1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. COVID-19 hospitalizations triple September numbers; Pfizer vaccine vials contain extra doses, FDA says — 9 updates Full story
3. Biden, Pence to take COVID-19 vaccine publicly Full story
4. Moving from an EHR to a platform of health
5. HHS to give hospitals extra $4.5B in relief payments Full story
6. 4 recent hospital, health system CEO moves Full story
7. The hospital executive and the employee health plan landscape. Click here to weigh in on top priorities and receive a complimentary badge to a future Becker's conference.
8. Healthcare spending hits $3.8 trillion: 8 things to know Full story
9. 'We want them infected': Former HHS adviser pushed spreading COVID-19 to achieve herd immunity Full story
10. CommonSpirit Health, Morehouse partner to train Black physicians Full story
11. 3 Must Reads
- 1/3 of primary care physicians aren't notified when their patient is hospitalized. Click here to learn how to drive down readmissions through better communication.
- What a decade of claims data says about the state of patient safety. Click here to read the full report.
- How well do you understand consumer attitudes toward medical billing and payment? Download this whitepaper to discover how patients approach and interpret healthcare bills.
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14. Weight-bearing MRI improves outcomes for several specialties. Click here to learn how ortho and spine surgeons benefit.
15. Haven exec leaves for BCBS of Massachusetts Full story
16. Verily raises $700M to expand population health, clinical care platforms Full story