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Tuesday, November 29, 2011


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Tavenner Gains Early Support

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

Marilyn Tavenner, tapped to succeed Donald Berwick, MD, as head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is generating a favorable response from a former Administrator and major healthcare industry groups.

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Cost Containment Under Healthcare Rules

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2011

In a regulated industry in which incentives don’t always align, leaders are committed to cost cutting despite complex and contradictory economic rules.

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Super Committee's Failure Will Affect Capital Planning

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

In the wake of the Super Committee failure to come to consensus on a deficit reduction plan, CFOs will be taking a hard look at large capital spending projects in the years ahead.

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What's the End Game for the Wellness Movement?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 28, 2011

At face value the idea that employees should take greater responsibility for their health or pay the consequences seems reasonable. But the wellness movement has huge potential for abuse and discrimination.

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Webcast: On-Call Compensation; Data-Driven Solutions

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 6, 2011
About: By engaging physicians in a data-driven approach to payment, you can develop a workable solution to the call coverage conundrum. Join compensation experts from Children's Hospital of Orange County and ECG Management for strategies for affordable, sustainable call compensation.

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Rounds: A Programmatic Approach to Cancer Care

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 16, 2011
About: Attend on-site or via live simulcast. Live at host Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center with invited guest UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, learn from one of the world's most respected cancer brands as it takes its proven success models to a community health system. 

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