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Industry Survey Reveals Goals and Priorities of Healthcare Leaders (Part 1 of 2)

February 26, 2013

HealthLeaders Media recently conducted its 2013 Industry Survey and discovered that healthcare leaders “are still in a quandary: unhappy about the healthcare industry as a whole but convinced that their own organizations are moving in the right direction,” reports Margaret Dick Tocknell. The majority believe the industry is still “on the wrong track,” but “the […]

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Providers clash with Medicare over readmission measure

August 23, 2012

As summer wanes, tensions are simmering between Medicare and healthcare providers, especially after a new readmission measure was approved by the National Quality Forum (NQF) with allegedly little input from industry professionals. According to a July 23, 2012, article from Kaiser Health News, this conflict is rooted within the nationwide failure to reduce readmissions rates, […]

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