MedeAnalytics Webinar to Provide "Straight Talk About Medicare"


Program delves into the details behind the $716 billion reduction to Medicare spending, potential hospital job losses, and the realistic impact of accountable care organizations

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the presidential election, and as our nation moves closer to a number of fiscal cliffs, the media have been filled with conflicting assessments of Medicare reform legislation and proposals. On Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. ET, MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, will present a webinar, "Straight Talk About Medicare," that will separate fact from speculation in the national debate about Medicare reform. Attendees may register for the webinar at the registration site


"Healthcare has been a major issue in this year's presidential campaign, with Medicare at the epicenter of the debate," says Ken Perez, director of healthcare policy and senior vice president of marketing, MedeAnalytics. "Our society's sound-bite orientation and the contentious tenor of the political dialog have resulted in oversimplification of the issues and obfuscation of the real facts. This webinar is another example of MedeAnalytics' ongoing commitment to provide clear, accurate, and unbiased information in a nonpartisan way to the healthcare industry on issues of critical importance."

Subjects Covered by Webinar
Webinar attendees will gain a deeper understanding of:

The significance of Medicare 
The political rhetoric 
The speculation by both sides
The fiscal spending details and potential ramifications

Webinar Details:
"Straight Talk About Medicare"
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 
2:00 p.m. ET, 11:00 a.m. PT

MedeAnalytics Resource Centers
As a service to the healthcare industry, MedeAnalytics has created a number of resource centers designed to contribute to the conversation about significant healthcare delivery issues and their solutions. These resource centers include: Medicare Insight, Supreme Court Review of Health Reform, Sustainable Growth Rate, Medicare Zero™, Value-Based Purchasing, ICD-10, Accountable Care Organizations, Medicaid Managed Care, and more.

About MedeAnalytics 
Founded in 1994, MedeAnalytics delivers performance management solutions across the healthcare system—including hospitals, physician practices and payers—to ensure accountability and improve financial, operational and clinical outcomes. For more information, visit

For more information:
Gary Summers
Lewis & Summers Public Relations
(925) 954-8187
[email protected]

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