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Physician, Heal Thy Disruptive Behavior
Joe Cantlupe, Senior Editor

At least 70% of physician leaders say that disruptive behavior occurs at least once a month in their organizations, and more than 10% say such incidents occur daily, according to a study co-sponsored by the American College of Physician Executives. Some physicians are trying to do something about it. [Read More]
  July 21, 2011

Editor's Picks
Gawande on Cowboys and Pit Crews
It's hard to underestimate the pull of an Atul Gawande presentation in healthcare these days. Before a packed house at the 2011 American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego, Gawande?s message was this: We are in a battle for the soul of healthcare. [Read More]
U.S. News Releases ?Best Hospitals? Rankings
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, whether considered measures of quality of care or measures of national reputation, remain popular and coveted. [Read More]
OIG Finds Low Physician Compliance with Primary Care Grant Rules
Federal auditors want the state of Louisiana to pay back $13.6 million that may have been improperly paid to primary care physicians to bolster rural healthcare in the years after Hurricane Katrina. [Read More]
Webcast: Creating an ACO Marketing Language
Date: July 27, 2011
About: As a marketer, you need to learn the new paradigm of managing population health vs. growing patient volume in a traditional environment. Advance your understanding of how to align ACO marketing with business needs, as well as market accountability to providers, and ultimately your community.
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Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs
Date: August 16, 2011
What: Attend on-site or participate via live webcast.
About: Get accountable care strategies from ACO pioneers Norton Healthcare, Humana, and Palmetto Health--first movers who already have experienced the challenges of building a new framework for healthcare delivery.
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Business Rx
6 Physician Retention Strategies
If the greatest asset of a healthcare organization is its physicians, why then are so few resources put into retention and so many put into recruitment? Experts discuss the compelling financial reasons behind budgeting to retain star physicians. [Read More]
Physician News
AHA Takes on Racial Disparities in Care, Leadership
HealthLeaders Media, July 19, 2011
Scranton Scramble: CHS to Acquire Moses Taylor, Geisinger to Buy CMC
HealthLeaders Media, July 20, 2011
IOM: Women should get free birth control
PBS News Hour, July 20, 2011
Policy: Sex abuse by doctors ?profound betrayal?
The Kansas City Star/Associated Press, July 20, 2011
FDA panel to review heart valve for those too sick for surgery
Los Angeles Times, July 20, 2011
Latest figures on obesity paint an uglier picture
NPR, July 20, 2011


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