1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. Oregon COVID-19 cases up 54%, prompting new restrictions Full story
3. 40% of COVID-19 patients at Washington hospital under 40; young patients drive new surge Full story
4. More than cost reduction: How to fuel quality improvement through better financial management. Learn more during this live discussion.
5. Why 1 Houston Methodist nurse is refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, even though it means losing her job Full story
6. CDC: Fully vaccinated Americans don't need masks outside in most scenarios Full story
7. Don't have a transactional approach to learning. Learn why healthcare providers must adopt a transformative approach to improve employee retention, engagement and leadership.
8. Biden's $1.8 trillion spending plan: 5 healthcare takeaways Full story
9. Hand-washing temporarily spiked during pandemic, Chicago hospital finds Full story
10. COVID-19 antiviral pill could be ready by end of year, Pfizer CEO says Full story
11. Maximizing hospital capacity is more important than ever. Learn how systems like Novant and UCHealth are rethinking capacity management for better outcomes during this two-day virtual summit.
12. Memorial Healthcare System taps Dr. Marc Napp for top medical position Full story
13. CDC backtracks director's statement recommending COVID-19 shot for pregnant women Full story
14. $100 savings bond offered for West Virginia COVID-19 vaccine takers Full story
15. Viewpoint: India's COVID-19 surge hits closer to home than you think Full story
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