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Not-for-Profit Healthcare Outlook Remains Negative

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2012

Debt downgrades in the not-for-profit healthcare sector are expected to continue, according to Moody's Investors Services. The firm has had a negative outlook on the sector since November 2008, when the financial crisis began.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

By: Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2012

The deal gives Dartmouth-Hitchcock access to Mayo's clinical expertise and clinical tools, as well as electronic physician consultations. The initial focus will be on cardiology and neurology services; more disciplines may be added.

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Hospital Executives' Confidence In Caring for Uninsured Varies

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, July 30, 2012

Confidence at the leadership level in the current quality of care for the uninsured varies. HealthLeaders Media Council members comment on how their organizations rate, as well as challenges they anticipate when budgeting to care for the uninsured.

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Don't Bungle Bundled Payments

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, July 27, 2012

Before jumping into a bundled payment initiative, senior healthcare leaders should test and evaluate how accepting one payment for a variety of services performed under a single care episode would affect their bottom line.

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Webcast: Physician-Hospital Alignment After the ACA Decision

By: July 24, 2012

Date: August 7, 2012, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
New models of hospital/physician integration are proliferating in a dynamic healthcare market. Discover which model best suits your institution—now and into the future. Industry experts provide proven tactics in a customized webcast with a new interview-driven format, expanded Q&A, online forum, takeaway presentation, and 60-day post-event on-demand access.

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Rounds: A Comprehensive Women's Health Service Line—Lessons from North Shore-LIJ

By: July 12, 2012

Date: August 9, 2012, 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET
Register for A Comprehensive Women's Health Service Line: Lessons From North Shore-LIJ and in three hours learn direct from the founders of the Katz Institute for Women's Health how to position your women's health programs to meet evolving physician and patient demands. Move beyond OBGYN and learn to plan, build and operate a women’s health center of excellence.

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