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What’s needed next: Transparency in outcomes, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | April 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In the April 14 issue, Merrill Goozner’s editorial, noting the potential value of the release by the CMS of individual physician payments, is immediately followed by a guest editorial from
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Community Leadership nominations sought
By Modern Healthcare | April 12, 2014
Healthcare attracts people who are committed to making a difference. Their life's work is based on a mission to help those around them have healthier and happier lives.
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Limits on cancer center access just tip of the iceberg, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | April 12, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The article on restricted access to cancer care is the tip of the iceberg.
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'Doubled doubt and disappointment in SGR and ICD-10 delays', and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | April 05, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One-year sustainable growth-rate fixes can be funded annually, but the projection over the next three decades for a permanent fix is a budget buster.
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Final days to send 100 Most Influential nominations
By Modern Healthcare | March 29, 2014
It's the final week to submit nominations for Modern Healthcare's 13th annual ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. The deadline is April 18.
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Looking for the 'Best Places to Work in Healthcare'
By Modern Healthcare | March 29, 2014
Modern Healthcare's seventh annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognition program is underway.
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Why were chiropractors overlooked in spine care article, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | March 29, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The article "Rethinking spine care" was certainly timely. But I found it interesting that nowhere in the article was mention made of chiropractic care in addressing the current boondoggle of spine management in this country.
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Quality argument will be tough to make in debate over narrow networks, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | March 22, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
It's going to be tough to make the quality argument stick as long as the quality metrics shine on providers who can cherry-pick patients, and rain on disproportionate-share hospitals.
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Nominations being accepted for 100 Most Influential in healthcare
By Modern Healthcare | March 15, 2014
The ability to successfully manage change is an indispensible and definitive leadership attribute in all sectors of healthcare.
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Alzheimer's discussion shouldn't focus on number of deaths, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | March 15, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
It is my experience that Alzheimer's disease claims more lives than are reported on death certificates that spell out pneumonia or urosepsis instead of the underlying cause. But people who write articles such as this forget that death is one of the few zero-sum games—the denominator is always...
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