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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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Why Putting Capital Into EMR is a Smart Move

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, June 11, 2013

Most healthcare providers believe enhancing their collection and use of patient data is the only way to move forward in the pursuit of better care delivery.

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SGR Ripe for Repeal

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, June 11, 2013

The cost of repealing the sustainable growth rate formula is $106 billion less than a year ago. Lawmakers have been holding hearings and stakeholder suggestions are pouring in. Is this the year a doc fix bill will be passed?

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Preventing Hospital Readmissions Presents Financial Paradox

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, June 10, 2013

Despite valid financial concerns, hospital executives are expressing a growing desire to avoid readmissions for the sake of good patient care—because it's the right thing to do.

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As Hospital Hiring Slips, Robot Workers Lurk

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, June 10, 2013

In the news this week: Healthcare job growth hits a skid; Robots are programmed for direct patient care jobs; Tennessee strengthens laws to protect nurses and physicians from workplace violence.

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Webcast: Integrate HIEs into Physician and Staff Workflows for Better Outcomes

By: May 28, 2013

Date: June 17, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Learn how to successfully integrate Health Information Exchange (HIE) technology into existing organizational workflows using real-world examples and best practices. Participate in an interactive Q&A with leading IT experts from Atlantic Health and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Register Today

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Webcast: New Radiology Standards to Reduce Costs, Increase Quality and Improve Outcomes

By: April 30, 2013

Date: June 19, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join radiology experts from Radisphere and NCH Healthcare System as they examine how standards-based radiology can impact fiscal performance, patient satisfaction and physician referrals.

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