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Lawmakers Call for Access to Medicare Claims Data

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, June 20, 2013

A Senate bill introduced Tuesday would make Medicare claims and payment data available to the public in a searchable database that would be free to use.

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Healtheway HIE Announces Founding Members

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, June 20, 2013

Operating as a non-profit, public-private partnership, Healtheway supports the eHealth Exchange, a health information exchange, serving thousands of providers and millions of patients. Its founding members include health systems, technology vendors, and the American Medical Association.

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Is GME Snubbing Rural America?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, June 19, 2013

Theories abound as to why young physicians won't practice in rural areas. But the key reason why young medical doctors don't fill these much-needed roles readily is a lack of accountability in publicly funded Graduate Medical Education programs, researchers suggest.

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3 Ways to Feature Employees in Hospital Marketing Campaigns

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, June 19, 2013

Nursing staff, physicians, and executives can be a hospital or health system's best brand ambassadors. Don't overlook them when you're planning your next strategic marketing or advertising campaign.

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5 Takeaways From AHIP's 2013 Annual Conference

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, June 19, 2013

Payers are working hard to position themselves for success with health insurance exchanges. Competition for customers is fierce. Everyone wants a piece of the healthcare delivery business. And big data may help secure it.

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Strategic Toolkit for Physician-Focused Solutions — Save 66%

By: June 19, 2013

Learn how leading organizations have achieved physician-hospital alignment through viable physician recruitment, retention, and management strategies:

•"Patient Experience and HCAHPS: Little Consensus on a Top Priority"

•"Physician Alignment: Integration Over Independence"

•"Collaborative Care: Hospitals Balance Risk and Revenue With Physicians"

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Webcast: Physician Compensation Models and Metrics Under Population-Based Reimbursement

By: June 17, 2013

Date: August 29, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join CMOs from Banner Health Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ as they discuss strategies and metrics for implementing a value-based model of physician compensation.

Register Today

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