Please add this newsletter to your Safe Sender list
View this email as a Web page | Manage Account


  December 3, 2013 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Why You Should Involve Patients in Nursing Handoffs

Alexandra Wilson Pecci, editor for HealthLeaders Media

A new study finds a patient safety measure that nurses and patients alike agree improves care: Involving patients in the handoff process when nurses change shifts. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

CMS Sets 2014 Pay Rates for Hospital Outpatient and Physician Services

The new rules reflect changes in healthcare, says CMS, but hospital and medical groups express disappointment and call for attendant SGR reform. >>>

Injuries Among Surgeons Carry Hidden Costs

Hospital and health system HR departments rarely receive injury reports from surgeons, but the financial consequences—specifically among orthopedic surgeons—are high, and the problem will only worsen as the workforce ages, a study shows. >>>

Engaging the Chronic Care Patient

Frustrated and noncompliant patients can lead to increased healthcare costs. Through remote monitoring, video conferencing, and nurse navigators, health systems and hospitals are tapping into the needs of patients facing an array of chronic conditions – and lowering their cost of care. >>>

Not-for-Profit Hospitals Find Opportunity Amid Uncertainty

While the uncertainty around healthcare reform and lower reimbursements will prove a challenge in the near future, hospital leaders also see opportunities to succeed within local markets. >>>

Are ACOs Really Different from HMOs?

Accountable care organizations are a "fad" and "not very different from the HMO model… [with] a few bells and whistles, but otherwise it's the same old incentive to do as little as possible and find the healthiest patients you can," says a director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Population Health Management—Steps to Risk Sharing and Data Analytics

This report explores how better collaboration and mastery of data analytics can help you build a successful integrated and collaborative network for population health management. Includes actionable recommendations, key takeaways, and case studies from Geisinger Health System, Lancaster General Health, and the Jefferson School of Population Health. Purchase Today >>>



News Headlines

NH hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

ABC News / Associated Press, December 3, 2013

For nurses, hospital jobs harder to come by

The Indianapolis Star, December 3, 2013

Palliative care, the treatment that respects pain

The New York Times, December 3, 2013

Do patient portals improve healthcare?

InformationWeek, December 3, 2013

Revamping the house call to reduce healthcare costs

NBC News, December 2, 2013

Linking genes to diseases by sifting through electronic medical records

The New York Times, December 2, 2013

Medicaid growth could aggravate doctor shortage

The New York Times, December 2, 2013

Nurse killed in stabbing rampage at TX medical center

USA Today / Associated Press, November 27, 2013

Easing nurse practitioner laws may save money at clinics

Reuters, November 27, 2013

Doctors stumble upon potential bariatric surgery alternative

ABC News, November 27, 2013



Stay Connected to HealthLeaders

Don't Miss the News You Want.

Spam filters exist for a reason, but not for the news you need. Make sure you aren’t missing your daily and/or weekly industry coverage. Add our address -- news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com -- to your address book or e-mail whitelist to keep the news you need in your inbox.


Is All of Your Leadership Team In The Know?

Our award-winning Daily News & Analysis e-newsletter can keep your leadership team abreast of relevant breaking news, and with in-depth industry coverage through 10 weekly e-newsletters that hit every pillar of healthcare, we've got your whole leadership team covered. Subscribe to any -- or all -- of our e-newsletters.



Multimedia/Events

HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED

Date: February 4, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET Unlock Cambridge Health Alliance's secrets to maximizing ED throughput using bedside rapid assessment and closing care continuum gaps. Register Today Download the Free Case Study >>>




From HealthLeaders Magazine

Population Health and the Analytics Opportunity

Innovators are blending technology with new care models while targeting high-risk patients in a patient-centered strategy. >>>

 

Rethinking Retirement Plans

 

Pressure is On to Reduce Pressure Ulcers



Sponsor this Newsletter

For advertising opportunities in this or other HealthLeaders Media email newsletters, please contact sales@healthleadersmedia.com or call 800.639.7477.

  MAGAZINE | NEWS | TERMS OF SERVICE | PRIVACY POLICY | ADVERTISE Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

©2013 HealthLeaders Media

If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here
HealthLeaders Media NursingLeaders is a division of HealthLeaders Media
HEALTHLEADERSMEDIA
5115 Maryland Way - Brentwood, TN 21027
Serving the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals.