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  1. Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids Community College launch $7M student scholarship fund

    Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health and Grand Rapids Community College have established a $7 million scholarship fund to support students who want to pursue careers in healthcare or health sciences, according to a MLive.com report. By Tamara Rosin -
  2. US hospitals see weaker volumes of less acute patients in Q1

    Organic inpatient growth is declining in U.S. hospitals, according to a report from Fitch Ratings. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. Judge lets Prouty Garden lawsuit against Boston Children's Hospital move forward

    Opponents of Boston Children's Hospital's $1 billion plan to expand its campus by building over the Prouty Garden are allowed to carry on its lawsuit against the hospital, a Suffolk Superior Court Judge decided, according to The Boston Globe. By Tamara Rosin -
  1. Hackers breach Mass General vendor, compromise 4,300 records

    Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston is notifying patients of a privacy incident after learning hackers accessed the electronic files of a third-party vendor. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  2. Business ties between Conn. healthcare steering committee, contractors stir conflict of interest concerns

    Legislators and consumer advocate groups have voiced criticism over business ties between multiple members of a Connecticut healthcare steering committee and contractors seeking grants through a $45 million healthcare reform initiative, according to the Hartford Courant. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. 6 New Jersey, Pennsylvania health systems form GPO

    Six health systems, all part of consortium AllSpire Health Partners, have formed a group purchasing organization.  By Mackenzie Bean -
  4. CMS considers modifications to ambitious Medicare Part B payment experiment

    In an attempt to salvage a controversial experiment aimed at curbing rising drug costs, Medicare Deputy Administrator Patrick Conway on Tuesday told the Senate Finance Committee that CMS is closely evaluating the comments it has received on its proposed changes to physician reimbursements under Medicare Part B, according to The Washington Post. By Tamara Rosin -

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  1. Advocate Trinity Hospital welcomes new president: 5 things to know

    Terika Richardson has been appointed president of Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. SCOTUS strikes down abortion restrictions in Mississippi, Wisconsin

    The U.S. Supreme Court struck down bids Tuesday from Mississippi and Wisconsin seeking to put restrictions on physicians who perform abortions, according to Reuters.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. St. Luke's Magic Valley patient charged for breaking into helipad

    A 43-year-old male patient at Twin Falls, Idaho-based St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center faces four misdemeanor charges and is being held in the Twin Falls County Jail for jumping a fence to the hospital's helicopter pad, according to a report from MagicValley.com.  By Emily Rappleye -
  4. Car crashes into Mercy Hospital

    Tire marks at an intersection across from Iowa City, Iowa's Mercy Hospital show the trajectory of a driver who lost control before crashing into the hospital entrance early Tuesday afternoon.  By Emily Rappleye -

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  1. 8 NYU drug studies gone awry: 6 things to know

    New York University's medical school shut down eight studies associated with an experimental drug and dismissed the head researcher when it found a host of violations, according to The New York Times.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. Elsevier, Cancer Moonshot to team up on developing national benchmarking report

    The White House's National Cancer Moonshot Task Force plans to develop the first-ever benchmark report on U.S. cancer research with the help of Elsevier, an information solutions company that publishes resources like The Lancet.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. Anthem: Merger completion is 'the highest priority'

    Amid continuing questions surrounding its acquisition of Cigna, Anthem insists its completion of the deal is its No. 1 concern, according to the Hartford Courant. By Erin Marshall -
  4. 6 healthcare companies named among 50 most civic-minded in US

    Each year, Points of Light — a nonprofit organization — honors The Civic 50, a group of the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S.  By Erin Marshall -
  5. Elizabethkingia outbreak update: 7 questions with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services

    When news of the Elizabethkingia outbreak first hit in March, it was described by media outlets as a mysterious bloodstream infection. Now many Wisconsinites and other Midwesterners are well-acquainted with the cumbersome moniker. Still, mystery surrounding the nature of the infection and the outbreak persist. By Brian Zimmerman -
  6. FDA names Dr. Richard Padzur head of Cancer Moonshot's Oncology Center of Excellence

    Richard Padzur, MD, will head the Oncology Center of Excellence, a program created under Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot initiative to accelerate cancer research.  By Mackenzie Bean -
  7. Nurse sues Texas hospital for allegedly working through lunch without pay

    A nurse sued Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System on grounds the system required her to work through her lunch break without pay, The Houston Chronicle reported.  By Morgan Haefner -
  8. Baptist Health to acquire Floyd Memorial Hospital for $300M

    Louisville, Ky.-based Baptist Health moved forward with its purchase of Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany, Ind.  By Morgan Haefner -
  9. 10 recent hospital reimbursement, billing disputes

    The following disputes over hospital billing, reimbursement and collections occurred in June. By Brooke Murphy -

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