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Medicare Pay Cuts for Poor Readmission Scores Begin

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 1, 2012

Two provisions of the healthcare reform law will affect the way hospitals receive payment for care provided to Medicare patients. For some struggling hospitals, the change represents a significant financial chunk.

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Sharing Analytics Improves Outcomes, Revenue

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, October 1, 2012

The secret to successfully using business intelligence in a healthcare enterprise is to not only distribute the data to top leadership, but to all those in the organization with a need to know.

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Medical Home is About Patients First

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, September 28, 2012

Medical home certification is a designation that leads to reimbursement incentives and organizational benefits. But too little time is spent on managing patients' perceptions and expectations. It's up to providers to explain why this new way of interacting with physicians is preferable.

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Webcast: Reboot for ICD-10—Lessons from UnitedHealth Group

By: August 24, 2012

Date: Oct. 22, 2012, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

With the implementation deadline confirmed, the transition to ICD-10 shifts into high gear. Now providers and payers must prepare quickly. Learn from UnitedHealth Group and other coding experts how to assess your organization's existing structure, create a transition process, and move toward compliance while meeting risk and cost constraints.

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Rounds: Cancer Service Line Leadership—Baylor Health Care System

By: October 1, 2012

Date: Nov. 6, 2012, 12:00-3:00 p.m. CT

Baylor Health Care leaders reveal how they have built a cutting-edge cancer care model that combines personalized guidance, tailored treatment, and opportunities to participate in clinical trials of new treatments. Get real-world solutions, interactive Q&A, and lessons learned, including how to: deliver more coordinated and compassionate care for a better cancer patient experience; align treatment more effectively with clinical trial research; and combine the best aspects of academic and private practice cancer models to serve patients better.


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