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Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Citing Cost Reductions, Highmark to Expand PCMH Initiative

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

A pilot patient-centered medical home project saw a nearly 2% reduction in costs per member per month while traditional care delivery programs notched cost increases, prompting the payer to expand the program.

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SLIDESHOW: Strategic Imperatives for Healthcare Leaders in 2013

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, January 24, 2013

The fifth annual HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey draws on senior leaders at a cross-section of U.S. healthcare organizations to determine their top priorities, threats, and opportunities in 2013.

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Smart Hospital Sponsorships Lead to Community Engagement

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, January 23, 2013

Since sponsorship often comes with a cost, it's critical that hospital marketers take advantage of all possibilities that effectively communicate an organization's brand and mission.

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HHS Turns Health Insurance Exchanges Into Marketplaces

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, January 23, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services is now calling health insurance exchanges "marketplaces." Will the name change make a difference in the public's perception of how healthcare coverage can be attained?

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AHA Rural Chair: Reimbursement Top Challenge

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, January 23, 2013

In an interview, the new chair of the American Hospital Association's Section for Small or Rural Hospitals speaks forcefully about the relevance of rural hospitals, and the need to address reimbursement cuts.

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Webcast: Boost Patient Satisfaction Scores Through an Accountability Model

By: December 27, 2012

Date: February 14, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Ardent Health Services, Monroe Clinic, and The Baird Group drill down on tools and strategies they've used to create a sustainable patient experience model based on accountability and service excellence. Learn what your team should be doing to accomplish these goals and help your organization boost its bottom line.

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HealthLeaders Live: Cost Containment Lessons from Heartland Health

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 4, 2013

Date: March 19, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Heartland Health leaders reveal how to achieve significant, sustainable cost savings by identifying value in best practices and the patient experience. Learn how the team identified areas of waste and cost savings that have consistently added millions of dollars annually to the bottom line.

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