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Five New Year's Resolutions for Every Hospital in 2012
December 29, 2011 12:19 PM by Adrianne OBrien
Editor's note: This blog was written by Ron Wince, president and CEO of Guidon Performance Solutions. He has advised healthcare institutions such as Kaiser Permanente, Aetna, the American Red Cross, the Cleveland Clinic, and the Mayo Clinic and has been Read More...
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Top Tweets of the Week (12.23.11)
December 23, 2011 3:22 PM by Adrianne OBrien
What’s hot in healthcare this week on Twitter? Find out in our last top 10 list of 2011! @HarvardBiz Innovative ideas to watch in 2012 http://s.hbr.org/uQGGdr @tmlfox ONC to create health IT dashboard http://ow.ly/87n5q @hitconsultant VA launches Facebook Read More...
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‘Serious Reportable Events’ Update
December 21, 2011 9:03 AM by Lynn
The National Quality Forum (NQF) has finalized its list of Serious Reportable Events (SREs) , a compilation of serious, largely preventable and harmful clinical events designed to help the healthcare field assess, measure and report performance on providing Read More...
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Performance-Based Networks & Medical Cost Savings
December 20, 2011 4:10 PM by Adrianne OBrien
Editor's note: This blog was written by Sam Muppalla, vice president, McKesson Health Solutions, Network Performance Management (NPM). Last week, I wrote about Unlocking Affordable Care: Product Innovation . We looked at a number of innovations taking Read More...
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Top Tweets of the Week (12.16.11)
December 16, 2011 11:07 AM by Adrianne OBrien
We've compiled our top favorite healthcare tweets of the week from the Twitterverse. And be sure to follow Executive Insight by going to @ExecInsight ! @hipbestguy GE Healthcare in drug manufacturing plant deal http://yhoo.it/sNcWul @GovHIT Philadelphia-area Read More...
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The Business of Health Care
December 14, 2011 9:37 AM by Lynn
Many of the healthcare professionals who work in your hospital choose their career path because they want to practice some type of medicine—be it lab medicine, radiology, nursing and more—and perhaps be a valuable part of helping patients get well. But Read More...
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Unlocking Affordable Care: Product Innovation
December 13, 2011 11:08 AM by Adrianne OBrien
Editor's note: This blog was written by Sam Muppalla, vice president, McKesson Health Solutions,Network Performance Management (NPM). One path that health plans are using to achieve affordable care is the deployment of value-based insurance designs (VBID). Read More...
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Facebook Contest Winner!
December 9, 2011 12:08 PM by Adrianne OBrien
Since you started climbing the ranks in healthcare leadership, can you point to the most important lesson learned? We asked the Facebook fans of Executive Insight what was the one thing they learned on the job that you just can’t learn in business school. Read More...
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Top Tweets of the Week (12.9.11)
December 9, 2011 10:43 AM by Adrianne OBrien
What's been happening in healthcare this week? We've sifted through Twitter to give you some of the top tweets. Shameless plug: be sure to follow Executive Insight ! @pya_dvdmcmillan CMS Final Rule allows use of Medicare claims to assess providers performance Read More...
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Top Tweets of the Week (12.2.11)
December 2, 2011 12:55 PM by Adrianne OBrien
We've compiled our top favorite tweets of the week from accounts we follow on Twitter. Be sure to follow Executive Insight by going to @ExecInsight ! @HITExchange Just don’t text it (patient orders), Joint Commission says security risk too high http://bit.ly/tpnKQ4 Read More...
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From RSNA: Focus on Productivity Improvements, Workflow Across an Enterprise
December 1, 2011 2:46 PM by Adrianne OBrien
Editor's note: This blog was written by Tom Mitchell, director of marketing, MedQuist As the industry looks to 2012, RSNA 2011 has been a crystal ball into next year. Naturally, the challenges like ICD-10 and EHR adoption are front and center for many Read More...
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