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Subject: [Becker's Hospital Review] Feb. Issue Now Online: 9 CIOs Share Top Goals | 9 Things to Do Now to Prepare for ICD-10 | 20 Exec Moves | 2 Speakers Sought for CEO Webinar |
Becker's Hospital Review
February Issue of Becker's Hospital Review - Special HIT Issue

 Feb. 9, 2012


Download the digital edition of the February Issue (pdf). Click Here  


1. The Future of Healthcare: 9 Capabilities for Post- Reform Success.  Click Here    


2. Spurring Innovation in Healthcare Delivery: 5 Best Practices of Health System Leaders.Click Here  


3. 8 Issues Hospitals Consider Before an Integration or Sale. Click Here  

4. Register Today! Becker's Hospital Review Annual Meeting, 2012 - Only 250 Registration/5 Exhibitor Spots Remain (May 17-18, 2012; Hotel Allegro Chicago). To learn more or register, Click Here . 


Highlights include:
- 124 Speakers, 74 Sessions
- 40+ C-Suite Speakers  

- Co-Chaired by Scott Becker and Chuck Lauer  

- Keynote Speakers Mike Ditka, Bob Woodward, Suzy Welch


5. Publisher's Letter. Click Here     


6. 9 Leading Hospital, Health System CIOs Share Top Goals. Click Here      


7. Speaking a Common Language: Q&A With Rex Healthcare President David Strong and CIO Novlet Bradshaw. Click Here  

8. Ahead of the Meaningful Use Curve: Q&A With CEO Chuck Sted and CIO Steve Robertson of Hawaii Pacific Health. Click Here

9. Is Your EHR Implementation in Trouble? 10 Things to Check. Click Here

10. Upcoming Webinars: 


Driving Perioperative Performance to Improve Bottom Line (Feb. 21, 1:30 PM - 2:30PM CST). To register for the complimentary webinar, Click Here


Learn How to Maximize the Cost-Reduction and Quality-Improvement Benefits of CRNAs and the Anesthesia Team Care Model in an Upcoming Webinar: How the Anesthesia Care Team Model Can Contribute to Clinical Quality Excellence in Your OR (Feb. 28, 1:15 - 2:15 PM CST). To register for the complimentary webinar, Click Here.   


11. 10 Best Practices for Implementing Telemedicine in Hospitals. Click Here    


12. 5 Legal Issues Surrounding Electronic Medical Records. Click Here     

13.  The Care Management Imperative. Click Here  


14. 32 Health Systems, Physician Groups to Participate in Pioneer ACOs.Click Here  


15. Survey: 55% of Payors Plan to Participate in ACOs Over Next 3 Years. Click Here   


16. Physician Relationship Trends - Employ, Joint Venture or Co-manage? - Two Great Speakers Sought for April 2nd Webinar. We are seeking two speakers to join Tom Mallon, CEO of Regent Surgical Health, and Chuck Lauer, the author of several books including Soar with the Eagles and Decency and the Co-Chair of the Becker's Hospital Review Annual Meeting.  Should you have a suggestion, please email Scott Becker at To register for the annual meeting, Click Here.  


17. CMS Issues Correction to OPPS Final Rule, Payments Decrease 0.1%. Click Here  

18. IRS Issues 2011 Form 990. Click Here

19. 9 Things Healthcare Organizations Should Do Now to Prepare for ICD-10. Click Here

20. Chuck Lauer: Don't Let Fears About Healthcare IT Mire You in the Past. Click Here

21. Mercy's Dr. Kenneth Bertka: Using HIT to Drive Clinical Integration, Patient and Physician Engagement. Click Here  

22. 61 Integrated Health Systems to Know. Click Here
23. Hospital & Health System Transactions. Click Here
24. Hospital & Health System Executive Moves. Click Here   

View all these stories and download the entire issue. Click Here  


Visit our other publications: Becker's ASC Review & Becker's Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review.     


Learn More About Our Featured E-Weekly Advertisers: Objective Health, Lawson, CEP America and Duke Realty.



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1. Physician-Hospital Relationships  & ACOs sponsored by ASCOA
Management & Administration
3. Leadership &Executive Moves
4. Finance, Revenue Cycle & ICD-10 - sponsored by AHIMA5. Transactions & Valuation Issues sponsored by VMG Health
Compensation Issues
Stark, Antikickback & False Claims
HIT, EHRs & Meaningful Use sponsored by Lawson
9. Key Specialties & Service Lines sponsored by Paragon Health
OR Efficiency  sponsored by NAPA
11. Capacity Management sponsored by TeleTracking
12. Quality & Patient Safety
Anesthesia sponsored by Somnia Anesthesia Services

24 Companies To Know 

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2. Lawson:  

3. CEP America:

4. Duke Realty:

5. Regent Surgical Health:

6. Surgical Directions:   

7. NCO Healthcare Services:   

8. ASCOA:  

9. VMG Health:;    

10. CogentHMG: 

11. Select International:  

12. TeleTracking:;

13. Medical Facilities Corp.:

14. HealthCare Appraisers:

15. Somnia Anesthesia:;

16. Healthcare Facilities  Accreditation Program:;

17. NAPA Anesthesia:
18. Verras:   

19. Principle Valuation:; 

20. Enhance Healthcare: 

21. MedeAnalytics:

22. Symbion:;   

23. West Coast Medical:; 

24. Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock: 

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(312) 929-2771

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