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Tavenner, the Anti-Berwick?

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, November 30, 2011

By most accounts, Marilyn Tavenner will not bring to the top job at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the "visionary" status that Don Berwick has enjoyed. Her friends and colleagues, however, suggest that Tavenner is politically astute and unlikely to "be a bomb thrower."

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How Providers Can Make PHRs Relevant

By: Greg Freeman for HealthLeaders Media, November 30, 2011

Tethering personal health records to an electronic medical records system is often the key for creating records that are actually used by both patient and provider.

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Meet the 2011 Nursing Image Award Winners

By: Rebecca Hendren, for HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2011

This year's search for nurse leaders and staff who have helped elevate the image of nursing is over, and two winners, representing exemplary leadership and clinical skill have been announced.

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Data, BI Key to Cutting Healthcare Costs

By: Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2011

Healthcare leaders say they're struggling to cut costs and waste in the emergency and surgery departments. But some say the real savings are to be found through technology and the use of business intelligence.

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Webcast: On-Call Compensation; Data-Driven Solutions

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 6, 2011
About: By engaging physicians in a data-driven approach to payment, you can develop a workable solution to the call coverage conundrum. Join compensation experts from Children's Hospital of Orange County and ECG Management for strategies for affordable, sustainable call compensation.

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Rounds: A Programmatic Approach to Cancer Care

By: November 7, 2011

Date: December 16, 2011
About: Attend on-site or via live simulcast. Live at host Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center with invited guest UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, learn from one of the world's most respected cancer brands as it takes its proven success models to a community health system. 

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