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Care Coordination, the Army Way

Philip Betbeze

U.S. Army Major Chris Warner, MD, touts the benefits of his challenging work in coordinating mental health with primary care—not only for the patient—but for the Army itself. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Tavenner, the Anti-Berwick?

By most accounts, Marilyn Tavenner will not bring to the top job at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the "visionary" status that Don Berwick has enjoyed. Her friends and colleagues, however, suggest that Tavenner is politically astute and unlikely to "be a bomb thrower." >>>

Intelligence Report: Cost Containment—Overcoming Challenges

Ninety percent of leaders say they have succeeded in cutting costs without harming outcomes or patient satisfaction, according to this free HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report based on exclusive research and analysis. >>>

Retail Clinics’ Popularity Grows with Patients, Insurers

In-store clinics that focus on the delivery of preventive care as well the treatment of minor health problems, are playing a growing role in the delivery of ambulatory care. >>>

ICD-10: It's Later Than You Think

The deadline is nearly two years off, but the mandated transition to ICD-10 presents a significant challenge to healthcare leaders who are already straining to juggle multiple, sometimes competing, priorities. >>>



News Headlines

Opinion: Berwick receives high marks

Health Affairs, December 1, 2011

Stage 2 of meaningful use moved to 2014

Health Data Management, December 1, 2011

Opinion: End this medical secrecy

Buffalo News, December 1, 2011

Health care jobs grow—in administration

USA Today, December 1, 2011

Economy challenges Catholic health care ministry

National Catholic Reporter, December 1, 2011

$538 hospital bill triggers legal action

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 30, 2011

Super Committee's Failure Will Affect Capital Planning

HealthLeaders Media, 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. >>>


Rounds: A Programmatic Approach to Cancer Care

Date: December 16, 2011
About: Attend on-site or via live simulcast. Live at host Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center with invited guest UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, learn from one of the world's most respected cancer brands as it takes its proven success models to a community health system.  >>>




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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