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  1. Viewpoint: It doesn't matter whether bundles are prospective or retrospective

    The debate over whether prospective or retrospective bundles are better is not a productive use of time, two payment reform experts argue in Health Affairs.  By Molly Gamble -
  2. Moody's: Hospital uncompensated care costs will rise under proposed Senate bill

    Moody's Investors Service says Senate Republicans' proposed healthcare bill, dubbed the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, would negatively affect hospital finances by causing the uninsured rate to rise.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. 6 highlights from Trump's 'tech week'

    President Donald Trump invited a number of prominent technology executives to the White House this week to discuss topics like modernizing IT infrastructure, drone capabilities and broadband expansion.  By Julie Spitzer -

A C-suite guide on digital marketing strategy for competitive healthcare systems

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  1. With change in food vendors, Cleveland Clinic nabs executive chef from Indians

    Josh Ingraham, the Cleveland Indians' executive chef, has come to Cleveland Clinic as part of the organization's contract with Atlanta-based Morrison Healthcare, reports Crain's Cleveland Business.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Woman sues Illinois hospital over red-winged blackbird attack

    A woman has sued Elmhurst (Ill.) Hospital, alleging the hospital is liable for injuries she sustained two years ago when red-winged blackbirds attacked her outside of the hospital, according to The Chicago Tribune.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. CMS to host webinar Monday on proposed MACRA updates for 2018

    CMS will host a webinar June 26 at 1 p.m. ET on the 2018 proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act's Quality Payment Program.  By Alia Paavola -
  4. Saint Joseph Health System in Indiana names new CFO

    Mishawaka, Ind.-based Saint Joseph Health System named Kevin Higdon CFO, according to The Michigan City News-Dispatch.  By Ayla Ellison -

How CEOs and CFOs can use data science to address the $24 billion sepsis problem

Guide to reducing the financial and clinical impact of sepsis in your organization.
  1. Microsoft claims no known ransomware will work against Windows 10 S: This security researcher says otherwise

    Microsoft may claim its latest version of Windows boasts no ransomware vulnerabilities, but it only took a security researcher three hours to hack the operating system, according to ZDNet.  By Julie Spitzer -
  2. Dems write Trump, question approach to cybersecurity

    A group of Democratic Senators wrote President Donald Trump and the Department of Energy June 22 demanding the administration investigate "Russian capabilities with respect to cyberattacks on [U.S.] energy infrastructure."  By Julie Spitzer -
  3. 29 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 -
  4. Saint Vincent Hospital appoints Jason Roeback COO: 4 things to know

    Erie, Pa.-based Saint Vincent Hospital, part of Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network, tapped Jason Roeback to serve as COO.  By Anuja Vaidya -

Slow down while speeding up

Learn the impacts of operational efficiency while maintaining a culture of safety.
  1. GOP Senators take aim at device tax in healthcare bill

    Senate Republicans on Thursday released a draft of their healthcare bill, which would permanently repeal the medical device tax, reports Regulatory Focus.  By Mackenzie Bean -
  2. 7 latest FDA approvals

    Here are the seven latest drugs or medical devices approved by the Food and Drug Administration since June 9.  By Mackenzie Bean -
  3. 4 questions with Gundersen Health revenue cycle director Laurie Hurwitz

    Laurie Hurwitz, executive director of revenue cycle at La Crosse, Wis.-based Gundersen Health System, has managed the system's revenue cycle management operations for the past three and a half years.  By Morgan Haefner -
  4. Martha's Vineyard Hospital trustees to hold closed-door meeting to discuss CEO's ousting

    The board of directors of Oak Bluff, Mass.-based Martha's Vineyard Hospital will meet this weekend to review the abrupt firing of former President and CEO Joe Woodin, according to the Vineyard Gazette.  By Alyssa Rege -
  5. Hospitals and unions: 10 recent conflicts, agreements

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following events related to hospital-union relationships — including unionization efforts, pickets, strikes and contract agreements — so far in June.  By Kelly Gooch -
  6. How the Senate GOP bill would affect public health funding: 4 things to know

    The Senate GOP's Better Care Reconciliation Act draft would cut key funding for prevention and public health programs, reports The Washington Post.  By Kelly Gooch -
  7. Obama: Senate BCRA bill 'is not a healthcare bill'

    Former President Barack Obama took to Facebook Thursday to discuss his thoughts on Senate Republicans' long-awaited healthcare bill, calling the proposed legislation "a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America."  By Alyssa Rege -
  8. UCLA Mattel Children's, Miller Children's & Women's to form strategic affiliation

    Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, a 373-bed facility in California, and 131-bed UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital declared their intent to form a strategic affiliation.  By Alyssa Rege -
  9. 5 most-read finance stories: Week of June 19-23

    Optim Medical Center-Jenkins in Millen, Ga., scoring a last-minute buyer to avoid closure most captured the attention of Becker's Hospital Review finance readers this week.  By Kelly Gooch -

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