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Hospital Consolidation Gets a New Playbook

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 14, 2013

The pressure to consolidate is unrelenting. What's really risky, and potentially rewarding, are nontraditional alignments that combine all of what healthcare providers are being asked to do by employers, the government, and commercial payers.

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Scripps Seeks to Acquire Assets of Troubled Hospice

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 14, 2013

Scripps Health, which purchased a small hospice earlier this month, is "moving incrementally back into managed care, capitation, [and] bundled payments," says its CEO.

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Service Line Campaign Positioning Pays Off for MGUH

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, February 13, 2013

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's campaign to position itself as a leader in treating movement disorders has been so successful that marketing executives plan to relaunch it every 18 months.

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Aetna, Memorial Hermann ACO: A Year in the Making

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, February 13, 2013

A complex deal between the health insurer and one of the largest independent physician networks in Texas  to build an accountable care organization required an "unprecedented" level of transparency.

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Community Paramedics Aim to Lower Health Costs via Home Care

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 13, 2013

Minnesota has become a national leader in a movement to train and use certified "community paramedics" to monitor and provide non-emergent care for patients in their homes—and to keep them out of the hospital.

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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.

Register Today

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Webcast: Physician Compensation Under Population-Based Reimbursement

By: January 28, 2013

Date: March 26, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Join Summa Health and ECG Management Consultants on a live webcast to gain the tools you need to build a new compensation model for practicing medicine in the new era of healthcare.

Register Today

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