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Subject: [Total joints edition] Former Forest Park Medical Center to reopen as TJR facility: 5 takeaways | RN average hourly wage & salary for all 50 states-Calif. tops the list at $101k | 5 trends for orthopedic surgeons to watch in 2017 | Obesity associated with TKA, THA complications: 3 study insights


Sept. 28, 2016

1. 5 trends for orthopedic surgeons to watch in 2017  Full article

2. RN average hourly wage & salary for all 50 states - Calif. tops the list at $101k  Full article

3. Former Forest Park Medical Center to reopen as total joint replacement facility: 5 takeaways  Full article  

8. Red Cross: Blood donations still needed to replenish supply  Full article     

9. Steward secures $1.25B investment to fund expansion, pay off debt  Full article

10. 4 aspects of care that matter most to patients - Hint: Personalization is paramount  Full article

11. Webinar: What is the latest evidence related to the mortality risk for patients with VCFs. To learn more, click here.

12. Access to joint care: Q&A with Dr. Keith Berend of Joint Implant Surgeons  Full article   

13. 8 key notes on how hospitals use chargemaster data & why it's not 'irrelevant'  Full article

14. Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Scott Adams of Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland  Full article   

15. Schwarzenegger, Leno and Bush, Plus 230+ Great Hospital Executives Speaking. The Becker's Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting next April 17 to 20 will include Arnold, Jay and 230+ hospital leaders, including some great keynotes. The brochure will be on line shortly. George W. Bush will speak at the 3rd Annual CIO/HIT + Revenue Cycle Conference in July 2017. The agenda for this meeting is being developed soon. Should you have questions about either meeting, please contact and      
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