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Wednesday, November 24, 2010


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Humana to Acquire Concentra for $790M

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 23, 2010

Health insurer Humana's move to buy Concentra, a provider of urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services in 42 states, creates an opportunity to expand healthcare services to patients and employers.

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Norton Healthcare, Humana Launch ACO Pilot

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 24, 2010

The Louisville Accountable Care Organization pilot, one of five such sites in the nation, was selected by the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution, and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. 

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Top 10 HealthLeaders Media News Stories of 2010

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, November 22, 2010

Healthcare reform, medical errors, and nursing workforce issues dominated the headlines in 2010. We run down our most popular news stories of the year in case you missed them, or just want to have another look.

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Pediatric Medical Errors Most Likely in Gynecologic, GI Surgeries

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 24, 2010

The presence of foreign bodies unintentionally left inside young patients during surgery adds to the duration and cost of a child's hospital stay, but does not affect mortality rates, researchers at Johns Hopkins University find.

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Intelligence Report: Hospital Mergers & Acquisitions

By: November 15, 2010

Brand-new research shows that 64% of healthcare leaders expect an increase in M&A activity between acute care hospitals and both diagnostic imaging and ambulatory surgery centers. As the transaction tide continues to rise, the newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, Hospital Mergers & Acquisitions: Opportunities and Challenges, reveals key insights to help keep you afloat. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/intelligence/110/industry-insight-report.html

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HealthLeaders Media Rounds: Building Accountable Care Organizations

By: October 26, 2010

Hospitals and physicians are working hurriedly to build systems of care that reward quality, outcomes, and high-value care—the ingredients of the accountable care organization. Innovative healthcare leaders like Carilion Clinic and Norton Healthcare are getting ready now for the future of healthcare system delivery. Join us on Dec. 9 from Carilion Clinic and share the lessons these leaders have learned. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/rounds/

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HealthLeaders Media Rounds: Building Accountable Care Organizations

By: October 26, 2010

Hospitals and physicians are working hurriedly to build systems of care that reward quality, outcomes, and high-value care—the ingredients of the accountable care organization. Innovative healthcare leaders like Carilion Clinic and Norton Healthcare are getting ready now for the future of healthcare system delivery. Join us on Dec. 9 from Carilion Clinic and share the lessons these leaders have learned. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/rounds/

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