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    Cutting Through Jargon: When Words Matter in Healthcare


    A few years ago, two aeronautical companies joined forces to collaborate on a new aircraft. At the first planning meeting, everyone agreed on ambitious goals and a rigorous schedule. But the conversation kept getting mired in misunderstanding. Finally, it was discovered that the two groups meant something different when they … Read more

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    Health Systems to Face Tougher Pricing Environment


    During the last decade, the healthcare industry has consolidated furiously.  Hospital-based health systems have snapped up independent facilities and smaller systems, creating national and regional “mega-systems” with thousands of beds in acute care hospitals and post-acute facilities. To secure their competitive positions, these growing health systems have hired large numbers … Read more

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