August 29, 2017
1. Flooding closes MD Anderson, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land; Ben Taub evacuates  Full story 

2. Advisory Board sells healthcare arm to Optum in $1.3B deal  Full story  

3. Anthem changes coverage policy for MRIs, CT scans at hospitals  Full story 

4. Preserve cash and financial stability in your revenue cycle by transitioning AR from legacy accounting systems to EHR 

5. Becker's Health IT + Revenue Cycle 2017 | Hear 13 Great Keynoters and Keynote Panelists and 255 Great Speakers | Join close to 3,000 attendees from across the nation. Register here. Email for exhibiting and sponsoring opportunities.

6. 14 recent hospital transactions and partnerships  Full story

7. Staff injury in the OR poses serious risk — here are the best practices to reduce injuries and maximize technology return-on-investment 

8. MemorialCare Health System back in-network with Anthem Blue Cross Full story
9. 11 payer-provider contract disputes, resolutions in August  Full story

10. Massachusetts closes state psychiatric hospital weeks after declaring it safe for patients  Full story

11. Hackers are now organized criminals with sophisticated tools, and they're looking for patient data. Keep your data private, protected and compliant with Microsoft Cloud solutions 

12. Chicago's Holy Cross Hospital to close 34-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit  Full story

13. 2 patients contract Legionnaires' at UW Medical Center: 5 things to know  Full story 

14. Why is hospital CEO turnover so high? B.E. Smith's SVP of Senior Executive Search Mark Madden weighs in  Full story

15. Harvard's Dr. Ashish Jha: We must address the challenges of surgeon-level reporting  Full story

16. 61 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know | 2017  Full story


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