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HIT Errors 'Tip of the Iceberg,' Says ECRI

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2013

A report from the ECRI Institute blames humans for 46% of errors in which health information technology malfunctions and either causes or creates a risk of patient harm.

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Hospitals Re-Think Neurological Services to Meet Geriatric Needs

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2013

With the cost of treating dementia alone expected to double within 30 years, it's no wonder hospitals are ramping up their care planning with specialized clinics in neurological institutes aimed at geriatric patients. But shrinking reimbursements and physician resources are forcing innovative thinking.

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$3 Million Health Puzzler Draws to a Close

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, April 4, 2013

Now we wait and see if the Heritage Health Prize, one of the greatest predictive analytics challenges in the industry, has produced a winner from among the 1,600 teams that submitted entries.

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Physicians, Chiropractors Still Out of Alignment

By: Joe Cantlupe, for HealthLeaders Media, April 4, 2013

Chiropractors and medical doctors have been clashing for years and there's no end in sight. The dispute may get nastier as the demand for spine care increases while the healthcare reform law promises to extend more reimbursement to DCs.

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Webcast: New Physician Referral Models for Value-Based Care

By: March 14, 2013

Date: April 25, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join physician referral experts from MGMA-ACMPE and Baptist Health System, San Antonio to learn how to create sustainable and scalable marketing plans for physician referrals that will keep pace with healthcare changes in 2013.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media Live From Dean Clinic: Primary Care Redesign

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, March 27, 2013

Date: May 21, 2013, 12:00—3:00 p.m.

Dean Clinic outlines primary care redesign, shifting from a patient-centered medical home to a team-based care model via Lean processes to improve quality and reduce costs.

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Download free case study

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