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Better MRSA Strategy: Treat All ICU Patients

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

Treating all patients in an ICU as if they were infected with methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus reduces positive bacterial cultures and bloodstream infections by 44%, research shows.

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How to Get a Handle on ED Overcrowding

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, May 30, 2013

A projected increase in emergency department volume within the next three years means hospitals need to get to work now to implement better patient flow schemes. The need is urgent because how patients move through the ED has significant financial implications through the rest of the hospital.

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7 Deadly Words of Healthcare Marketing

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2013

Being descriptive in healthcare marketing can be a challenge when you stop using the seven words that no longer have the power to distinguish your organization or its services from those of your competitors.

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Rural Scholars Program Grooms Primary Care Docs in AL

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2013

A program at the University of Alabama helps students prepare for the rigors of medical school—and careers as primary care physicians.

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In Healthcare Reform Fight, Sebelius is Latest Target

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2013

Repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act won't come easily, if it comes at all. Now lawmakers are focused on whether Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius improperly solicited assistance from the healthcare industry to help implement the unpopular law.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Gundersen Health System: End-of-Life Care Coordination

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, April 8, 2013

Date: June 4, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Register for this live event to learn how Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, WI established strategies for end-of-life care coordination.

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Webcast: New Radiology Standards to Reduce Costs, Increase Quality and Improve Outcomes

By: April 30, 2013

Date: June 19, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join radiology experts from Radisphere and NCH Healthcare System as they examine how standards-based radiology can impact fiscal performance, patient satisfaction and physician referrals.

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