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  • Population health management — Hospitals work to refocus health care delivery

    Summer 2012
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: The latest role of hospitals seems to be assessing and proactively managing the health and wellness of large patient populations, if not entire communities. Population health management (PHM), as this practice is called, requires hospitals to radically refocus their health care delivery. This article discusses three essential concepts underlying a PHM program and lists some or all of the following benefits that hospitals can expect from one.

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  • 3 ways to communicate with a valuation professional

    July / August 2011
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: Nothing’s more frustrating than sitting down for a consultation with a valuation professional and failing to fully understand the process and how an appraiser arrives at a certain value. To avoid miscommunication, this article offers three simple instructions: listen to the valuator’s explanation of the various standards of value; define valuation parameters; and develop an engagement letter.

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  • Get control of internal controls

    Spring 2011
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: Internal controls are the policies and procedures dealers employ to protect assets, improve operating efficiency and ensure reliable financial reporting. They also are their first line of defense against theft and fraud — but only if the dealer doesn’t have a “not-in-my-backyard” attitude. This article explains how internal controls can protect inventory, customer lists and cash.

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  • All hands on deck – Collaborative management can boost a family business’s profitability and its nonfamily employees’ sense of self-worth

    Year End 2009
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: A management issue that’s unique to family businesses is keeping nonfamily employees from feeling undervalued on company endeavors simply because they aren’t family members. To keep nonfamily employees informed and motivated, it may be best to replace a traditional, top-down management style with a collaborative management approach. A strong leader who clearly communicates the company vision, a performance measurement system that emphasizes and rewards teamwork, and networking with other family businesses can help establish a collaborative management style.

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  • All that glimmers … – Alternative investments have down side

    October / November 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: With traditional investments having lost a lot of their luster in today’s environment, many nonprofits are turning to alternative investments for a better return. But before you put part of your nest egg into investments such as venture capital funds, hedge accounts or private equity funds, be sure you fully understand the tax consequences. (Updated 3/30/12)

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  • The right stuff: Recruiting physicians

    Spring 2008
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 632

    Abstract: If your practice needs some fresh faces, this article is a must-read. It explains how to develop a systematic approach to the recruiting process, starting with developing a job description based on input gathered from your current physicians. It also offers tips on how to find and identify the best candidates; understand the realities of your marketplace and how they will influence your recruiting efforts; and the pros and cons of working with physician recruiting firms. (Updated 2/29/12)

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