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Dr. Roger Ray in Fierce Healthcare

In the News
November 13, 2020

Rural Hospitals Struggle to Find Places to Transfer Patients Amid COVID-19 Surges

Roger Ray, Chief Executive Physician, sheds light on increasing costs and surging COVID-19 cases, which have rural hospitals calling for another round of COVID-19 relief funding.

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News Release
November 12, 2020

Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock Joins The Chartis Group

The acquisition of the award-winning healthcare firm brings a depth of strategic communications and change management expertise to The Chartis Group and the U.S. healthcare providers it serves.

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Eric Mayeda in MarketWatch

In the News
October 24, 2020

It Took a Pandemic for Americans to Use This Healthcare Innovation

Eric Mayeda, Director in the firm’s Private Equity Advisory practice, comments on telehealth’s potential impact on providers in the long run.

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News Release
October 15, 2020

Greg Benton Joins the Chartis Group as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Practice Leader

His expertise includes alliance and channel development, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and material requirements planning (MRP), mid-market sales and marketing, and solutions architecture and delivery across the healthcare and public sectors.

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Michael Topchik in The Washington Examiner

In the News
October 08, 2020

Hospitals Are Running Out of Staff

Michael Topchik, leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health, discusses the staffing challenges rural hospitals face while handling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Chelsea Wyatt in HealthsystemCIO’s Partner Perspective Podcast Series

In the News
September 22, 2020

Partner Perspective Interview: The Rush is On to Achieve Compliance with Information Blocking Requirements

Chelsea Wyatt, Principal in Informatics and Technology at The Chartis Group, shares insights on interoperability compliance deadlines and challenges ahead.

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News Release
August 31, 2020

James Green Joins The Chartis Group as a Director in the Firm's Revenue Cycle Practice

His experience includes more than 25 years of leading and advising hospitals and health systems through the entirety of the revenue cycle.

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News Release
August 20, 2020

The Chartis Center for Rural Health Research is Cited in the CMS CHART Model

The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model is designed to increase financial stability, remove regulatory burden, and enhance access to care in rural communities.

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Eric Mayeda in AiThority

In the News
August 11, 2020

Analysis of Telehealth Visits Shows Pronounced Digital Disparities Between Urban and Rural Geographies: Chartis Group

Eric Mayeda, Director in the firm’s Private Equity Advisory practice, shares insights on the growing divide between urban and rural telehealth adoption from our Telehealth Adoption Tracker.

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Michael Topchik in The Wall Street Journal

In the News
August 06, 2020

Loan Repayments Could be Tipping Point for Financially Unstable Hospitals

Michael Topchik, leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health, sheds light on the 237 hospitals at risk of closing their doors and the realities they face due to COVID-19.

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Prashant Karamchandani in Becker’s Hospital Webinar

In the News
August 04, 2020

Improve Revenue Cycle Processes with Key Technology Investments: 5 Thoughts

During a July 29 webinar, Prashant Karamchandani, a Director in Revenue Cycle, joined digital intelligence firm ABBYY to discuss challenges in revenue cycle management, as well as how technology can help in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to virtual operations.

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Chris Regan, Rob York and Harrison Burns in Jarrard Publication

In the News
July 31, 2020

Of Pasta and Predictions…M&A Insights From 15 Industry Experts

Chris Regan, Rob York, and Harrison Burns discuss barriers health system M&A transactions face in the age of COVID-19.

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Tom Kiesau in Modern Healthcare

In the News
July 25, 2020

Hospitals Partner with Industry to Co-Create Digital Tools

Tom Kiesau, Digital Health Leader, comments on the benefits for health systems partnering with technology companies.

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Dr. Julie Massey in Modern Healthcare

In the News
July 18, 2020

Digital Stethoscopes Keep Docs at Distance From COVID-19 Patients

Dr. Julie Massey, Principal at the Chartis Group, shares how health systems are utilizing new technologies in the age of COVID-19.

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Pam Damsky in HealthLeaders

In the News
July 16, 2020

Nearly Half of Healthcare CFOs Plan to Cut Expenses by More Than 10%

Pam Damsky, Director in Performance, shares insights on key data points from our recently released Financial Recovery Survey Results.

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News Release
July 16, 2020

85% Of Healthcare Executives Planning Aggressive Cost Cuts To Lessen Financial Impact Of COVID-19

The Chartis Group, a leading provider of advisory and analytics services to the healthcare industry, announced the release of its Financial Recovery Survey, which shows the majority of the U.S. healthcare systems caught between COVID-19 recovery and ongoing financial viability.

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News Release
July 08, 2020

John Wiest Joins The Chartis Group as a Director in the Firm's Performance Improvement Practice

He is a recognized expert in performance improvement and organizational transformation, partnering with clients to realize long-term sustainable growth, process efficiencies and overall financial and operational excellence.

