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Monday, April 15, 2013


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Two Hospital Merger Deals Collapse

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 15, 2013

Sanford Health offers barbed remarks for Fairview Health Services after announcing that their months-long confidential merger talks have ended without a deal. In the Pacific Northwest, Catholic Health Initiatives and Peace Health say their talks have ended.

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Book Excerpt: Executive's Guide to Physician-Hospital Alignment

By: The Coker Group, April 15, 2013

Having an alignment strategy and structure in place becomes the foundation upon which accountable care structures can be built. This book explores the benefits of alignment, alignment models and strategies, compensation strategies, legal and regulatory considerations, and alternative paths toward integration.

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Doctor's Double-Billing Illustrates Broken System

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, April 12, 2013

A pediatrician's billing policies—and an insurance company's inability to negotiate better terms—perfectly highlight the difficult work in store for those of us who would like to see more value in healthcare.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Parkview Health: The New Readmissions Plan

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 28, 2013

Date: April 18, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN, has worked its way toward the top of the list of lowest 30-day readmission rates in the nation—and this event will show you how. Parkview leaders share their comprehensive strategy for reducing preventable readmissions through a plan of early action, best practices, and coordinated care.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Gundersen Health System: End-of-Life Care Coordination

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, April 8, 2013

Date: June 4, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Register for the live event to learn how Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, Wis. established strategies for hardwired, measurable, and communitywide advance care planning.

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