Ian R. Lazarus, FACHE is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Managed Healthcare Executive. He also is managing director of Creative Healthcare USA (www.creative-healthcare.com), a consulting firm providing strategic advisory services to healthcare provider


State of the Industry 2005

October 01, 2004

Managed care organizations, hospitals and providers evolve, responding to market influences, but some key issues still command attention.

Six Sigma enters the healthcare mainstream

January 01, 2004

What do you do when you have exhausted all options for improving performance in an environment that is determined to protect the status quo? What do you do when your organization has reached the presumed limit of potential performance and has grown all too comfortable with its market lead?