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Subject: Improperly sanitized scopes at N.Y. VA puts 500+ patients at infection risk | Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society pull events from Trump's Mar-a-Lago | The music genre surgeons prefer most in the OR | AHRQ: Healthcare access and quality improve, but disparities remain
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August 21, 2017
1. AHRQ report: Access to care and quality improve, but disparities remain

2. 500+ patients potentially infected by dirty endoscopes at Buffalo VA Medical Center 

3. Cleveland Clinic to pull 2018 fundraising event from Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort Full story

4. Leader turnover, failure, and the inability to develop the leadership pipeline make it impossible to face today's challenges. Find leaders and prepare them to succeed.   Download the paper    

5. Med Zeppelin: Surgeons prefer rock music in OR, Spotify survey says Full story

6. American Cancer Society pulls out of gala at Mar-a-Lago          Full story

7. 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      Learn more

8. Operators of nearly 300 cancer treatment centers accused of illegally dividing up Florida market Full story

9. Can AI improve cancer care in remote areas? 3 questions with Dr. Andrew Norden of IBM Watson Health Full story

10. UK Biotech seeks funding for development of superbug antibiotics

11. Webinar: Best ideas to engage adults in preventative care and improve population health  Register here

12. Kaufman Hall: Less than 1 in 10 healthcare organizations treat consumer expectation as 'high priority' 

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