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Community Hospital 2.0

For years, community hospitals have been in crisis, with limited control over their situation. Could the next move be bold innovation? This white paper maps out possible paths forward including sustainable models of operation.

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Press Releases

Community Hospital Corporation Announces Strong Performance in 2018

PLANO, TEXAS (Dec. 5, 2018) – Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), a national leader in community hospital operations, announced the company is concluding a strong year amid challenging times for community hospitals.

“We are pleased with the momentum created in 2018, a year in which community hospitals are seeking ways to improve their performance and sustainability,” said Jim Kendrick, CHC CEO.

Doing more with less, while seeking savings or support funding, has become the norm for community hospitals. Some not-for-profit providers operate within a 3% or less margin, so CHC helps...


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Videos

CHC Contribution

CHC CEO Jim Kendrick explains how CHC helps Community Hospital improve their performance.

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A Sustainable Path

CHC CEO Jim Kendrick explains why It’s important to position community hospitals for long-term success.

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Hospital Stability

The financial sustainability of a hospital is critical to its success. CHC helps hospitals facing an uncertain future establish a path to long-term stability.

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Long Term Acute Care Hospitals

Long term care hospitals (LTACHs) are specialized hospitals that take care of very medically complex and critically ill patients. CHC helps these important facilities improve their operational, clinical and financial performance.

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Solutions

Supply Chain Savings for Larger Community Hospitals

Serving hospitals of all sizes, CHC Supply Trust understands that larger hospitals and health systems, despite their purchasing power, face unique supply-chain challenges and concerns. Chief among those concerns is finding a GPO that’s as trustworthy and attentive as it is effective at delivering the best products and services at the best value. Bringing experience and expertise to larger hospitals from Texas on up to Minnesota, and from Georgia west to Oregon, CHC Supply Trust is the right strategic partner for these complex organizations, leveraging their size and spend to...


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Case Studies

Rural Hospital Model of Success: Yoakum Community Hospital, Yoakum, TX

The Situation

Over the past several years, small rural hospitals across the United States have been struggling to stay afloat. Yoakum Community Hospital was no different. Declining reimbursements, an unfavorable payer mix and sagging hospital operations had together created a negative bottom line for the hospital.

“Before CHC came on board, we didn’t have the infrastructure or insight we needed to improve the hospital’s performance. Today, there is such a tremendous energy around here.”

Karen Barber, CEO, Yoakum Community Hospital

Background

Yoakum Community Hospital...


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Solutions

Keeping the H in Hometown

Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) understands that community hospitals are vital assets to those they serve. That’s why we provide resources to strengthen and support community hospitals, including flexible, individualized consulting services along with ownership and management models when it makes sense.

Together with hospital boards and leaders, CHC establishes a strategic vision for the future, paves the way to operational and financial improvement, and masters tricky regulatory compliance.

Help Where Hospitals Need It ®

Hospitals turn to CHC with confidence because of our unwavering commitment to help preserve and protect community...


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Solutions

Pondering a Partnership? Community hospitals evaluate relationships as a pathway to financial vitality

The Situation

Healthcare organizations today face unprecedented pressures. Sustained economic uncertainty, healthcare reform, the growing number of uninsured individuals and other forces cause smaller, community-based hospitals in particular to consider the pros and cons of forming a relationship with a larger institution.

In some cases, there is no choice — surrendering independence in exchange for resources is necessary for survival. But sometimes there are means by which a hospital can preserve its independence while securing its footing, not just for the time being but for the foreseeable future. Community Hospital...


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