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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Fresh Take on Hospital Discharges Cuts Readmissions

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, January 8, 2014

A multi-step approach to hospital discharges redefines them as 'transitions' and is driving down readmission rates at Detroit Medical Center.

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HL20: Kermit Crawford—Creating an Entry Point for Healthcare Access

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, January 8, 2014

Kermit Crawford always knew he wanted to be a pharmacist. Now, he's President of Walgreens' pharmacy, health and wellness division, and throughout his time at the drugstore giant, he's changed the company from a prescription filler to an important entity in serving medically underserved communities.

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Experienced Nurses Are Less Expensive Than You Think

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, January 7, 2014

Healthcare leaders now have data to back up what many already know: More clinical nursing experience means better pediatric patient outcomes.

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IT's Key Role in Lean Healthcare

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, January 7, 2014

Our guest columnist recounts the IT-clinical partnership at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System that reduced ED patient walkouts by 1.2% and increased co-pay collections by 26%.

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Webcast: Telemedicine—A Strategic Tool to Grow Revenue and Drive Efficiency

By: December 17, 2013

Date: January 28, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Telemedicine pioneers from UC Davis and Mercy Health share strategies proven to bridge access gaps, improve patient experience, and streamline care through new mobile technologies, while driving down costs.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED

By: November 26, 2013

Date: February 4, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Unlock Cambridge Health Alliance's secrets to maximizing ED throughput using bedside rapid assessment and closing care continuum gaps.

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