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C-Section Rates Reductions Panned

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 1, 2013

The rate of U.S. births by cesarean section, is holding steady at 31 percent, says the CDC. But "we are seeing an increase in cesareans for longer gestational ages—for full term. That is very disturbing," says the head of a hospital quality watchdog group.

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Public Health Nurse Recruitment Barriers Detailed

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, July 1, 2013

While public health nurses report high levels of job satisfaction, they are "extremely unsatisfied" with their salaries, lack education and training resources, and don't see opportunities to grow into leadership roles, survey data shows.

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Why Vendor Credentialing is a Strategic Issue

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, June 28, 2013

Intermountain Healthcare has become a big believer in automated vendor credentialing programs, not only as a patient safety and compliance issue, but as a way to make sure that vendors are meeting their business agreements.

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Strategic Toolkit for Physician-Focused Solutions — Save 66%

By: June 19, 2013

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Webcast: Mayo Clinic & Baylor Health—Social Media Marketing Playbook

By: June 4, 2013

Date: July 24, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join these marketing leaders as they explore the value in today's most popular digital and mobile social platforms, and how to take steps to develop a coordinated social media strategy that is also aligned with an organization's business goals.

Register Today

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