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A Turnaround Story: Southwest Health System

A recent blog post by Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) details the situation that caused Southwest Health System to reach out to CHC for assistance in early 2018, the plan they...


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Lessons for Leaders of Distressed Hospitals

A recent guest blog by Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) featured tips for successful turnaround by Anthony Sudduth, CEO of Southwest Health System.

Last year, Southwest Health System (SHS), in Cortez,...


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A Turnaround Story: Southwest Health System

The Situation

When Southwest Health System (SHS), in Cortez, Colorado, contacted Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) early in 2018, the hospital had violated various bond covenants associated with its...


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Overseeing Without Overstepping: The Board’s Role in Hospital Operations

To what degree should boards be involved in the finances and operations of their hospitals? This is an important question, because effective hospital boards are clear on their roles and...


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The Future of Rural Hospitals

How to remain relevant and sustainable by meeting challenges with change

by Jim Kendrick, President & CEO, Community Hospital Corporation

At rural hospitals coast to coast, business practices that hospital...


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Community Hospital Consulting Helps Hospitals Reduce Credit Card Processing Fees

PLANO, Texas, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Every dollar captured contributes favorably to the bottom line, especially important for rural hospitals facing thinning margins, declining profitability and higher fixed costs....


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Hospital Financial Stress Indicators

Like dashboard warning lights, certain signs mean it’s time for a tune-up or overhaul

by Jim Kendrick, President & CEO, Community Hospital Corporation

Unfortunately, thin margins have long been a...


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Hospital Financial Stress Indicators

Unfortunately, thin margins have long been a reality for most rural hospitals, but a worsening array of issues—from decreasing reimbursements to declining populations—have forced growing numbers of them into financial...


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Southwest Memorial financial recovery is on track

‘Not out of the woods’ yet, but progress being made

A financial recovery effort at Southwest Memorial Hospital is gaining momentum, officials said during a public forum Wednesday.

About 40...


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