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Healthcare Job Growth Slows in October

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2011

Healthcare created 11,600 jobs in October, a significant drop from the jobs created by the sector in September. Even with the decline, healthcare remains a leading source of job creation in the overall economy. But there are limits on how many healthcare jobs the economy can absorb.

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Doctors Await Decision on SGR, Pay Cuts

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2011

If no solution is found to the sustainable growth rate formula conundrum, physician groups predict reductions in the number of Medicare patients that physicians are willing to see and serious threats to the financial viability of many practices, possibly leading to mass retirements of doctors.

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CMS to Float Physician Reporting Rules on Pay from Drug, Device Firms

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, November 4, 2011

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services prepares guidelines on value transfers, physicians, hospitals, and manufacturers are rightly worried that any financial relationship, simply by being publicly listed, encourages the presumption that these relationships are by definition unethical.

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Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home

By: October 6, 2011

Date: November 11, 2011
About: Attend on-site or
participate via live simulcast. Live from host St. Joseph Health System—reaching the vision of patient–centered medical home requires strong links between hospital and physician to achieve best patient outcomes. Join us for the dialogue in a special, complimentary Rounds, sponsored by RelayHealth.

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Webcast: Winning With Value-Based Purchasing

By: October 31, 2011

Date: November 17, 2011
About: Value-based purchasing brings real financial implications in the amount of CMS payment at risk, quality penalties, and the investments required to avoid those penalties. The stability of your future finances depends on your ability to successfully implement VBP. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference with VBP experts from Aurora Health Care and Premier.

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