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4. Calling all CFOs - We'd love your feedback in the 2020 Employee Benefits/Health Plan Survey for Hospitals and Health Systems. Survey participants will receive exclusive access to Becker's HR + Talent Virtual Event sessions.
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9. 3 Must Reads:
- Clinicians support means providing access to up-to-date treatment protocols. Find out how to provide that kind of reliable support.
- The pandemic has intensified the U.S. opioid crisis, but 8 organizations have seen success in their efforts to curb the opioid epidemic. 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.
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12. 92 hospitals postponing elective procedures amid the COVID-19 resurgence Full story
13. 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.
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3. How to thrive in the evolving virtual care landscape. Click here to learn about emerging telehealth technologies and market opportunities for health systems.