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Friday, December 9, 2011


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HealthLeaders Media's Top 12 Online Stories of 2011

By: By HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 9, 2011

As 2011 winds down, we review our most popular online stories of the year. Quality concerns, readmissions, accountable care organizations, value-based purchasing, and uncertainty about the future of healthcare all share the spotlight.

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Dealing with Doctors' Reluctance Toward PHR

By: Greg Freeman, December 9, 2011

Physician engagement with patients through personal health records may be more of a challenge than getting patients to use the system, says G. Daniel Martich, MD, FACP, chief medical information officer and vice president for physician services at UPMC.

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'Doc Fix' is Unfixable

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, December 8, 2011

Physicians are crossing their fingers—once again—as Congress nears a January 1 deadline to consider a "doc fix" or a 27.4% cut to Medicaid services.

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IHI: Hospitals, Patients Rethink Care; Berwick Blasts Rhetoric

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, December 8, 2011

At this year's Institute for Healthcare Improvement forum, leading-edge healthcare providers are thinking in detailed and creative ways about just what form changes to our healthcare system must take.

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Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges.

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