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As Men Gain Ground in Nursing, Wage Disparity Evident

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 28, 2013

Nearly one in 10 nurses is male and the number is growing. As in other professions, males typically out-earn women. Full-time female nurse earn 91 cents for every one dollar earned by their full-time male colleagues.

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Beware Flaws in Online Physician Rating Sites

By: Doug Desjardins, February 28, 2013

Websites that rate physicians and health plans are not reliable, researchers say, in part because the sample sizes are typically so small that they render the ratings irrelevant.

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Insurers Doubt Fed's HIX Readiness

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, February 27, 2013

Health plans are getting ready to participate in health insurance exchanges. But 70% of healthcare executives say they're concerned over whether the exchanges will be ready to roll by the 2014 deadline.

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4 Top Mobile App Types for Healthcare Providers

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, February 27, 2013

The barriers to creating smartphone and tablet applications are less daunting than they may seem. This method of communicating with patients is only going to continue to grow in popularity and effectiveness, so get developing now.

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Rural Healthcare Workforce Shortages Defy Easy Solutions

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 27, 2013

Don't blame student loan debt concerns for chronic, widespread, and growing clinician shortages in rural areas. Could recruiting medical school students from those same under-served areas be a solution?

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Webcast: Physician Compensation Under Population-Based Reimbursement

By: January 28, 2013

Date: March 26, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Join Summa Health and ECG Management Consultants on a live webcast to gain the tools you need to build a new compensation model for practicing medicine in the new era of healthcare.

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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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