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Friday, April 6, 2012

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Immediate Jeopardy for PA Medical Center

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, April 6, 2012

Saint Catherine Medical Center no longer meets the requirements for participation as a provider of services, says the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The state has found violations pertaining to radiologic and surgical services and has banned new admissions.

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4 MU Tips from a Multispecialty Practice

By: Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media, April 6, 2012

The physician leader of a multispecialty practice with years of EHR experience shares what he's learned about achieving Stage 1 meaningful use attestation.

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Physician Salaries Vary Widely Among Academics

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2012

Compensation for academic physicians is heavily influenced by geography, area of specialty, and institutional rank, a study shows. There is both wide variation, and downward pressure on salaries.

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Why Process Measures Fail to Budge 30-Day Mortality Rates

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2012

A study showing that a large-scale pay-for-performance pilot program failed to reduce 30-day mortality rates calls into question the process measures used in value-based purchasing.

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Webcast: Proven Hospital-Physician Alignment Incentives

By: April 2, 2012

Date: April 24, 2012
About: Customize this webcast with your questions. Gain proven, measurable techniques to establish real physician value and fair compensation, and build lasting loyalty. Join HealthLeaders Media for strategies and solutions direct from three executives with alignment expertise at Health Quest, Trinity Health, and Sullivan, Cotter and Associates.

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Webcast: Lower Costs, Better Productivity in Your Emergency Department

By: April 2, 2012

Date: April 30, 2012
About: Increase emergency department throughput with proven cost-reduction and efficiency improvement strategies from three ED leaders at BestPractices, Ochsner Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit speaker questions to guide the discussion and ensure you get the answers your organization needs.

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