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Wednesday, February 19, 2014


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Diabetes Care Challenges Offer Hospitals Strategic Opportunities

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, February 19, 2014

Diabetes is a potentially significant area for other hospital service lines, such as cardiovascular or oncology programs. So hospitals are teaming up with insurers, tapping into technology, and intensifying follow-up care for diabetic patients.

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Slideshow: HLM Council Members Address Physician Engagement Challenges

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, February 19, 2014

High levels of physician engagement are vital to healthcare leaders who wish to avoid conflict. Four senior healthcare executives share strategies for maintaining strong relationships with staff.

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HAIs 'Not Just a Nursing Problem'

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, February 18, 2014

Nurses cannot prevent hospital-acquired infections by themselves. What's needed is a nurse-led interdisciplinary team-based approach, says the author of a study on infection prevention.

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HIMSS Preview: Looking for HIE Needles in a Haystack

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, February 18, 2014

CIOs heading to the biggest health IT event of the year will encounter a vast array of new platforms and protocols promising health information exchange interoperability. Whether there's room for much optimism amidst the complexity remains to be seen.

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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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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Geisinger: Care Coordination & Population Health

By: January 20, 2014

Date: March 27, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Find out how the leaders of Geisinger Health System drove down costs in the care continuum by leveraging the power of their ProvenHealth Navigator model, a system that combines evidence-based best practices, electronic health records, and quality and accountability metrics to standardize care processes.

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