Case Study

Transformative IT Creates Community Hospital of the Future

SITUATION

Freestone Medical Center in Fairfield, Texas, relied on an on-premise IT infrastructure to handle its data-processing, Internet and telecommunications systems. But as the years passed, the system’s...


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CHC Consulting Maximizes USAC Funding for CommonSpirit Health

Background

In February 2019, healthcare systems Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health finalized their merger to become CommonSpirit Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations,...


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Debt Restructuring Creates Solid Footing: North Texas Medical Center, Gainesville, Texas

The Situation

Gainesville Hospital District saw light at the end of the tunnel—a new beginning for North Texas Medical Center (NTMC). The district had leveraged bankruptcy to get...


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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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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...


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Great Plains Health

Need for “A La Carte” Medical Consulting leads to CHC: Great Plains Health, North Platte, NE

The Situation

Many hospitals come to Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) in critical condition. Others come to optimize their good health. Great Plains Health (GPHealth) in North Platte, Nebraska,...


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Rural hospital leverages federal funding to save on telecom services, provide better care: Yoakum Community Hospital, Yoakum, TX

The Situation

Yoakum Community Hospital’s (YCH) antiquated data network and low-speed internet fell short of meeting today’s healthcare industry demands, including use of electronic health records. YCH needed...


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Turnaround program improves hospital’s profile and prospects: Memorial Health System of East Texas, Lufkin, TX

The Situation

After six decades of regional prominence, Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin, the flagship hospital of a four-campus system in East Texas, weathered a multi-year trend of dwindling patient volume...


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Enthusiastically On Board: Essential Elements of a High-performing Board at Yoakum Community Hospital, Yoakum, TX

The Situation

Yoakum Community Hospital serves as a model of positive CEO-board relations, but establishing this level of board engagement did not happen overnight. CEO Karen Barber has...


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Operational Assessment: Hillcrest Health System – Waco, TX

The Situation

When the board of trustees at Hillcrest Health System began analyzing its strategic direction, they engaged Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) because of the firm’s direct and ongoing...


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