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2011-05-20 06:00:00

CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics (HPMG) and The Chartis Group today announce a unique collaboration to help hospitals and health systems achieve superior performance in health care quality and patient service, while simultaneously lowering costs. Together, The Chartis Group, a leading national healthcare management consulting firm, and HPMG, a successful integrated healthcare delivery system in Minneapolis, will provide advisory services,...

2010-11-30 09:03:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), more commonly referred to as "the healthcare reform act", will significantly impact patient volumes and revenues for hospitals and health systems in the coming years. Since the bill's passage, hospital executives have been attempting to decipher the new legislation's impact on their institutions. The countervailing forces that PPACA will generate make it difficult for health systems to determine...

2010-08-31 05:30:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chartis Group, a leading healthcare advisory services firm, announced today the election of David Terry to the position of Principal and the addition of two Senior Consultants, Tiffany Breau-Metivier and Gene Corapi. Each is an industry expert who will provide unrivaled support to leading healthcare organizations advancing their strategic, organizational and operational performance. "Each of these individuals is a tremendous asset to our clients and our...

2010-08-04 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's economic conditions have changed the market landscape and shifted the financial outlook of virtually every healthcare provider. Effective cost management is unquestionably becoming more critical for hospitals as the provisions of health care reform are enacted along with ongoing pressures of payer mix changes, decreased access to capital, and patient access challenges. In an effort to help hospitals and health systems nationwide cope with these...

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