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2. HHS will permit pharmacists to give COVID-19 vaccines, surgeon general says: 4 pandemic updates Full story
3. Where furloughs stand at 92 hospitals, health systems Full story
4. Michael Dowling & Scott Becker sit down to discuss leadership, COVID recovery strategies, and healthcare innovation. Join the discussion.
5. Senate GOP unveils scaled-back COVID-19 relief package Full story
6. Blackbaud security breach hits 11 systems: Atrium, NorthShore University, UK HealthCare & more Full story
7. Baylor Scott & White's digital transformation roadmap — A supply chain-focused event. Click here to attend.
8. University of Illinois files lawsuit to stop planned nurses strike Full story
9. 7 recent hospital, health system executive retirements Full story
10. South Dakota motorcycle rally a COVID-19 'superspreader event' that cost public health billions, study says; governor disagrees Full story
11. Has COVID-19 changed the way patients want health systems to communicate with them? Click here for survey results.
12. Merck, 42 other companies sign pledge to add Black directors to board Full story
13. US lawmaker seeks bonuses for healthcare staff in honor of late Baltimore hospital critical care chief Full story
14. New York health system clinics still offline after July ransomware attack: 4 details Full story
15. 7 ideas for smart hospital marketing campaigns right now Full story