8 must-read articles for healthcare leaders this week

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

Physician's resignation drives Virginia hospital to close

Stuart, Va.-based Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick began diverting patients from its ER Wednesday before announcing later in the day that it will soon close within days.

Former Cleveland Clinic executive charged in $2.7M fraud scheme

The former executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the development and commercialization arm of Cleveland Clinic, has been charged for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the hospital system out of more than $2.7 million.

UPMC fires several employees after they ogled, photographer anesthetized patient with genital injury

Several physicians and employees at Everett, Pa.-based UPMC Bedford Memorial were disciplined after a state investigation revealed a "ton" of employees crowded into an operating room to take photos and videos of a patient without consent.

Tenet explores strategic options, including sale: 9 things to know

Shares of Tenet Healthcare surged 14 percent Wednesday shortly after The Wall Street Journal reported the Dallas-based hospital operator hired banking advisors to evaluate strategic options, including a sale of the company.

Missouri hospital to close next week

Fulton (Mo.) Medical Center, the only hospital in its county, is set to close Sept. 22, which has caused the local ambulance district to make changes to ensure patients receive the care they need.

Police shoot, kill armed Irma evacuee at North Carolina hospital

The man police shot and killed late last Sunday at Novant Health Huntersville (N.C.) Medical Center was traveling from Florida to New York to escape Hurricane Irma.

CEO of Florida's Mount Sinai: 12-year hurricane preparedness project enabled our hospital to stay open during Irma

Steven Sonenreich serves as president and CEO of Miami Beach-based Mount Sinai Medical Center, south Florida's largest private independent nonprofit teaching hospital.

With Congress stalled, White House looks to roll back ACA regulations

Though Congressional ACA repeal efforts stalled earlier this summer, President Donald Trump's administration has been steadily rolling back ACA regulations.

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