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Readmission Prevention Effort Focuses on Colon Surgery Patients

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 11, 2013

Characterizing current discharge instructions as lacking "a systematic implementation methodology," researchers have created guidelines suggesting which post-surgical events should provoke patients to either call their doctors, or 911.

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AMA Issues 5 Patient Safety Guidelines

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 11, 2013

The American Medical Association's five guidelines outline physician responsibilities during care transitions for patients recently discharged from the hospital.

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Supply, Patient Tracking Pays Off Big for Healthcare System

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 8, 2013

Virtua's CEO says simply knowing the location of patients and equipment is paying big dividends in his team's approach to transforming healthcare.

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Webcast: Recruiting and Retaining Physicians for the Post-Reform Era

By: January 11, 2013

Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Metro Health System and the National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Heartland Health: Performance Improvement Lessons

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, January 4, 2013

Date: March 19, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner Heartland Health reveals how it has built a culture around performance improvement. Learn how to identify new opportunities for collaboration. Find out how to implement best practices for evidence-based population care management. And start delivering a better patient experience.

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Download free case study

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