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Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Aggressive End-of-Life Care Easing in Hospitals

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, June 13, 2013

Dying patients are more likely to receive less intense medical care than in the recent past. The cost of that healthcare, however, provided by hospitals, physicians, and hospice, continues to rise, says a Dartmouth Atlas report.

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Data Collaborative Taps Predictive Analytics to Coordinate Care

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, June 13, 2013

Four geographically disparate health systems are banding together to redesign clinical care based on data to solve population health challenges such as preventable readmissions.

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Population Health is a Shared Responsibility

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

One path toward better population health is for community and rural hospitals to create partnerships with local businesses and civic and government leaders, all of whom stand to enjoy the economic and social benefits of living in a healthier community.

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Hospital Apps Must Be Problem Solvers

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, June 12, 2013

"There's no reason to have [a smartphone] app unless it's meaningful for the user," says a former vice president of marketing for a three-hospital nonprofit community health system.

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CareFirst Boasts $136M in Savings on PCMH

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

The Maryland health plan, 3,600 primary care providers-strong, says it has saved $136 million in projected healthcare costs over two years through its large-scale network of patient-centered medical homes.

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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 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.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Sharp Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department Throughput Redesign

By: June 4, 2013

Date: August 20, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

The leadership team of Sharp Memorial Hospital shows how to improve ED throughput and satisfaction at no extra cost using Lean techniques, bedside triage, and "pod and huddle" teams. Don't miss out on this interactive presentation. Attend live or virtually.

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