1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. Congress inks deal for $900B relief package; Moderna vaccine to reach some hospitals today — 7 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. South Carolina hospital CEO says Leapfrog is 'increasingly irrelevant,' disputes failing safety grade Full story
4. OR optimization case study: Lessons from Erlanger Health System and Baystate Health. Click here to read the report.
5. Hospitals grow tense over who gets vaccinated, how it's decided Full story
6. COVID-19 variant in UK spreads faster, officials say Full story
7. An paper-based informed consent process can put your system at legal and financial risk. Click here to learn how one health system made it mobile.
8. Hospitals boost security to safeguard COVID-19 vaccines Full story
9. Kaiser to give 85,000 staff 'hero bonus' Full story
10. CDC group recommends next priorities for COVID-19 vaccine: Ages 75+, front-line essential workers Full story
11. Three must-reads:
- Download this whitepaper to learn how pediatric hospitals can recover from the pandemic and take advantage of CMS’ increased reimbursement rates by expanding telehealth.
- Does your organization have a digital, frictionless billing and payment system? Download this whitepaper to learn how to innovate the patient financial experience.
- Does your health system have a digital engagement strategy that coincides with its transformation goals? Download this whitepaper to learn how Bon Secours Mercy Health formulated its digital backbone.
12. 'Once again, we're not prepared': New York hospital nurses say lack of staff, resources maches spring surge Full story
13. Johns Hopkins develops COVID-19 vaccine data dashboard: 4 details Full story
14. 21 hospital closures in 2020 Full story
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