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4. The 7 keys to creating a rational pricing model that doesn't sacrifice profitability. Click here to hear lessons learned from LifePoint Health and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
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7. 46 hospitals sue HHS over bad debt policy Full story
8. 44 Kaiser hospital staff members infected in COVID-19 outbreak, 1 worker dies Full story
9. 3 Must Reads:
- Are your clinical assets generating the returns your health system needs? Download this white paper to learn how you can maximize your return on invested capital.
- What do nearly 4k patients say about the healthcare financial experience? Click here to see the results of the 2020 survey.
- 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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13. Hiring during a pandemic requires a new strategy. Click here to join the discussion about talent management strategies that will save money and improve staff quality.
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Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Does your health system have a digital engagement strategy that coincides with its transformation goals? Download this whitepaper to learn how Bon Secours Mercy Health formulated its digital backbone.
2. Does your organization have a digital, frictionless billing and payment system? Download this whitepaper to learn how to innovate the patient financial experience.
3. Download this whitepaper to learn how pediatric hospitals can recover from the pandemic and take advantage of CMS' increased reimbursement rates by expanding telehealth.