line

Comments Off

The work of the Memorial Citizens’ Commission is for all intents and purposes complete. This commission, consisting of nine highly educated and diverse citizen volunteers, conducted an extensive public outreach process and provided numerous opportunities for citizen access throughout all quadrants of the community. Our process consisted of more than 50 town hall meetings open… Continue Reading Putting healthcare ahead of bottom line

Continue reading …

Council notion amounts to a raid on Memorial

Comments Off

Memorial Health System is one of the city’s greatest assets, is one of the most respected hospital systems in the state, and, over the years, has treated hundreds of thousands of people. In short, it has given a lot to the community. Some on City Council don’t think it has given enough. As Business Journal… Continue Reading Council notion amounts to a raid on Memorial

Continue reading …

For the first time in years, Memorial Health System took an in-depth look at its pricing structure — and has decided to propose some room-rate and other changes based on what the competition is doing. The hospital system’s 2011 budget proposal includes price reductions for radiology and other outpatient lab services so that they’re more… Continue Reading Memorial considering price changes to stay competitive

Continue reading …

Memorial Health System recently unveiled a roadmap for its future, but its rival, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, might get there first. While the Memorial Citizens Commission debates the pros and cons of various paths for the hospital system, Penrose is already doing nearly everything in Memorial CEO Larry McEvoy’s plan: creating partnerships with doctors and… Continue Reading Penrose-St. Francis catching up with Memorial in race for market share

Continue reading …

Chief of medicine Pawar resigns Memorial post

Comments Off

One of the highest profile executives at Memorial Health System has tendered his resignation. Continue Reading Chief of medicine Pawar resigns Memorial post

Continue reading …

Much potential lies with Memorial nonprofit status

Comments Off

By Larry McEvoy Memorial Health System is Colorado Springs’ largest employer outside the military. It generated $15 million in earnings last year, and it employs more than 4,000 people with some of the region’s best-paying jobs. But Memorial’s dollars and jobs today are just a part of real value and unrecognized growth ahead. Imagine if… Continue Reading Much potential lies with Memorial nonprofit status

Continue reading …

Memorial Health System employees, worried that a sale of the network will eliminate their state-run pensions, could be better off under a different retirement plan. That’s the assessment of a growing chorus of think tanks and experts in the field who point to the troubles of public pensions nationwide. More than 4,000 of Memorial’s employees… Continue Reading Memorial: Better off out of PERA?

Continue reading …

A loss of local control, loss of coordination between health care providers and the loss of access to care by the poor – these are the big concerns of Colorado Springs health care leaders as a citizens’ commission decides the fate of Memorial Health System. Continue Reading What’s at stake if Memorial is sold?

Continue reading …

State Attorney General John Suthers’ decision to make a personal appearance May 25 before the Commission on Ownership and Governance of Memorial Hospital is creating a buzz. First, the appearance is rather unusual. How often do high-level state officials personally attend a local board’s meetings — particularly when the issue is of limited interest in… Continue Reading All await Suthers opinion on Memorial Hospital sale

Continue reading …

At issue: Nursing staff levels

Comments Off

Memorial Health System’s nurse staffing levels, among the highest in the nation, could be at risk if the three-hospital network is sold to a for-profit hospital. Experts say higher nurse-patient ratios help prevent deaths in hospitals and generally yield better patient health outcomes. Patients tend to suffer more complications such as pressure-related ulcers and hospital-acquired… Continue Reading At issue: Nursing staff levels

Continue reading …
Page 3 of 41234