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Fight to Replace HMA Board Continues as Buyer Steps Forward

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2013

Health Management Associates' largest shareholder says it intends to proceed with plans to replace the sitting HMA board, hours after Community Health Systems said it would acquire the embattled hospital chain.

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Despite EHR, Patient ID Problems Persists

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2013

If you think that moving to electronic health records will eliminate mistaken identity in healthcare, you are mistaken.

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Make APRNs a HIX Requirement

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2013

The ANA wants health insurance plans to include a minimum number of advanced practice registered nurses in their provider networks in order to qualify for health insurance exchange certification.

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Political Heat Scorches Meaningful Use Timetable

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2013

Until recently, MU has had a bipartisan aura about it. But now the desire for a delayed deadline for Stage 2 is growing among healthcare providers and technology vendors. Could this be the moment that MU becomes another partisan issue in Washington?

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Webcast: Physician Compensation Models and Metrics Under Population-Based Reimbursement

By: June 17, 2013

Date: August 29, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join CMOs from Banner Health Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ as they discuss strategies and metrics for implementing a value-based model of physician compensation.

Register Today

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Rounds Leadership Series

By: July 31, 2013

Kaiser Permanente, Henry Ford and other leading organizations address top leadership topics from ACOs to population health, in one convenient series. With each presentation, you will receive actionable takeaways, discussion guides for your organization, and award-winning case studies for real-life examples. Includes 8 titles.

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