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St. Luke’s and FitOne: Health is a Participant Sport

Less than seven weeks to go until the fall FitOne fun! This community tradition benefits St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Here’s FitOne Director Heather Hill’s report.   In 2013, we laid the foundation to transition a 5K run/walk known for 20 years as the Women’s Fitness Celebration to a year-round movement to engage our communities in […]

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St. Luke’s Dr. David Pate: The Programs Work. It’s Fee for Service That Doesn’t.

When St. Luke’s Health System made our strategic framework available to the public a couple of years ago, we indicated that the transformation of health care we are seeking to achieve for the benefit of our communities will require three transformations – transformation of the clinical model, transformation of the patient experience, and a business […]

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Telehealth: Extended St. Luke’s Quality Care Close to Home

St. Luke’s is always looking at how technology can help us deliver on our aims of better health, better care, and lower costs.  Telehealth is one such technology that is making our care better, safer, more effective, and less costly, and helping us to connect with and serve our communities even better.  Here to provide […]

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St. Luke’s, the Supreme Court, and Saltzer

The question for St. Luke’s as to whether to appeal our antitrust case to the U.S. Supreme Court has been an important one, and one we have not taken lightly. From the beginning, St. Luke’s has known that it was doing the right thing for the right reason in aligning with physicians who share our […]

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St. Luke’s CEO: Supreme Court Decision Hung on Two Words

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its decision in King v. Burwell, a case that posed the second significant threat to the Affordable Care Act (the first being National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, decided in 2012, in which the individual mandate was challenged as being unconstitutional). I previously wrote about […]

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