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Aug 25 2014
Creating a Healing Environment

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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Next week we officially celebrate the opening of our new Patient tower . The team spent many years researching the best design features, ensuring input from all our clinicians, and taking advantage of what our patients and families told us.

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Aug 18 2014
Access to Care

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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We are on vacation in a rural community. Recently we read in the local paper that the local health center is reducing hours to Monday through Friday, days. That means an hour drive in any direction for residents to get basic care.

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Aug 11 2014
St. Joseph's Physicians

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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On Thursday evening the staff of St. Joseph's Physicians held a reception and I had the opportunity to listen to three of their physicians talk about working in a team environment.

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Aug 3 2014
From the Patient's Perspective

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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Recently I have had two encounters with patients that keep me thinking about patient-centered care.

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Jul 28 2014
Improving our Community's Health

By: Kathryn Ruscitto  Blog: Advancing Excellence

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I finished a book recently called Zero Trends by Dee Edington, written in 2009 about improving health.

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