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Avoidable Readmissions: A Visual Representation  Designing a Program to Prevent Unnecessary   6 Tips and Tricks for Reducing Readmissions with Care
In this Issue
Spotlight on Reducing Readmissions
Avoidable Readmissions: A Visual Representation A Roadmap to Avoiding Readmissions
Designing a Program to Prevent Unnecessary Designing a Program to Prevent Unnecessary Readmissions
Joint Commission's New 'Hot Topics in Health Care' Urges Teamwork in Transitions of Care

AMA Details Plan for Cutting Hospital Readmissions

Healthcare Leaders Discuss Reducing Hospital Readmissions
Jack Spence, Vice President of Care Continuity From Our Leadership Team

By Jack Spence, Vice President of Care Continuity
When I joined T-System nine years ago, the healthcare IT industry was buzzing with speculation about electronic health record systems. Today, in the midst of the current electronic healthcare environment we once only dreamed of, the industry is again changing. Our focus is evolving from making patient information more accessible to providers to making information more actionable. Read more...
Upcoming Events

March 4-6, 2013: HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

March 10-12, 2013: TCEP Annual Scientific Meeting, Chattanooga, TN

linkED 2013Join us on April 22-25 in Dallas, TX to network with top industry executives and thought leaders as you learn about the latest trends in ED innovation. Sign up by March 22 to receive the early conference registration fee of $249 before the fee is increased to $349. Reserve your spot today, and enjoy sessions on reducing avoidable readmissions, ACOs and patient care transitions, like these listed below. Check out the complete linkED agenda on our special conference website.


ACOs and EDs: Strategies for Collaboration and Shared Savings
Speaker: Lynn Barr, Chief Innovation Officer, Tahoe Forest Hospital

From Volume to Value: Planning for an ACO
Speaker: Erin Fulton, Vice President of Performance Solutions, T-System

From the Palm of Your Hand to Patient Handoff – Better Care Coordination from Triage through Post-Discharge
Speaker: Erin Fulton, Vice President of Performance Solutions, T-System
Solution Tips & Tricks
6 Tips and Tricks for Reducing Readmissions with Care 6 Tips and Tricks for Reducing Readmissions with Care Continuity
In the News

Cox Medical Center BransonReducing Readmissions at Cox Medical Center Branson
Cox Medical Center Branson needed a better way to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care for the high volume of self-pay and Medicare patients coming through their front door. Find out how T-System Care Continuity solution is helping them achieve these goals and reduce readmissions by 20% with actionable patient transition management.

2013 Legislation Could Mean Pain or Gain for Emergency Physicians
In a D Healthcare Daily article, T-System CEO Sunny Sanyal discusses new 2013 legislation changes that may affect physicians' compensation.

Two T-System clients make Becker's "100 CIOs to Know" list
Congratulations to Jackie Lucas, CIO of Baptist Healthcare System in KY and Ross Hurd, CIO of Lake Chelan Community Hospital in WA who were recognized by Becker's Hospital Review for their expertise and innovation in healthcare information technology.
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