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OPPS Proposed Rule Significantly Affects Coding

By: Michelle Leppert, for HealthLeaders Media, July 10, 2013

Under the proposed Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule, evaluation and management coding and reimbursement for hospital outpatients could change dramatically. The changes may reflect "CMS's desire to create payment parity between the hospital-based clinic setting and physician offices," says one expert.

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HMA's Shareholder Battle Intensifies

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, July 10, 2013

Glenview Capital Management, the largest of Health Management Associates' shareholders, is calling for a major leadership change at HMA. It sees "a deficiency at both the board and management level" and wants a new board of directors.

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A Survival Guide for Male Nurses. Really.

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, July 9, 2013

Male nurses face all kinds of prejudices when they enter the workforce. Those preconceived notions and misjudgments are not only harmful to them, but to the nursing profession as a whole.

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Seeking Patient Engagement, Payer Curates Mobile Apps

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, July 9, 2013

Aetna is rounding out its mobile strategy by selecting more than 20 Web-based healthcare applications for its own CarePass wellness app, which pulls data from various sources and presents visualizations of progress toward goals.

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Webcast: Mayo Clinic & Baylor Health—Social Media Marketing Playbook

By: June 4, 2013

Date: July 24, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join these marketing leaders as they explore the value in today's most popular digital and mobile social platforms, and how to take steps to develop a coordinated social media strategy that is also aligned with an organization's business goals.

Register Today

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Intelligence Report: Service Line Optimization—Strategies to Drive Value Along the Care Continuum

By: June 18, 2013

Do your service lines support the strategic shift to a continuum of care? Find out why 61% of healthcare leaders report physician alignment as the No. 1 challenge to service line success, and what strategies they are employing to drive value along the continuum of care.

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