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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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ED Visits By Nursing Home Residents 'Disproportionately High'

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

An emergency medicine physician and researcher suggests that skilled nursing facility residents with "ambulatory care-sensitive conditions," may be treated appropriately in healthcare settings other than the emergency department.

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Slideshow: Population Health Management — Steps to Risk Sharing and Data Analytics

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, October 30, 2013

Population health management presents many challenges, particularly with data and data analytics and pressure to reduce costs and increase efficiency. This Intelligence Report from HealthLeaders Media shows that mastery of data analytics and shared risks across the care continuum can drive a winning population health management program.

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Latest Wave of MU Audits Delivers a Fresh Scare

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

A slew of Meaningful Use audit notices have suddenly materialized, aimed not only at Medicare, but at Medicaid recipients as well. The deadlines are tight and the documentation requirements exacting, making a most unwelcome October surprise for healthcare CIOs.

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Healthcare a Human Right, Maine Nurses Say

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

While lawmakers in Washington are still bickering over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Maine State Nurses Association is fed up. The group is calling for universal state coverage, to be funded through a payroll tax.

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Don't Miss a Single issue — Action Requested!

By: September 17, 2013

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New Patient Experience Collection—a 66% Discount!

By: October 10, 2013

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Webcast: The New Patient Experience Model—Strategies to Leverage the Patient Perspective

By: July 31, 2013

Date: November 5, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Marketing leaders from Covenant Health and Studer Group will help healthcare executives understand the importance of creating a patient-centered culture, share actionable examples of experience improvement techniques, and demonstrate how marketing can promote and sustain the hospital's patient experience strategy.

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From Volume to Value: Finance Leaders on the Impact of the Big Clinical Shift

By: October 16, 2013

At the third annual HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange, leaders discuss strategies for a major shift in healthcare: transforming from a provider organization essentially built for a high volume of acute care services into one that can manage the health of a population cost effectively.

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