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5 Ways Health Systems Can Reduce ED Usage

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, October 29, 2013

A study finds reductions in emergency department usage can be achieved through patient education, interventions in patient financial incentives, and the adoption of population health strategies such as patient-centered medical homes.

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How to Find the Right Device at the Right Price

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, October 29, 2013

Orthopedic physicians and hospitals are developing new procedures and processes to better select and procure surgical implants for hip and knee pain, spine care, and joint replacement.

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M&As to Continue with Smaller Deals

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, October 28, 2013

Don't look for a slowdown in healthcare mergers and acquisitions anytime soon. While the era of mega mergers has peaked, one observer says to watch for robust consolidation activity among small health systems and stand-alone hospitals.

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Healthcare Reform Creates More Slots in the C-Suite

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

Nobody had ever heard of a hospital having a chief experience officer until just a few years ago. Now qualified clinician-executives are at a premium. So are chief strategy officers, familiar in other industries, but new to healthcare and hospital administration.

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Webcast: The New Patient Experience Model—Strategies to Leverage the Patient Perspective

By: July 31, 2013

Date: November 5, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Marketing leaders from Covenant Health and Studer Group will help healthcare executives understand the importance of creating a patient-centered culture, share actionable examples of experience improvement techniques, and demonstrate how marketing can promote and sustain the hospital's patient experience strategy.

Register Today

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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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