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How a Storm-Battered Health System is Helping Employees

Chelsea Rice

NorthShore-LIJ Health System responded to Hurricane Sandy by building an Emergency Response Center. It's helping employees with shelter, food, and financial assistance. And leaders are redirecting proceeds of a capital fundraiser toward employees—and the community. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

The Election Is Over, But Not the Shouting

Monumental tasks lie ahead for those in healthcare. Most pressing is the "fiscal cliff," which healthcare executives expect to squeeze reimbursements even more. >>>

Top 3 Healthcare Reform Changes Insurers Want Now

Now that the election results are in, and uncertainty over the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is over, payers are building their best strategies for slowing down, or repealing, parts of the law. >>>

Young Doctors Spend 13% More Than Older Physicians

Older doctors can teach younger, less experienced physicians a lesson or two about cutting costs by using less costly procedures, a RAND study shows. >>>

Medicare Payments to CRNAs Irk Anesthesiologists, Again

A Medicare ruling restoring payments to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists for services performed to the full extent of their scope of practice is raising the ire of some physicians. >>>

M&A Roundup: In MI, a $6.4B Merger

In Michigan, Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System say they will merge to create a $6.4 billion integrated healthcare organization. Elsewhere, Catholic Health Initiatives and Ascension Health Care Network call off a deal. >>>

How Hospitals Engage Seniors Online

Online vehicles for reaching patients aren't limited to young adults. More than half of Americans aged 65 and older use the Internet or email. Here's how three hospitals have set up websites dedicated for seniors. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Cardiology Service Line—From Volume to Value

Date: Nov. 27, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Coordinate protocols and standardize approaches to better manage cost and reform transitions in the cardiology service line, without cutting into the service or quality of care. Join Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Wellmont Health System as they share tactical approaches for maneuvering through healthcare reform transitions in the cardiology service line.

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News Headlines

As risk grew, hospitals turned a blind eye

The Boston Globe, November 12, 2012

$50M sale of Physician Associates signals major shift in Orlando healthcare

Orlando Sentinel, November 12, 2012

Hospital changes policy regarding prisoners

Rapid City Journal, November 12, 2012

CA medical board steps up investigations of fake doctors

KQED / California Watch, November 9, 2012

Detroit Medical Center CEO's e-mail to employees

Detroit Free Press, November 9, 2012

MA pharmacy board director fired, allegedly ignored complaint

The Boston Globe, November 8, 2012

Parkland Hospital narrows CEO search to four

Dallas Business Journal, November 7, 2012

FL doctors group signs incentive-laden care agreement with Aetna

South Florida Business Journal, November 7, 2012

MedWest lays off 80 in three NC hospitals

San Francisco Chronicle / Associated Press, November 7, 2012

First bids are in to provide Jackson Health System ER services

The Miami Herald, November 7, 2012



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Webcast: Future of Service Line Marketing—New Tactics, New Tools

Date: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

When it comes to service lines, healthcare marketers are challenged to balance the needs of the organization and individual physicians with limited marketing dollars. Join WellStar Health System, Cooper University Hospital, and Jennings Co. as they explore how to use data to prioritize service line marketing dollars and gain physician buy-in.

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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

Placing Your Bets

Value-based care is here and standing pat is not a viable option. Yet healthcare leaders face substantial risks for generations to come as they develop new businesses and clinical relationships to gain tighter control of the care continuum. >>>

 

Opportunities in the Cloud

 

Taking Charge of the Physician Shortage



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