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Friday, November 30, 2012


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Wright Lassiter's Audacious Vision for Safety Nets

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, November 30, 2012

The CEO of Alameda County Medical Center is expanding its footprint in order to survive in the new world of healthcare. But he may soon be moving on to Dallas's Parkland hospital.

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Exeter Patients May Have Suffered Pain from Drug Diversion

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 30, 2012

Not only were Exeter Hospital patients undergoing cardiac catheterization procedures infected with hepatitis C by an alleged "serial infector" employee, but some may have suffered during their procedures because they didn't get enough anesthetic.

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"Last Shot" for Embattled Exeter Hospital

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2012

It may be the last strike for Exeter Hospital. The New Hampshire hospital, which employed a hepatitis C–infected tech whose alleged actions led to infections of 32 people, failed to pass its third inspection in September.

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Electronic Medical Records Drive Physicians to Stay, Go

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2012

Some primary care physicians are embracing electronic medical records to keep their private practices thriving. Yet other doctors view EMRs as a reason to join hospital employment.

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Webcast: Decoding Payer Contracting in a New Era of Population Health

By: November 2, 2012

Date: December 5, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

For providers, population health management is the next step in healthcare reform, but to make that move providers must place greater emphasis on commercial payer contracts. Innovative healthcare organizations such as Iowa Health System and Bellin Health System are already getting these programs off the ground. Join these leading organizations as they share best practices and lessons learned when establishing population health programs and commercial payer contracts.

Register Today

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Rounds: Clinical Integration at Scott & White

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, November 5, 2012

Date: January 8, 2013, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET
Scott & White physician leaders share how they created an extensive physician and executive leadership development program to bring clinical and business leadership skills together. Register to attend this three-hour virtual seminar on Scott & White's physician-led delivery model with interactive Q&A.

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