All hospitals on Truven's annual scorecard had to meet performance thresholds in several categories, including adjusted operating margin. "We're measuring the impact of leadership in driving improvement forward," the company says. >>>
Healthcare organizations would be better off with more diversified and liquid portfolios and rating agencies should accommodate them by being more flexible in their liquidity requirements, says a Commonfund Institute report. >>>
Hospitals whose local governments subsidize treatment of the uninsured, and whose states have declined to create their own insurance exchanges, should look into the Medicaid waiver granted to Cleveland's MetroHealth through a CMS demonstration project. >>>
Primary care providers are the cause of "at least 50,000 missed diagnostic opportunities" annually, "most resulting in considerable harm," say physicians commenting on new research. >>>
In a roundtable forum, three nurse leaders open up about their top issues in 2013 and beyond, including healthcare reform, staff engagement, and leadership best practices. >>>
The barriers to creating smartphone and tablet applications are less daunting than they may seem. This method of communicating with patients is only going to continue to grow in popularity and effectiveness, so get developing now. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Metro Health System and the 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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