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Live@ News is Modern Healthcare's daily email alert on the news and events taking place at the healthcare conferences important to you. The most recent Live@ coverage is below.
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AHIMA calls for strict health record cut-and-paste parameters
By Joseph Conn | April 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The common but sometimes controversial practice of copying and pasting information from a patient's earlier electronic health record into a new one is permissible only “in the presence of strong technical and administrative controls,” according to a just-released position statement by the American Health Information Management Association.
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Live@ACHE Video: Baylor Scott & White CEO Joel Allison on the system's merger and the Affordable Care Act
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Baylor Scott & White Health was formed last year through the merger of two already large Texas players. CEO Joel Allison discusses the deal and how the organization's insurance arm is faring with the rollout of the ACA exchanges.
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Hospital quality measures need to be overhauled, execs say
By Maureen McKinney | March 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The quality measures hospitals use to gauge processes of care, clinical outcomes and patient experience are in need of serious restructuring, executives said at the ACHE meeting in Chicago.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Yoshi Honkawa
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Yoshi Honkawa, known as a master of relationships, developed many that paid dividends during decades walking the halls of the California State Capitol and Congress on behalf of Los Angeles County's hospitals and then Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
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Live@ACHE Video: Advocate Health Care pushes population health
By Modern Healthcare | March 27, 2014
Population health management was a popular topic at ACHE's annual meeting, as attendees packed sessions led by Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care and other organizations.
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Hospitals' social media efforts boost reputation, patient loyalty: study
By Maureen McKinney | March 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Hospitals are putting more and more energy and resources into growing their social media presence, but do those efforts bear fruit when it comes to reputation and patient loyalty? New research says yes.
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Live@ACHE Video: WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish on enrollment and rates in Obamacare plans
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish explains how the company has fared during the tumultuous open-enrollment period for health plans established under the ACA. Swedish also addresses the growing controversy over narrow provider networks.
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New payment models will pressure IT spending, AHA chief says
By Melanie Evans | March 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
IT spending, already a hefty investment for the nation's hospitals, could come under intense scrutiny as payers shift more financial risk to providers, said Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the AHA.
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Reform Update: Advocate Health sees progress with ACO
By Melanie Evans | March 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Advocate Health Care says that early results in operating Medicare accountable care organizations have been promising but that progress has been achieved through failure, experimentation and adaptation.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee John Griffith
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
John Griffith taught hundreds of future healthcare executives in his classes at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and influenced more through his widely used textbooks.
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Live@ACHE Video: CHI President and COO Michael Rowan on the system's strategies for the future
By Modern Healthcare | March 26, 2014
Michael Rowan, president and COO of Catholic Health Initiatives, discusses the health system's recent acquisitions and leadership changes, its involvement in shared savings programs and its activity on the ACA's insurance exchanges.
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Speaker urges non-discrimination policy to address LGBT patients' anxieties
By Steven Ross Johnson | March 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Despite strides made in recognizing the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, many remain concerned over the treatment they might encounter in healthcare settings, according to an expert.
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Live@ACHE Video: ACHE Chairman Christine Candio on new leadership initiatives
By Modern Healthcare | March 25, 2014
Christine Candio was just sworn in as chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In an interview at the group's annual meeting, she discusses new initiatives to make sure members have the tools they need in today's environment.
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Live@ACHE Video: ACHE President and CEO Deborah Bowen on challenges ahead for healthcare leaders
By Modern Healthcare | March 25, 2014
Deborah Bowen, president and CEO of the American College of Healthcare Executive, discusses her first year at the helm of the organization, upcoming priorities for the ACHE and the changing nature of healthcare leadership.
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Hospital boards thinking twice about CEO pay
By Melanie Evans | March 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
As hospital governing boards face ongoing regulatory and public scrutiny regarding executive compensation, many are taking a more careful and deliberate approach, consultants and executives said Tuesday at the ACHE meeting.
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WellPoint making big push toward performance-based payouts
By Melanie Evans | March 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Insurance giant WellPoint will seek to tie half its commercial reimbursement to performance-based payouts by the end of the year, up from 30% last year, company CEO Joseph Swedish told industry professionals Tuesday.
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Panel: Data analytics, performance management are essential tools
By Joseph Conn | March 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare leaders need to focus on marrying clinical information from EHRs with financial data to improve the quality and value of care and to assess actuarial risk, a panel told ACHE attendees.
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Eliminating harm—it's simply what patients expect, experts say
By Sabriya Rice | March 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Eliminating harm in hospitals is simply what patients expect, experts said during a Monday afternoon session at the ACHE meeting in Chicago.
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Video Feature: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Fred Brown
By Modern Healthcare | March 24, 2014
Fred Brown, the first president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, describes his role in the origins of that system—created through one of the early mega-mergers in not-for-profit healthcare. Brown is regarded as an early innovator in integrated care.
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Yale-New Haven details interventions that improved post-discharge care
By Maureen McKinney | March 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital has implemented a number of interventions it says have helped to markedly improve post-discharge care, including simplified discharge instructions, communication with community-based groups and smart use of health IT.
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