JULY 27, 2016

1. CMS releases overall hospital star ratings: 12 things to know 
2. 9 recent hospital transactions and partnerships  Full story

3. Moody's: AMCs maintain viability through strong brands, large size and diverse revenue  Full story 
4. A 360 view of value-based care: How to position your facility for success. Join us for this upcoming webinar. Learn more.

5. 7 things to know about Tim Kaine on healthcare  

6. Oscar Health to raise premiums, cut networks by more than 50%  Full story

7. How to improve the culture of the OR through collaboration techniques. Learn more.

8. 11 states support FTC's challenge to Advocate-NorthShore merger  Full story


9. Kosair Children's Hospital gets new name under legal settlement  Full story
10. Federal judge dismisses whistle-blower suit against Health First  Full story  

11. 5 reactions to CMS' new mandatory bundled payments for cardiac care  Full story

12. 59% of hospitals had unplanned EHR disruption last year. Were they prepared?  Full story 

13. Cerner still most-used vendor for hospitals attesting to MU  Full story
14. 17 of the most interesting people in healthcare  Full story
15. 7 hospital bankruptcies so far in 2016  Full story

Now accepting nominations for Becker's Hospital Review's 2016 "100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems to Know" list. If you would like to nominate a hospital or health system CEO with a medical degree to be considered for inclusion on this list, please complete the online form by Aug. 3. Access the form here.