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Healthcare Professionals Back Patient Experience as Indicator of Quality
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published December 12, 2012

According to a recent article from The Hospitalist, healthcare professionals are insisting on a reconstruction of the current methods of how medical practices are measured, ranked, rewarded, and penalized through value-based purchasing (VBP).

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Rural Hospital Receives Top Performer Award for Healthcare Performance
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published December 11, 2012

The rural hospital of West Valley, Arizona has achieved recognition from the Quality Health Indicators (QHI) as a “Best Practices Top Performer” for critical access hospitals.

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Improved Patient Access to Care Number One Goal of New Diabetes Center
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 29, 2012

The Province of Ontario, Canada has announced the opening of the Centre for Complex Diabetes Care in an effort to improve access to care for patients with diabetes.

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Healthcare Bill Should Include CLASS Act, Says Gerontological Society
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 26, 2012

Experts from the Gerontological Society are concerned that the long-term care benefits offered through the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act could be jeopardized if not worked into the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Florida Health Clinics Discuss Preparations for Approaching Healthcare Reform
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 19, 2012

The fast approaching Affordable Care Act (ACA) has medical clinics in Overtown, FL discussing preparations for the expected influx of newly insured patients and the shortage of primary care doctors. 

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Obama Healthcare Reform Prompts Providers in South Dakota to Expand Coverage
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 16, 2012

Now that Obama’s healthcare reform has begun affecting patients and hospitals across the country, healthcare providers are urging Medicaid programs in South Dakota to expand their coverage. 

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Medicare Urges Seniors to Switch from Low Rated Healthcare Plans
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 14, 2012

According to an article from Kaiser Health News, Medicare is encouraging seniors to switch from health insurance plans that received low performance and quality ratings over the past three years.

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Healthcare Reform Prompts Hospitals to Prepare for Patient Influx
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 13, 2012

Hospitals and medical providers across the U.S. have begun preparing for the possibility of a patient influx and physician shortage, should healthcare reform become a law. 

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Canadian Organizations Overlook Link Between Business and Innovation
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published November 1, 2012

A study from George Brown College attributed Canada’s lagging economic performance to a lack of innovation, along with a continued reliance on “old economy” practices.

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“Magnet” Hospitals Report Superior Operational Excellence and Lower Mortality Rates
by Guidon Performance Solutions Published October 30, 2012

A study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that hospitals that achieve “magnet” status exhibit better quality of care, lower mortality rates in surgical patients, and overall operational excellence. 

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