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March 12, 2013
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  • How to help your salespeople develop their skills
    Sales managers shouldn't simply tell sales representatives what they're doing wrong and how to improve, writes Richard Ruff of Sales Horizons. You may have to observe the representative to make sure he or she is incorporating your advice and getting better. "Improving any skill requires knowing some things about the behavior but, more importantly, one needs to put that knowledge to work -- practice and feedback are required," he writes. SalesTrainingConnection.com (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Get Creative: 10 Ways to Think Outside the Box
No matter your business, smart solutions come from out-of-the-box thinking. We all know creativity is king, but are you doing all you can to inspire and encourage creativity in your staff? Read the article and learn 10 ways to inspire creativity at your office.

  Industry Insight 
 
  • How will enrollment work on federal exchanges?
    The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight has provided more information about federally run health insurance exchanges, including some technical details. The agency has outlined a tentative plan for enrollment, wherein consumers will shop and select a plan on the federal website, then be directed to insurer websites, which will deal with payment and other details. A call center will also be set up to provide support and direct consumers to navigators or insurers as needed. Government Health IT online (3/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Senator urges CMS to address proposed MA cuts
    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has called on CMS to scale back planned cuts to Medicare Advantage, saying the figure is built on faulty assumptions. "I am deeply concerned that if CMS fails to reverse its preliminary decision on this critically important issue, many MA enrollees may experience disruptions in their health care benefits and choices," Rubio said. The Hill/Healthwatch blog (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Time and Attendance: The Core of Managing and Measuring Your Workforce
Based on data from Brandon Hall Group's 2014 Workforce Management Study, this paper explores the evolution of time and attendance, the impact of automation and integration, and the key role time and attendance solutions play in managing and measuring today's workforce. Read the Paper and Learn More

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Whitepaper: SDN: How do you get there from here?
Are the growing data needs of mobile, cloud, big data and social threatening today's enterprise networks? Scalable processes, a phased integration approach and the appetite to optimize over time are key components of a modern network. It's how agile organizations prepare for the data needs of tomorrow.
Explore the whitepaper to start down the path toward SDN.

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  • Prepare for 2014 at AHIP’s June Exchange Conference
    AHIP’s next Exchange Conference, June 12 in Las Vegas, will bring together thought leaders in business, government and health care to share implementation updates and next steps, and address your questions. The Exchange Conference is being held in conjunction with AHIP’s Institute 2013, providing you an opportunity for additional learning and networking. Register today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • It's here: “AIS's Directory of Health Plans: 2013”
    Available in print or CD, “AIS’s Directory of Health Plans: 2013” allows you to make smart decisions based on solid data. Use the directory to identify market trends, gain insight into health plan models, determine which networks may best serve for your organization, develop benchmarks and more. Visit the AHIP Store to get your copy today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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