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Tuesday, May 6, 2014


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Bariatric Surgery and the Obesity Battle

By: Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, May 6, 2014

Hospital and ambulatory settings are finding that surgery can improve other health conditions for patients.

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Medicare Payment Changes Garner Approval of FQHC Advocates

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 6, 2014

Under the proposed prospective payment scheme, Medicare will pay Federally Qualified Health Centers a single encounter rate per beneficiary per day for all services provided, with some exceptions.

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UPMC's Homegrown Tool for Activity-Based Costing

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, May 5, 2014

Calculating the true cost of care is essential for evidence-based medicine, reduced variation of care, and the new world of value-based purchasing. UPMC built its own tool for use across its 22 hospitals.

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3 Tips for Stopping Bad Behavior in the Workplace

By: Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, May 5, 2014

The NBA acted swiftly to fine and ban for life a team owner accused of making racist comments. What can you do about bad behavior among employees in your hospital or health system?

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Webcast: Optimizing the ACO—Solutions for Workflow and Risk Management

By: March 25, 2014

Date: May 29, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Senior leaders from Virtua and Coker Group highlight ACO success stories and reveal proven strategies to improve performance and quality through a variety of technology solutions.

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HealthLeaders Media Insider: Telemedicine

By: April 1, 2014

The advent of new healthcare technology yields new opportunities for efficiency and cost saving. With this one-stop comprehensive resource, learn how hospitals are beginning to engage patients via the Internet, and how telemedicine is being used to drive revenue, increase access, and improve care across the continuum. Includes bonus webcast.

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