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  1. NIH considers child enrollment in 'All of Us' project

    The National Institutes of Health's precision medicine effort, called "All of Us," established a working group to consider child enrollment in the project.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. Trump tweets about healthcare more than Russia or fake news

    Despite the focus on President Donald Trump's tweets about fake news and Russia leaks, an analysis by The Washington Post reveals the president tweets about healthcare a lot more.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. CareFirst CEO: Anne Arundel Medical dispute involves $13M increase in fees

    The CEO of Baltimore-based CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said an impasse with Annapolis, Md.-based Anne Arundel Medical Center revolves around a $1 million rate reduction on $200 million in annual reimbursement from the payer, Capital Gazette reports.  By Morgan Haefner -

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  1. Massachusetts hospital to lay off 39 with planned closure of obstetrics unit

    Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, Ma., plans to close its obstetrics unit by Oct. 1 and lay off 39 people in the process, according to the Boston Business Journal.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. 6 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From patients filing lawsuits alleging hospitals in Memphis, Tenn., engage in illegal billing practices to a Miami physician pleading guilty in a kickback scheme, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.   By Ayla Ellison -
  3. House subcommittees pass 2 bills affecting global health funding: 5 things to know

    The House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation determining funding for global health programs under the CDC and National Institutes of Health July 19, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis.  By Morgan Haefner -
  4. CHI to close Chattanooga clinic

    CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn., part of Denver-based Catholic Health Initiatives, will close Westside Health Center on Aug. 1, according to the Times Free Press.  By Ayla Ellison -

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  1. 7 recent hospital, health system outlook and credit rating actions

    The following hospital and health system rating and outlook changes and affirmations took place in the last week, beginning with the most recent.  By Alia Paavola -
  2. 15 recent grants, donations to healthcare organizations

    Numerous healthcare organizations recently received donations to fund research, advance treatments, improve patient care and start renovations.  By Alia Paavola -
  3. 12 US cities ranked by cost per square foot to build a hospital

    The most expensive U.S. city to build a hospital in is Honolulu, according to a report by Rider Levett Bucknall. In fact, the cost per square foot to build a hospital in Honolulu is about 60 percent higher than in Las Vegas, which has the lowest per square foot hospital construction costs of any city on the list.    By Alia Paavola -
  4. The 3 most-read transactions and valuations stories this week

    The following were among the most-viewed transactions and valuations stories published by Becker's Hospital Review the week of July 17.  By Alyssa Rege -

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  1. Week in review: 10 latest healthcare stories this week

    Stay in the know with Becker's Hospital Review's weekly roundup of the nation's biggest healthcare news. Here's what you need to know this week.  By Alyssa Rege -
  2. 5 ways to improve your presence as a thought leader on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn has become one of the most essential networking tools of our time, and strategic use of this widespread social media platform can help establish you as a thought leader within your industry.  By Leo Vartorella -
  3. Police union reviewing hotel incident involving officer, former USC Keck medical school dean following accusations: 8 things to know

    The Pasadena (Calif.) Police Officer's Union said July 20 it is conducting a legal review of circumstances surrounding a March 2016 overdose incident allegedly witnessed by Carmen Puliafito, MD, former dean of Los Angeles-based USC Keck School of Medicine, the Los Angeles Times reports.  By Alyssa Rege -
  4. Nearly 300 workers at Partners' Cooley Dickinson Hospital to join SEIU

    Nearly 300 workers at Northampton, Mass.-based Cooley Dickinson Hospital have elected to join the Service Employees International Union, according to The Boston Globe.  By Leo Vartorella -
  5. Report: 10 most-clicked email subject lines for phishing attacks

    The No. 1 most-clicked phishing email subject line is "Security Alert," according to a KnowBe4 report.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  6. Jefferies advises against Watson investments: 'IBM appears outgunned in the war for AI talent'

    IBM has underperformed in creating shareholder value despite offering "one of the more mature cognitive computing platforms today," according to a report by global investment banking firm Jefferies.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  7. 9 recent vendor contracts, go-lives

    The following health IT vendor contracts and go-lives were reported during the past week.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  8. 34 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.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  9. Hiawatha Community Hospital selects Jeffrey Shelton as CEO: 3 takeaways

    Hiawatha (Kan.) Community Hospital hired Jeffrey Shelton to serve as CEO.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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