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About Community Hospital Corporation

Community Hospital Corporation owns, manages and consults with hospitals through three distinct organizations – CHC Hospitals, CHC Consulting and CHC ContinueCARE, which share a common purpose to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers. Based in Plano, Texas, CHC provides the resources and experience community hospitals need to improve quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and financial performance. 

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How Unit Practice Councils Benefit the Hospital and Clinical Staff

Smaller hospitals may use overall nursing councils, but unit-based shared governance councils are a newer concept. Also known as unit practice councils, or UPCs, these formal groups representing each nursing unit are designed to involve frontline clinical staff in decision making. UPCs uphold the belief that no one understands staff and patient-care challenges better than the staff members themselves; hence, no one is better positioned to offer solutions.

At the organizational level, the benefits of UPCs include:

Increased employee engagement and satisfaction Improved patient care and satisfaction Increased efficiency through...
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Featured Employee

Michael Murray

VP/CFO Post-Acute Services

Michael Murray serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Post- Acute Services. In this role, he leads the financial performance of the owned and managed long term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) in the company.

Michael brings more than 25 years of financial management experience to this position. Most recently, he spent more than five years with CHRISTUS Health, where he served as CFO of CHRISTUS Continuing Care, leading a team with responsibility for the financial management of a 15-hospital portfolio of owned and managed LTACHs, along with 18...
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