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Wednesday, November 7, 2012


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Top 10 Healthcare IT Hazards

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2012

Alarm hazards and patient data mismatches in electronic health records systems are prominent on the ECRI Institute's Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report for 2013.

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Physician Self-Referrals for Imaging Cost Medicare $109M in 2010

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2012

The use of MRI services increased by more than 80% when physicians self-referred compared to a 12% increase for non-self-referred MRIs, a Government Accountability Office report finds.

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Medicare Payments to CRNAs Irk Anesthesiologists, Again

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, November 6, 2012

A Medicare ruling restoring payments to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists for services performed to the full extent of their scope of practice is raising the ire of some physicians.

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4 Stories About Social Media's Awesome Power

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, November 6, 2012

Skeptics may scoff at Twitter and Internet videos, but the Mayo Clinic has proof that medical information distributed via social media tools can and does help patients understand and find treatment for injury and illness.

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Intelligence Report Premium: Executive Compensation—New Metrics and Skill Sets

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, November 6, 2012

38% of healthcare leaders are ready to overhaul their executive compensation strategies.  The shift to value-based purchasing is revolutionizing how healthcare providers hire, evaluate, compensate, and incentivize executives. This report examines in detail how organizations are tying compensation to both financial performance and clinical metrics. This original research and analysis offers key insight from leading organizations, including new case studies from Beebe Medical Center, Kern Medical Center, and Union Hospital.

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Webcast: Future of Service Line Marketing—New Tactics, New Tools

By: October 17, 2012

Date: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

When it comes to service lines, healthcare marketers are challenged to balance the needs of the organization and individual physicians with limited marketing dollars. Join WellStar Health System, Cooper University Hospital, and Jennings Co. as they explore how to use data to prioritize service line marketing dollars and gain physician buy-in.

Register Today

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