February 14, 2020

1. Happy Valentine's Day: 10 #HealthPolicyValentines to celebrate Feb. 14 Full story
 
2. Ochsner to pay tuition for future physicians, nurses who pledge to 5 years with system Full story

3. 15th US coronavirus case confirmed in Texas; symptomatic transmission confirmed  Full story

4. Learn how one Northern California ED delivers expedited care for critical patients. Click here for details.

5. 10 hospitals where patients were most likely to say nurses didn't respect them Full story

6. Maine hospital employees punched violent patients, CMS report finds Full story
 
7. Infection control case study: How BayCare Health System is taking on HAIs. Click here to read the white paper.

8.  Deadly US fungal cases exceed 1,000; EPA registers first disinfectants Full story

9. Survey: 66% of US adults think coronavirus is a 'real threat' Full story

10. Nursing home patient dies, is cremated without family's knowledge Full story

11.  Don't be fooled by healthcare's false dilemma — Improving patient satisfaction and collections are not competing priorities. Click here to learn why.

12. 34% of infectious disease physicians are burned out

13. The 70 CMS-mandated services hospitals must post online next year Full story