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HMA Chief to Step Down as Glenview Denies Takeover Bid

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2013

In the latest twist for Health Management Associates, the for-profit hospital operator's CEO, Gary D. Newsome, announces he will retire in July. Last week HMA moved to block a takeover bid by filing a shareholders' rights plan.

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Hospitals Thinking Beyond 30-Day Readmissions

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2013

Operating under the assumption that the government is moving toward enacting reimbursement penalties for all-cause readmissions, some hospitals and readmission prevention experts are already developing corresponding strategies.

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When 'Mean Girls' Wear Scrubs

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, May 28, 2013

For many nurses, leaving high school doesn't mean leaving the bullies behind. Bullying has been called nursing's "dirty little secret," but judging by the numbers, it's hard to believe it could be kept secret at all.

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What the "E" in E-Patient Really Means

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, May 28, 2013

Patients today are empowered, engaged, equipped, and enabled. Healthcare providers should respond, and should help patients with another important "e": expectations.

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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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