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HIX Data Hub Readiness Questioned by Lawmakers

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, September 12, 2013

After concerns about delays, the federal data services hub, an integral part of health insurance exchanges, is ready to be deployed, federal officials say. But members of the House Subcommittee on Cyber Security are skeptical.

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Racial Disparity Seen in Trauma Center Mortality Rates

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, September 12, 2013

Several mechanisms "end up leading to minority and uninsured patients having a higher death rate after trauma and I think that the hospital that they go to certainly plays a major role into it," says the lead author of a study that analyzed records from the National Trauma Data Bank.

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Further Proof That Transitional Care Works for Medicaid Patients

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

Research on Medicaid patients in North Carolina validates with data what we've known anecdotally for some time: Transitional care works, both to improve population health, and to save money.

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UF Health Rebranding Shows Employees 'The Big Picture'

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

An ambitious rebranding plan creatively brings together a hospital system, medical school, health science colleges, research institutes, and physician practices.

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House HIX Testimony Falls on Deaf Ears

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

Despite reports of progress on health insurance exchanges, some members of Congress continue to express concern that the exchanges may not be ready by the Oct. 1 deadline.

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Intelligence Report: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment

By: September 12, 2013

As admission levels and patient mix continue to change, discover how healthcare leaders are forging new collaborative working relationships and developing new productivity measures for both employed and independent physicians.

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