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Hospitals Welcome Two-Midnight Rule Delay

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2014

Providers are pleased that CMS is delaying implementation of new guidelines governing Medicare reimbursements for short-term hospital stays, but they insist the new rule is flawed and say they will continue to oppose it.

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Medical Errors Draw $770,000 in Fines in CA

By: Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, February 4, 2014

California has issued its latest round of administrative penalties to 13 hospitals where patients have been subject to serious injury or death as a result of regulatory noncompliance.

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4 Ways to Thrive in the New Payment Environment

By: Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, February 3, 2014

Reduced reimbursements are the most-cited threat to healthcare organizations, but strategic leaders can find ways to mitigate the potential harm by shoring up collections and getting serious about analytics.

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New Nurses Report Slightly Tougher Job Market

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, February 3, 2014

The economic recession may be to blame for a downturn in demand for newly licensed registered nurses, suggests a survey from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The lead author speculates, however, that demand will grow stronger as healthcare reform is implemented.

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Webcast: Forge Partnerships Across the Care Continuum—Metrics and Workflows

By: January 20, 2014

Date: March 14, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join leaders from SCL Health System and Collaborative Healthcare Strategies as they reveal how to successfully align with external entities across the care continuum to reduce readmissions, improve care quality, and streamline workflows.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from Cambridge Health Alliance: The Efficient ED

By: November 26, 2013

Date: February 4, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

Unlock Cambridge Health Alliance's secrets to maximizing ED throughput using bedside rapid assessment and closing care continuum gaps.

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