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Healthcare Continues Strong Job Growth

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 6, 2012

Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show continued growth at a robust pace in the healthcare sector during the month of January, and a medical economist explains why he believes "the healthcare economy is recession-proof."

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5010 Deadline Extended, But Threat Remains, Says AMA

By: Greg Freeman for HealthLeaders Media, February 6, 2012

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the 5010 HIPAA transaction standards deadline to March 31. The delay is meant to enable more physician practices to implement the billing coding standard without incurring penalties. But the American Medical Association says CMS should do more.

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Will Paying Hospitals to Teach Each Other Get Results?

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 3, 2012

The Department of Health and Human Services believes that best practices, techniques, and solutions for obtaining higher levels of quality and safety among hospitals should be widely distributed. Ascension Health is in the vanguard, sharing what it knows about achieving clinical excellence.

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Webcast: Successful Commercial ACOs—Early Adopters Answer Your Questions

By: February 6, 2012

Webcast: Successful Commercial ACOs: Early Adopters Answer Your Questions
Date: March 22, 2011
About: Join HealthLeaders Media for 90 minutes of commercial ACO strategy and solutions, direct from top executives representing both providers and payers. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit questions to our speakers to help guide the discussion.

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Join the Council: Get First Access to Intelligence

By: January 17, 2012

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