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Thursday, November 8, 2012


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Healthcare Funding Options for Securing Large Capital

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, November 8, 2012

Addressing a litany of government mandates while dealing with a sluggish economy has created a challenge for hospital and health system CFOs looking to raise large amounts of capital. Mergers are one answer, but there are other options. Joint ventures, venture capital, bank loans, alone and in combination can provide the critical dollars to stay competitive.

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Slideshow: ECRI's Top HIT Hazards

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, November 8, 2012

The ECRI Institute's Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report for 2013 highlights three serious hazards that the ECRI says increasingly threaten both patients and providers.

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Top 3 Healthcare Reform Changes Insurers Want Now

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2012

Now that the election results are in, and uncertainty over the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is over, payers are building their best strategies for slowing down, or repealing, parts of the law.

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Obama’s Re-election Entrenches PPACA

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

Love it or hate it, this landmark expansion of healthcare coverage has proven itself sturdy. Those who understand the healthcare industry understand that economics, not politics, is the primary force behind the law's resilience.

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How Hospitals Engage Seniors Online

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, November 7, 2012

Online vehicles for reaching patients aren't limited to young adults. More than half of Americans aged 65 and older use the Internet or email. Here's how three hospitals have set up websites dedicated for seniors.

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Webcast: Cardiology Service Line—From Volume to Value

By: October 1, 2012

Date: Nov. 27, 2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Coordinate protocols and standardize approaches to better manage cost and reform transitions in the cardiology service line, without cutting into the service or quality of care. Join Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Wellmont Health System as they share tactical approaches for maneuvering through healthcare reform transitions in the cardiology service line.

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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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