July-August 1996
Volume 77, Number 4

Although such affiliations may look good at first glance, they usually turn out to benefit neither the Catholic hospital nor society at large.

When negotiators are aware of the obstacles they face, their talks are more likely to conclude successfully.

A Portland, OR, medical center moves beyond education to reduce and manage its patients' pain.

A North Caroline-based congregation, after first affiliating its two Charlotte hospitals with a public system, decides to sell them outright.

By fostering disequilibrium, leaders can help their organizations discover new and improved ways of doing business.

To meet market demands, an Arkansas hospital sharply reduces the number of its supervisory positions.

Two outstanding healthcare programs, among many impressive ones, are the 1996 recipients of CHA's highest honor.