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Bond Ratings Continue to Slide for Smaller NFP Hospitals

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 1, 2013

While five of six not-for-profit hospitals that saw their bond rating downgraded in the first quarter of 2013 had less than $500 million in revenues, the outlook is grim across the board. "It's negative for the whole industry," says an executive at Moody's Investor Service.

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Slideshow: Path to Collaborative Care Paved with Risk, Revenue

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, May 1, 2013

In our most recent Intelligence Report, we analyze data collected from senior healthcare executives, examining both the risk and rewards associated with collaborative care.

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Q&A: Kaiser Permanente's CIO on Predictive Analytics and Other Challenges

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, April 30, 2013

Philip Fasano, CIO of Kaiser Permanente, discusses how predictive analytics can prevent sepsis and improve other medical conditions, and explains how he is working to execute on his belief that "every citizen of this country should have the right to have their medical record present when being treated by a physician."

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Nurses Uniquely Suited To Be Care Coordinators

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, April 30, 2013

Even beyond the clinical understanding and expertise that's required of the job, care coordinators who come from nursing backgrounds have a wealth of other skills to draw on. What are needed now are programs to formalize care coordination training.

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Webcast: Radiology: Proven Quality Metrics That Improve Performance

By: April 30, 2013

Date: June 19, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join radiology experts as they examine how standards-based radiology can impact fiscal performance, patient satisfaction and physician referrals.

Register Today

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