The way things are going, hospital CEOs are turning over at a rate only seen in retail or, dare I say it, the fast food industry. That's not quite true, but it's really not that far off the mark. So what gives?
The QUEST program, a joint project with the IHI and the Premier Healthcare Alliance, provides a framework that helps hospitals do what they have trouble doing alone—cutting costs and improving quality.
Healthcare has been in growth mode as long as most of us can remember. Part of that is because demand for services grows along with the population. But according to many experts, growth is part of the problem.