Transparency in Healthcare—The Time is Now

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by Carol Dorn Sanders For my 20+ years working in the healthcare industry, the actual cost of providing care has been a mystery. Hospitals and providers knew what they charged for care, and insurance companies knew what they paid in claims, but rarely were they the same number. And never did either reflect the actual cost of care. For healthcare …

ACHE Congress 2014—My Top Five Takeaways

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by Carol Dorn Sanders I had the fortunate opportunity to be among the 4,600 attendees at the recent American College of Healthcare Executives’ Congress in Chicago. There are many invaluable networking and educational opportunities afforded to attendees at Congress, which make it difficult to decide among sessions—from Hot Topics to Luncheons and Lectures. This year was no exception, but I made some …