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Tuesday, October 22, 2013


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How Telemedicine Drives Volume, Revenue

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, October 22, 2013

Not only is health information technology helping to control costs, it's also creating new opportunities for revenue.

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Nurse Staffing Linked to Lower Readmission Penalties

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, October 22, 2013

Researchers estimate that each additional nurse-hour per patient day is associated with 10% lower odds of receiving penalties under The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

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4 ICD-10 Staffing Strategies

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, October 21, 2013

Healthcare providers need an ICD-10 strategy that includes adequately training medical coders and retaining them in their jobs. With an already extremely low unemployment rate, ICD-10 coders will be very much in demand.

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AllSpire Partnership Tackles Population Health Management

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, October 21, 2013

Seven health systems in Pennsylvania and New Jersey created a mega-alliance last month to prepare for value-based reimbursement, improve patient care, and lower the cost of doing business.

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Webcast: Predictive Analytics—Reducing Readmissions and Hospitalizations

By: August 26, 2013

Date: October 28, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Clinical decision support experts from Penn Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center reveal how they powered predictive analytics to reduce readmissions, improve care, and reduce financial risk.

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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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Download the Free Case Study

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