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Summary of Our Approach

Summary of Our Approach

A top priority among Critical Access Hospitals is to maintain financial stability so they can continue to provide desperately needed services in rural areas. Federal budget constraints and other economic pressures are jeopardizing the ability of hospitals, federally qualified health centers, rural health clinics, and traditional fee-for-service (Part B) clinics to provide services. Given the…
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Rugby Scrum

Football team trying to Play Rugby

Can you imagine what would happen if a championship football team were to play a star rugby team in a rugby match? Some of the tasks are the same so they should be able to dominate and win right? American Football is a complicated game. It requires good team work to win. But just because…
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Unique People – Medical Staff

Unique People need Unique Help

It takes a special type of person to work in the healthcare field. A strong dedication to the well-being of the patient is necessary to anyone working in the health care professions. There is no room for laziness or selfishness. Health care institutions have a special culture that requires constant energy and often personal sacrifice…
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Hospital Funding Cuts ≠ Prosperity

Hospitals Don’t Cut Their Way to Prosperity

When revenue starts to fall in a business we have a tendency to try to cut costs in an attempt to get things back on track. We assume there is fat in our staffing or that our trials and tribulations are due to some over bearing vendor taking advantage of us. Perhaps our utility costs…
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Asking for help button

Asking for Outside Help can be Scary

Admitting your healthcare organization needs help can be scary. Asking for outside help can be even more daunting. NewLight Healthcare understands this concern. When we are brought in by a facility in need of help we recognize that it is not easy to open your operations and processes up to an outsider. However, bringing in…
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National Rural Health Day

Celebrating Commitment to the American Dream

Nearly 62 million Americans call rural communities home. These families are the backbone of American Agriculture and innovative entrepreneurs who are committed to living the American Dream. These communities are the economic engines that helped the United States become the world economic power it is today. “Nine in 10 Rural Americans say the rural and…
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Cimarron Memorial Hospital Receives Award for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction

October 02, 2015, Cimarron Memorial Hospital, a NewLight Healthcare Managed Hospital, was recognized as a national leader in patient satisfaction, winning a 2015 Critical Access Hospital Award from the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). This is a significant achievement for Cimarron Memorial Hospital. Struggling to maintain profitability and on the verge of bankruptcy in early…
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Turn the Ship

Turn the Ship

Just because a ship is headed in the wrong direction doesn’t mean it’s the captain’s fault. It may be the navigator, or perhaps the crew member who has made the mistake. It may be the outside currents that require a different tack. Making a snap judgement to replace the captain rarely results in a positive…
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