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11 MIN READ

How 17 health systems rose to meet the moment in 2023

Burnout. Inflation. Staff shortages. Medicare pay cuts. They all hit this year. Learn how these health systems responded to drive medicine’s future.

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Physician Health
Health System Spotlight

Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

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3 MIN READ

Joy in Medicine™: Recognized organizations

The Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program recognizes organizations from across the country for their dedication to building well-being. Learn more.

Physician Health
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3 MIN READ

Joy in Medicine™: Recognized organizations

The Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program recognizes organizations from across the country for their dedication to building well-being. Learn more.

Physician Health
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6 MIN READ

What it takes for health systems to lead on LGBTQ+ patient care

The country’s foremost benchmarking survey shows which organizations are advancing health equity for LGBTQ+ patients. Learn more with the AMA.

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Population Care
Health System Spotlight
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4 MIN READ

Health system’s latest innovation helps patients recover at home

Washington’s Virginia Mason Franciscan Health system offers acute care at home, a safe and convenient alternative to the traditional inpatient stay.

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Leadership
Health System Spotlight
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9 MIN READ

13 health systems that are innovating to move medicine forward

On prior authorization, telehealth, climate change, health equity and more—these health systems led the way during a trying year. Learn how.

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Public Health
Health System Spotlight
Ketul J. Patel
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5 MIN READ

Health system CEO listens to doctors. He has to—they’re his family.

Health care has been the family business for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health CEO Ketul J. Patel. Learn about his health system’s plans for 2022.

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9 MIN READ

Q&A: What’s next for Dr. Gary Kaplan after stepping down as CEO

Gary S. Kaplan, MD, stepped down as CEO at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health at the end of the year. His work to boost health care quality and safety won’t stop.

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Patient Support & Advocacy
Exclusive Q&A
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5 MIN READ

How health systems rise to meet challenges in pandemic’s 2nd year

Efforts to ensure vaccine uptake, battle burnout and drive the future of medicine have characterized the work of these outstanding health systems.

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Public Health
Health System Spotlight