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CFOs: Collaborate with the Competition to Save Millions

Karen Minich-Pourshadi

Hospitals can collaborate with nearby organizations, even competitors, to find good ideas and share the cost of programs that save money and improve services. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Care Coordination, the Army Way

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. >>>

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. >>>

Data, BI Key to Cutting Healthcare Costs

Healthcare leaders say they're struggling to cut costs and waste in the emergency and surgery departments. But some say the real savings are to be found through technology and the use of business intelligence. >>>



Finance Headlines

Berwick takes parting shot at 'waste'

The New York Times, December 5, 2011

Analysis: Hospitals target pricey medical devices for savings

Baltimore Sun/Reuters, December 5, 2011

Biz keeps an eye on med costs

Boston Herald, December 5, 2011

M&A: Finding the Right Match

HealthLeaders Media, December 5, 2011

Tufts Med Center, Blue Cross continue contract negotiations

The Tufts Daily, December 2, 2011

ICD-10: It's Later Than You Think

HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 1, 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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