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Business Roundup: M&A Activity Down Slightly in First Half of 2014

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 18, 2014

Healthcare organizations "are coming to the realization as they transform from the fee-for-service to fee-for-value environment that they don't have the skills and capabilities and resources and experiences necessary to successfully do that transition," says an industry analyst.

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Antibiotic Overuse a 'Huge Threat' to Patient Safety, Says CDC

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 18, 2014

With one CDC official saying "we have truly entered a post-antibiotic era," the agency is urging hospitals to develop effective antibiotic stewardship programs to save lives and money.

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New Goals, New Alliances

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 15, 2014

The historically adversarial relationship between providers and payers is shifting toward cautious cooperation as both sides recognize that they must implement structural and strategic changes to ensure their mutual survival.

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How to Fix Healthcare: First Gradually, Then Suddenly

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 15, 2014

We're in the "gradually" phase right now. The "suddenly" part will be upon us before we know it.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Baylor Scott & White Health: Clinical Integration

By: June 19, 2014

Date: August 20, 2014 | 11:00–2:00PM ET

Leaders from Baylor Scott & White Health discuss the key components to achieving a successful merger and driving clinical integration within an ACO.

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Monthly Focus Section: The Future of Population Health

By: August 18, 2014

This new report explores how leading organizations are taking on the more complex aspects of population health, such as harnessing big data and sharing more risk.

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