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1. 14 health systems with strong finances Full story
2. CHI Franciscan, Virginia Mason officially merge: 5 things to know Full story
3. Renovations prompt Los Angeles hospital to suspend patient care services Full story
4. The cyberthreat landscape: Steps and best practices for better data safety. Click here to download the guide.
5. 115 hospitals sue HHS over Medicare payment calculation Full story
6. Optum to buy Change Healthcare in $13B deal: 5 details Full story
7. California hospital reopens after more than 2 years Full story
8. Hospital M&A update: 21 recent deals Full story
9. What are the most important features of a hospital employee health plan? Click here to weigh in.
10. Northwell's 2,500 lawsuits against patients made headlines; hours later they were rescinded Full story
11. UK variant found in Georgia; COVID-19 hospitalizations flare in South, West -- 6 updates Full story
12. 5 healthcare policies more likely to be enacted if Democrats take Senate majority Full story
13. How strong is your organization’s digital front door? Click here to learn how to create an omni-channel experience that increases efficiency and patient satisfaction.
14. Medicaid expansion's effect on hospital finances: 5 study takeaways Full story
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