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2. New York hospital CEO disappointed after staff cut the line for COVID-19 vaccine Full story
3. CHI Franciscan, Virginia Mason ink definitive agreement to combine Full story
4. What are the most important features of a hospital employee health plan? Click here to weigh in.
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6. Duke Health, Geisinger sue HHS over Medicare payments Full story
7. Florida physician pleads guilty to $29M fraud Full story
8. Kaiser Permanente halts elective surgeries at some California hospitals Full story
9. 3 Must Reads:
- Agility is the key to pivoting critical operations during the pandemic. This report explores the role information plays in your health system and how it informs your decisions.
- How Spectrum Health, Duke University Health System and others are taking a more comprehensive approach to workforce management. Click here to read more.
- Is your ASC's anesthesia professionalized? Click here to learn six ways professionalized anesthesia management can increase efficicency and revenue.
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11. OIG tags Kansas hospital for erroneous billing Full story
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13. 70 percent of digital transformation initiatives do not reach their goals. Click here to learn how to make sure your initiatives are successful.
14. Dr. Atul Gawande on why COVID-19 vaccinations will test American society Full story
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Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. What a decade of claims data says about the state of patient safety. Click here to read the full report.
2. A new era of genetic testing: How health systems can help deliver truly personalized care to millions of patients. Click here to read more.
3. Don't risk putting off archiving legacy systems. Click here to learn how to do it quickly and securely using today’s Cloud technologies.