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Private HIX Pose Challenge to Public Health Insurance Exchanges

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, August 15, 2013

Private health insurance exchanges, embraced by both payers and employers, enable businesses to cap how much they spend on employee healthcare benefits. One report says enrollment in private HIX may exceed public by 10 million members in 2018.

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Preview: At CFO Exchange, Cost Reduction Tops Agenda

By: Edward Prewitt, for HealthLeaders Media, August 15, 2013

Senior financial executives gathered for HealthLeaders Media's annual CFO Exchange say their top priorities include managing overall cost reductions and changes to reimbursement models as a result of healthcare reform.

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Doc of the Year: Award Comes with Responsibility

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 14, 2013

"There is nothing special about me. I am just a doctor trying to do what I know how to do," says Thomas E. Albani Jr., MD, who helped establish and helps run a free health clinic in Ohio. The American Academy of Family Physicians has named him 2013 Family Physician of the Year.

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Jackpot: Aligning Marketing & Physician Relations

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, August 14, 2013

Here's what can happen when internal departments of a hospital or health system start working together: Marketers get better data and gain insight into new opportunities for growth.

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UnitedHealth Exec Offers 5 Tips on Patient Engagement

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, August 14, 2013

The giant health insurer has learned much from its consumer engagement program. Lewis G. Sandy, MD, senior vice president for clinical advancement at UnitedHealth Group, shares some practical lessons.

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Webcast: Metrics and Marketing—Proving Value in Healthcare Marketing

By: July 24, 2013

Date: September 25, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join marketing veterans from Capella Healthcare and Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock to learn how to implement and measure marketing efforts under common resource challenges found at small to midsize hospitals and health systems.

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Sharp Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department Throughput Redesign

By: June 4, 2013

Date: August 20, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

The leadership team of Sharp Memorial Hospital shows how to improve ED throughput and satisfaction at no extra cost using Lean techniques, bedside triage, and "pod and huddle" teams. Don't miss out on this interactive presentation. Attend live or virtually.

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