1. Colorado health system sues patient over $229K surgery bill, jury awards $766 Full story
2. Healthcare companies shed their fears of Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture Full story
3. NY hospital patients rally over reimbursement 'battle' with Empire BCBS Full story
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7. Washington hospital avoids closure, saves 1,000 jobs Full story
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11. What Sutter Health's computer outage teaches healthcare about EHR vulnerabilities Full story
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