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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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Return of the PHO?

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, April 4, 2012

The physician hospital organization, or something like it, is making a comeback as payers and the government make slow progress toward accountable care.

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In AL, Some Hospitals Thrive on Medicare

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, April 4, 2012

All hospitals ought to be able to operate at Medicare rates or lower, says one analyst, because in the future, health insurance exchanges will likely pay providers less.

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FDA's Medical Device ID System Still Inactive

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, April 3, 2012

Five years after its passage, a federal law mandating unique identifiers for medical devices has still not been implemented. The reason? "Probably incompetence" at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, says the leader of a large hospital group.

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Advanced Practice Nurses Battle On for Autonomy

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, April 3, 2012

While the Missouri State Medical Association compares nurse practioners seeking legislative relief to "12-year-olds at a Justin Bieber concert," a senior nurse leader sticks to the data.

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Webcast: Proven Hospital-Physician Alignment Incentives

By: April 2, 2012

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Intelligence Report: M&A—Hospitals Take Control

By: January 12, 2012

More than three-quarters of organizations are exploring or have M&A deals under way, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis.

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