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Betting on Value-Based Care

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, October 30, 2012

Value-based care is no longer a viable option. Now healthcare leaders are taking substantial risks as they develop new businesses to gain tighter control of the care continuum.

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Court Rulings Could Squelch Reports of Errors

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 30, 2012

Rulings by the Kentucky State Supreme Court may discourage healthcare providers from speaking up or collecting data about medical errors, say two hospital associations.

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Clinical Documentation for Higher Reimbursements

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, October 29, 2012

Hospitals and health systems must accurately define how sick their populations are—not only to take good care of patients, but also to be reimbursed correctly. Borgess Health uncovered more than $6 million in reimbursement by getting physicians to improve their documentation.

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Healthcare Reform Doesn't Kill Jobs

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, October 29, 2012

Healthcare reform in Massachusetts did not kill jobs. It actually had little effect on employment, says a report from the Urban Institute. Is this what we can expect in the rest of the country if healthcare reform law continues to roll out in 2014?

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Intelligence Report: Cost Containment—Targeting Cuts, Enhancing Efficiency and Using IT

By: October 15, 2012

89% of healthcare executives lack the integrated clinical and financial data they need to target cost savings. Healthcare leaders who have cut millions in costs reveal how to improve efficiency through process improvements and targeted cuts based on hard data. This original research and analysis, offers key insight from leading organizations, including new case studies from Beaumont Health System, Pocono Health System, and Southwest General Health Center.

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Rounds: Cancer Service Line Leadership—Baylor Health Care System

By: October 1, 2012

Date: Nov. 6, 2012, 11:00-2:00 p.m. CT

Baylor Health Care leaders reveal how they have built a cutting-edge cancer care model that combines personalized guidance, tailored treatment, and opportunities to participate in clinical trials of new treatments. Get real-world solutions, interactive Q&A, and lessons learned, including how to and combine the best aspects of academic and private practice cancer models to serve patients better.

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