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CMS Confirms ICD-10 Deadline

By: Michelle Leppert, for HealthLeaders Media, August 1, 2014

Months after it was first announced, The Department of Health and Human Services officially confirmed that October 1st, 2015 will be the new date for healthcare providers to implement the ICD-10 code sets.

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2015 HIX Premium Hikes May Top 7%

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, August 1, 2014

Average 2015 premium rate increases on the new health insurance exchanges are likely to stand in the high single digits, according to data collected from half the states.

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Handshaking Spreads Germs. Get Over It.

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2014

Evidence is mounting that alternatives to hand-to-hand contact between and among healthcare workers and sick people are necessary to curb the spread of infection.

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Primary Care for Women Starts with OB-GYN

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2014

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, a network of three hospitals and 30 clinics, has intentionally avoided lumping women's health services together under one department and puts its focus on population health.

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Intelligence Report: The New Quality Equation—Measuring Success and Eliminating Waste

By: July 16, 2014

Which quality metrics matter most? What's the best way to assign quality responsibilities? How can the EHR be better aligned with clinical processes to strengthen quality? From continuous improvement techniques to care models, this report provides the answers to these and many other questions.

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Free Report: Laying the Groundwork for Value-Based Purchasing

By: July 31, 2014

Learn how Catholic Health Initiatives aims to boost patient satisfaction, quality of care, and revenue.

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