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Friday, February 22, 2013


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Early Elective Delivery Still a Costly Health Risk

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 22, 2013

Reducing the number of early elective deliveries to target rates could save an estimated $1 billion in healthcare costs annually, says Leapfrog Group president Leah Binder.

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6 States to Receive $250M in Innovation Model Funding

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 22, 2013

The Department of Health & Human Services has earmarked nearly $300 million in innovation grants to entice states to build innovative delivery systems that lower Medicaid costs.

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Sloppy EHR Data Signals Need for Standards

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, February 21, 2013

Analysts are uncovering problems with the accuracy and quality of clinical documentation generated by physicians working with electronic health records. Now experts are calling for standards of practice.

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Robots, Weight Loss Surgery, and a Twisted Tale Out of Baltimore

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 21, 2013

A cluster of research findings on surgical quality and costs and a disturbing story about a Maryland gynecologist round out this week's news.

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Webcast: Physician Compensation Under Population-Based Reimbursement

By: January 28, 2013

Date: March 26, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Join Summa Health and ECG Management Consultants on a live webcast to gain the tools you need to build a new compensation model for practicing medicine in the new era of healthcare.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Parkview Health: The New Readmissons Plan

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 28, 2013

Date: April 18, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN, has worked its way toward the top of the list for lowest 30-day readmission rates in the nation—and this event will show you how. Parkview leaders share their comprehensive strategy for reducing preventable readmissions through a plan of early action, best practices, and coordinated care.

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