September 2014
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 7, Special section p1
The article discusses innovation as a daily reality for the leaders of rural hospitals in the U.S. Topics include an overview of Kalispell Regional Medical Center in Montana and the Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, the importance of having unique partnerships for maintaining independence, and being ahead of big changes to survive. Also mentioned are Kalispell regional chief financial officer Randy Nightengale, and Queen of the Valley chief executive officer (CEO) Walt Mickens.


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