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Chronic Disease Care Costs Get Bipartisan Attention

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, July 17, 2014

The Senate Finance Committee hears testimony and is expected to examine in the coming months possible solutions to the problems posed by chronic disease care, which accounts for 93 percent of all Medicare spending.

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CareFirst Announces PCMH Program Results

By: Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, July 17, 2014

The Washington, DC health plan provider says it has improved healthcare access for at-risk populations while lowering costs.

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AZ Hospitals See Benefits of Medicaid Expansion

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 16, 2014

Year-to-date operating margins have improved from $140 million in 2013 to $184 million in 2014, an Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association survey finds. And there's been no mad rush to emergency departments, as many had predicted.

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Nemours Videos Low on Doctors, High on Smiles

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, July 16, 2014

Partnering with a Florida creative agency, Nemours Children's Health System has launched a marketing campaign that emphasizes the breadth of its services by showcasing active, playful children in a series of upbeat videos.

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Webcast: Mastering Healthcare Scorecards: Marketing Lessons from Cleveland Clinic

By: June 2, 2014

Date: July 23, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join marketing leaders who have all but mastered scorecard strategy as they reveal proven tactics for analyzing, communicating, and learning from key performance indicators.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Carolinas HealthCare System: Patient Experience

By: May 20, 2014

Date: July 29, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

The leadership team at Carolinas HealthCare System reveals strategies proven to reduce ED visits and inpatient hospitalizations, improve elder care, and raise employee engagement and teamwork to the 98th percentile.

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