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6-System Partnership to Cover 9 in 10 WI Residents

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 11, 2014

Jeff Thompson, MD, CEO of Gundersen Health System and chair of the as yet unnamed partnership—not a merger or an acquisition—discusses the coalition's intention to improve quality of care, reduce costs, and collectively "get better faster."

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VBP Program Impact, Incentives Questioned

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 11, 2014

A pay-for-performance researcher says Medicare's value-based purchasing program has not shown improved hospital quality in its initial nine-month rollout period, probably because the financial incentives are too low. But Premier Inc.'s medical director challenges the findings.

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'Game-Changing' Direct Care Model Helps Ease Health System's Bad Debt

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 8, 2014

Savannah's Memorial Health offers small businesses a direct care model to help employers afford healthcare for their workers. It benefits the health system by smoothing revenue—but don't call it a health plan.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Baylor Scott & White Health: Clinical Integration

By: June 19, 2014

Date: August 20, 2014 | 11:00–2:00PM ET

Leaders from Baylor Scott & White Health discuss the key components to achieving a successful merger and driving clinical integration within an ACO.

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Webcast: Engaging Patients, Payers, and Telemedicine in Chronic Care

By: July 9, 2014

Date: August 25, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join leaders from CAC-Florida Medical Center and Humana to learn key strategies for managing diabetes to improve quality and value in the delivery of healthcare services.

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