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  1. Bankrupt hospital chain's plan to offload 5 California clinics faces opposition

    Verity Health, an El Segundo, Calif.-based hospital chain that filed for bankruptcy last year, is selling its assets. However, a proposed deal to divest five of its clinics has hit a snag.
  2. Cincinnati Shriners Hospital to relocate to Dayton

    Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati is relocating into Dayton (Ohio) Children's Hospital, according to Dayton Business Journal.
  3. Out-of-network ED physicians charge patients 150 percent more than counterparts in network receive, insurer finds

    Emergency department physicians who aren't part of a hospital's insurance network, or aren't employed by the hospitals where they work, charge patients an average of 150 percent more than what in-network physicians are paid, a new study by UnitedHealth Group reveals.

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  1. Physicians alliance releases plan to end surprise medical bills: 5 things to know

    A nonprofit multispecialty alliance of physicians has released a legislative model for federal lawmakers to consider as they take up surprise medical bills. 
  2. Companies with CIOs, tech experts on board see higher revenue growth, MIT study shows

    Companies with board members who have digital expertise are more likely to see high performance rates in areas such as revenue growth and return on assets, according to a study published by Cambridge-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  3. Quorum shares close below $2 for first time

    Shares of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Quorum Health closed March 13 at $1.96, their lowest closing price ever and down 2 percent from the day prior.
  4. Dr. Larry Goodman to retire as CEO of Rush after 17-year tenure

    Larry Goodman, MD, CEO of Chicago-based Rush University System for Health and Rush University Medical Center, plans to retire in the coming months.

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  1. 7 hospital mergers called off in past year

    Last month, Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health and Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System called of their merger, which would have resulted in a 68-hospital system. That is one of several hospital mergers that, at some point in their lifetime, were called off in the past year.
  2. Attorney general investigating 2 Kansas hospitals that abruptly closed

    Two Kansas hospitals owned by Kansas City, Mo.-based EmpowerHMS have closed in recent weeks with little notice to employees or local officials, according to KCUR.
  3. Sparrow Health CEO placed on leave amid misconduct allegations

    Sparrow Health CEO E.W. Tibbs Jr. has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegations of sexual misconduct were made public earlier this week, according to NBC affiliate WILX 10 News.
  4. Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan's Haven may be forming clinically integrated network  

    Since launching roughy a year ago, the health venture created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase has added another executive to its leadership team and revealed some significant details about its mission, CNBC reports.

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  1. Facebook restores services after 14-hour outage, longest in its history

    About 12 a.m. EST, Facebook users were able to regain access to their social media accounts after a 14-hour outage, according to CNN.
  2. Trump's 2020 budget: 5 must-read stories for healthcare leaders

    Here are five stories published by Becker's Hospital Review on President Donald Trump's $4.75 trillion budget outline for fiscal year 2020.
  3. Shifting CIO role fuels increase in enterprise tech mergers

    CIOs' growing involvement with company business strategy has supported the increase of mergers and acquisitions among global enterprise software companies, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  4. Shuttered California hospital to reopen after city OKs operating agreement

    Community Medical Center Long Beach (Calif.), which closed July 3, is on track to reopen after city council members approved an interim lease and tentative operating agreement March 12, according to local television station NBC4.
  5. Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy: 3 Questions with Shaun Phillips, Vice President of Clinical and Pharmacy Services for Bronson Healthcare Group

    Shaun Phillips, PharmD, MBA, serves as Vice President of Clinical and Pharmacy Services for Bronson Healthcare Group and Adjunct Professor of Administrative Pharmacy Practice and Chair of Honors Program Advisory Board for Ferris State University. 
  6. Arizona hospitals can't impose financial liens on patients, court rules

    The Arizona Court of Appeals has voided sections of a law that allowed hospitals paid by the state Medicaid program to file financial liens on patients, according to the Arizona Capitol Times.
  7. U of Michigan to study how well Apple Watch data reflects users' health

    Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan launched a study to determine whether data collected on an Apple Watch can accurately reflect the user's health and predict if the individual will develop common health conditions.
  8. Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy: 3 Questions with Adam Myers, Chief of Population Health for Cleveland Clinic

    Adam Myers, MD, FACHE, CHCQM, CPHRM, serves as Chief of Population Health for Cleveland Clinic. 
  9. Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy: 3 Questions with Rajan Gurunathan, Chief, Division of General Medicine for SBH Health System

    Rajan Gurunathan, MD, FACP, serves as Chief, Division of General Medicine for SBH Health System.

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