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Cleveland Clinic, Akron General Become Partners

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, June 11, 2014

Akron General Health System will retain majority ownership when the deal is complete and there will be no attempt to impose Cleveland Clinic's employed physician model on private practices affiliated with Akron General.

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CLABSI Prevention Spotlighted at APIC Conference

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, June 11, 2014

A trio of reports on protocols for reducing rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections was among the highlights of the annual conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.

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Q&A: Karen DeSalvo on Meaningful Use, ONC Reorg

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, June 10, 2014

In an in-depth interview, National Coordinator for Health Information Karen DeSalvo, MD, discusses meaningful use, EHR usability, innovation, and the recently announced restructuring at the Office of National Coordinator. Part one of two.

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Nurse Flu Shot Compliance Reverberates Through Community

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, June 10, 2014

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

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Webcast: Hospital-Hospice Collaboration to Improve Palliative Care Outcomes

By: April 7, 2014

Date: June 12, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Hospitals and ACOs are building partnerships with organizations such as hospices to reduce hospital readmissions, mortality rates and treatment costs among this patient population. Join leaders from both sides of the collaboration as they share tested strategies for building effective hospice-hospital partnerships to improve clinical and financial outcomes.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE From Carolinas HealthCare System: Patient Experience

By: May 20, 2014

Date: July 29, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

The leadership team at Carolinas HealthCare System reveals strategies proven to reduce ED visits and inpatient hospitalizations, improve elder care, and raise employee engagement and teamwork to the 98th percentile.

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Download the Free Case Study

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