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Friday, February 14, 2014

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MU Fraud On The Rise, OIG Warns

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 14, 2014

Vulnerabilities in electronic records systems are creating opportunities for fraud among healthcare providers and contractors working to achieve Meaningful Use attestation, says the Office of Inspector General.

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HL20: Suzanne Delbanco, PhD—Pushing for Value-Based Payments

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, February 14, 2014

Suzanne Delbanco, PhD, the executive director of Catalyst for Payment Reform, is aggressively working with her colleagues to have 20% of the nation's healthcare payments be based on value by 2020, as the industry slowly moves away from the fee-for-service payment model.

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A Hidden Cause of Readmissions Comes to Light

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 13, 2014

Serious complications resulting from surgery are only now attracting attention as a cause for hospital readmissions. That may be because some surgeries will soon be included in Medicare's 3% readmissions penalty algorithm.

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News Roundup: SGR's Days Are Numbered; Drug Shortage Persists

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, February 13, 2014

The end of the sustainable growth rate formula is finally in sight, but the nation's primary care shortage and persistent drug shortage also made headlines this week.

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Industry Survey 2014: Forging Healthcare's New Financial Foundation

By: January 23, 2014

The next 12 months may be the most transformative in the history of the healthcare industry. This report provides timely insights from our Intelligence Unit and top industry executives into the evolving attitudes of healthcare leaders—and the clinical, financial, and alignment moves they’re making today to successfully negotiate the coming shift from volume to value.

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Physician-Hospital Alignment Collection—66% off

By: November 4, 2013

As new employment and reimbursement models take precedence, leaders are looking for innovative ways to collaborate with and incentivize physicians under accountable care and population health objectives. The Physician-Hospital Alignment Collection reveals the strategies these leaders are employing to drive alignment in their organizations.

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