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  February 24, 2012 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

ICD-10 Delay Foments a Culture of Distrust

Philip Betbeze

What does the government want? No one seems to know. It's running a race, but the finish line keeps getting moved back. As for providers, they're losing their motivation to invest in change. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

MU Stage 2 Proposed Rules Released

The proposed meaningful use Stage 2 rules would allow medical groups to report quality measures as a group, would make provisions for specialists, and call for vendors to encrypt devices. The proposal also extends Stage 1 to fiscal year 2014. >>>

Creating Accountability for Patient Experience

Patient experience is not entirely about providing excellent quality healthcare; there's more to it. Top leadership must set the mission and mandate the metrics, and success comes only with team effort. >>>

HIMSS: Don't Let HIT Obscure Patient Safety Needs

At the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual conference, against a glitzy backdrop and a stellar line-up of presenters, one particular speaker's talk on the potential foibles of health information technology is sobering. >>>

Save Millions By Paying Attention to Process

When looking for ways to plug revenue cycle leaks, pay attention to work process and flow. One healthcare organization found low-hanging fruit in its back office processes. How much paper do you use in your processes? >>>

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. >>>



Impact Analysis Report

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. >>>



News Headlines

How the experts would fix healthcare

Bloomberg BusinessWeek, February 24, 2012

Steward seeks RI law change, plans layoffs for Landmark

The Valley Breeze, February 24, 2012

Head of Sloan-Kettering sued by UPenn

The New York Times, February 24, 2012

Physicians' Ties to IMD Manufacturers Can Ratchet Up Costs

HealthLeaders Media, February 23, 2012

Parkland Hospital Analysis Shows Problems Continue

HealthLeaders Media, February 22, 2012

US Healthcare Costs Grew 5.28% in 2011

HealthLeaders Media, February 22, 2012

HMC CEO describes hospital's financial state

Hillsboro Star-Journal, February 23, 2012

Former Novant exec pleads guilty to embezzling

Winston-Salem Journal, February 23, 2012

ICD-10 Delay No License to Chill

HealthLeaders Media, February 21, 2012

Half Blame Feds for Healthcare Industry Mess

HealthLeaders Media, February 21, 2012



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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

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