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CMS Poised to Announce ICD-10 Implementation Date

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 24, 2014

A two-day summit organized by the American Health Information Management Association has ended, and ICD-10 stakeholders say they are still waiting to hear from federal officials on a firm implementation date.

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Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Clinical Services and Profit Margins

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, April 25, 2014

Seeking to cut costs or enhance margins, some hospitals and health systems consider dropping clinical services. Four healthcare leaders discuss profitability and other factors that must be weighed before making a determination on clinical services.

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Private HIX Riches Eyed in Group Coverage

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, April 25, 2014

A Pittsburgh-based Blue Cross Blue Shield carrier views private health insurance exchanges as a golden opportunity in the group market.

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A 30-Day Mortality Rate Mystery

By: Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, April 24, 2014

Daily death rates for cardiac surgery patients in one large study jumped at the 30-day mark. Was it because physicians were treating the performance measure instead of the patient? What are the unintended consequences of quality of care and performance measures, anyway?

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Anesthesiologists as 'Air Traffic Controllers of the OR'

By: Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, April 24, 2014

Early results of a new program focusing on anesthesiologists' interactions with patients show promise toward improving patient satisfaction. "As hospitals prioritize patient satisfaction, anesthesiologists play a more visible role," says a Florida physician key to the program.

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Intelligence Report: Patient Experience Beyond HCAHPS—Care Coordination and Cultural Transformation

By: August 12, 2013

This report uncovers the management and cultural changes necessary to achieve consistently superior patient experience. It features original research and analysis from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders. Gain key insights, such as: 71% of healthcare leaders will focus on care coordination to improve patient experience.

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HealthLeaders Media Insider: Telemedicine

By: April 1, 2014

The advent of new healthcare technology yields new opportunities for efficiency and cost saving. With this one-stop comprehensive resource, learn how hospitals are beginning to engage patients via the Internet, and how telemedicine is being used to drive revenue, increase access, and improve care across the continuum. Includes bonus webcast.

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