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Marcia Nelson, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP, FACPE, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Enloe Medical Center

Creating a Quieter Hospital: Enloe Medical Center 2009-2014


By Marcia Nelson, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP, FACPE
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Enloe Medical Center


Enloe Medical Center has been on a long journey towards creating a quieter environment for our patients. In 2009, close to 35% of Enloe’s patients said their hospital room was “always” quiet at night. That put Enloe in the lowest 5% in the country. Granted, the majority of patient care occurred in a tower built in 1980, with hard surfaces and increasingly crowded nursing stations. Patients usually shared a room with another ill person. In that environment, however, awareness about the restorative effect of quiet on patients and staff was lacking.  Read article
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Legal Gavel

California Court of Appeal Limits Scope of Patient Rights Claims in Elder Abuse Cases

By Jonathon E. Cohn, Partner, Arent Fox LLP
By Pamela Shu, Associate, Arent Fox LLP
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Stethescope sitting on pile of money

Recap and Insights from the Fourth National Bundled Payment Summit

By Deirdre Baggot, PhD (c), MBA, RN
VP and Bundled Payment Practice Leader
The Camden Group

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Financial Spreadsheets, Calculator, Pencil

California Health Plans Report
Mixed Financials Through First
Quarter 2014

By David Peel, Publisher and Editor
California Healthcare News

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