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Healthcare Intelligence Network
Health Management Career Update
Vol. VI, No. 5
March 30, 2007
Table of Contents
  1. Job Openings
    • Director Critical Care Services
    • Healthcare Software Implementation
    • Regional Director of Medical Economics
  2. Situation Wanted: Vice President
  3. Wellness and Health Promotion: Programs and Promotions Used by Health Plans and Employers
  4. Workplace Screenings Reveal High-Risk Health Factors
  5. Health Risk Assessments: From Participation to Payoffs in Risk Reduction and Health Outcomes


Sponsored by: How to Structure a Healthcare Performance Improvement Process That Results in Incentive Payments

Of the 260 hospitals participating in the Premier Hospital Quality Improvement Demonstration program, fewer than half shared in $8.6 million in recently awarded bonus payments from CMS. The top-earning hospital for two years running and two other top program performers will document their successes in performance improvement during an April 18, 2007 audio conference sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).

For more information or to register, please visit:
http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=3639



1.) Director Critical Care Services, Lewiston, ME

Want to combine your love of nursing with your drive to develop cutting edge programs? Our organization is looking for someone to provide clinical and administrative direction to our Emergency, Intensive Care and Outpatient Departments.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=84



Healthcare Software Implementation, National, USA

First Consulting Group, Inc. is a leading provider of information-based consulting, integration, and management services for healthcare, pharmaceutical and other life sciences organizations in North America and Europe. We have positions available for implementation specialists, project managers and senior managers experienced in the implementation of the leading vendor software packages for managed care organizations, integrated health systems, teaching facilities, community hospitals, medical centers, mental health units and physician practices.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=131



Regional Director of Medical Economics, Baltimore/Washington, MD US

7 to 10 years of experience in financial health care insurance business process. A track record of Achievement of effective integration of medical cost analysis, product pricing, medical action planning, and setting of competitive medical expense targets for the region.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/searchlistings.cgi?id_listing=218



2.) Situation Wanted: Vice President

I am looking for a leadership position in a health care entity where I can make an immediate and substantial contribution. My strengths include: *Change Catalyst *Dynamic leader -- able to move opposing frces together *Creative, strategic thinker and problem solver *Results oriented.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/cgi-local/careercenter/search_situations.cgi?flag=view_situation&id_situation=14



3.) Wellness and Health Promotion: Programs and Promotions Used by Health Plans and Employers

Employee health has become a primary concern of employers who are looking to shield themselves against rising healthcare costs and improve employees’ morale, attendance and productivity. What are other organizations doing about wellness? What do health plans offer? In its May 2006 online survey, the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) asked health plans and employers about their use of health promotion programs. This executive summary specifies which programs are employed the most, along with common promotion strategies and challenges to successful programs.

Learn more by downloading this white paper today at:
http://www.hin.com/library/registerwellnesshp.html



4.) Workplace Screenings Reveal High-Risk Health Factors

In general, women are healthier than men but both groups have high-risk factors that can lead to heart attacks, strokes and diabetes, among other diseases, according to an analysis of workplace health screenings conducted by Kronos Optimal Health Company.

After screening more than 5,200 participants, Kronos tested a variety of health indicators including body mass index, cholesterol levels and blood pressure and found high levels of health risks –including obesity – in both men and women.

For more information, please visit:
http://careercenter.hin.com/story0330.shtml


Please send us any comments or suggestions you have on how we
might improve our Career Center. Send your comments to info@hin.com

5.) Health Risk Assessments: From Participation to Payoffs in Risk Reduction and Health Outcomes

Proven strategies for raising participation in HRA initiatives are highlighted in Health Risk Assessments: From Participation to Payoffs in Risk Reduction and Health Outcomes, a 30-page special report based on a 2006 audio conference sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). In this report, HIN's contributing authors discuss using the HRA as a tool to correlate lifestyle with lab results, build integrated systems, develop communications that create a corporate culture of wellness and provide incentives that have been proven to increase participation.

For more information, please visit:
http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=3644


Contact HIN:
For more information on the products and services available through
the Healthcare Intelligence Network, contact us toll-free at (888)
HIN-3530 (446-3530), (732) 528-HIN8, (528-4468), fax (732) 292-3073
or email us at info@hin.com.
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