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Physician Referrals: A Marketer's Goldmine
Anna Webster, Online Content Coordinator

As fluid and amorphous as healthcare continues to be, marketers crave the knowhow for building, tracking, and measuring physician referrals. An upcoming HealthLeaders Media webcast rounds up the latest tactics. [Read More]
anna webster
  April 20, 2011

 


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Webcast: Ratchet Up Physician Referrals: Proven Methods & Measures
At the heart of successful physician referral programs are relationships that result in buy-in, engagement, and alignment. How do you build those? And, how do you use data to prove your program's success to the C-suite? Join HealthLeaders Media on May 18 for this 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A and case studies, for lessons and insights from marketing leaders with successful referral programs. [Read More]
Webcast: Blueprint for an Integrated and Alignment-Driven Physician Compensation Plan
With the advent of the accountable care organization and reimbursement shifts from pay for performance to bundled payments, physician compensation plans must do more than ensure fair compensation for physicians. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 60-minute audio conference, including Q&A, to learn how to craft compensation plans for integration and alignment. [Read More]
Webcast: Achieving Ambulatory Surgery Center Success in the Reform Era
Reform, reimbursement, and reintegration—a triple threat to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) or new opportunities for ROI? Join HealthLeaders Media on May 11 for a 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A, to learn how to increase the financial return of ASC operations from leaders with proven ambulatory care ROI. [Read More]
 
 

Marketing Headlines


For doctors, social media a tricky case
The Boston Globe, April 20, 2011

Rural surgeons to get community website
InformationWeek, April 19, 2011

NC Blue Cross ads look at care costs
The News & Observer, April 15, 2011

Do Decision Support Tools Make Docs Look Dumb?
HealthLeaders Media, April 19, 2011

Patient data access will kickstart PCAST exchange vision
Government Health IT News, April 19, 2011

Physician Engagement Vital to EMR Implementation
HealthLeaders Media, April 14, 2011

 
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Webcasts/Rounds

April 27: Rounds: Patient-Centered Accountable Care

May 11: Webcast: Achieving Ambulatory Surgery Center Success in the Reform Era

May 18: Rounds: Neurological Service Line Growth: Telestroke & Brain Tumor Innovations

May 18: Ratchet Up Physician Referrals: Proven Methods & Measures

May 24: Blueprint for an Integrated and Alignment-Driven Physician Compensation Plan

On Demand: Marketing to Physicians: Increase Sales Success Through Measurement and Tracking

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