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  1. Tim McGill to return to Livingston Regional Hospital as CEO: 5 things to know

    Tim McGill has been named CEO of Livingston (Tenn.) Regional Hospital, part of Gallatin, Tenn.-based HighPoint Health System.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Randy Hoover resigns as Oconee Regional interim CEO: 4 things to know

    Randy Hoover, interim CEO of Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville, Ga., has resigned, according to a WMAZ-TVreport.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. CEO Dan Wolterman to leave Memorial Hermann in 2016: 5 things to know

    Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System, is retiring.  By Kelly Gooch -

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  1. State agency: NJ hospital did not train employees for Lassa Fever

    A state agency has cited Newark, N.J.-based University Hospital for failing to adequately protect staff members during the treatment of a patient with Lassa Fever who died there earlier this year, according to a report from NJ Advance Media.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Why Grady backed out of bid to acquire South Shore Regional Medical Center

    Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta has withdrawn its bid to acquire financially troubled Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga., according to a WABE report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. Rural hospitals in nonexpansion states at risk: 4 things to know

    Cost cuts under the Affordable Care Act and the lack of Medicaid expansion in some states could spell disaster for rural hospitals around the country, according to a study published in Health Affairs.  By Emily Rappleye -
  4. 4 latest hospital CNO, CMO moves

    The following five hospital, health system and healthcare company CNO and CMO moves were covered by Becker's Hospital Review in the last two weeks, starting with the most recent.  By Heather Punke -

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  1. One week of ICD-10: 9 leaders share how they fared

    After three delays and much industry opposition, the United States' healthcare industry transitioned Oct. 1 to ICD-10, catching up with the latest version of the international classification of diseases codes. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  2. 800-pound man claims pizza order got him kicked out of hospital

    A former patient at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence claims he was suddenly asked to leave the facility for ordering pizza, according to an ABC6 report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. How San Francisco's HIV care model reduced new diagnoses 87%

    San Francisco — once considered the heart of the HIV epidemic — has become a model for treatment of the virus.  By Emily Rappleye -
  4. 504 hospitals hit with whistle-blower lawsuit alleging false claims violations

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Healogics, which operates wound care centers across the U.S., and 504 hospitals across the country — including hospitals from systems such as Cleveland Clinic, St. Louis-based Ascension Health and Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare — have been accused of defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare, among others, according to a whistle-blower lawsuit filed by three former employees of Healogics in federal court.  By Ayla Ellison -

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  1. St. Luke's East Region CEO resigns: 5 things to know

    Jim Angle, CEO of Boise, Idaho-based St. Luke's East Region, has resigned, according to an Idaho Statesman report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Ex-hospital CFO charged with grand theft turns herself in

    Standpoint, Idaho-based Bonner General Health's former CFO, Norilina Harvel, who is accused of embezzling approximately $225,000 from the hospital, turned herself in for arrest on Tuesday, according to a Bonner County Daily Bee report.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Whistle-blower physician: 'We have got to get hospitals out of the business of hiring doctors'

    Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health, formerly North Broward Hospital District, agreed to pay $69.5 million last month to settle allegations brought by Michael Reilly, MD, and the Department of Justice in a federal lawsuit. Dr. Reilly claimed the system violated the False Claims Act by engaging in improper financial relationships with physicians. Although Dr. Reilly's action was against Broward Health, he claims health systems across the country have the same problems.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. Miami physician indicted for role in $20M healthcare fraud scheme

    Henry Lora, MD, a Miami-based physician, has been charged with participating in a Medicare fraud scheme that caused losses of more than $20 million, according to the Department of Justice.  By Ayla Ellison -
  5. Copley Hospital CEO to retire in 2016: 4 things to know

    Melvyn Patashnick, president and CEO of Morrisville, Vt.-based Copley Health Systems, is retiring, according to a Vermont Business Magazine report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  6. President Obama signs bipartisan change to ACA

    President Obama has signed into law a bipartisan change to the Affordable Care Act, along with eight other bills, according to The Hill.  By Erin Marshall -
  7. Pecos County Memorial Hospital brings on 2 interim executives: 10 things to know

    Pecos County Memorial Hospital in Fort Stockton, Texas, has hired two experts in financial and business management of healthcare systems to serve on its interim executive team, according to a Fort Stockton Pioneer report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  8. 2 Tenn. physicians injured in plane crash

    Two Tennessee physicians were injured Oct. 7 when their single-engine plane crash landed within two minutes of taking off due to dense fog, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.  By Erin Marshall -
  9. Health insurers in the news: Week in review Oct. 2-8

    The following insurers made headlines this week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent. By Erin Marshall -


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