1. Duke Health, Geisinger sue HHS over Medicare payments Full story
2. 10 emerging trends in health IT for 2021 Full story
3. Trump signs COVID-19 relief, spending bill Full story
4. Convenience wins: How Monument Health is working to redefine the patient journey. Click here to watch the On-Demand session.
5. Email hack exposes data of 485K+ Aetna, Blue Cross members Full story
6. Beaumont adds 3 physicians to board after negative staff surveys Full story
7. CHI Franciscan, Virginia Mason ink definitive agreement to combine Full story
8. 3 Must Reads:
- The fight against healthcare turnover — A 5-chapter guide to improve retention and staff hard-to-fill positions. Click here to read the guide.
- Does your organization have a digital, frictionless billing and payment system? Download this white paper to learn how to innovate the patient financial experience.
- The telehealth connection: How technology is revolutionizing remote patient care. Click here to read the report.
9. Kaiser Permanente halts elective surgeries at some California hospitals Full story
10. Trump commutes 20-year sentence for Florida healthcare executive Full story
11. What 14 hospital CFOs told Becker's in 2020 Full story
12. 11 must-reads for hospital leaders looking to get the most out of their IT investments in 2021. Click here to read more.
13. Cerner's year in review: 5 biggest stories in 2020 Full story
14. 3 payers that launched virtual health plans in 2020 Full story
15. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Is your ASC's anesthesia professionalized? Click here to learn six ways professionalized anesthesia management can increase efficicency and revenue.
2. How Spectrum Health, Duke University Health System and others are taking a more comprehensive approach to workforce management. Click here to read more.
3. What do nearly 4k patients say about the healthcare financial experience? Click here to see the results of the 2020 survey.