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4 Steps to a Dynamic Facebook Presence

Marianne Aiello

Chances are your hospital or health system has already established a presence on Facebook. But the journey doesn't stop once you create your page. Are you getting the most out of this dynamic social media tool? >>>

 

Editor's Picks

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) are reaping the rewards. >>>

3 Ways to Sharpen Your Entrepreneurial Strategies

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. >>>

Specialty Nursing Certifications Linked to Lower HAI Rates

Critical care units with higher percentages of registered nurses holding national specialty certifications have lower rates of certain hospital-acquired infection, research shows. >>>

Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to ACO Strategy

This comprehensive book dissects the integral components of ACOs from the view of physicians, providers, and payers and analyzes CMS's final regulations. Get the book that provides specifics on incorporating accountable care structure and strategy into your organization and enter the ACO era prepared and positioned to succeed. >>>



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ICD-10: Skating on Thin Margins

Don't let the ICD-10 delay derail your plans. Get exclusive, original ICD-10 research, analysis, and insights from top executives at NYU Langone Medical Center, Lakewood Health System, Southwest General Health Center, Frederick Regional Health System, and MemorialCare Health System.
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News Headlines

Highmark develops data-share network

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 22, 2012

DaVita has wider healthcare ambitions; patients wary

The Denver Post, February 22, 2012

Help for the uninsured: Docs accept local currencies

CNNMoney, February 22, 2012

Texas ERs and elsewhere levy fees for some care

ABC News, February 22, 2012

Children’s Hospital reports progress on asthma

The Boston Globe, February 21, 2012

A push to train more primary-care doctors

Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2012

New hospital cuisine: Dishes made to order

The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2012

More doctors 'fire' vaccine refusers

The Wall Street Journal, February 17, 2012

Enrollment in UPMC plans soars

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 16, 2012



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