October 24, 2017
1. Tenet CEO Trevor Fetter steps down  Full story

2. Hospital groups file friend-of-the-court brief in lawsuit against Trump’s termination of cost-sharing subsidies  Full story  

3. Ohio hospital reopens after October 13 fire  

4. Live Web Broadcast - Combating the Opioid Epidemic: Hospital Leadership’s Role. Join the discussion on the current opioid epidemic and better understand how the hospital operating room has inadvertently become a gateway to America’s opioid epidemic crisis. Learn More - Register Today! 

5. Becker's Healthcare is completing the agenda for our Health IT + Clinical Leadership Conference in May 2018. There are three to four panels we are working to complete. If you have suggestions for panelists for the following topics, please let us know. Actual healthcare providers are preferred, but the agenda is open to interesting speakers of all sorts.
  • The best technology for improving health quality
  • The best next steps for cybersecurity
  • Precision medicine, AI, cybersecurity, telehealth, blockchain and more
If you have speaker suggestions, please email: sbecker@beckershealthcare.com, slenzen@beckershealthcare.com and jyoung@beckershealthcare.com.

6. House budget chairman wants to get rid of EMTALA  Full story

7. The key to a connected future: How to break down silos and promote a culture of interoperability 

8. Judge confirms fired Swedish Health neurosurgeon's $17.5M award, orders Swedish to pay additional fees Full story
9. 9 recent hospital transactions and partnerships  Full story

10. Florida hospital to suspend all services as it seeks capital  Full story

11. Loss of effective antibiotics is a growing concern, but evidence-based medical technologies and procedures can help. Learn more during this upcoming webinar. 

12. 2 Michigan hospitals cancel surgeries, transfer patients due to water main break  Full story

13. Bon Secours hospital cuts opioid use 80% with surgical recovery program  Full story

14. UCSF researchers mine EHRs to track 435k patient movements, pinpoint source of C. diff  Full story

15. Iowa withdraws ACA waiver application, calls law 'unworkable'  Full story

16. St. Mary’s in Maine receives record-breaking $10M gift with one ask from donor: Use it for people, not buildings Full story

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