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  1. Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council to merge

    The Illinois Hospital Association and the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council have signed a letter of intent to merge.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Academic medical centers left behind as universities break away

    As academic medical centers become less profitable, some universities are distancing themselves from their medical centers, according to The Wall Street Journal.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. 10 top healthcare priorities for Obama and Congress: The public weighs in

    Democrats, Republicans and independents alike agree — making sure that high-cost drugs for chronic conditions are affordable to those who need them should be the top priority of the president and Congress, according to the April Kaiser Health Tracking Poll.  By Shannon Barnet -

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  1. 10 states where physicians earn the most

    Where a physician lives has a huge influence on how much he or she will earn — and physicians with larger salaries aren't typically found in well-populated areas.  By Shannon Barnet -
  2. UF Health Shands names Ed Jimenez CEO

    Gainesville-based University of Florida Health Shands has announced the appointment of Ed Jimenez as the system's CEO, effective April 22. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. 3 reasons hospitals are avoiding mergers and choosing to affiliate instead

    Although there is rapid consolidation occurring in the healthcare industry, some hospitals are choosing to steer clear of a merger and reap the benefits of an affiliation instead.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. 7-Eleven: The one-stop shop for Slurpees and health insurance?

    L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly run health plan in the nation, has partnered with PayNearMe to allow its L.A. Care Covered members to pay their monthly health insurance premiums with cash at 683 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including 7-Eleven.  By Ayla Ellison -

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  1. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's new DOD cyber strategy

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will announce a new cyber strategy for the Defense Department, according to FCW.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. Nyack Hospital names Dr. Mark Geller CEO

    Mark Geller, MD, who has been serving as Nyack (N.Y.) Hospital's interim CEO since December 2014, will now fill the role permanently, according to the Rockland Times. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. AHA's Institute for Diversity in Health Management names Manuel Tomás León CEO

    The Institute for Diversity in Health Management of the American Hospital Association has named Manuel Tomás León president and CEO to replace Fred Hobby, who led the institute for the last 10 years. By Tamara Rosin -
  4. S&P revises Kaiser Permanente's outlook to positive, affirms bond ratings

    Standard and Poor's has revised its rating outlook for Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente to positive from stable.  By Kelly Gooch -
  1. House approves cybersecurity information-sharing bill

    Despite warnings from security professionals and privacy advocates, the House passed the controversial Protecting Cyber Networks Act Wednesday that could put sensitive consumer information at risk, according to U.S. News & World Report.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. Healthcare.gov cybersecurity 'incidents' to be reported

    At a House Oversight Committee Hearing, comments from a Government Accountability Office official suggest there have been several cybersecurity "incidents" on Healthcare.gov, according to The Hill.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. 5 recent hospital CNO, CMO moves

    The following five hospital and health system CNO and CMO moves were covered by Becker's Hospital Review in the last two weeks, starting with the most recent.  By Heather Punke -
  4. UC San Diego, Scripps Health collaborate in hospice care, training and research

    UC San Diego Health System is partnering with San Diego-based Scripps Health to provide improved continuity of patient care, fellowship training and research in hospice and palliative medicine.  By Kelly Gooch -
  5. OIG releases Medicaid Fraud Control Units report: 5 findings

    Medicaid Fraud Control Units across the nation reported 1,318 criminal convictions in fiscal 2014, similar to the previous year's total of 1,344 criminal convictions, according to the HHS Office of Inspector General's Medicaid Fraud Control Units Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  6. Which physician specialties feel most, least fairly compensated?

    Physicians working in some of the highest-earning specialties — such as orthopedics and cardiology — are among some of the least satisfied physicians when in comes to compensation, according to a new Medscape report.  By Shannon Barnet -
  7. University Hospitals' net income soars 59% in 2014

    Cleveland-based University Hospitals reported net income of $274.7 million for fiscal 2014, up from $173.3 million the year prior, with the system's acquisitions last year serving as the force behind the financial boost.  By Ayla Ellison -
  8. Cerner integrates patient education into EHR, athenahealth provides practice management to CareWell and IBM hardware sales on the decline — 5 key notes on health IT companies

    Here are five recent news updates on key companies in health IT. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  9. Where are these 7 EHR vendors most popular?

    EHR adoption is at an all-time high, and practices and hospitals that have yet to implement an EHR platform have a number of vendors to select from. By Akanksha Jayanthi -

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