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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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How Leaders Evaluate Leaders

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

Senior healthcare leaders have no official playbook from which to evaluate how well they and their most senior deputies are doing, but some innovative senior leaders use simple methods for assessing their top teams.

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Patient Safety Programs Pay Off for Healthcare Workers

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, December 4, 2012

A healthcare environment made safer for patients, through the use of technologies such as patient lifting devices, is inherently safer for physicians, nurses, and other clinical caregivers, a risk analysis suggests.

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C-Suite Compensation Remains Taboo

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, December 3, 2012

Healthcare leaders don't mind talking about how they calculate physician salaries, but don't ask them about how they calculate their own. Yet for healthcare organizations to achieve financial success in the reform era, the compensation of its executive leadership must also change.

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Recruiting HIT Workers is Tough

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, December 3, 2012

Healthcare is competing with other industries, to find, hire, and train IT workers that are already in short supply. How can healthcare compete?

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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.

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Webcast: Optimize the Nurse Skill Set-Lower Labor Costs and Raise Quality

By: December 3, 2012

Date: January 24, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services develop new programs and tools as a result of the Affordable Care Act healthcare providers need to focus on the care continuum model to ensure a smooth transition. Join Glide Health Services and Huron Healthcare as they share the tools and implementation steps to manage nurse labor costs while still maintaining quality in the care continuum.

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