Academic Medical Center and Community Hospital Collaboration

By Stewart Gandolf
Chief Executive Officer

[SHSMD15 Podcast Series] Healthcare Success is pleased to present our continuing series of conversations with healthcare industry and marketing thought leaders who will be speaking at the 2015 Conference of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association, #SHSMD15.

This conversation is with Marcia Jackson, Director of Business Development, Temecula Valley Hospital, and Kimberly Marzullo, Director of Business Development, University of California San Diego Health System. They talk with Healthcare Success CEO Stewart Gandolf and Business Development Director Lauren Henss about the SHSMD15 presentation, Academic Medical Center and Community Hospital Collaboration: Strategy, Results and Lessons Learned.

Marcia Jackson

Kim and Marcia share their experience in establishing a working partnership between their respective organizations. They explain that many academic medical centers and community hospitals need to adapt to the changing healthcare environment. Among the reasons for collaboration are narrowing networks, rapid consolidation of health systems and cost pressures.

Kim Marzullo UCSD HealthThis SHSMD15 presentation describes the background, strategy, results and benefits of the partnership development process.


This insightful presentation also shares valuable lessons learned for any academic medical center or community hospital considering new partnerships in a highly competitive market. The discussion includes issues such as business strategy, scope of services developed, stakeholder considerations, challenges faced and early results.

Stewart Gandolf, MBA and Lauren Henss

Don’t miss this SHSMD15 session, Academic Medical Center and Community Hospital Collaboration, on Tuesday, October 13, at 11:30 AM, at the 2015 Connections conference of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association.

FOR MORE INFORMATIVE TALKS in our educational series, connect with this page of recent interview/podcast posts from Healthcare Success.  

Healthcare Success is exhibiting at booth #122. Healthcare Success is a full-service healthcare marketing company serving a national clientele of hospitals and outpatient clinics. Meet us at 2015 SHSMD Connections, October 11-14, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC.

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Stewart Gandolf
Chief Executive Officer at Healthcare Success
Stewart Gandolf, MBA, is Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Success, one of the nation's leading healthcare and digital marketing agencies. Over the past 20 years, Stewart has marketed and consulted for over 1,000 healthcare clients, ranging from practices and hospitals to multi-billion dollar corporations. A frequent speaker, Stewart has shared his expertise at over 200 venues nationwide. As an author and expert resource, Stewart has also written for many leading industry publications, including the 21,000 subscriber Healthcare Success Insight blog. Stewart also co-authored, "Cash-Pay Healthcare: Start, Grow & Perfect Your Cash-Pay Healthcare Business." Stewart began his career with leading advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson, where he marketed Fortune 500 clients such as Wells Fargo and Bally's Total Fitness.



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