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What's the End Game for the Wellness Movement?

John Commins

At face value the idea that employees should take greater responsibility for their health or pay the consequences seems reasonable. But the wellness movement has huge potential for abuse and discrimination. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Top 12 Uncertainties Hovering Over Healthcare

If ever there was a year in which "anything could happen" in healthcare, 2012 just might be it. Numerous major decisions, regulations, and policy rollouts loom, including how severely physicians' pay will be cut and whether the Affordable Care Act itself is a constitutional document. We look at a dozen potential game changers. >>>

Top 5 Challenges Facing Nursing in 2012

The year 2010 may have been when enormous healthcare changes began, but 2011 was the year these changes hit nursing. And in 2012 every nurse leader and manager must be prepared for the full impact. >>>

Ability to Pay Drives Hospital Length of Stay

Uninsured patients spend less time in the hospital than insured patients, according to a study that suggests that ability to pay plays a greater role than medical need when determining length of stay. >>>



Executives on the Move

ANAHEIM, CA: Mission Hospital names CEO

The Orange County Register, November 28, 2011

GASTONIA, NC: CaroMont Names CEO

Gaston Gazette, November 28, 2011

FLORENCE, AL: Lee named COO at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital

Times Daily, November 28, 2011

TUCSON, AZ: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital welcomes new CEO

Tucson Citizen, November 28, 2011

WARSAW, NY: WCCH CEO plans to retire

The Daily News Online, November 28, 2011

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO: Hospital names new CEO

Lee's Summit Journal, November 28, 2011

FORT MOHAVE, AZ: Carter named Valley View CEO

Mohave Valley News, November 28, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC: PCPCC gets new executive director

PCPCC, November 28, 2011



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Multimedia/Events

Webcast: On-Call Compensation; Data-Driven Solutions

Date: December 6, 2011
About: By engaging physicians in a data-driven approach to payment, you can develop a workable solution to the call coverage conundrum. Join compensation experts from Children's Hospital of Orange County and ECG Management for strategies for affordable, sustainable call compensation. >>>


Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges. >>>




From HealthLeaders Magazine

Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>

 

Managing the Continuum

 

Treating Patient as Partner


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