The Lights are Still On: Didi Hirsch Saves Center in Glendale

August 30, 2011

This year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a study which looked at suicide rates between 1928 and 2007. It found what we all intuitively knew to be true – suicide rates increase during economic downturns.
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Resident Physician Manual Gwinnett Medical Center

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GMC is a 553-bed, not-for-profit healthcare network that provides a wide array of high-quality services and facilities to Lawrenceville, Duluth, Johns Creek and the Atlanta area. With roots that go back more than 60 years, GMC has hospitals along with various other support facilities and provider groups in Lawrenceville and Duluth, Georgia.

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A Planning Guide For Health Data And Analytics

whitePaper | May 23, 2019

The transition towards value based healthcare in the US has given rise to the healthcare consumer. Consumers are beginning to exert pressure on healthcare providers to offer a delivery system that provides greater value, accountability, transparency, and satisfaction. In order to do so, providers are looking for ways to capture data and translate it into actionable insights to guide and demonstrate improved health outcomes

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The Pursuing Perfection Initiative: Lessons on Transforming Health Care

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The Pursuing Perfection initiative was an eight-year demonstration program 2001 through 2008 funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in the US. Supported by technical assistance from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the initiative’s goal was to learn if and how health care organizations could make dramatic improvements in performance across the organization, resulting in a considerably more efficient and effective health care system.

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How to build and sustain a ‘capable’ healthcare system

whitePaper | September 27, 2018

What matters most when building and sustaining a healthcare organization? What are the precise levers to pull to promote physician well-being, financial success, and better outcomes at lower cost? To answer these questions, athenahealth launched an ongoing research project in 2016. Now in its second phase, the project surveyed nearly 1,400 practicing physicians in June 2018.

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Increasing Efficiency and Enhancing Value in Health Care

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Until recently, the rationale for health care providers to undertake quality improvement initiatives rested largely on doing the right thing; any financial benefit resulting from QI efforts was regarded as an attractive side effect. However, changes in the current economic environment and mounting evidence that better care can come at lower cost provide additional motivation.

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Sustainability Report 2018

whitePaper | March 27, 2019

In 2018, LafargeHolcim consolidated its position as a global leader in building materials and solutions. At the same time, we are conscious of the bigger picture and strive to ensure that we live up to the responsibilities that come with our presence in many diverse countries. We aim to demonstrate, with our actions, how we are a responsible and ethical company, with sustainability as a core value. Sustainability creates value for our business, our shareholders and society, and we aspire to be a leader in this field and leverage resulting opportunities.

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