HealthLeaders Media IT - June 14, 2011 | 3 Mobile Apps to Help Cut the Fat
Add news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com to your address book.
View as a Webpage | Subscribe for Free
2007 Top Leadership Teams
HealthLeaders IT

3 Mobile Apps to Help Cut the Fat
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

Technology might be to blame for growing obesity rates, but mobile apps inspired by healthcare professionals and researchers are helping clinicians engage patients in healthful habits. [Read More]
June 14, 2011
Editor's Picks
HHS Proposes EMR Access Disclosure Rule
The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a federal rule that would require hospitals, physicians, and health insurers to let patients know when their electronic medical records are accessed. The rule would be a statutory requirement under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. [Read More]

Before You Buy, Apply CQVA
When consumers buy expensive products, such as a car, they tend to look to publications and websites that help them help rank the pros and cons of their intended purchase. However, for healthcare finance leaders there is no centralized way to rank vendors or products in terms of quality and cost, which is why some providers are creating their own ranking methods. [Read More]

Medical Device Makers: Stop Griping and Embrace Healthcare Reform
During the national healthcare reform debate, many in the medical device industry strenuously objected to contributing their "fair share" to reform through a new tax on their devices. While other healthcare stakeholders accepted the notion of shared sacrifice and agreed to give up collective hundreds of billions of dollars, device companies warned that a new tax would force them to pass on the additional cost to hospitals and patients. [Read More]

Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs
Attend on-site or participate via live webcast. Get accountable care strategies from ACO pioneers Norton Healthcare, Humana, and Palmetto Health--first movers who already have experienced the challenges of building a new framework for healthcare delivery. [Read More]

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
Integration will be the key to success in the accountable care era, whether your organization develops an official ACO or not. Organizations must develop strong relationships with employed and affiliated physicians. Join us to get alignment strategies to thrive in an increasingly integrated industry. [Read More]

Tech Headlines
Panel endorses delay of stage 2 meaningful use to 2014
Government Health IT, June 14, 2011

Jackson Health patient data stolen
Miami Herald, June 14, 2011

Make EHRs More Like Cars, Healthcare CIOs Say
InformationWeek, June 13, 2011

ONC funds developer challenge to spur health IT innovation
Government Health IT, June 10, 2011

New EHRs perform better, but transition pains docs
InformationWeek, June 10, 2011

Should mobile health apps be regulated by FDA?
InformationWeek, June 8, 2011

Rush to robotic surgery raising flags
The Buffalo News, June 13, 2011

At Ramstein, America's military aeromedical mission heats up
CNET, June 8, 2011

Heart with no beat offers hope of new lease on life
NPR, June 13, 2011

Greater patient access to records proposed
USA Today, June 9, 2011

Webcasts/Rounds
June 23: Webcast: Transform Your ED into a Profit Center

July 20: Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era

August 16: Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs

SEE ALL WEBCASTS

Stay Connected to HealthLeaders Media IT
To help us ensure future delivery of HealthLeaders Media IT, please add our "From" address—news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com—to your address book or e-mail whitelist.

From HealthLeaders Magazine
Service Line Management
Women's Cardiac Care
Healthcare leaders are making a push to improve women's heart health by focusing on the differences between men and women and develop niche programs in women's health. [Read More]
IT Forum

Medical Device Makers: Stop Griping and Embrace Healthcare Reform: During the national healthcare reform debate, many in the medical device industry strenuously objected to contributing their "fair share" to reform through a new tax on their devices. While other healthcare stakeholders accepted the notion of shared sacrifice and agreed to give up collective hundreds of billions of dollars, device companies warned that a new tax would force them to pass on the additional cost to hospitals and patients. And the protests haven't stopped. [Read More]
Audio Feature

Building Blocks of the Patient Experience
The healthcare system is on the cusp of accepting the positive influence of patient experience on quality, says Steve Ronstrom, president and CEO of Hospital Sisters Health System Division and CEO of Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, WI. In a recent interview, the lead advisor for the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, Patient Experience: Help Wanted, explains how basics such as infrastructure and technology combined with the people skills of empathy and caring can improve outcomes.
[Listen Now][Sponsored by Medseek]
Sponsor HealthLeaders Media IT

Contact Paul Mattioli, Sr. Director of Sales, at pmattioli@healthleadersmedia.com or call 800.639.7477.
MAGAZINE   |   NEWS   |   TERMS OF SERVICE   |   PRIVACY POLICY © 2011 HealthLeaders Media
If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here
HealthLeaders Media IT is a division of HealthLeaders Media ©2011
HEALTHLEADERSMEDIA
5115 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 21027