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Tuesday, October 16, 2012


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Pharmacy Aligns With Hospitals to Reduce Readmissions

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, October 16, 2012

Health systems under pressure to lower readmission rates are getting help from Walgreens, which is using its pharmacists to coordinate patient care during admission and discharge.

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Mandatory Use of CPOE Prevents Blood Clots

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 16, 2012

Researchers find that the compulsory use of a computerized physician order entry system resulted in a 36% relative risk reduction in venous thromboembolism events and an 83% relative risk reduction in preventable harm in trauma patients.

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Dive into Bundled Payments or Wait?

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, October 15, 2012

Bundled payments may be the reimbursement model of the future, but many healthcare CFOs are waiting on the sidelines. A bundled payment trial by 21st Century Oncology and Humana for radiation therapy could show the way.

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Extending Access to Primary Care Cuts Costs 10%

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, October 15, 2012

Primary care practices that offer evening and weekend appointments can capture business that might otherwise go to urgent care centers or emergency departments. But at what cost to employees and staff?

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Webcast: Reboot for ICD-10—Training and Operational Readiness Checklist for 2013

By: August 24, 2012

Date: Oct. 22, 2012, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Learn planning strategies and training solutions from coding experts at UnitedHealth Group and other organizations to assess your readiness, create a transition process, and to move toward compliance while meeting risk and cost constraints.

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Rounds: Cancer Service Line Leadership—Baylor Health Care System

By: October 1, 2012

Date: Nov. 6, 2012, 12:00-3:00 p.m. CT

Baylor Health Care leaders reveal how they have built a cutting-edge cancer care model that combines personalized guidance, tailored treatment, and opportunities to participate in clinical trials of new treatments. Get real-world solutions, interactive Q&A, and lessons learned, including how to and combine the best aspects of academic and private practice cancer models to serve patients better.

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