August 23, 2016
1. Clinton vs. Trump: 16 quotes on healthcare from the presidential candidates  Full story
2. Patients desert Texas' costliest hospital after pricing study  Full story
3. CMS paid these hospitals nearly $1.5B to clear Medicare appeals backlog  Full story
4. Top Population Health Management Predictions You Can't Afford to Miss.  Click here to read the paper.
5. 35 NJ hospitals sued over tax-exempt status  Full story
6. Allina, union back at negotiating table as 2nd nurse strike looms  Full story
7. Physician engagement is more crucial now than ever as healthcare's business model shifts to value-based care. Learn how health IT can empower clinicians to enhance clinical documentation through the EHR and improve overall performance at your hospital. Learn more. 

8. WSJ combs through nonprofit hospitals' board-business ties: 6 things to know  Full story

9. St. Vincent to add 4 micro-hospitals  Full story
10. OCR to investigate more breaches affecting 500 or fewer individuals  Full story
11. 11 recent transactions and partnerships  Full story 

12. Sen. Chuck Grassley to EpiPen maker: Why the 400% price hike?  Full story
13. Avalere: One-third of US health insurance exchanges will have no competition in 2017  Full story

14. Kindred to close 2nd Texas long-term care hospital  Full story 

15. Ohio hospital patient steals ambulance to drive herself home  Full story
16. 5 questions leaders should ask themselves daily  Full story

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