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EHR Design Flaws Contribute to Patient Harm in the ED

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, June 26, 2013

Errors in patient care, attributed to electronic health record systems used in emergency departments are "incredibly common" says a researcher. But vendor contracts prevent physicians from speaking publicly about problems with the systems.

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Healthcare Reform Puts a Squeeze on Revenue Cycle

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, June 26, 2013

Despite the prospect of millions of newly insured patients, many hospital and health system finance executives are not expecting healthcare reform to be a boon to their organizations' bottom lines.

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Probe Uncovers Hospitals' Inability to Protect Patient Privacy

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, June 25, 2013

Researchers and a journalist were able to re-identify, without much fuss, the de-identified medical records of scores of patients, thought to have been protected by HIPAA. Here's how they did it.

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How to Lose Good Nurses

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, June 25, 2013

Hospitals that fail to stamp out verbal abuse among RNs and those that demand 12-hour shifts risk losing valuable employees to other organizations where working conditions are more favorable.

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Strategic Toolkit for Finance-Focused Solutions – Save 66%

By: June 17, 2013

This toolkit contains three in-depth reports with peer-tested strategies for containing costs, prioritizing budget allocations, and ensuring positive margins across service lines, including the ED:

• "Cost Containment: Targeting Cuts, Enhancing Efficiency, and Using IT"

• "Healthcare IT: Tackling Regulatory, Clinical, and Business Needs"

• "ED Solutions: Preparing for Increased Volume and Decreased Margins"

Download Today

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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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