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Physicians Take SGR Repeal Message to Washington

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 6, 2014

As physicians convene for the AMA's annual advocacy conference, President Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, says she remains optimistic that Congress will pass legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, despite the lack of a clear funding plan.

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Slideshow: Healthcare Analytics—The New Business Currency

By: HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, March 6, 2014

Providers must master data analytics to succeed in the new world of healthcare. This HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report explores the gains and gaps in this race to the future.

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SCOTUS Review of NC Board Case 'A Very Big Deal' to Providers

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 5, 2014

An antitrust matter in North Carolina, concerning whether or not a state board is exempt from federal antitrust laws, could have far ranging effects, which explains the interest in the case from the AMA and other provider associations.

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Excluded Benefits Lists Spark Debate

By: Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, March 5, 2014

President Obama's hallmark domestic policy initiative has been blunting the worst shortcomings of the US healthcare system. But it is unrealistic to expect the PPACA alone to totally transform the practice and financing of medicine.

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Medication Adherence Campaign Features Superhero

By: Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media, March 5, 2014

A health plan's community engagement campaign to educate patients to take their medications as directed ties into a strong popular theme to influence patients' prescription adherence rates.

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Industry Survey 2014: Forging Healthcare's New Financial Foundation

By: January 23, 2014

The next 12 months may be the most transformative in the history of the healthcare industry. This report provides timely insights from our Intelligence Unit and top industry executives into the evolving attitudes of healthcare leaders—and the clinical, financial, and alignment moves they’re making today to successfully negotiate the coming shift from volume to value.

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from SSM: The New Model for Joint Replacement Excellence

By: February 10, 2014

Date: April 15, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

The leadership team at SSM Health Care reveals how they forged a workable physician-hospital alignment model and fostered greater collaboration in a dedicated joint replacement center, successfully increasing quality, reducing cost, and improving patient satisfaction.

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