News & Updates
Population Health: Expanding the View and Value of Health Care
Posted: December 1, 2023 | Category: News
Following a value-based vs. fee-for-service reimbursement model, insurers have adopted the concept of population health with metrics and measures that hold providers accountable for panels of patients rather than each one individually.
November Well-Being Tips
Posted: November 15, 2023 | Category: Well-Being Tips
Interfaith Prayer: An Opportunity to Come Together
How to Survive the Night Shift
Managing Alcohol During the Holidays
Burn Prevention Network Presented Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards In Recognition of Heroism
Posted: October 17, 2023 | Category: Press Release
Awards were presented to honor local heroes— including first responders and everyday citizens—who have risked their lives to save others from burn injury or death. Leah John, was recognized for her outstanding work in the burn survivor community.
October Well-Being Tips
Posted: October 15, 2023 | Category: Well-Being Tips
8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fall
More is Better
What’s Cookin’ This Autumn
Transitions of Care: How teamwork and communication smooth the journey
Posted: October 1, 2023 | Category: News
Unless critically ill, today’s patients usually do not experience extended hospital stays and there are often multiple providers taking care of them. These trends have given rise to an increased focus on transitions of care.
September Well-Being Tips
Posted: September 15, 2023 | Category: Well-Being Tips
What to Know About Suicide
Caring for Your Mental Health
Positivity is Powerful
August Well-Being Tips
Posted: August 15, 2023 | Category: Well-Being Tips
Can Hobbies be Lifesavers?
Filling Your “Energy Accounts.”
Does Compassion Make You a Better Doctor?
The Importance of Quality Improvement in Advancing Health Care and Controlling Costs
Posted: August 1, 2023 | Category: News
Health care organizations are now combining quality assurance with continuous quality improvement, requiring a commitment to constantly improve operations, processes, and activities toward the ultimate goal of best patient care.
July Well-Being Tips
Posted: July 15, 2023 | Category: Well-Being Tips
Half of All U.S. Adults Are Lonely
Getting to the Bottom of Burnout
Physician Chefs Make Life-Saving Cuisine
Pediatrician Amy A. Jibilian, MD, Appointed Chief Wellness Officer
Posted: July 7, 2023 | Category: News
Amy A. Jibilian, MD, will take the lead as Chief Wellness Officer for Valley Preferred and LVHN. The last several years have seen a concentrated focus on clinician well-being to try to mitigate burnout and help providers recapture the joy of practicing medicine.