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Physicians, Hospital Executives Get Collaborative

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, May 1, 2012

Relationships between physicians and executive leadership have never been smooth, but they've never been more important. Now legislative and contractual changes are aligning both parties and forcing them to reconsider their relationships.

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Racial, Gender Disparities Seen in Surgery Board Certification

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 1, 2012

Women and ethnic and racial minorities who declare their intention to become board-certified general surgeons while in medical school are more likely to fall off that career path and into other specialties, a study shows.

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Population Health Management Necessarily Leads with a Loss

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, April 30, 2012

Population health management is financially risky business for healthcare organizations operating under the current fee-for-service environment. See how one health system is positioning itself to withstand diminishing profits for several years until value-driven reimbursement takes hold.

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Hospital CEOs Put Weight Behind Losing Effort

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 30, 2012

Bob Peebles, CEO of Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City, and Peter Thoreen, CEO of nearby St. Luke's Regional Medical Center have entered into a friendly weight loss contest. "We are healthcare executives. We need to set the example," says Peebles.

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Rounds: 4 Steps to Lasting Clinical Excellence from Henry Ford Health System

By: April 12, 2012

Date: May 1, 2012
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Intelligence Report: The Unsettled State of the ACO

By: April 12, 2012

39% of organizations plan to join an ACO vs. 64% in 2011, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis.

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