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Wednesday, February 12, 2014


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ECRI Hospital Tech Watch List Cautions Against Hype

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 12, 2014

Independent research from the non-profit ECRI Institute aims to distinguish between must-have hospital technologies and manufacturer hype.

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Physicians Push for Say in Value-Based Payments Structure

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 12, 2014

The American Medical Association is backing an effort in Congress to push Medicare toward a value-based reimbursement system, but doctors are demanding a seat at the table when rules are set for transparency and assessing providers' performance.

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ED Violence Racks Up Huge Costs

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, February 11, 2014

Assaults on nurses in the emergency department have long been viewed as part of the job. But this "culture of acceptance" comes with a high price tag, not least of which is the cost to replace nurses when they quit.

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How BI is Lowering Healthcare Costs

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, February 11, 2014

Putting business intelligence in the form of cost accounting data directly into the hands of physicians can start rich dialogues within or between service lines to make healthcare more predictable, more consistent, and less expensive.

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Webcast: Forge Partnerships Across the Care Continuum—Metrics and Workflows

By: January 20, 2014

Date: March 14, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join leaders from SCL Health System and Collaborative Healthcare Strategies as they reveal how to successfully align with external entities across the care continuum to reduce readmissions, improve care quality, and streamline workflows.

Register Today

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Webcast: Hospitals Developing Health Plans: Key Steps to Becoming a Provider-Payer

By: January 27, 2014

Presented on: Friday, March 28, 2014 | 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. ET

Join hospital leaders as they outline the strategic transition from provider to payer, and new opportunities for controlling costs, managing risk, and maximizing reimbursements.

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