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  1. HIMSS Analytics unveils 2018 EMR Adoption Model criteria

    HIMSS Analytics established a new set of criteria for its EMR Adoption Model, set to take effect Jan. 18, 2018.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. athenahealth net loss hits $1.4M in Q1

    Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth released its 2017 first quarter financial results April 27.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. 3 cyberthreats make up 81% of healthcare breaches, Verizon finds

    There were 296 confirmed data breaches in the healthcare industry last year — a substantial portion of which were perpetrated by insiders, according to Verizon's 10th annual Data Breach Investigations Report.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -

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  1. ONC proposes interoperability standards framework

    ONC released its Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework, which details how the office plans to measure the health industry's progress on interoperability.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. CMS updates Hospital Compare data — how many hospitals have 5 stars for patient experience?

    CMS updated patient satisfaction survey data on its Hospital Compare website April 28, which included calculating new HCAHPS summary star ratings for hospitals.  By Heather Punke -
  3. How different generations view health benefits: 4 study findings

    A new study by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute reveals how millennials view health benefits compared with Generation X and baby boomers.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Puerto Rico's Medicaid monies issue in government spending bill talks

    Puerto Rico, which seeks additional federal Medicaid monies, has become a point of conversation as lawmakers negotiate a long-term government spending package, reports The Wall Street Journal.  By Kelly Gooch -

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  1. Lake Huron Medical Center hires Jay de los Reyes to lead as CEO

    Lake Huron Medical Center in Port Huron, Mich., appointed Jay E. de los Reyes CEO, effective in June.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Week in review: 11 biggest healthcare stories this week

    Stay in the know with Becker's Hospital Review's weekly roundup of the nation's biggest healthcare news. Here's what you need to know this week.  By Tamara Rosin -
  3. 21 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Loyola University Medical Center appoints Dr. Chad Whelan president: 4 takeaways

    Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola University Medical Center selected Chad Whelan, MD, to serve as president.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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  1. VA announces 3 initiatives to improve access and efficiency

    David Shulkin, MD, secretary of Veterans Affairs, announced three new VA initiatives Thursday before President Donald Trump signed an executive order to create an accountability office within the department.  By Heather Punke -
  2. 11 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From hospitals in Michigan and Indiana entering into settlements to resolve false claims allegations to Pittsburgh-based UPMC suing a health plan for allegedly underpaying on claims, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Appeals court blocks $54B Anthem-Cigna merger

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Friday affirmed a district court decision blocking the $54 billion proposed merger between health insurance giants Anthem and Cigna.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. Study: Medicaid, private insurance offer similar access to care

    Medicaid enrollees receive better or similar care as the uninsured and privately insured, suggests a recent study from The Commonwealth Fund.  By Kelly Gooch -
  5. Cerner revenue increases 11% in Q1

    Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner released its 2017 first quarter financial results April 27.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  6. 20 latest findings on C. diff

    Here are 20 recent findings with regard to Clostridium difficile infection. C. diff caused an estimated half a million infections in the country in 2011, according to the CDC.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Health IT regulations are too burdensome for physicians, says Price

    HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, on April 27 addressed the Trump administration's long-term plans for health IT guidance during a speech at the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., reports the Washington Examiner.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  8. North Valley Hospital taps Chris Thomas to lead as CEO: 3 notes

    Whitefish, Mont.-based North Valley Hospital named Chris Thomas CEO.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Lee Health CEO Jim Nathan to retire after nearly 36 years at the helm: 8 things to know

    Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health President and CEO Jim Nathan is retiring, after serving as leader of the health system for close to 36 years, according to a News-Press report.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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