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  June 16, 2014 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Fast-Growing Hospital Jobs

Lena J. Weiner, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

As healthcare continues to transform, the jobs within hospitals and health systems also continue to change. Recruiters who understand these changes are best equipped to compete to hire workers. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Presidents, CEOs, and the New Healthcare Leadership Model

Some hospital CEOs, used to captaining their own ships, are finding that healthcare reform means there are fewer opportunities to run things as they see fit. Maybe that's a good thing. >>>

Cleveland Clinic Partners with Akron General

In an exclusive partnership deal, Akron General Health System will retain majority ownership and there will be no attempt to impose Cleveland Clinic's employed physician model on private practices affiliated with Akron General. >>>

10 Ways to Halt Drug Diversion

The Mayo Clinic is a leader in dealing with opioid-addicted physicians, nurses, and technicians and the risk they present to patient safety. >>>

Nurse Flu Shot Compliance Reverberates Through Community

For every 15 healthcare providers who receive the influenza vaccination, one fewer person in the community will contract an influenza-like illness, research shows. >>>

Alternatives to ACO Strategies Emerge

While joining an ACO can be the right decision for some physicians practices, the cost savings under this model are still being tested. Some doctors are banding together as independent physician associations, which improves their ability to practice independently, but still nets them better insurer reimbursement rates. >>>

ACPE Launches School for CMOs

As rising numbers of physicians seek to be hired by hospitals, chief medical officers must understand how to lead and manage clinicians who are accustomed to acting with great autonomy. >>>

Slideshow: The Clinical Strategy for Financial Health—Care Redesign and Standardization

While there are many barriers to attaining sustainable cost reductions, hospitals and health systems are looking for ways to continue serving their communities while cutting costs. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Webcast: A Comprehensive Readmissions Solution—Getting Process and Data Right

Date: June 25, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET Join leaders from Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital and Southwest General as they reveal how adopting a hospital-wide culture of end-to-end care can reduce readmissions rates, improve patient experience, and foster physician engagement. Register Today >>>



News Headlines

More insurers joining Obamacare

The Hill, June 13, 2014

Outside the VA, waits for doctors can vary widely

ABC News / Associated Press, June 13, 2014

Shands to pay $3.25M in whistleblower settlement

Orlando Sentinel, June 13, 2014

The 10 cities with the highest-rated doctors

Business Insider, June 13, 2014

For cancer specialists, disease can make them better doctors

San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2014

Coalition opposes MA pact with Partners Health

The Boston Globe, June 11, 2014

Harris Health System (TX) hospital leader is out

Houston Business Journal, June 11, 2014

Will computers replace doctors?

The Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2014

VA audit finds 100,000 veterans facing long wait for healthcare

NBC News, June 10, 2014

More patients flocking to ERs under Obamacare

The Courier-Journal, June 10, 2014



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