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Hospital Job Growth Flat in January

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2011

Overall, the healthcare sector created nearly 11,000 payroll additions in January, which is half the average number of healthcare jobs created each month in 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data shows.

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Leadership Priorities for Healthcare Reform Survival

By: Wayne Sensor, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2011

To meet the challenges of healthcare reform, hospital executives must commit themselves to hospital efficiency and quality performance using real-time logistics technology and process improvement methodologies, says one expert.

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Risk of Medical Errors by ED Doctors Linked to Interruptions

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 7, 2011

Interruptions that cause emergency department doctors to change tasks and leave tasks unfinished, detract from direct patient care and contribute to the potential for medical error, researchers say.

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Top-Spending Hospitals Save More Lives After Heart Attack

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, February 7, 2011

While regions spending more on healthcare generally produce no better care, patients admitted for heart attack were 9 percent less likely to die at the highest-spending hospitals than at the lowest-spending ones, research shows.

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Behind the Waning Support for ACA's Individual Mandate

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2011

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's individual mandate had solid backing from the public two years ago, survey data shows.  Now the mandate is in serious trouble—not from the public, but from the courts. What's going on?

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Webcast: Proven Strategies to Market Women's Services

By: December 16, 2010

Women are a vital audience to reach—is your marketing cutting it? As the primary healthcare decision-makers and the key to unlocking additional service audiences, you need up-to-date, effective marketing strategies to win women’s loyalty—thus, business—and expand your market share. Join HealthLeaders Media on January 31, at 1 p.m. (EST) for this 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A, and learn from women’s health marketing experts. http://www.hcmarketplace.com/prod.cfm?id=9339&s=EZINEADH&e_topic=WS_HLM2

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Webcast: Proven Strategies to Market Women's Services

By: December 16, 2010

Women are a vital audience to reach—is your marketing cutting it? As the primary healthcare decision-makers and the key to unlocking additional service audiences, you need up-to-date, effective marketing strategies to win women’s loyalty—thus, business—and expand your market share. Join HealthLeaders Media on January 31, at 1 p.m. (EST) for this 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A, and learn from women’s health marketing experts. http://www.hcmarketplace.com/prod.cfm?id=9339&s=EZINEADH&e_topic=WS_HLM2

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