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Sue Atkinson in Modern Healthcare

In the News
June 18, 2020

EHR Go-Lives Move Virtual Amid COVID-19

Sue Atkinson, Principal in The Chartis Group’s Informatics and Technology Practice, comments on the virtual pivot of electronic health record go-lives in the wake of COVID-19.

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News Release
April 27, 2020

After the Surge: The Chartis Group Releases Imperatives for Health System Leaders to Address

With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of healthcare delivery fundamentally changed. Now as providers look to restart broad-based care delivery, few will return to their prior clinical operating or business models. They must put in place a plan that both recaptures short-term volume and restructures their cost base, while strategically positioning themselves for the long-term. The Chartis Group provides healthcare leaders with an initial roadmap to achieve these objectives in the paper, "After the Surge: Five Health System Imperatives in the Age of COVID-19.

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Michael Topchik in The Wall Street Journal

In the News
April 22, 2020

Small Hospitals Stumble Over Rules for Federal Coronavirus Loans

Michael Topchik, leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health, sheds light on the financial pressures rural hospitals face as they make preparations for the pandemic.

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Dr. Roger Ray in New Orleans Public Radio

In the News
April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Threatens to Bankrupt and Close Struggling Hospitals in the Rural South

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Physician Executive, comments that while urban hospitals had up to 400 days of cash on hand before COVID-19, many rural hospitals had around 30.

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Dr. Roger Ray in Modern Healthcare

In the News
April 09, 2020

A Quarter of Rural Hospitals are at Risk of Closing

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Executive Physician, emphasizes the importance of access to care, especially in vulnerable rural areas, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tom Kiesau in Modern Healthcare

In the News
April 04, 2020

Automated Chatbots Screen Patients, Employees for COVID-19

Tom Kiesau, Digital Health Leader, comments on the benefits and challenges ahead with the rapid shift to adopt chatbots.

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Dr. Roger Ray in Forbes

In the News
April 04, 2020

Calm Before the Storm: Hope Lies in How Rural Hospitals are Banding Together to Combat Coronavirus

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Physician Executive, comments on how rural hospitals are utilizing their communities for support in preparing for COVID-19.

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Dr. Roger Ray in Forbes

In the News
April 03, 2020

Calm Before the Storm: Rural Hospital Workforce Pushed to the Breaking Point When Treating Coronavirus

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Executive Physician, quoted saying: “If you have a hospital with 25 beds and one ventilator, but you have seven patients who are critically ill and going to die without a ventilator, that's not a supply you can meet."

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Dr. Roger Ray in Forbes

In the News
April 02, 2020

Calm Before the Storm: Years of Financial Neglect Have Left Rural Hospitals Vulnerable When Preparing for Coronavirus

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Executive Physician, brings attention to the indispensable nature of our rural health systems and hospitals.

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Dr. Roger Ray in Vox

In the News
April 02, 2020

The Coronavirus May Hit Rural America Later — and Harder

Dr. Roger Ray, Chief Physician Executive, comments on the impact of COVID-19 on rural areas.

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Michael Topchik in Associate Press News

In the News
April 01, 2020

Rural Areas Fear Spread of Virus as More Hospitals Close

Michael Topchik, leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health, shares insights on how the pandemic could hasten more rural hospital closures.

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Michael Topchik in Modern Healthcare

In the News
February 18, 2020

Rural Hospitals' Margins Erode, Sparking Financial Instability

Michael Topchik, leader of the Chartis Center for Rural Health, sheds insight on the financial instability of rural hospitals as operating margins decline.

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News Release
February 11, 2020

New Research from The Chartis Center for Rural Health Reveals Scope of Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure

-At the National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute conference, The Chartis Center for Rural Health today released research findings that reveal more than 450 rural hospitals are vulnerable to closure. This analysis sheds new light on the stability of the rural health safety net and the challenges associated with delivering care within rural communities.

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News Release
February 05, 2020

Chelsea Wyatt Joins The Chartis Group as a Principal in the Firm's Informatics and Technology Practice

Her comprehensive EHR implementation, change management, clinical transformation and process improvement experience adds to Chartis I&T capabilities.

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News Release
January 31, 2020

The Chartis Group Ranks #1 for "Clinical Optimization" in 2020 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Report

The Chartis Group received the top ranking in the "2020 Best in KLAS: Software and Services Report" for Clinical Optimization.

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News Release
January 29, 2020

The Chartis Group Releases Whitepaper: "M&A Due Diligence: Seven Things the C-Suite Should Know about IT"

IT's impact on the success of an acquisition is significant and will only continue to increase.

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