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With Saline in Short Supply, Hospitals Look for Alternatives

By: Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, May 16, 2014

A widespread shortage of saline solution is forcing hospital pharmacists and healthcare clinicians to stretch existing supplies, find workarounds, and formulate substitutes.

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NASS Boosts Transparency in Spine Care

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, May 16, 2014

A multidisciplinary medical task force of the North American Spine Society is recommending best clinical practices for more than a dozen spinal treatments, surgical procedures and diagnostics and sharing them with health plans.

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QIOs Prep for Big Changes

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 15, 2014

By revamping its Quality Improvement Organization program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will put an end to a fundamental flaw in the old structure, which exposed contractors to accusations of conflict of interest.

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Mercy's Mega Vision for Telemedicine

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, May 15, 2014

From its virtual care center now under construction, the Missouri-based healthcare system says it will be able to extend telehealth services to patients across the entirety of its 42-hospital system 24/7 through audio, video, and data connections.

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The Population Health Collection — 63% Off

By: February 28, 2014

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Intelligence Report: Cardio Services—Keeping Pace With the Pulse of Population Health

By: March 13, 2014

This report outlines the strategies healthcare providers are pursuing to grow their cardio service lines while addressing margin pressures.

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