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Friday, November 22, 2013


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Workflow Changes Could Relieve Primary Care Physician Shortage

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

Primary care physicians waste on average about 30 minutes each day, and nurses waste 60 minutes per physician per day, on tasks that could be altered to take substantially less time, a study finds.

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Slideshow: HLM Council Members Take On the Readmissions Challenge

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, November 22, 2013

Hospital and health system leaders explain why 30-day readmissions is the clinical quality metric that presents their greatest challenge and describe how their management strategies around it.

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Can This Be the Healthiest Place in America?

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

This is population health planning. A plan, years in the making and backed by the local medical center, may make Cheshire County, NH, the healthiest community in the nation by 2020.

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What's Wrong With Healthcare Quality Measures? Part II

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

We know that measuring healthcare quality helps healthcare systems improve. But we could and should be doing it a lot better.

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CFO Exchange Insights Report: Finance Leaders on the Impact of the Big Clinical Shift

By: November 11, 2013

At the third annual HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange, leaders discuss strategies for a major shift in healthcare: transforming from a provider organization built for high volume into one that can manage the health of a population cost effectively.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Memorial Hermann: The Readmissions Master Plan

By: September 30, 2013

Date: December 3, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Find out how Memorial Hermann has slashed preventable readmissions through better communication, systemic accountability, and improved care for high-risk patients. Get real-world solutions, interactive Q&A, and lessons learned.

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