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Capital Funding Deals Get Creative

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, October 15, 2012

Little is new in capital financing for healthcare institutions, "but now there are lots of shades of gray in how deals are created," says the CFO of a health system that has long used cash generated from operations, fundraising, and borrowing; but that's changing.

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A Trigger for Hospital Readmissions ID'd by Geriatric Experts

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 15, 2012

Researchers say hospitalization-associated disability, a deterioration of functional abilities in some patients, occurs "even when the illness that necessitated the hospitalization is successfully treated."

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Healthcare CEOs Reveal Cost-Reduction Strategies

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, October 12, 2012

In a peer-to-peer exchange setting, a select group of healthcare chief executives discusses the hard work—and strategic necessity—of detail and discipline in any cost reduction strategy.

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Intelligence Report: Cost Containment—Targeting Cuts, Enhancing Efficiency and Using IT

By: October 15, 2012

89% of healthcare executives lack the integrated clinical and financial data they need to target cost savings. Healthcare leaders who have cut millions in costs reveal how to improve efficiency through process improvements and targeted cuts based on hard data. This original research and analysis, offers key insight from leading organizations, including new case studies from Beaumont Health System, Pocono Health System, and Southwest General Health Center.

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Rounds: Kaiser Permanente's Model for Total Health

By: September 10, 2012

Date: Oct. 16, 2012, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (ET)

Kaiser Permanente leaders explore how they successfully leverage information technology, social media, and community-based health programs to empower people to improve their own health. Get real-world solutions, including how to use web tools and social media to create effective linkages between physicians and members.

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