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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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3 in 10 Surgery Residents Need Remediation

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, September 18, 2012

A high proportion of future surgeons in six California medical schools requires additional studies, including having to repeat a year of training, says a report in the Archives of Surgery.

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Physician Alignment Strategies to Counter Uncertainty

By: Michael Zeis, for HealthLeaders Media, September 18, 2012

Amidst a changing revenue picture, healthcare organizations are pursuing stronger hospital-physician alignment as a path toward better care continuum collaboration and improved communication to maximize reimbursement rates.

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Readmission Penalties Set to Take Effect

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, September 17, 2012

Ahead of Medicare readmissions penalties that will take effect October 1st, healthcare leaders discuss how launching patient-centered care and care coordination programs go a long way toward preventing hospital readmissions.

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Healthcare Flux Alters Compensation Mix

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, September 17, 2012

Even in the face of an uncertain economy, and the challenges and pitfalls of healthcare reform, hospital workers and executives have done relatively well this year with pay raises.

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Webcast: Avoid 30-Day Readmissions, Improve Care Transitions

By: September 17, 2012

Date: October 25, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Get the tools you need to align care transitions, prevent bounce-back readmissions, and improve overall quality of care, from subacute and postacute experts at Southwest Ohio Care Transitions Collaborative and University of Michigan Health System Sub-Acute Care Rehabilitation Program. This webcast reveals the latest continuum management strategies and proven tactics to align partners, physicians, and nurses so that everyone can agree to a set of care protocols that improve quality of care.

Register Today

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Intelligence Report: Physician Alignment—Integration over Independence

By: September 10, 2012

Nearly 70% of healthcare leaders anticipate the number of employed physicians to grow by more than 5% over next three years. Learn how healthcare leaders are ensuring alignment as the shift from independent to employed physicians accelerates. This original research and analysis, produced with support from MedSynergies, offers key insight from top healthcare executives, including new case studies from Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Gadsden Riverview Regional Medical Center, and Vanguard Health Chicago.

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