Journal of Healthcare Management

Founded in 1956, the Journal of Healthcare Management is a bimonthly journal published by the Health Administration Press located in Chicago, Ill. Its subject matter is hospitals and health care institutions. Its editor is Stephen O'Connor, Ph.D.

Articles from Vol. 57, No. 1, January/February

Be Compliance-Ready: What to Consider When Acquiring a Physician Practice
For many healthcare organizations, a prevailing component of becoming a successful accountable care organization (ACO) involves achieving physician integration by acquiring physician practices. Hospital leaders may presume that acquiring private physician...
Coevolution of Patients and Hospitals: How Changing Epidemiology and Technological Advances Create Challenges and Drive Organizational Innovation/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYOver the last 20 years, hospitals have revised their organizational structures in response to new environmental pressures. Today, demographic and epidemiologic trends and recent technological advances call for new strategies to cope...
Distinguishing Community Benefits: Tax Exemption versus Organizational Legitimacy/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYUS policymakers continue to call into question the tax-exempt status of hospitals. As nonprofit tax-exempt entities, hospitals are required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to report the type and cost of community benefits they...
Editorial
During the mid-1990s, scholars described healthcare in the United States as "in a state of hyperturbulence characterized by accumulated waves of change in payment systems, delivery systems, technology, professional relations, and societal expectations"...
Effective US Health System Websites: Establishing Benchmarks and Standards for Effective Consumer Engagement/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYHospitals and health systems are playing increasingly important roles as care coordination hubs and consumer information sources. In particular, the accountable care organization (ACO) and medical home models promoted in the Affordable...
Interview with Scott E. Armstrong, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Group Health Cooperative
Scott E. Armstrong, FACHE, is president and CEO of Group Health Cooperative, one of the largest consumer-governed healthcare systems in the United States, with nearly 700,000 enrollees. He has been with Group Healfh since 1986. Prior to this, he served...
Nurse Leaders in the Boardroom: A Fitting Choice
Take a look at the makeup of most hospital and health system boards of directors. You might find a community philanthropist, a banker, a partner in a prestigious law firm, several successful business executives, and perhaps a physician. But chances are...
Setting the Stage for a Business Case for Leadership Diversity in Healthcare: History, Research, and Leverage/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYLeveraging diversity to successfully influence business operations is a business imperative for many healthcare organizations as they look to leadership to help manage a new era of culturally competent, patient-centered care that reduces...