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New Blog From Hospital Leader Mark Brodeur Addresses the Impact of Improving Quality of Care on Hospital Finances
Feb 24, 2010 (04:02 PM EST)

ELM GROVE, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new blog based on the long-standing axiom quality first, finances follow has just debuted at The blog is being written by hospital leader Mark Brodeur, FACHE, a former CEO for community hospitals in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma. In light of the new Pay for Performance Mandates, known more commonly as P4P, the new blog should prove to be extremely relevant to those CEOs who might be struggling with the costs associated with improving quality of care. Brodeur will explain in his blog why alternative efforts such as cost cutting and maximizing revenue are minimally helpful in improving finances and are also short-lived.

In upcoming blogs, Brodeur will cite specific ways an institution can improve the quality of its services and will give specific performance targets that CEOs should be setting for their hospitals. Blogs include: The Key Role of Your Hospital's Emergency Department, Processes of a Highly Functioning Emergency Department, Improving Staff Productivity in Your Emergency Department, Building New Business in Your Emergency Department, The Art of Making Sustainable Change and Improving Patient Throughput in Your Emergency Department.


As a CEO, Brodeur has compiled a track record of significant improvements to his hospitals by strengthening their financial performance, growing services and redeveloping a mission-driven culture. Putting to use his background and knowledge base, he is able to address the real-world issues faced by hospitals trying to improve operational performance.

Mark Brodeur is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also maintains associations with the American Hospital Association, Integrated Healthcare Association, MHA and The Governance Institute. Throughout his career, Brodeur's hospitals have been recognized for their superior performance by industry groups such as HealthGrades (National Quality Healthcare Award), Foster McGaw (Foster McGaw Award) and Custom Learning Systems (Founders Award). Mark is currently Vice President – Consultant at Compirion Healthcare Solutions.

Contact: Carol Christ Hoffmann

Director of Communications

Compirion Healthcare Solutions, LLC

Phone: 262-821-5898, Ext.5

SOURCE Compirion Healthcare Solutions, LLC