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'Perverse Incentives' Perpetuate Use of Disproven Medical Treatments

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 6, 2013

In what researchers are calling "the largest and most comprehensive study of medical (finding) reversal," they identify 146 medical practices that have been refuted by subsequent studies, but which continue to be used by providers.

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Hospital HIE Use Up 41%, ONC says

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 6, 2013

Six in 10 hospitals routinely swapped electronic health information with healthcare providers and health systems beyond their walls in 2012, says a study from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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NY Hospital Joins Payer Fray

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, August 5, 2013

Reduced care costs and higher patient volume are only two of the reasons North Shore LIJ Health System is launching its own commercial health plan. Other benefits: It will make "getting paid and paying our docs…much, much, much simpler," says one executive.

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4 Reasons to Ban Social Media in Your Hospital

By: Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media, August 5, 2013

If you are in an executive position at a hospital or healthcare system, consider blocking access to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. There's no better way to let the world know that you neither trust your employees nor promote knowledge sharing.

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Rounds Leadership Series

By: July 31, 2013

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HealthLeaders Media Live from Sharp Memorial Hospital: Emergency Department Throughput Redesign

By: June 4, 2013

Date: August 20, 2013, 12:00-3:00 p.m. ET

The leadership team of Sharp Memorial Hospital shows how to improve ED throughput and satisfaction at no extra cost using Lean techniques, bedside triage, and "pod and huddle" teams. Don't miss out on this interactive presentation. Attend live or virtually.

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