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3 Ways to Sharpen Your Entrepreneurial Strategies

Philip Betbeze

Business lines in healthcare have developed according to the old reimbursement rules. Now leaders must work hard to develop an entrepreneurial culture if they are to survive and thrive. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Congress OKs Doc Fix, Payroll Tax-Cut Extension

Congress has passed a legislative package that would delay massive Medicare reimbursement cuts for physicians for 10 months. The deadline to resolve the sustainable growth rate formula issue is now postponed until the end of 2012. >>>

ICD-10 Deadline Postponed, Sebelius Confirms

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the federal government will delay for an unspecified time the compliance deadline for providers to implement the ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural coding system. >>>

Facing the Care Coordination Challenge

When it comes to clinical quality improvement, CEOs see care coordination as their greatest strategic challenge. In fact, with 10 possible answers, it was the choice of 30% of the CEOs who took the annual HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey. How to overcome it? >>>

Can a True-Cost Model Save Your Hospital?

It's no secret that healthcare costs are out of control. For finance leaders who want to get serious about cutting costs, process-based cost modeling may be the answer. >>>



NEW: Industry Survey 2012

Our fourth-annual Industry Survey features a new CEO report, an overall cross-sector report, and individual reports targeting Senior Leaders, Finance, Physicians, Nurses, Community & Rural Hospitals, and Service Lines. Take the pulse of the industry; download the reports now. >>>



News Headlines

The impact of the ACA in one map

The Washington Post, February 17, 2012

Christ Hospital says CA company pulled out of purchase deal because it feared a political fight

The Jersey Journal, February 17, 2012

MD hospitals to share patient data

The Washington Post, February 17, 2012

Parkland board member: Report concerning, not surprising

Dallas Business Journal, February 16, 2012

Q&A: On the downside of delaying ICD-10

Government Health IT, February 16, 2012

Hospital: Sorry for handling of transplant quest

The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 16, 2012

CFOs Emerge as Champions of Healthcare Benefits

HealthLeaders Media, February 15, 2012

Opinion: Who will take the lead in fixing Medicare?

Health Affairs Blog, February 15, 2012

Tackling Healthcare Priorities with Technology

HealthLeaders Media, February 14, 2012

Teaching hospitals decry Medicare's low safety rankings

The Boston Globe, February 14, 2012



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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

Nursing informatics is an emerging field, and organizations that have been aggressive about getting data into nurses' hands (and smartphones) have reaped the rewards. >>>

 

Our Annual Industry Survey: The Challenge to Collaborate

 

Facing the Care Coordination Challenge


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