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Florida Hospital, Health First to Create Health Plan

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 26, 2013

In a joint venture, Florida Hospital Healthcare System and Health First Health Plans will partner to form a commercial health plan in Central Florida. The coverage area will include Tampa, Orlando, and Daytona Beach.

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Bringing Consistency to the 9-Month Episode of Care

By: Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media, August 26, 2013

By redesigning the care model using a uniform best practices borrowed from surgical procedure, leaders at Geisinger Health System reduced perinatal variability.

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Council Connection: Pursuing Collaborative Care

By: July 31, 2013

In a recent HLM Intelligence Report, the top challenge cited by leaders in pursuing a collaborative care model was "concerns about the ultimate cost savings." Members cited coding discrepancies, budget cuts, and convincing physicians to share the risks as barriers to incorporating a collaborative care model.

We asked:"What do you see as the path to ensure cost savings in a collaborative care model, and what can leaders do to facilitate that?"

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Contrarian CEO: Consolidation Will Hike Spending

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, August 23, 2013

Consolidation in the healthcare industry will do nothing to stop the upward march of spending. In fact, consolidation should exacerbate it. So says a hospital chief in a major market who shall remain anonymous—for now.

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Webcast: Reining in Disruptive Docs—Strategies to Manage Risk and Reduce Turnover

By: June 3, 2013

Date: August 27, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

According to a 2011 study, 77% of physicians are concerned about disruptive behavior at their facilities. Join physician management experts from DePaul University and Florida Hospital to learn peer-tested strategies for confronting and resolving disruptive physician behavior.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Geisinger: Women's Health Leadership

By: July 3, 2013

Date: September 18, 2013 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

In this exclusive HealthLeaders Media event, physician and executive leaders from Geisinger share their strategies for improving women's health programs, including defining best practices; ensuring process consistency and accountability; using the patient portal for secure communication and enhanced education; and integration with women's cardiovascular care.

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