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Final IPPS Rule Elicits Objections from Hospital Groups

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 5, 2013

The Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule establishes controversial terms that define an inpatient admission as opposed to "observation" status, for which hospitals receive lower rates of Medicare reimbursement.

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Sluggish Hospital Job Growth Linked to Sequestration

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 5, 2013

Preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics marks July as the third month this year in which the hospital sector lost jobs. But one analyst is not ready to call it a trend.

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Tavenner Grilled on Healthcare Reform Status

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, August 5, 2013

House committee members spar among themselves, but CMS chief Marilyn Tavenner manages to stay mostly above the fray as she takes questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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The Disappearing Hospital CEO

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 2, 2013

Healthcare consolidation is eliminating many hospital CEO jobs. With coordination and cooperation within health system operations the order of the day, those top executive jobs are being sharply redefined.

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Webcast: Reining in Disruptive Docs—Strategies to Manage Risk and Reduce Turnover

By: June 3, 2013

Date: August 27, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

According to a 2011 study, 77% of physicians are concerned about disruptive behavior at their facilities. Join physician management experts from DePaul University and Florida Hospital to learn peer-tested strategies for confronting and resolving disruptive physician behavior.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Beaumont Health System: Cardiovascular Services Leadership

By: August 5, 2013

Date: October 8, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Discover how Beaumont Health built a physician-led cardiovascular center of excellence delivering improved quality, growth, and patient satisfaction.

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