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HIMSS Recap: Intermountain Shares Tech Goodies, Big Data Plans

Scott Mace

Tech ideas that promise to improve healthcare or save costs can generate lots of interest. But having the ability to crank out concepts and partner with companies that can get them to market is where the rubber meets the road. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

CMS Unveils Hospital Violations Database

A searchable online database of federal safety rule violations at U.S. hospitals has been launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It is available to healthcare providers, payers, and patients. >>>

The Cardio Service Line, Rebooted

The tactics for caring for cardiology patients are changing. Care partners, often practicing in the community and not in the hospital, are playing pivotal roles in expanding the patient referral base in new ways. >>>

Hospital Execs Name Top Revenue Challenges

Revenue cycle processes that don't run as smoothly as they should are hospital killers. As reimbursement models evolve, healthcare executives know it's more important than ever to collect all the money they are owed for services rendered. >>>

Readmissions Prevention Begins at Admission

The first step toward curbing hospital readmissions is to identify, upon admission, patients who might be at risk for congestive heart failure, diabetes, or pneumonia. >>>

Who Wins in Cleveland Clinic, CHS Alliance?

Under a deal announced this week, the Cleveland Clinic, a non-profit academic medical center, and for-profit Community Health Systems will remain independent, but work together to make operational improvements. >>>

3 Steps Toward Facebook Dominance

MD Anderson Cancer Center has more than 50,000 "likes" on Facebook, thanks to how it puts into practice three social media fundamentals: consistency, content, and community. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Healthcare IT—Tackling Regulatory, Clinical, and Business Needs

In this comprehensive research report, learn how Peninsula Regional Medical Center created a robust IT infrastructure to help clinical teams identify patient problems earlier.

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News Headlines

Opinion: Why are healthcare costs exploding? See proton cancer therapy

Xconomy, March 19, 2013

Hospitals look to the skies for safety help

CT Post, March 19, 2013

Hospitals mobilize to tackle alarm fatigue

The Day, March 19, 2013

Opinion: Technology alone isn't healthcare's savior

InformationWeek, March 18, 2013

OB/GYNs told robot hysterectomy not best option

News & Observer, March 15, 2013

Hospital admissions continue to decline

The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 15, 2013

Can free video consults make Parkinson's care better?

NPR, March 14, 2013

How much does an MRI cost?

The Washington Post, March 14, 2013

House lawmakers to examine regulation of medical apps

The Washington Post, March 13, 2013

Lack of healthcare IT workers slows tech progress

ComputerWorld, March 13, 2013



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Multimedia/Events

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 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. Register Today >>>




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