From: Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality <>
Subject: Swedish Health hospital at risk of losing Medicare, Medicaid funding | Adventist hospital sued for $8.6M after mom mistakenly suffocates newborn | FDA: Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths | N.H. hospital reopens ER after mystery illness prompts evacuation
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August 14, 2017
1. Mother sues Portland hospital after she accidentally smothered her baby 

2. Swedish Health's Cherry Hill campus at risk of losing Medicare, Medicaid funding 

3. New Hampshire hospital reopens ED after mystery illness causes partial evacuation Full story

4. Is your AR trapped in legacy systems? Transition to EHR while preserving financial stability    

5. Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths, says FDA Full story

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8. Opioid overdose-related ICU admissions up 34% over 7 years Full story

9. Bon Secours Richmond CEO orders managers, others to take paid leave to reduce expenses Full story

10. CMS accepting hardship exception applications for 2017 Quality Payment Program 

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12. Auditor: 15-bed Missouri hospital at heart of $90M billing fraud scheme 

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