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  1. Ballot initiative stirs debate on nurse staffing ratios in Massachusetts: 5 things to know

    Massachusetts hospitals are fighting against a union's proposed ballot initiative to mandate nurse staffing levels, according to a Boston Globe report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. 8 hospital, health system construction projects worth $300M or more

    As health systems look to the future, they are forced to make investments now to expand, upgrade or renovate their facilities.  By Alia Paavola -
  3. Survey: 20 common challenges healthcare pros face when building a telemedicine program

    Healthcare professionals most frequently cited inadequate telemedicine parity laws as a significant barrier to building a telemedicine program, according to a Reach Health survey.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -

How one home hospital program reduced costs by 52% and readmission rates by 70%

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  1. 16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent

    Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to July 2017 ONC data.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. 20 hospitals hiring nurses

    Here are 20 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking nurses in the past week. By Brian Zimmerman -
  3. S&P Global Ratings: Revised rating approach provides 'more transparency' for assessment levels

    S&P Global Ratings published revised final criteria for U.S. and Canadian nonprofit acute hospitals and health systems March 19.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Mon Health's interim CEO Dottie Oakes steps down: 4 things to know

    Dottie Oakes, MSN, RN, interim CEO of Morgantown, W.Va.-based Mon Health, has resigned, according to a statement from the organization.  By Anuja Vaidya -

A path forward: Adapting to new technologies and strategy within digital healthcare marketing

As players like Amazon consider the market, what are the mindsets executives must consider?
  1. Humana reaches $2.5M settlement over alleged pay discrimination against 753 women

    Humana agreed to pay $2.5 million in back wages and interest to resolve allegations of pay discrimination against female workers in consulting, project manager and manager roles.  By Morgan Haefner -
  2. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CFOs during the past week.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. ClearHealth Quality Institute launches telemedicine accreditation program, takes over for American Telemedicine Association

    Annapolis, Md.-based ClearHealth Quality Institute, an independent healthcare accrediting firm, rolled out a telemedicine accreditation program and is now accepting applicants.  By Julie Spitzer -
  4. 15 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CEO moves in the last week.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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  1. HCA taps Brian Cook as president of Far West Division: 5 takeaways

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare named Brian Cook president of its Henderson, Nev.-based Far West Division, effective May 1.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Novant Health CEO Carl Armato on blogging, Fitbits and leadership academies

    As president and CEO of Winston Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health, Carl Armato oversees 15 hospitals and over 350 physician practices across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  By Leo Vartorella -
  3. New York's healthcare helpline corrects consumer medical expenses by nearly $2M: 4 things to know

    A report on New York State's Health Care Bureau Helpline reveals consumers are monetarily benefitting from the effort.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. Why the death of local newspapers is a disaster for outbreak surveillance: 4 things to know

    Epidemiologists tasked with tracking infectious disease outbreaks rely heavily on information from local news sources, meaning they could be left with significant information gaps as local newspapers in large swaths of the U.S. continue to fold, according to a report from STAT.  By Brian Zimmerman -
  5. 1 February data breach took 4 years to discover: 7 statistics on last month's data breaches

    The single largest breach in February exposed 135,000 patient records in a ransomware attack on Albany, N.Y.-based St. Peter's Surgery & Endoscopy Center, according to a Protenus report.  By Julie Spitzer -
  6. Tennessee AG butts heads with local DAs over opioid lawsuits: 5 things to know

    Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery on March 16 filed a motion to intervene in three lawsuits brought by 14 local district attorneys general against major drug companies aimed at recouping local funds expended on the opioid crisis, according to a report from the Bristol Herald Courier. By Brian Zimmerman -
  7. Geisinger exposes email addresses of 2k survey respondents in failure to BCC

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger inadvertently exposed the email addresses of nearly 2,000 respondents who completed a customer insights panel survey, The Times-Tribune reports.  By Julie Spitzer -
  8. Political appointees spearheaded cuts to HHS teen pregnancy prevention program: 6 things to know

    Documents show political appointees at HHS played a key role in the decision to cut funding for the federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention program established under former President Barack Obama, according to The Hill.  By Kelly Gooch -
  9. 17 nonprofit hospital CEOs who made $5M+ in 2014

    Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO of St. Louis-based Ascension, topped The Wall Street Journal's "Million-Dollar Club" for executives of nonprofit organizations who earned at least $1 million in 2014.  By Morgan Haefner -

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