July 2, 2012
1. PPACA Upheld: 8 Things Hospitals Should Keep in Mind.
2. 11 Recent Hospital Mergers & Acquisitions.
3. Vanguard Health Systems May Acquire Medicaid HMO.
4. Upcoming Webinars:
How Culture Drives, or Hinders, Performance and Outcomes (Thurs., July 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT). To learn more and register, .
Critical Strategies for Achieving Positive Medicare Margins (Wed., July 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT). To learn more or register for the free webinar, .
5. 3 Major Trends of Call Coverage, Medical Direction.
6. Congress Asks GAO: Are Medicare Audit Contractors Duplicative?
7. N.J. Bill on For-Profit Hospital Financial Transparency Heads to Governor's Desk.
8. Ex-CEO of Archbold Medical Center in Georgia Receives 2-Year Prison Sentence.
9. White Paper: 5 Ways Instant Communications Among Doctors Benefit Your Hospital
Learn 5 ways hospitals can benefit from the ability to achieve instant communications routed per physicians' preferences.
10. 3 Financial Challenges of Bundled Pricing.
11. 9 Recent Strikes, Contract Agreements and Unionizations at Hospitals.
12. Hospitals Profiles Now Available. Access our new "10 Things to Know" Lists on Rush University Medical Center & Baylor University Medical Center Dallas.
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