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HMA Moves to Block Takeover Attempt

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 28, 2013

Health Management Associates has adopted a shareholders' rights plan to thwart efforts by Glenview Capital Management to protect the hospital operator and its stockholders from Glenview's efforts to obtain control of the company.

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3 Reasons Urinary Catheters are Overused in Hospitals

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 28, 2013

Three cultural habits within hospitals, including "general disinterest" among staff, can hinder catheter-associated urinary tract infection prevention efforts, researchers find.

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Do-Nothing Hospital Boards Are Dead

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, May 24, 2013

Helping to run a hospital or health system from a board seat has gotten increasingly complex over the years. The instability of healthcare brought upon by its unaffordability makes the job of hospital governance both difficult—and difficult to fill.

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Webcast: Patient-Centered Care Transitions for Better Quality, Costs, and Readmissions

By: April 29, 2013

Date: May 29, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join quality and care experts from Griffin Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System as they examine the increased focus on care transitions as healthcare organizations prepare for value-based care.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Gundersen Health System: End-of-Life Care Coordination

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, April 8, 2013

Date: June 4, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Register for this live event to learn how Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, WI established strategies for end-of-life care coordination.

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Download the FREE Case Study

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