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October 9, 2017

Weekly review: 'This is what they're trained for': How hospitals responded to the Las Vegas mass shooting

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The 'Best Places to Work,' according to Modern Healthcare (Monday, Oct. 2)
Modern Healthcare has released its 2017 ranked list of the "Best Places to Work" in health care.

'This is what they're trained for': How hospitals responded to the Las Vegas mass shooting (Tuesday, Oct. 3)
Hospitals in the Las Vegas area treated an estimated 527 people who were injured when a gunman on Sunday evening opened fire on a music festival, according to officials.

From basketball coach to CEO of a $5.5B health system: Where James Hereford is taking Fairview next (Wednesday, Oct. 4)
In this edition of "Lessons from the C-suite," James Hereford, president and CEO of Fairview Health Services, talks to Advisory Board's Eric Larsen about lessons learned on the ranch, a lifelong journey to "find the hard projects," and how 2017—which has already seen a health system merger, incorporation of a health plan, and negotiation of an academic medical group contract—is shaping up for Fairview.

FDA to granola maker: Cut the love (from the ingredients list) (Thursday, Oct. 5)
In response to the warning, Nashoba Brook Bakery CEO John Gates said FDA's reprimand "just felt so George Orwell."

How much nurses make—and where they make the most, according to Medscape (Friday, Oct. 6)
RNs and licensed practical nurses saw increases in compensation between 2015 and 2016, according to Medscape's latest RN/LPN Compensation Report.

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