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Wednesday, December 28, 2011


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Flat Patient Volume Adds to Fiscal Concerns for 2012

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, December 28, 2011

Hospital and health system CFOs continue to grapple with a snaillike economic recovery. Now they have the added challenge of a federal deficit crisis that promises to put Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates in further jeopardy.

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Getting Imaging into Focus

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, December 28, 2011

Health systems are adding freestanding imaging centers and aiming for around-the-clock coverage. At the same time, they are are being pressed to reduce extravagant and unnecessary imaging costs and to improve patient outcomes.

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Disruptive Technology Causes, Cures Healthcare's Ills

By: Edward Prewitt, for HealthLeaders Media, December 27, 2011

New technologies can turn industries upside down. While technology might provide the fix for healthcare, it's worth asking whether the cause of healthcare's problems can really be its solution. To tease out this conundrum, it helps to think clearly about the different types of technology that affect healthcare.

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Nurses Key to Making Healthcare Better

By: Rebecca Hendren, for HealthLeaders Media, December 27, 2011

Nurses make a strong showing in this year's HealthLeaders 20, our annual profile of individuals who are making a difference in healthcare.

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