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Subject: Man receives $52k hospital bill after his backpack was stolen | California hospital shuts down, 524 employees face layoffs | More than a third of consumers unable to pay medical bills | 10 hospital closures so far in 2017
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October 30, 2017

1. Man receives $52k hospital bill after his backpack was stolen in San Francisco   Full story

2. California hospital suspends all services, notifies 524 employees of possible layoffs   Full story

3. Tenet reports $366M net loss, plans to cut 1,300 jobs   Full story

4. Out-of-network reimbursements remain a viable option for providers, but many facilities struggle because they are unfamiliar with some of the intricacies required to successfully run an operation with this payment mode.   Learn more

5. More than a third of consumers report financial hardship, inability to pay medical bills   Full story

6. Man arrested after climbing into ceiling at Texas hospital to escape police   Full story

7. Automated intelligence can improve clinical documentation in the ambulatory setting at the point of care. Learn more with this new whitepaper.
8. 10 hospital closures so far in 2017  Full story

9. LifePoint's profit sinks 30% in Q3   Full story

10. 78% of physician leaders cite 'incomplete data' as a top threat to patient safety, survey finds  Full story

11. Don't put your patients at risk due to poor communication -- here's how to avoid communication failures and improve patient safety  

12. HHS establishes code-a-thon to combat opioid crisis through tech innovation  Full story

13.  8 latest healthcare industry lawsuits   Full story

14. 7 recent hospital, health system outlook and credit rating actions   Full story

15. 6 things to know about Las Vegas shooting victims' medical expenses  Full story

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