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Tuesday, November 13, 2012


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Pharmacy Fungus Plunges Doctors Into ’Gray Zone’

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 13, 2012

There still are no clear recommendations for the proper course of care for patients exposed to or infected by the black mold or fungus linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, researchers say.

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Better Patient Flow Boosts Physicians Group Revenue by $3.5M

By: November 13, 2012

By taking a page from Toyota Motor Group, FedEx, and the manufacturing world, the largest primary care physician group in Massachusetts is yielding a net gain of $1.75 million per year, after a gain in the first year of $3.5 million.

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3 Healthcare CFOs on the Election and Sequestration

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, November 12, 2012

Regardless of the outcome of the 2012 elections, most healthcare leaders planned to carry forward with a reform agenda. But CFOs say the looming "fiscal cliff" could derail their efforts if not resolved.

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How a Storm-Battered Health System is Helping Employees

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, November 12, 2012

NorthShore-LIJ Health System responded to Hurricane Sandy by building an Emergency Response Center. It's helping employees with shelter, food, and financial assistance. And leaders are redirecting proceeds of a capital fundraiser toward employees—and the community.

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Webcast: Cardiology Service Line—From Volume to Value

By: October 1, 2012

Date: Nov. 27, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Coordinate protocols and standardize approaches to better manage cost and reform transitions in the cardiology service line, without cutting into the service or quality of care. Join Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Wellmont Health System as they share tactical approaches for maneuvering through healthcare reform transitions in the cardiology service line.

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Webcast: Future of Service Line Marketing—New Tactics, New Tools

By: October 17, 2012

Date: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

When it comes to service lines, healthcare marketers are challenged to balance the needs of the organization and individual physicians with limited marketing dollars. Join WellStar Health System, Cooper University Hospital, and Jennings Co. as they explore how to use data to prioritize service line marketing dollars and gain physician buy-in.

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