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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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Exeter Hospital on 'Termination Track,' Says State Official

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 23, 2012

New Hampshire's Exeter Hospital faces new challenges with the release of a third investigative report, this one threatening its ability to receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

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Roundup: Healthcare M&A Deals, Partnerships

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, October 23, 2012

Catholic Health East and Trinity Health announce intentions to unify. Ascension Health negotiates a sale to HCA Midwest Health System. Seward Health, Massachusetts General, and Brigham and Women's Hospital strike a deal to handle trauma care.

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Rounds Preview: Models for Cancer Care Success

By: Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media, October 23, 2012

Baylor Health has invested more than $275 million in improving oncology facilities in the past year. To position Baylor's cancer services as a destination center, service and coordination have to be at the forefront. So it has brought in cancer navigators.

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Hospitals Losing Workers as Healthcare Jobs Grow

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, October 22, 2012

The healthcare sector continues to add jobs to the point that hospital workers are once again eyeing new opportunities and taking them. Hospitals, seeing turnover ratchet up, must focus on employee retention strategies.

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Million Dollar Metrics: KPI That Builds the Bottom-line

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, October 22, 2012

How Virginia's Centra Health took control of its eligibility and enrollment data, and as a result cut uncompensated care by $9.1 million to save a total of $11 million.

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Webcast: Avoid 30-Day Readmissions, Improve Care Transitions

By: September 17, 2012

Date: October 25, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Get the tools you need to align care transitions, prevent bounce-back readmissions, and improve overall quality of care, from subacute and postacute experts at Southwest Ohio Care Transitions Collaborative and University of Michigan Health System Sub-Acute Care Rehabilitation Program. This webcast reveals the latest continuum management strategies and proven tactics to align partners, physicians, and nurses.

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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 and combine the best aspects of academic and private practice cancer models to serve patients better.

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