August 12, 2016

1. Baystate Health System to lay off 300 employees  Full story
2. CHS spin-off Quorum Health suffers heavy losses on impairment charges  Full story

3. Massachusetts hospitals to lose $84M due to Partners' math errors  Full story
4. Webinar: What are the requirements for Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances and how can you leverage the investment for other needed two factor authentication use cases?  Learn more
5. Blue Shield of California to take 4-day hiatus to save $4M  Full story 

6. ONC names Dr. Vindell Washington National Coordinator  Full story

7. What are the lessons learned in reducing clinical variation? Thoughts from a CEO, CFO and CMO in this upcoming webinar.  Learn more
8. HHS diverts $81M to fund Zika vaccine research  Full story 
9. 31 health IT & revenue cycle wiz kids  Full story
10. Hospitals disposing of organs, refusing transplants to maintain federal performance ratings  Full story  

11. Inspira Health Network terminates affiliation agreement with Jefferson Health  Full story

12. 12 latest hospital, health system executive moves  Full story 

13. Cleveland Clinic, ProMedica to affiliate on cancer care Full story
14. 11 hospitals planning facility upgrades, expansions  Full story