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Monday, December 19, 2011


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Meet the HealthLeaders 20—2011

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 13, 2011

Determination and a willingness to take a chance are among the qualities we see in our annual HealthLeaders 20 as they set about dedicating their professional lives to making a difference for good in healthcare.

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States, Not Feds, to Determine Essential Benefits

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, December 19, 2011

In a surprise decision, Obama Administration officials have announced they do not intend to prescribe specific features for essential health benefits beyond 10 general categories, but instead will let each state decide what's appropriate for health insurance exchanges.

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Top 10 Health Plan Stories of 2011

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, December 19, 2011

It has been a year full of health plan surprises as insurers prepare for the continued implementation of healthcare reform. Controlling the patient cost curve was the focus of mergers, acquisitions, and new alliances undertaken during 2011.

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4 Reasons to Wait on ACOs

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, December 16, 2011

No one is really sure what the winning accountable care organization design will look like, but hospital leaders know it will cost a lot to develop the prototypes. Another choice: Simply do nothing at all.

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Impact Analysis Report: ACOs—Tailoring Your Own Solution

By: December 6, 2011

This second report in a series of four from the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange provides ACO analysis and insight from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, North Shore–Long Island Jewish Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health, including that 33% of leaders expect a positive overall ROI for their ACO strategy in 5 years.

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Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges.

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