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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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Drug Shortage Exacerbated by Supply Chain Woes

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 18, 2014

Assigning responsibility for the costs linked to maintaining adequate supplies of medications is at the heart of the medication shortage issue, says one pharmaceutical economist.

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Top 5 ED Procedures to Avoid

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 18, 2014

A health system's emergency medicine clinicians, using a methodology based on consensus, has developed a list of services that can be avoided to prevent patient harm and reduce hospital costs.

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AOL Chief's Benefits Blunder Also a HIPAA Violation

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 17, 2014

Announcing a pullback of a major employee benefit was bad. Violating the privacy of two employees was worse.

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In Retail Medicine, Opportunity for Market Share Growth

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, February 17, 2014

As patient volumes shift from inpatient to outpatient settings, some hospitals and health systems are entering the retail medicine space in new ways.

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Webcast: Physician-Led Population Health Programs—New Skills for Success

By: December 9, 2013

Date: February 24, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join clinical improvement experts as they define new expectations for population health management and outline the leadership skills necessary for physicians to direct a successful program.

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Webcast: Orthopedics Service Line Success—Physician Engagement, Efficiency, and Quality

By: February 4, 2014

Date: February 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Orthopedic leaders from PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Stryker offer evidence-based strategies for improving orthopedic efficiency, quality, and performance while also increasing collaboration, cost savings, and market share within the service line.

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