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4. A new era of genetic testing: How health systems can help deliver truly personalized care to millions of patients. Click here to read more.
5. CMS won't update star ratings in January Full story
6. Texas hospital isn't doing enough to save COVID-19 patients, nurse claims Full story
7. Planning for 2021 looks like nothing we've seen before. Click here to join healthcare execs as they share their revenue cycle strategies for the new year.
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10. A pandemic snapshot: 10 hospitals, health systems experiencing workforce shortages Full story
11. Ready to ditch ad-hoc improvements and implement a cultural transformation at your health system? Click here to learn how University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center did it.
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