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Today’s Rundown

  1. CMS transparency rule is a step toward consumer-centric, market-driven care
  2. For a better patient experience, focus on the outcomes that matter most
  3. Physician advisers play evolving, integral role in today’s hospitals

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CMS transparency rule is a step toward consumer-centric, market-driven care

by Rita Numerof Nurse with patientThe current private accreditation model is not doing enough to protect patients. But the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently moved to correct that problem by issuing a draft rule that would require private hospital accreditation organizations to publicly release details about problems identified during hospital inspections.

Top Stories

For a better patient experience, focus on the outcomes that matter most

by Christy Dempsey Delivering on the patient experience is not solely about attaining a certain score or a percentile rank. Rather, when we focus on the outcomes that truly matter to patients and provide the professionals who care for them with the support and tools to improve those outcomes, patient experience metrics improve as a natural consequence.

Physician advisers play evolving, integral role in today’s hospitals

by Nancy Lakier, Donna Hopkins The role of the local physician adviser went by the wayside for many years. But because of heightened quality-improvement measures, threatened reimbursements and the need for cost reductions, hospitals are again fostering the physician adviser role from within the organization and local healthcare community.

Resources

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[Whitepaper] 5 Supply Chain Leader Traits and Why You Need Them to Survive in Today’s Evolving Healthcare Landscape

Presented By: Cardinal Health Industry trends like personalized medicine and healthcare consumerism are changing how care is delivered and received, which will continue challenging the healthcare supply chain. Download this complimentary Whitepaper to learn five traits that supply chain professionals must develop in order to succeed.

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Sponsored By: DocuSign The patients who rely on your scientific leadership are expecting more.

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Sponsored By: DocuSign The U.S. Department of Justice has collected upwards of $17 billion in settlements from the healthcare industry since 2009, including more than $2 billion from a single life sciences company.

[Whitepaper] 2017 Trends Report: A Year of Challenges & Opportunity

Presented By: B.E. Smith 66% of executives are concerned about the healthcare workforce. So why do two-thirds have a positive outlook for 2017? A new report highlights the challenges and reasons for optimism.

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