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4 Strategies for Securing HIT Leadership Talent

Chelsea Rice, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

Competition among healthcare recruiters to place well-qualified and experienced health information technology executives is fierce. These strategic tips can help. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Berwick Names 11 Monsters Facing Hospital Industry

Former acting head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Don Berwick, MD, acknowledges healthcare providers have come a long way in the last few decades, but it's "by no means enough." >>>

Physicians on Treadmills Diagnose with Accuracy, Says Mayo Doc

"All businesses with sedentary workers should allow employees to use" treadmill desks, says a former Mayo Clinic CEO and enthusiastic advocate for walking while working. Healthcare providers are no exception. >>>

Stratus Healthcare Alliance Strategy Detailed

Georgia's new 23-hospital collaborative, with its focus on operational initiatives and improving population health, "represents a formidable force with substantial bargaining power" and may be the first stage of something bigger, says one healthcare analyst. >>>

Population Health Pros Get National Support

Care coordination has been called the "missing link in healthcare." Now the Registered Nurse Ambulatory Care Coordinator Association has formed the first national organization to support nurses and other population health management professionals in care coordinator roles. >>>

Most Physicians Blame Others for Rising Healthcare Costs

Almost half of the doctors surveyed by Mayo Clinic researchers acknowledge that they "try not to think about the cost to the healthcare system when making treatment decisions." More than half blame attorneys, health plans, and hospitals for growing costs. >>>

Federal Regulator, Meet Dr. Regulated

Perhaps it's time for federal regulators to examine themselves, because it certainly appears there's too much oversight that inhibits physicians from doing their jobs, and too little to ensure that they do their jobs right. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Webcast: Reining in Disruptive Docs—Strategies to Manage Risk and Reduce Turnover

Date: August 27, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

According to a 2011 study, 77% of physicians are concerned about disruptive behavior at their facilities. Join physician management experts from DePaul University and Florida Hospital to learn peer-tested strategies for confronting and resolving disruptive physician behavior. Register Today >>>



News Headlines

The hype over hospital rankings

The New York Times, July 29, 2013

Healthcare workers, lawmakers rally to keep NY hospital open

NY1.com, July 29, 2013

Ex-LSU hospitals' employees can re-apply Aug. 5

News & Observer / Associated Press, July 29, 2013

Verdict: Walgreens must pay woman $1.44M over HIPAA violation

IndyStar.com, July 29, 2013

Kaiser's rising premiums spark employer backlash

Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2013

Nurses say St. Luke's Hospital in danger of losing its top ER facilities

New York Daily News, July 26, 2013

Parkland Memorial Hospital saw $5.3 million net loss last month

The Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2013

Sheriff takes control of Central Texas hospital as precaution against chain's owner

The Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2013

Medicare plans to accelerate linking doctor pay to quality

Kaiser Health News / The Washington Post, July 23, 2013

Kids with pediatricians also getting care at clinics

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, July 23, 2013



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Webcast: Physician Compensation Models and Metrics Under Population-Based Reimbursement

Date: August 29, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join CMOs from Banner Health Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ as they discuss strategies and metrics for implementing a value-based model of physician compensation. Register Today >>>




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