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Friday, October 11, 2013

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Compensation for Physician Execs Sees Slow Growth

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, October 11, 2013

The 7% growth in physician executive compensation across all titles between 2010 and 2012 was consistent with growth seen in the previous two-year period, but down significantly from the mid-2000s.

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HIX Lags in Texas, as Healthcare Providers Wait on Feds

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, October 11, 2013

Without federal support, hospitals and health systems in Texas are hampered in their efforts to help the uninsured enroll in health insurance exchanges.

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How CMS Penalizes Hospitals for Finding Blood Clots

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 10, 2013

When it comes to blood clots in surgical patients, "vigilant hospitals get penalized because [when] they look more, they find more. Their rankings look atrocious," says the author of a report blasting a patient safety measure that he says is driving unintended consequences.

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Physician Alignment Crucial in Cardio, Ortho Care

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, October 10, 2013

Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan has built a cardiovascular center of excellence. Physicians there collaborate with nurses to implement hospital processes and sets goals. And physician champions are named to help oversee quality goals and needs.

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By: September 17, 2013

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Webcast: Telemedicine—A Strategic Tool to Grow Revenue and Drive Efficiency

By: September 23, 2013

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By: October 10, 2013

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