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Tuesday, April 15, 2014


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Providers Lag as Healthcare Consumers Set Agenda

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 15, 2014

New players in healthcare are gaining a toehold with frustrated consumers who are "ready to abandon traditional care models for ones that echo experiences in banking, retail and entertainment," research from PwC's Health Research Institute indicates.

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Crisis Spurs Healthcare Payment Reform in Arkansas

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, April 15, 2014

A federally-backed drive to create a value-based healthcare delivery system in partnership with providers and payers is under way nationwide. Three years ago, an unprecedented financial crisis prompted Arkansas "to bet the farm" on a similar value-based healthcare model.

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Payment Reform Naysayers 'Better Wake Up'

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

More than a quarter of healthcare leaders have no faith that the shift to value-based payments is actually coming to their organizations. They're fooling themselves, says the CFO of a New York State healthcare system.

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Hire Care Coordinators Strategically

By: Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, April 14, 2014

The need for care coordinators is growing, but because they must be able to work with specific patient populations, careful and strategic recruiting practices are vital.

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CEO Exchange Insights Report: Approaching Risk

By: April 15, 2014

In this report from HealthLeaders Media's second annual CEO Exchange, top executives discussed the difficulty of transitioning to risk-based structures, and how some organizations are leading the way toward new provider-payer strategies, rather than waiting for others to lay down the trail.

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By: February 10, 2014

Date: April 15, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

The leadership team at SSM Health Care reveals how it forged a workable physician-hospital alignment model and fostered greater collaboration in a dedicated joint replacement center, successfully increasing quality, reducing cost, and improving patient satisfaction.

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