Monthly Archives: June 2015

GVMH Team Beam

So that’s a picture of a steel beam but it’s not just any steel beam it is the final beam that will complete the steel work of GVMH’s current expansion project.  The beam has been painted white and placed in … Continue reading

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King vs Burwell, what you need to know as the verdict nears – day late…

Update 06/25/15 – Here’s the problem with doing blogs ahead of time, sometimes news isn’t news when you’re ready to post the blog.  The Supreme Court wasn’t expected to announce a decision until next Monday, instead it came 06/25/15 and … Continue reading

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What’s holding you back? Is it you?

 Are you holding you back? The way we think and view a situation has an impact on our performance.  Our mindset can make us successful or defeat us even before we tackle a project or task.  We own our attitude … Continue reading

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Curing Diabetes – getting closer

GVMH has an excellent Diabetes Skills and Self Management Program staffed by Kelly Ornelas and Marlys Chapman.  We also have physician performance indicators tied to routine care of Diabetes and that’s partially because there is a very high incidence of … Continue reading

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MHA Leadership Forum

I’m attending MHA Leadership Forum today and the agenda is packed with great speakers.  Throughout the day I will share some of the information that has been presented. In 1970 40% of health care costs were out-of-pocket, today only 12% … Continue reading

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Great Customer Service is not an Accident

Great customer service is not an accident and we know GVMH’s Food and Nutrition Services (FANS) provides great customer service.  The department has been recognized nationally for sustained superior patient satisfaction and has patient satisfaction scores at the 97th percentile … Continue reading

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The Rural Challenge

Here’s an Op Ed, that ran in AHA’s weekly email.  It struck close to home, after you read it you will understand why.   The Rural Challenge We must ensure that health care is there for some 51 million Americans … Continue reading

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