December 5, 2017
1. Advocate, Aurora Health Care plan mega-merger to create $11B health system  Full story

2. Moody's: Outlook is negative for nonprofit hospital sector  Full story  

3. Why the CVS-Aetna deal could push Walmart to buy Humana  Full story 

4. The Impact of Quality and Patient Safety Performance on the Variable Costs of Spinal Fusion Procedures 

5. Where do you stand on value-based payments? Hospital finance leaders — complete this survey for complimentary registration for Becker's Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting in April 

6. 183 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2017  Full story

7. Detroit Medical Center will slash workforce under Tenet cost-cutting plan  Full story

8. Need a patient acquisition strategy for the 21st century? Here's the next big thing in healthcare marketing
9. Dallas hospital will pay $7.5M to settle physician kickback allegations  Full story

10. 11 recent hospital partnerships and transactions  Full story

11. 275+ Executives from Hospitals and Health Systems to Speak at Becker's 9th Annual Hospital Review Meeting. Register here. For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, please e-mail Jessica Cole at

12. Cleveland Clinic honors outgoing CEO Toby Cosgrove with $50M+ campaign  Full story

13. McLaren Health Care plans $450M replacement hospital Full story 

14. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: Net neutrality repeal will help telemedicine  Full story

15. 7 latest hospital, health system executive resignations  Full story

16. Why physicians don't recommend DNR tattoos Full story


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