Truven Health Analytics’ Carol E. Alexander to Speak at American College of Healthcare Executives 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership Conference
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℠, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, today announced Carol E. Alexander will speak at the 2013 Congress on Healthcare Leadership.
Alexander is a senior principal at Truven Health Analytics. She will be joined by Al O’Connell, chief administrative officer, MIMA Medical Group in Melbourne, Florida.
The event, which will take place March 11-14, 2013 at the Hilton Chicago/Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois, is the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual conference brings together more than 4,500 in healthcare management.
Alexander’s program, , will include a lecture and a question and answer session. Together with O’Connell, Alexander will use a large physician group acquisition as the backdrop to understand the driving forces behind the trend toward hospital acquisition of private healthcare practices, examine the financial loss per physician that many hospitals are experiencing, and find a way losses can be mitigated through different acquisition models.
The Following are additional key issues the presentation will address:
"In today's healthcare industry, change is a common theme," Alexander said. "When large group practices are acquired, it creates a unique set of challenges, and it requires an understanding of both environments – physician and hospital to set realistic goals for this new partnership."
For more information on the Congress on Healthcare Leadership, please visit .
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