December 12, 2017
1. At least 26 nonprofit hospitals at risk of bankruptcy: 5 things to know  Full story

2. Hospital loses tax-exempt status after inking JV with for-profit company  Full story  

3. Physicians argue Anthem's ER policy violates federal law  Full story 

4. Are you ready for value-based care? Click here to learn about adult immunizations as a cost-effective preventative care strategy. 

5. Hear Celebrity Keynotes by Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and Sarah Kliff, Award Winning Healthcare Journalist and Senior Policy Correspondent with Vox, at Becker's 9th Annual Hospital Review Meeting. Register here. | Great topics and speakers focused on Health IT and Clinical Leadership Issues including Best Uses of AI, Telehealth, Data Analytics, Clinician Burnout, Population Health and More at Becker's Health IT + Clinical Leadership Meeting. Register here. | For exhibiting and sponsor opportunities, e-mail Jessica Cole at

6. Johns Hopkins Health System taps Duke exec Kevin Sowers to serve as president  Full story

7. High-deductible health plans don't significantly curb spending on 26 low-value services  Full story

8. Key strategies and tools to optimize patient engagement for a better patient experience
9. Intermountain Healthcare settles drug diversion case for $1M  Full story

10. UMass Memorial's operating income down 74% in fiscal year 2017  Full story

11. Healthcare data sharing is complex; here's how to make sure patient data is shared with the right user for the right purpose 

12. 8 latest hospital, health system executive retirements  Full story

13. The 'un-retirement' trend affecting healthcare: 4 things to know  Full story 

14. Prominent NY surgeon found dead in apartment recently lost privileges at NewYork-Presbyterian, faced lawsuit  Full story

15. UnitedHealth Group's year in review: 5 biggest stories in 2017  Full story

16. 5 largest nonprofit health systems with the most hospitals Full story

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