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Who Wins in Cleveland Clinic, CHS Alliance?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 14, 2013

Under a deal announced this week, the Cleveland Clinic, a non-profit academic medical center, and for-profit Community Health Systems will remain independent, but work together to make operational improvements.

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Readmissions Prevention Begins at Admission

By: Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media, March 14, 2013

The first step toward curbing hospital readmissions is to identify, upon admission, patients who might be at risk for congestive heart failure, diabetes, or pneumonia.

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3 Cost-Cutting Strategies Insurers Can Learn from Employers

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, March 13, 2013

Only 26% of employers are "very confident" their company will provide health benefits in 10 years and top-performing employers are already taking big steps toward reducing costs. Wise insurers will pay close attention.

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3 Steps Toward Facebook Dominance

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, March 13, 2013

MD Anderson Cancer Center has more than 50,000 likes on Facebook, thanks to how it puts into practice three social media fundamentals: consistency, content, and community.

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Healthcare vs. Processed Food Industry

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 13, 2013

It's time for a food fight. In one corner, we have physicians advocating for health and wellness. In the other we have the processed food industry, which, borrowing tactics used by Big Tobacco, puts corporate profits above the public good.

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Roundtable: Capital Finance—Changing Structures

By: March 14, 2013

Download this FREE report featuring senior executives from Banner Health, Trinity Regional Health System, West Virginia United Health System, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Free Download

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Webcast: New Physician Referral Models for Value-Based Care

By: March 14, 2013

Date: April 25, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join physician referral experts from MGMA-ACMPE and Baptist Health System, San Antonio to learn how to create sustainable and scalable marketing plans for physician referrals that will keep pace with healthcare changes in 2013.

Register Today

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