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Creating a 10x Better Digital Health Care Experience
03.23.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Providence St. Joseph Health is transforming legacy approaches to health care by becoming ever more patient-focused and personalized through the use of technology. Aaron Martin, Providence St. Joseph Health’s chief digital officer, previously spent nearly 10 years as a ...

Victor S. Jordan Named Chief Operating Officer
03.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Victor S. Jordan has been named the health network executive and chief operating officer for Providence St. Joseph Health Southern California, the region’s second-largest health care provider. Reporting to Erik G. Wexler, regional chief executive officer, Providence ...

The High-Performance Network: A Clinician's Perspective
03.05.2018 Robert del Junco, MD, Vice President & Senior Medical Director, Affiliated Networks

In a recent post on this blog, my colleague, John Stites, talked about “value-based” care—the foundation of the St. Joseph Hoag Health High-Performance Network: “It’s all about driving for the best possible outcome per dollar spent while also ...

We're Helping Hearts Here There and Everywhere
02.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

You depend on your heart to keep a steady beat. But sometimes hearts need help. That’s why St. Joseph Hoag Health excels in cardiology services across its hospitals. Let’s look at just a few of the outstanding programs throughout our health system. Note that some ...

Erik G. Wexler Talks 2018 Agenda
01.29.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

In Orange County, Providence St. Joseph Health has more of a local flavor—its local presence is best known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. The local seven-hospital network is more fully integrated following the Renton, Wash.-based healthcare provider’s September ...

Better Health Care at Lower Cost? You Need a High-Performance Network
01.22.2018 John Stites, Vice President, Affiliated Networks, St. Joseph Hoag Health

The U.S. health care system is undergoing a fundamental evolution. You may have heard about the shift from “volume to value” or moving from “fee-for-service” to “pay-for-performance.” These phrases all underscore the two key drivers of ...

Gratitude for a Year of Compassion and Opportunity
12.27.2017 Erik Wexler, Chief Executive Officer

The end of 2017 is upon us — a traditional time to reflect on the year that was and all that we are grateful for. To everyone who was part of our year, thank you for all you do to make your corner of the world a better place. We are grateful for our caregivers, who ...

Helping Employers Manage Health Benefit Costs
11.27.2017 Shelly Summers, Executive Director, Client Solutions

When pundits and think tanks speak of the need to “bend the cost curve” in health care, they are talking about reducing the overall cost of delivering health care in the U.S.—currently a staggering $3.2 trillion. But there’s another critical cost ...

How to Improve Performance? Try Listening
10.10.2017 Richard Afable, MD - President & CEO

As a physician and health care executive, I have always been attracted to tools and devices that enhance our ability to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. Over the years I have gained more appreciation for a particularly simple tool – the human ear. The evidence is ...

To Build a High-Performance Organization, Start with Culture
09.18.2017 Lee Penrose, COO for Acute Care Delivery

If you want to know how well an organization is doing, look no further than its internal culture. In the ever-evolving health care field, culture is everything. At St. Joseph Hoag Health, our culture is founded on shared mission and values that inspire us to be a trusted ...

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