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Supreme Court Can't Stop Healthcare Reform

Philip Betbeze

Whatever the court ultimately decides will only minimally alter the business of healthcare right now. Reform has been coming organically because payers can't—or won't—suffer double-digit premium increases any longer. >>>


Editor's Picks

Bye-Bye to Annual Budgeting?

The annual budget process tends to be cumbersome and costly, yet still miss the mark. Could CFOs possibly go budget-free? Here's how one healthcare system switched to a rolling quarterly forecast. >>>

10 Things We Don't Know About Looming Readmission Penalties

Hospital officials are scratching their heads over how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will fine hospitals with excessive 30-day readmission rates after October 1. >>>

CRNA Court Victory is a Win for Rural Hospitals

A California appeals court ruling that allows certified registered nurse anesthetists in that state to do their jobs without physician supervision isn't about patient safety, or even access to care. It's about money. >>>

Cleveland Clinic Seeks to Hire 600 RNs

The football stadium where the Cleveland Browns play is the backdrop for a three-day recruiting blitz where the Cleveland Clinic aims to offer jobs to hundreds of registered nurses for existing and new positions. >>>

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

Ruling may spur foes to challenge MA health law

The Boston Globe, March 30, 2012

Most Medical Boards 'Terrible' at Discipline

HealthLeaders Media, March 29, 2012

30-Day Readmissions Rule Under Two-Pronged Attack

HealthLeaders Media, March 29, 2012

ACA's Fate Rests with Court

HealthLeaders Media, March 29, 2012

White House: no contingency plan if healthcare law rejected

Reuters, March 29, 2012

Hospitals fear loss of insurance payments if mandate is struck down

Chicago Tribune, March 29, 2012

Hospital pay incentives fail to help patients: study

Reuters, March 29, 2012

Winners and Losers in the Great IPAB Debate

HealthLeaders Media, March 28, 2012

Loss of insurance mandate wouldn't kill health law

Miami Herald, March 28, 2012

IOM: Medical Disaster Planning 'Rudimentary at Best'

HealthLeaders Media, March 26, 2012

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Webcast: Marketing to Overcome Physician Recruitment Hurdles

Date: March 30, 2012
LAST CHANCE:  Save time and money by targeting, recruiting, and retaining "best-fit" physician candidates using proven marketing tactics. Featuring three marketing and recruiting industry leaders from diverse regions, hospital sizes, and backgrounds, this webcast allows you to pre-submit questions to our speakers. >>>

From HealthLeaders Magazine

Red-Tape Mandates Spark Innovation

Mounting compliance requirements and declining revenues are fast becoming catalysts for improvement at healthcare organizations. >>>


Strategic Physician Recruiting


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