Monthly Archives: January 2013

Real impact

U.S. hospitals support 15.4 million direct and indirect jobs and annually contribute more than $2.3 trillion to the economy, according to a new AHA issue brief on the economic contributions of hospitals at the state and national level. In addition … Continue reading

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Helping managers become leaders

GVMH has made a significant commitment to help its management team members become better leaders. On a quarterly basis management team members go off-site to learn evidenced based, proven tactics to help them become better leaders. Many of the items … Continue reading

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Medicaid expansion will pay dividends. You can help protect the health of Missouri and your job.

The legislative session recently opened in Jefferson City. Next week, Gov. Jay Nixon will deliver his State of the State address outlining his agenda for 2013. This year, among the numerous bills that will be discussed, few are as vital … Continue reading

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Peter and Paul

“rob Peter to pay Paul.”  This familiar phrase means to take something from one person or thing to pay a debt to another. This old saying describes what happened to health care when lawmakers reached a decision to avert the fiscal cliff. … Continue reading

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Budget

We are in the process of preparing the budget for GVMH’s new fiscal year that begins April 1, 2013.  Budget preparation is an extensive process and it takes about three months.  In the end the budget becomes a balancing act. … Continue reading

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New blog material

Of all the blogs I do those that receive the most comments are those about my adventures, or misadventures, in parenting and those about my son. If you enjoy those stories you’ll be happy to know that there is more … Continue reading

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SIgn the petition

In 2014, more than 24,000 jobs could be created if Missouri participates in the federal Medicaid expansion plan included in the Affordable Care Act, according to new research from the University of Missouri. The report, commissioned by the Missouri Hospital … Continue reading

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