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Hospitals Find their Place on Pinterest

Marianne Aiello

The demographics of social networking site Pinterest skew slightly older and wealthier than Facebook and Twitter and Healthcare marketing pioneers are taking notice. >>>


Editor's Picks

Individual Mandate Costs Explained

Two studies show that the individual mandate would affect only a small number of Americans, that government subsidies would enable most of the affected to cover their health insurance costs, and that without the mandate, government spending would increase by billions of dollars. >>>

Making Medical Imaging Transparent

The move toward greater patient access to medical imaging records has providers trying to determine what new demands and constraints it will place on physicians, and how costs will be affected. >>>

Supreme Court Can't Stop Healthcare Reform

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. >>>

Return of the PHO?

The physician hospital organization, or something like it, is making a comeback as payers and the government make slow progress toward accountable care. >>>


The Complete Guide to Strategic Marketing for the Cardiovascular Service Line

Get key marketing concepts, practical tools, and straightforward ideas to augment a cardiovascular service line administrator's ever-expanding skill set, help overall service line performance, and create real value.   >>>

News Headlines

FTC approves Express Scripts, Medco merger

The New York Times, April 4, 2012

Nation's top tech official advocates putting health data in patients’ hands

Bangor Daily News, April 4, 2012

When more expensive medicine is better

The Washington Post, April 3, 2012

Shands Hospital to restart liver transplants

The Gainesville Sun, April 3, 2012

IOM to CDC and HRSA: Bridge private and public health

Government Health IT, April 3, 2012

$181M sale of Health Central to Orlando Health final

Orlando Sentinel, April 3, 2012

Don Berwick on the fate of 'Obamacare'

Rolling Stone, April 2, 2012

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center changes after series of failed inspections, patient death

Contra Costa Times, April 2, 2012

NH hospitals create collaborative to crunch costs, improve care

New Hampshire Union Leader, April 2, 2012

NV specialty hospitals continue to thrive—and profit

Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 30, 2012

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Webcast: Proven Hospital-Physician Alignment Incentives

Date: April 24, 2012
About: Customize this webcast with your questions. Gain proven, measurable techniques to establish real physician value and fair compensation, and build lasting loyalty. Join HealthLeaders Media for strategies and solutions direct from three executives with alignment expertise at Health Quest, Trinity Health, and Sullivan, Cotter and Associates. >>>

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 Calls for Forecasting, Profiling


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