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CMS Confident as HIX Deadline Nears

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, March 26, 2014

After stumbling at the starting line, federal officials are pushing for a strong finish in the inaugural open enrollment period for the new public health insurance exchanges. And they're offering some individuals a deadline extension.

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Medicare Rules Make Offsite Organ Recovery Costly

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, March 26, 2014

Using organ procurement organizations reduces costs and is safer for patients and medical staff. But complex reimbursement rules deter some transplant hospitals from allowing organs from brain-dead donors to be recovered off site.

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Tagging, Tracking Nurses Improves Workflow

By: Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, March 25, 2014

Nurses at a Florida hospital are wearing electronic tags to track their daily steps. The data has been revealing and led to changes in workflow. The CNO says nurses like it and "know that it can help them."

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Interoperability Needs More Than Fired-Up Buyers

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, March 25, 2014

Health information technology buyers have been demanding interoperability for some time, yet too many IT vendors have too often kept the door to interoperability locked tight, denying the industry $30 billion in potential savings.

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Webcast: Hospitals Developing Health Plans: Key Steps to Becoming a Provider-Payer

By: January 27, 2014

Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 | 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. ET

Join hospital leaders as they outline the strategic transition from provider to payer, and new opportunities for controlling costs, managing risk, and maximizing reimbursements.

Register Today

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Geisinger: Care Coordination & Population Health

By: January 20, 2014

Date: March 27, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Find out how the leaders of Geisinger Health System drove down costs in the care continuum by leveraging the power of their ProvenHealth Navigator model, a system that combines evidence-based best practices, electronic health records, and quality and accountability metrics to standardize care processes.

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