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Insurer Trains Nurse Care Coordinators

John Commins

Nurses who work in primary care physicians' offices are being specially trained as population care coordinators to manage follow-up care and the transition to patient-centered medical homes. >>>


Editor's Picks

Leading Change is Tough from the Back of a Limo

As a senior leader, you can be bold and visionary, you can make huge investments, and you can even remake your hospital as an accountable care organization. But none of it will work if your colleagues don't trust you. >>>

5010 Logjam Means No Pay for Physicians

Physicians are flooding their advocacy groups with complaints about cash flow problems as they seek deadline delays for a mandatory transition toward HIPAA 5010 electronic transactions. >>>

Getting to the Heart of Cardiology Alignment

Healthcare leaders are considering prospects for new payment systems and for value-based efficiencies. One physician alignment model is an integrated plan, such as a professional services agreement in which a hospital or health system operates a physician clinic and contracts with an independent group to provide professional services. >>>

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. >>>

Executives on the Move

BRANDON, FL: New Brandon Regional Hospital CEO takes office

Tampa Bay Times, February 13, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY: Hodges appointed new Regional President of SSM of Oklahoma

SSM Health Care, February 13, 2012

PHILADELPHIA: Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals announces leadership transition

MarketWatch, February 13, 2012

AKRON, OH: Akron General Health System announces new CEO after current resigns

Akron General Health System, February 13, 2012

NEW ORLEANS: Interim Slidell Memorial Hospital CEO tapped to keep position, February 13, 2012

PHEONIX: Banner Medical Group names COO

Banner Health, February 13, 2012

ST. LOUIS: Arbuckle appointed CFO of Ascension Health

Ascension Health, February 13, 2012

Success of health reform hinges on hiring 30,000 primary care docs by 2015

The Washington Post, February 13, 2012

Changing of the guard at three key health organizations

Orlando Sentinel, February 13, 2012

Union launches effort to cap pay of hospital executives

San Jose Mercury News, February 10, 2012

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Date: March 29, 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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