Week of January 27, 2020
STRATEGIC ISSUES AND THE PAY MODEL
Perceptions of compensation vary. It is seen as a measure of equity and justice. Stockholders are focused on executive compensation. Legislators may view average annual pay changes as a guide to adjusting eligibility for social services. 
NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB
Why Guests Need to Be at the Center of Everything
A serious question: as a hotelier, are you in the business of managing rooms or managing guests? Stated another way, when running your business, do you think about your 200-room hotel and how to fill it?
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Want to Step up Your B2B Lead Generation? You Need to Read This First!
How do you get leads in this new economy? “A story is at its best when it's not intrusive, when it brings value to a platform's consumers, and when it fits in as a natural step along the customer's path to making a purchase,” explains Gary Vaynerchuk, in his book, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook .
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Sustainability: It's More Than a Trend
Whether you believe in the Green New Deal or believe climate change is overstated, sustainability is on the minds of our guests and is economically practical to implement.
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Hotels Are Confused by Rise of Legal Marijuana: Opportunity or Liability?
The legalization of marijuana by states is getting murkier in the eyes of the federal government, which has still not legalized pot. Thirty-three states have, meaning that hotels have to deal with it whether they like it or not.
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GAO: Feds Have to Improve Oversight to Stop Drug Companies from Doling Out Duplicate 340B Medicaid Discounts
The federal government isn't doing a good job of determining whether a drug company has to provide both 340B discounts and rebates for Medicaid, a federal watchdog said.
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Backing for Unique Patient Identifier Picks Up Steam at ONC Conference
The health IT world is stumping for a unique patient identifier for every U.S. citizen following signs from Congress that it's open to the idea. UPIs are distinct numbers, codes or data comparable to…that differentiate one person from another.
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The U.S. Is the World's Most Expensive Nation for Childbirth
It isn't hard to find horror stories about the exorbitant cost of childbirth in America, especially when things go wrong or something unexpected happens.
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20 Latest Lawsuits Involving Hospitals
The following hospital lawsuits were reported in the past month, beginning with the most recent.
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How Tom Brady's Future with the Patriots Offers Cautionary Tale for Employers
New England Patriots signal caller Tom Brady is arguably the best quarterback of all time. Many have referred to him as the GOAT: greatest of all time.
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Gen Xers Expect Employers to Deliver on Well-Being Support, Survey Says
Gen Xers want employers to play an active role in their health: more than 70% agree their company should do more to support holistic health, according to the results of a recent Welltok survey shared with HR Dive Jan. 23.
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Despite Increase In ACA Coverage, More People Can't Afford Care
More coverage doesn’t mean more care, since the cost of care is still beyond the reach of many despite more people having insurance coverage since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
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Here's What Employees Want from Their Leaders
Many employers assume that team members want a good paycheck, health insurance plan and generous vacation time. While those are all important elements of any job, most employees look for more than these traditional perks from their leaders.
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