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Physician Assistant Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 19, 2014

Rising numbers of women in higher education and a growing desire among healthcare workers for work/life balance are fueling physician assistant job growth. But the head of a PA industry group says the lack of diversity among PAs is "disturbing."

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Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, August 19, 2014

As the healthcare industry moves away from a fee-for-service model, providers, payers and vendors are assessing whether their brands are fit for the consumer-driven future and making changes.

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CHS Computers Hacked, 4.5M Patient Records Compromised

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

The data affected was non-medical patient identification data related to Community Health Systems' physician practice operations and does not include patient credit card, medical, or clinical information, CHS says.

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3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal

By: Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, August 18, 2014

Personality testing is a common tool used to predict a job candidate's potential within a given role—but there are some traits no test can adequately uncover.

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CFO Exchange: Healthcare Leaders Share 5 Innovative Ideas

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, August 18, 2014

At HealthLeaders Media's fourth annual CFO Exchange, five financial leaders shared innovations on how to improve care while driving down costs. Their stories ran the gamut of hospital functions, from financial to clinical to operations.

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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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Webcast: The Cleveland Clinic and CHI Models for Cardiovascular Excellence

By: July 18, 2014

Date: August 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Leaders from Cleveland Clinic and Catholic Health Initiatives reveal how they have successfully positioned themselves for growth in the cardio service line through leadership training, partnerships, and better care coordination.

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