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Wednesday, January 30, 2013


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4 in 10 Hospitalists Report Unsafe Patient Workloads

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, January 30, 2013

Hospitalists responding to a survey say that time constraints have "likely contributed to patient transfers, morbidity, or even mortality." But one critic suggests their complaints may be attributed to "some conditions they bring on themselves."

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Who Pays Hospital Costs for Patients in Police Custody?

By: Dom Nicastro, for HealthLeaders Media, January 30, 2013

Medicare has paid millions of dollars it should not have for incarcerated patients. Now it's cracking down. Hospitals without sound financial policies governing these patients could be stuck with no payment and no recourse.

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How to Stop Unhappy Nurses From Leaving

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, January 29, 2013

The key to improving nurse recruitment and retention appears to lie in extending nurses' access to advanced degrees and specialty certifications, a study suggests.

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M-health, Mobile Apps from the Payer Perspective

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, January 29, 2013

UnitedHealthcare's chief of medical affairs, Reed Tuckson discusses the power of technology to create informed and healthy healthcare consumers.

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Webcast: Boost Patient Satisfaction Scores Through an Accountability Model

By: December 27, 2012

Date: February 14, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Ardent Health Services, Monroe Clinic, and The Baird Group drill down on tools and strategies they've used to create a sustainable patient experience model based on accountability and service excellence. Learn what your team should be doing to accomplish these goals and help your organization boost its bottom line.

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HealthLeaders Live from Heartland Health: Cost Containment Lessons

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 4, 2013

Date: March 19, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Heartland Health leaders reveal how to achieve significant, sustainable cost savings by identifying value in best practices and the patient experience. Learn how the team identified areas of waste and cost savings that have consistently added millions of dollars annually to the bottom line.

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Download free case study

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