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2. As national surge wanes, Michigan COVID-19 hospitalizations hit 6-month high: 7 notes Full story
3. 8 hospitals cutting inpatient care Full story
4. Data: The cornerstone of digital systems and a better patient experience. Learn more here.
5. 10 states challenge healthcare worker vaccination mandate Full story
6. Persistent COVID-19 symptoms may have other causes, study finds Full story
7. Hospitals want partners, not just vendors. Learn how to create strong philanthropic partnerships with them here.
8. Sleep disorders tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes, Cleveland Clinic study finds Full story
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10. Health systems should not rely on physicians to discuss patient costs, study suggests Full story
11. Stepping past "business as usual" is your ticket to efficiency — learn how.
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Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. CMS mandating bundled payments requires hospital-physician synergy — here's how to achieve it.
2. Hefty fines for not complying with price transparency are on the way. Here's how hospitals can avoid them.
3. Still using paper fax to transmit patient data? Learn how switching to digital improves EHR workflows.