1. Renown CEO defends COVID-19 care site after Trump tweet claims it's 'fake' Full story
2. Vaccinate healthcare workers first, CDC panel says; US hospitalizations near 100K — 5 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
4. Calling all Finance & Revenue Cycle Leaders - We'd love your feedback by participating in the 2020 Financial Conversation Survey for Hospitals and Health Systems. Click here to participate.
5. Nashville nurse charged with violating public health orders after hosting 100-person party Full story
6. UnityPoint Health names presidents, CEOs Full story
7. 3 Must Reads
- Clinicians support means providing access to up-to-date treatment protocols. Find out how to provide that kind of reliable support.
- Stop flying blind and gain service visibility to improve IT operations and EHR services. Click here to learn more.
- The solution to patient hesitancy: How remote intake can help increase volumes without crowding the waiting room. Click here to read more.
8. Biden closes in on pick for HHS secretary Full story
9. 'Locked and loaded': How CEOs in North Carolina, Ohio are preparing for COVID-19 vaccines Full story
10. New biologic technology aids bone formation. Click here for details and data showing its effectiveness.
11. Former MidMichigan chief: What organizational power isn't Full story
12. Guthrie CEO to retire Full story
13. Senators unveil $908B COVID-19 relief bill Full story
14. 3 healthcare actions Biden plans to take in 1st 100 days Full story
15. 85 hospitals postponing elective procedures amid the COVID-19 resurgence Full story
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Not getting the most out of your organization's surgical service lines? This report outlines the three things you need to recalibrate your delivery of high-quality care.
2. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations must learn to quickly pivot to the new normal and bolster their preparedness efforts for the future. Click here to learn more.
3. Telehealth in rural America: Click here to download a 4-step guide to success.