7 must-read articles for healthcare leaders this week

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Start your week off right by taking a look at some of Becker's Hospital Review's top stories from last week.

1. Tenet shutters 4 regional management offices to cut costs

Tenet Healthcare has closed four regional management offices as the Dallas-based hospital operator continues efforts to improve its financial picture, according to Crain's Detroit Business.

2. UPHS-Marquette nurses begin 2-day strike

Nurses at Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette (Mich.) began to strike Thursday after the latest negotiations between the hospital and the Michigan Nurses Association proved unsuccessful, according to a WLUC report.

3. Edward-Elmhurst operating income plummets 90% in FY 2017

Edward-Elmhurst Health, a three-hospital system based in Naperville, Ill., saw revenues increase in fiscal year 2017 but ended the period with significantly less operating income than in the year prior.

4. 7 hospitals with strong finances

Here are seven hospitals and health systems with strong operational metrics and solid financial positions, according to recent reports from Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service.

5. 27 latest hospital, health system executive moves

Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

6. Trumps calls Schumer to broker bipartisan healthcare bill: 5 things to know

President Donald Trump reached out to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Friday to discuss healthcare alternatives.

7. HHS withdraws 3 proposed rules: 6 things to know

HHS withdrew three proposed rules Tuesday, including one that would have tested a new Medicare Part B drug payment model.

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