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Marketing Health Coach Services

Marianne Aiello

A growing number of healthcare organizations are employing health coaches for patients, particularly those with chronic conditions. This trend can put patients at ease, increase the continuity of care, improve outcomes, and encourage consumer loyalty. >>>


Editor's Picks

Commonwealth Fund to Study Access to Healthcare

An effort to track low- and moderate-income adults to see how they fare under the Affordable Care Act may offer glimpses as to whether it is accomplishing its goals, or whether it's just another behemoth government program. >>>

Will Paying Hospitals to Teach Each Other Get Results?

The Department of Health and Human Services believes that best practices, techniques, and solutions for obtaining higher levels of quality and safety among hospitals should be widely distributed. Ascension Health is in the vanguard, sharing what it knows about achieving clinical excellence. >>>

Engineering a High-Performance Emergency Department

A revamped staffing model for nurses and a boost to physician compensation and accountability are among the operational and clinical improvements documented in our case study of Cambridge Health Alliance's internal transformation. >>>

Hospital HCAHPS Scores Beat Expectations

Hospitals have been scurrying to improve their patient experience scores under Medicare's value-based purchasing rules. Those efforts are paying off, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey responses show. >>>

Impact Analysis Report


Value-Based Purchasing: Facing the HCAHPS Hurdle

New research finds that 25% of organizations have not yet begun preparing for VBP. Get additional data in this final report in a series of four from the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange, with analysis and insight from leaders at Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Hackensack University Medical Center, Piedmont Healthcare, Griffin Hospital, and Sharp Healthcare. >>>

News Headlines

Rethinking hospital readmissions

Marketplace / American Public Media, February 8, 2012

WA state has new plan for ER limits; doctors critical

The News Tribune, February 8, 2012

Hahnemann boosts use of RNs in bid to improve care

The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 8, 2012

VT would allow 'bronze plan' to encourage health

CBS News / Associated Press, February 7, 2012

HCA profit tops expectations; shares rise

Reuters, February 7, 2012

Moving a hospital: It's not brain surgery, but it is complex

The Herald News / Chicago Sun Times, February 6, 2012

Hospitals mine patient records in search of customers

USA Today, February 6, 2012

Bone marrow registry, healthcare company to pay $770,000 for using models to recruit donors

The Washington Post, February 3, 2012

Rutgers, Duke, Horizon form education partnership for nurses, February 2, 2012

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Outpatient Care Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny

Even the most ardent proponents of outpatient care say its pace of growth may slow, depending on a community's need for integrated care and specific demand for multidisciplinary approaches. >>>


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