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HMA Board Ousted by Glenview Capital

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, August 13, 2013

In a move seen as a "shadow vote" on the recently announced merger between Health Management Associates and Community Health Systems, HMA's largest shareholder has pushed out the sitting board and replaced it.

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Medical Monitoring Goes Mobile

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, August 13, 2013

Healthcare providers are seeing great potential in portable and miniature devices that enable the measurement of vital health data in acute and non-acute environments.

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Hospital Finance, Quality Team Up for Better Profit Margins

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, August 12, 2013

The finance leaders at New Jersey's Barnabas Health have a new motivation for engaging with the quality department's efforts: reducing readmissions and cutting costs.

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4 Social Media Policy Fundamentals to Minimize Hospital Risk

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, August 12, 2013

We've all read the stories of hospital workers being fired because of releasing patient information on Facebook or Twitter. Those rogue employees might not have acted alone—they might have been enabled by their employers' weak social media policies.

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Webcast: Orthopedics Service Line Success—Physician Engagement, Efficiency, and Quality

By: August 12, 2013

Date: October 16, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join orthopedic leaders from Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Stryker Performance Solutions as they offer evidence-based strategies for improving orthopedic efficiency, quality, and performance while also increasing collaboration, cost savings, and market share within the service line.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Geisinger: Women's Health Leadership

By: July 3, 2013

Date: September 18, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

In this exclusive HealthLeaders Media event, physician and executive leaders from Geisinger share their strategies for improving women's health programs, including defining best practices; ensuring process consistency and accountability; using the patient portal for secure communication and enhanced education; and integration with women's cardiovascular care.

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