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Slideshow: 3 Hospital Rating Tools Compared

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, August 7, 2012

See how top hospitals measure up across three ratings systems. We compare hospital safety scores from the Leapfrog Group and Consumer Reports alongside the overall rankings of U.S. News & World Report's 17 top-rated hospitals.

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Rounds Preview: Innovations in Women's Health

By: Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media, August 7, 2012

Hospitals have known for years that there are many advantages to marketing a comprehensive set of women's health services as a single unit. North Shore-LIJ Health System set out four years ago to create the Katz Institute for Women's Health to develop that structure.

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Use Telehealth to Zap the Cost of Sick Days

By: Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, August 6, 2012

Next time you hear an obviously ill employee sneeze, grab the tissues—then use them to dry your own tears, because your bottom line is about to take a hit. Now reach for telemedicine. It holds the potential to bring relief to your hospital or healthcare organization.

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Benefits of Healthcare Jobs Spur Ongoing Debate

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 6, 2012

Rather than wondering if the healthcare sector is creating too many jobs, we should consider what the economy would look like without those jobs, particularly in Rust Belt cities, says Richard "Buz" Cooper, MD, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Webcast: Marketing & Metrics—The Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Health Way

By: July 30, 2012

Date: Sept. 14, 2012, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Can you prove the value of your marketing efforts to your organization's bottom line? Learn how marketing leaders from Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Health Services capture, track, and measure the impact of their marketing programs to demonstrate ROI and better support organizational business objectives. Get proven strategies from industry leaders in a new interview-driven format, expanded Q&A, online forum, takeaway presentation, and 60-day post-event on-demand access.

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Intelligence Report: Clinical Quality—Data is the Key to Survival

By: July 10, 2012

Healthcare organizations today overwhelmingly track clinical quality outcomes and patient safety metrics. However, while 76% are implementing EHRs, only 44% say the systems benefit patient safety, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report or Premium version with exclusive research and analysis.

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