Best reads of the week, 8/26

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Staying on top of industry news can feel like a full-time job, so our team has started sharing articles with each other in an effort to stay more informed. We thought it would be a great idea to compile the most important, interesting, or instructive of these articles here. Below you’ll find a small collection of links we think may be worth your time. Enjoy!

OPIOID LITIGATION

It’s been a big week for opioid litigation. We’ve been following the updates closely. (See our previous opioid-related blog posts here and here). Here’s the latest:

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for role in opioid crisis; company says ruling ‘flawed’

Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case

Opioid maker Purdue Pharma is in talks to settle thousands of suits that claim it fed a deadly national drug epidemic

DUPLICATE MEDICAL RECORDS

This article covers the operational and clinical costs of duplicate documentation, while offering a possible solution.

Developing a strategy to win the war on duplicates

HOSPITAL MARKETING

For Shriners Chicago, Facebook and Instagram act not only as a resource for families looking for healthcare recommendations, but are also a place where they can share their own stories with others.

Digital marketing at Shriners Chicago drives patient acquisition by telling the ‘amazing’ story of its care

 

Have a great, long weekend!

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