California Health Chief Looks Within For Solution To Rising Health Costs

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, Russ Mitchell writes: "Van Gorder, an ex-cop turned hospital executive, rescued troubled Scripps from near insolvency a dozen years ago as its new CEO. Now, he's put Scripps in the middle of a cultural transformation aimed at saving hundreds of millions of dollars a year by -- get this -- coaxing physicians and managers at Scripps to work together, and standardizing care across every hospital in the system" (Mitchell, 2/14). Read the story.

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