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Healing The Hospital
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“A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.”  - Groucho Marx

Americans have always been fascinated by what happens in hospitals.  From Marcus Welby, MD to E.R., the inner workings of hospitals keep TV viewers enthralled.  St. Elsewhere and Grey’s Anatomy shifted the theme from saving lives at all costs to saving lives while keeping the doors open.

Historically, hospitals have had noble intentions: to save lives and maximize positive clinical outcomes.  However the fiscal reality is that hospitals have been forced to balance providing quality care while trying to maintain profitability.  Not many are successful.  In fact, 61% of US hospitals are operating unprofitably. For many hospitals operating costs continue to rise while reimbursement rates fall.

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This Month’s Compass Articles: Holiday Shipping Tips, Succeeding in the High-Tech Industry, and Trade Show Logistics
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Hey, it’s Matt from the Compass Online team.  As always, we’ve got lots to share with you this month.

What’s new? Get a jump on the holiday season with these cost-cutting shipping tips; find out why our customers love their UPS drivers; and learn five ways to succeed in today’s competitive high tech industry. And, of course, there’s plenty more to enjoy:

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