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Wednesday, April 24, 2013


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CHI's Acquisition of St. Luke's Episcopal Health Detailed

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 24, 2013

As part of a deal to acquire Houston's St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives will contribute more than $1 billion to create a foundation that will serve the area's underserved population.

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Hospital Compare Enhances Search, Adds Data

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, April 24, 2013

The latest upgrades to the federally operated Hospital Compare website include embedded spreadsheets containing data on a variety of new measures such as readmissions and value-based purchasing scores for nearly 3,000 hospitals.

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Q&A: Kaiser Permanente's CIO on Technology's Role in Redefining Healthcare

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, April 23, 2013

Philip Fasano, CIO and executive vice president of Kaiser Permanente, discusses the rise of consumerism and what it means to providers, why cloud computing isn't quite ready for the demands of healthcare, and the current state of data security.

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Patient Outcomes is Focus of Professional Development Program

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, April 23, 2013

Baylor Health Care System's ASPIRE program is a voluntary professional-development program that awards cash bonuses to bedside nurses who positively influence patient outcomes.

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Webcast: New Physician Referral Models for Value-Based Care

By: March 14, 2013

Date: April 25, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join physician referral experts from MGMA-ACMPE and Baptist Health System, San Antonio to learn how to create sustainable and scalable marketing plans for physician referrals that will keep pace with healthcare changes in 2013.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Gundersen Health System: End-of-Life Care Coordination

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, April 8, 2013

Date: June 4, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Register for the live event to learn how Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, Wis. established strategies for hardwired, measurable, and communitywide advance care planning.

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Download the FREE Case Study

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