HealthLeaders Daily News & Analysis

View as Webpage
Subscribe for Free
Send to a Friend
HealthLeaders Homepage

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Daily news & Analysis

For breaking news and analysis throughout the day, visit or add the RSS Feed of our Daily News & Analysis.

Personal Tech-Wielding Docs Challenge IT Leaders

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, July 12, 2012

Rogue physicians are being tempted by personal technology devices such as tablets and apps available outside traditional information technology departments, raising issues about how health data can be protected from being inappropriately captured, analyzed, and transmitted.

More Analysis »

Recovery Auditor Prepayment Review Demo Still Pending

By: James Carroll, for HealthLeaders Media, July 12, 2012

With temperature records being broken by the hundreds, there's no question that summer is in full swing. So where is the launch of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Recovery Auditor prepayment review demonstration?

More Analysis »

What Perry's Stance on Medicaid Expansion Means to Texas Hospitals

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, July 11, 2012

Expanding Medicaid in the Lone Star State threatens it with "financial ruin," says Governor Rick Perry in a letter to Kathleen Sebelius. But hospital leaders, footing large bills for uncompensated care, see the move as a double whammy. They've already agreed to cuts in disproportionate share hospital payments in exchange for an expanded Medicaid program.

More Analysis »

A Crash Course in Crisis Communications

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, July 11, 2012

A situation involving leaked plans for a new hospital, a city contract, and questions about financial modeling, illustrate the need for sound crisis management strategies and practices.

More Analysis »

PPACA's Advance Poses Challenges for Rural Healthcare

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 11, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last month upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act resolved constitutional questions about the sweeping law. Now states are left with the challenge of implementing it, and reports show a huge variance in readiness from state to state.

More Analysis »

Rounds: Excellence in Cardiac Care—Elements of Success from The Mount Sinai Medical Center

By: May 25, 2012

Date: July 18, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET
How do you balance the latest in advanced cardiovascular treatment with market growth? Join HealthLeaders Media and the cardiovascular team at The Mount Sinai Medical Center to learn how Sinai has reinvented one of the top cardiovascular enterprises in the country.

More Analysis »

Breakthroughs Report: Strategic Solutions for the Readmissions Challenge

By: June 26, 2012

Successfully preventing readmissions requires many players to fill the gaps in the care continuum. In this HealthLeaders Media Breakthroughs report, we examine how four leading health systems—Griffin Hospital, Parkview Health, Sarasota Memorial HealthCare System, and UPMC Hamot—are moving the needle.

More Analysis »

Around the Web



Stay Connected to HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis

To help us ensure future delivery of HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis, please add our "From" address——to your address book or e-mail whitelist.

If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here