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  January 18, 2013 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Real-Life Hoaxes Offer Lessons for Reform

Philip Betbeze

How could people be duped into believing in the existence of a fake person or a fake hospital? These are cautionary tales about how credulous we all can be when contemplating the huge changes that must be made by healthcare leaders and organizations. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Healthgrades Releases Clinical Excellence Hospital Rankings

Of about 1,500 eligible facilities, only 262 received top scores. Noticeably absent are some of the most prominent, such as the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. >>>

Readmissions May be Triggered by 'Post-Hospital Syndrome'

Sleep deprivation, poor nourishment, pain, and other hospital-induced stressors may be making patients sick with other conditions after their primary illnesses are resolved, a researcher suggests. >>>

Providers Push for Slower Stage 3 MU Roll Out

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives summed up the feelings of many physicians and hospital leaders when it asked the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to "reconsider the speed and scale for achieving Stage 3 meaningful use objectives by 2016." >>>

HHS Announces $1.5B in State Insurance Exchange Grants

Nearly all of the six Level One grants are going to states that have decided to partner with the federal government to run their health insurance exchanges. All five states awarded Level Two grants are setting up state-based exchanges. >>>

Top 3 Hospital Rebranding Trends

As the New Year gets underway, some hospitals are trying for a refresh by unveiling new names and new branding efforts. In healthcare marketing, as in life, there is no reward without risk. >>>

Medical Error 'Second Victims' Get Some Help, Finally

Patients are the obvious first victims of medical mistakes, but doctors, nurses, and other clinicians are often the second victims, who must grapple with the emotional distress of errors and bad outcomes. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Recruiting and Retaining Physicians for the Post-Reform Era

Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Metro Health System and National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.

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News Headlines

Hospitals push White House to back change in healthcare law

The Hill, January 18, 2013

HHS releases HIPAA final rule

Government Health IT, January 18, 2013

Judge rejects WakeMed settlement with fed prosecutors

The News & Observer, January 18, 2013

Medical groups praise Obama's gun-control plan

Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2013

UnitedHealth, Mayo pool info to drop cost of care

Star Tribune, January 17, 2013

Opinion: A hospital network with a vision

The New York Times, January 17, 2013

ME governor announces proposal to pay hospitals

Bangor Daily News, January 16, 2013

Jackson Health, unions reach major agreement

The Miami Herald, January 16, 2013

Obamacare mandate may be 'mandate plus'

Politico, January 15, 2013

Mining electronic records for revealing health data

The New York Times, January 15, 2013



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Date: March 19, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

20 People Who Make Healthcare Better—2012

They are nurses and physicians. They are researchers and executives. They are providers and payers. They are watchdogs and innovators. And they are patients. They are this year's HealthLeaders 20 honorees, selected for their efforts to make healthcare better. Their stories are sometimes tinged with struggles or challenges, but always, ultimately, with success. >>>

 

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