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Citing 'System Failure,' AMA Urges Delay of MU Stage 2

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2013

The processing of federally mandated quality measures by electronic health records systems, "raises costs and effort for providers without leading to accurate data and is not sustainable" the American Hospital Association asserts.

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Useless Care for Back Pain on the Rise

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

Physicians are drifting away from evidence-based care for back pain patients and treating back pain with growing rates of referrals to surgeons and other doctors and orders for "inappropriate" CT or MRI images, a study shows.

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Struggling Hospital Depletes $135M Endowment

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, July 29, 2013

Violating a sacred code of philanthropy, a failing hospital received court approval to tap into the principal of an endowment meant to last into perpetuity. That kind of negative publicity doesn't help development executives at other healthcare organizations.

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4 Strategies for Securing HIT Leadership Talent

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, July 29, 2013

Competition among healthcare recruiters to place well-qualified and experienced health information technology executives is fierce. These strategic tips can help.

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Webcast: Reining in Disruptive Docs—Strategies to Manage Risk and Reduce Turnover

By: June 3, 2013

Date: August 27, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

According to a 2011 study, 77% of physicians are concerned about disruptive behavior at their facilities. Join physician management experts from DePaul University and Florida Hospital to learn peer-tested strategies for confronting and resolving disruptive physician behavior.

Register Today

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Intelligence Report: Service Line Optimization—Strategies to Drive Value Along the Care Continuum

By: June 18, 2013

Do your service lines support the strategic shift to a continuum of care? Find out why 61% of healthcare leaders report physician alignment as the No. 1 challenge to service line success, and what strategies they are employing to drive value along the continuum of care.

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