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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Truven Top 100 Hospital Scores Measure 'Leadership Impact'

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 27, 2013

All hospitals on Truven's annual scorecard had to meet performance thresholds in several categories, including adjusted operating margin. "We're measuring the impact of leadership in driving improvement forward," the company says.

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Intubation in ICU Linked to PTSD

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 27, 2013

In a small study, symptoms commonly associated with post-traumatic stress disorder have been shown to affect more than one-third of patients treated with mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory illness.

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HIMSS Preview: Big Show; Big Ideas—Big News?

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, February 26, 2013

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual conference will put an unprecedented spotlight on Meaningful Use, mobile technologies, and EHR privacy and security. And pre-show buzz points to possible news about making EHR data interoperable.

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Q&A: Nurse Leaders on Affecting Outcomes Through Leadership

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, February 26, 2013

In a roundtable forum, three nurse leaders open up about their top issues in 2013 and beyond, from healthcare reform, to staff engagement, to leadership best practices.

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Webcast: Recruiting and Retaining Physicians for the Post-Reform Era

By: January 11, 2013

Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Metro Health System and the National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Heartland Health: Performance Improvement Lessons

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

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

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner Heartland Health reveals how it has built a culture around performance improvement. Learn how to identify new opportunities for collaboration. Find out how to implement best practices for evidence-based population care management. And start delivering a better patient experience.

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Download free case study

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