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Adverse Events Draw $775K in Fines at 9 CA Hospitals

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

The most recent round of administrative penalties for hospital deficiencies constituting immediate jeopardy includes two patient falls resulting in deaths, a wrong-site surgery, and a retained surgical object.

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Mapping Patient-Nurse Interactions Could Minimize Infections

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, October 28, 2013

Research findings call on hospital leaders to take a deeper look at how staff—primarily nurses—interact with patients, to determine a way for patients at highest risk for infection to come into contact with fewer workers.

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Healthcare CEOs: Get Ready for the Haters

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, October 25, 2013

Patients are already facing copays, coinsurance, and deductibles that are much higher than only a year or two ago. If you think they're unhappy now, wait until you see what happens when you try to collect their share of your payment directly.

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By: September 17, 2013

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Webcast: Predictive Analytics—Reducing Readmissions and Hospitalizations

By: August 26, 2013

Date: October 28, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Clinical decision support experts from Penn Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center reveal how they powered predictive analytics to reduce readmissions, improve care, and reduce financial risk.

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Intelligence Report: Population Health Management—Steps to Risk Sharing and Data Analytics

By: October 21, 2013

This report explores how better collaboration and mastery of data analytics can help you build a successful integrated and collaborative network for population health management. Includes actionable recommendations, key takeaways, and case studies from Geisinger Health System, Lancaster General Health, and the Jefferson School of Population Health.

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