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2012 HealthLeaders Twenty

By: Healthleaders Media Staff, December 26, 2012

They are nurses and physicians. They are researchers and executives. They are providers and payers. They are watchdogs and innovators. And they are patients. They are this year's HealthLeaders 20?people who are making a difference in healthcare. Their stories are sometimes tinged with struggles or challenges, but always, ultimately, with success.

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Anesthesiology Focus for Operating Room Efficiency

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, December 26, 2012

Anesthesiology may be a sleeper in healthcare, in a manner of speaking. While not traditionally regarded among the top service lines, anesthesiology programs are a direct link to a hospital's biggest moneymaker: surgery in the operating rooms. Hospitals are homing in on anesthesia programs to buttress their ORs and improve coordination with patients to reduce delays.

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Not Worried About the Fiscal Cliff? You Should Be

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, December 21, 2012

If Congress cannot agree on a budget deal, hospitals face a 2% cut in Medicare reimbursements—equal to the margin at many organizations. Time for healthcare executives to start contingency planning now.

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Rounds: Clinical Integration at Scott & White

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, November 5, 2012

Date: January 8, 2013, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET

Scott & White physician leaders share how they created an extensive physician and executive leadership development program to bring clinical and business leadership skills together. Register to attend this three-hour virtual seminar with interactive Q&A on Scott & White's physician-led delivery model.

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Webcast: Optimize the Nurse Skill Set—Lower Labor Costs and Raise Quality

By: December 3, 2012

Date: January 24, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services develops new programs and tools as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, healthcare providers must focus on the care continuum model. Join Glide Health Services and Huron Healthcare as they share their tools for managing nurse labor costs.

Register Today

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