March 5, 2019
1. Stricter rules for accrediting bodies met with industry debate Full story

2. Cardiologists warn against Apple's health push, FDA watch software approval Full story

3. Tennessee hospital closes, lays off 146 Full story

4. How one rural medical center reduced opioid prescriptions by 79.36%. Get the full story.

5. Thrilled to welcome Terry Bradshaw and Bobbi Brown + over 200 terrific speakers at Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy conference, May 2-4. Register here. | Join 140+ physician speakers and keynotes Bob Woodward, George Foreman and Sarah Kliff at Becker's Future of Spine + the Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 13-15. Register here. | Join Becker's largest Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference ever with keynotes Hillary Rodham Clinton, Peyton Manning and Kevin O'Leary, October 9-12. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, email Jessica Cole at

6. How CHS, Tenet, HCA and UHS fared in Q4 Full story
7. It's time to clinically integrate the hospital supply chain. Register for this upcoming webinar to learn how.  

8. Financial updates from UPMC, ProMedica + 6 other health systems Full story

9. 4 notes on Lyft in healthcare Full story

10. Bankrupt California hospital chain closes $235M sale Full story

11. How to tailor your healthcare strategy to meet to the needs of different generations of consumers. Click here to register for the webinar. 

12. CVS selects CIO to lead integration with Aetna Full story

13. Data breach exposes 45,000 Rush patients Full story

14. East Alabama hospital well-prepared, treats 63 people in tornado aftermath Full story

15. 9 latest hospital, health system executive resignations Full story

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