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August 13, 2012


Top Stories
By David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
From volume to value is the industry's current rallying cry as it attempts to shift from a system of paying per case to one that pays for results.
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By Beth Kutscher | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Despite last year's uncertainty about the future of the reform law, healthcare executives took home more money than those in any other sector on the S&P 500, with insurance execs topping the list.
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By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Establishing criteria for executive pay in the healthcare sector is difficult enough, but hospital boards continue to face added pressure for increased transparency in the process.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Cases of a new, less dangerous strain of swine flu have surged recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
House Republicans are requesting that Congress' nonpartisan auditor investigate whether CMS funds were used for initiatives unrelated to Medicare and Medicaid and report back shortly before the Nov. 6 general election. Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Wally...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The National Quality Forum endorsed 46 measures related to cancer care, care coordination, healthcare disparities and culturally competent care for racial and ethnic minorities. The 22 cancer measures—chosen from an initial group of 26—address several specific types of the disease, such...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Despite a California law that requires hospitals to report their incidences of healthcare-associated infections, many such infections still go unreported, according to a review conducted by the state's public health department. Using surveillance data gathered last year at 100 volunteer facilities,...
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Cover Story
By Beth Kutscher | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Despite last year's uncertainty about the future of the reform law, healthcare executives took home more money than those in any other sector on the S&P 500, with insurance execs topping the list.
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Features
By Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Experts agree that mobile devices will significantly impact healthcare and not just delivery of care as we know it today. How fast that will happen and how broadly are the unanswered questions.
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Special Feature
By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Establishing criteria for executive pay in the healthcare sector is difficult enough, but hospital boards continue to face added pressure for increased transparency in the process.
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Editorial
By David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
From volume to value is the industry's current rallying cry as it attempts to shift from a system of paying per case to one that pays for results.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“Give Massachusetts credit for setting audacious healthcare goals. It took the lead in guaranteeing near-universal health insurance coverage for its residents ... Now a bill passed by the Legislature … aims to tackle the much harder problem of controlling healthcare costs. Massachusetts...
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Letters
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Regarding “Mixed results seen on Blues medical-home project” (ModernPhysician.com, June 8), the National Committee for Quality Assurance's criteria...
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By the Numbers
By Modern Healthcare
A list of the nation's 25 largest healthcare associations, ranked by 2010 revenue. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting from IRS Form 990 filings. Published Aug. 13, 2012, p. 32.
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News Makers
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Wayne Lindstrom has been named president and CEO of Mental Health America, Alexandria, Va., a community-based network advocating for mental health. Lindstrom, 65, replaces David Shern, 61, who announced in December his plans to retire. Lindstrom previously was CEO of Crossroads, a...
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Outliers
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Since Outliers can't leave the house without our “happy morning drink”—as a large mug of steaming whole bean medium roast is known in our house—we were cheered to discover that not only can coffee boost our mood, but it may also cut the risk of dying from some common...
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Dexter Haight says he's not a pot smoker, but he seems to know something about inspiring paranoia.
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Anyone who frequents Twitter has surely encountered the dreaded over-sharer. We here at Outliers think that what you ate for dinner or how you're feeling right now are topics best left to chats with your friends or just left unsaid. But researchers at the University of Rochester in New York...
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“I do 100 sit-ups in the morning. I do my push-ups and then I do my sit-ups.”
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