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Friday, December 2, 2011


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How Physician Employment Affects Hospitals, Patients

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, December 2, 2011

Doctors are being warmly welcomed by healthcare organizations eager to employee them as a means to augmenting market share. But what does this mean for patient care and reimbursement rates?

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Most Providers Unprepared for HIPAA Audit

By: Dom Nicastro for HealthLeaders Media, December 2, 2011

Only 17% of healthcare organizations surveyed say they are fully prepared for an Office for Civil Rights privacy and security compliance audit.

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Drug Shortages: A Headache for Physicians

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, December 1, 2011

Physicians are trying to cope with some of the worst prescription drug shortages in years, particularly with cancer-fighting medications. People have died and the government is taking action, but the situation is likely to get worse.

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10 Ways ICD-10 Will Improve Quality of Care

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, December 1, 2011

Providers are bracing for a costly and difficult transition to ICD-10. But there is an upside. By vastly increasing the number of procedure codes, ICD-10 will improve our understanding of why we get sick and how we give care.

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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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