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Mammography Screening Debate Reignites

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 29, 2011

In contradictory reports, the authors of three papers in Radiology spark renewed debate over the practice of radiological screenings for breast cancer.

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Midsized Businesses Grapple with Healthcare Coverage Options

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 29, 2011

Nearly one-third of the nation's midsized and larger businesses say they're not sure if they'll continue to offer healthcare coverage to their employees through 2014, when key provisions of the healthcare reform law take effect.

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Parkland Faces Second Review

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, August 29, 2011

Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas is expecting a review by the state on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assess whether the safety net hospital is in compliance with its corrective action plan to address deficiencies in emergency department care and infection control.

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CFOs' Leadership Role, Often Overlooked, Gets Some Sunshine

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 26, 2011

We're bringing 30 of the best and brightest healthcare CFOs together to an invitation-only retreat in Southern California next month for two days of intense focus on today's rapidly changing healthcare business environment.

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Rounds: Women's Health Strategies for Service Line Growth and Quality

By: August 1, 2011

Date: September 15, 2011
What: Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast About: Learn how host Bon Secours Richmond Health System and invited guest Geisinger Health System maximize downstream revenue in their women's health services, as well as opportunities for integration, quality and customer loyalty. LINK:

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Intelligence Report: The New Patient Experience Imperative

By: August 23, 2011

22% of healthcare leaders say lack of cultural fit or employee buy-in is their organization’s biggest patient experience stumbling block, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis.

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Rounds: Performance Improvement for Quality and Bottom-Line Outcomes

By: August 23, 2011

Date: October 26, 2011
About: Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Host Denver Health with invited guest Virtua share how to make continuous quality improvement with a focus on bottom-line value part of your institutional culture and process. LINK:

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