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Tuesday, January 3, 2012


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CMS's Proposed Hospital Staffing Revisions Gets Cool Reception

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, January 3, 2012

A rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow changes in the governance structure and medical staffing at hospitals has garnered little support from public comments.

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How One Health System Has Improved Perinatal Care

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, January 3, 2012

When Geisinger Health System looked deeply into its women's care service line, particularly for perinatal care, it didn't like what it saw. When leadership looked for ways to improve, though, it didn't have to look far.

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Medicare Rates Face Predictable Cuts in 2013

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, December 30, 2011

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission will likely recommend to Congress an increase in inpatient and outpatient payments to hospitals of 1% in fiscal year 2013. No matter how you slice it, that's a rate cut.

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Impact Analysis Report: ACOs—Tailoring Your Own Solution

By: December 6, 2011

This second report in a series of four from the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange provides ACO analysis and insight from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, North Shore–Long Island Jewish Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health, including that 33% of leaders expect a positive overall ROI for their ACO strategy in 5 years.

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