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4. What's the value of adopting clinical pathways? Click here to find out how Advocate Aurora tracks and manages results.
5. Biden to nominate Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as CMS chief Full story
6. MetroHealth opens post-COVID-19 clinic Full story
7. Digital transformation on the clinical side isn't enough — patients expect big advancements on the financial front too. Revamp your organization's digital framework with tips from industry experts during this virtual discussion.
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11. Join leaders from Intermountain, Cedars-Sinai and more to discuss employee wellness, high drug costs and other key topics at the Becker's Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy Virtual Event. Register here
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Becker's Learning Opportunities
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