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'Stunning' Number of Sepsis Cases Among Patients Who Die in Hospitals

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 19, 2014

Researchers find that as many as one in every two patients who die while hospitalized have sepsis. Many, the report says, come to the hospital with mild or early-stage cases, which go under-recognized.

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EHR Use Surges at Health Centers

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, May 19, 2014

More than nine out of 10 federally qualified health centers reported having electronic health records systems in 2013 compared with 30% in 2009.

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Former CMS Chief: 'Oversubsidized' PPACA is 'Asking for Trouble'

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, May 16, 2014

Tom Scully, a former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is no fan of the healthcare reform law, but has found one thing to like about it: "It draws incentives away from volume-based reimbursement to quality-based because the government has its money at risk."

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Webcast: Marketing-Physician Alignment—Balancing Priorities for Volume & Value

By: March 26, 2014

Date: May 22, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

As the industry shifts from volume to value, healthcare marketing's function expands from patient acquisition to strategic support and population health management. Join marketing leaders as they outline proven strategies for fostering growth and engagement to achieve both volume and value targets.

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Intelligence Report: Cardio Services—Keeping Pace With the Pulse of Population Health

By: April 3, 2014

As healthcare providers broaden cardiovascular programs and invest more in population health, IT integration, and outpatient facilities, many face increased margin pressure. This report reveals the key differences between stand-alone hospitals and health systems and how partners across the care continuum will play a greater role in helping to meet both patient needs and financial goals.

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