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May 30, 2017

Weekly review: Why Mount Sinai's CEO says, 'If our beds are filled, it means we've failed'

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    Why Mount Sinai's CEO says, 'If our beds are filled, it means we've failed' (May 22)
    Ken Davis, CEO of Mount Sinai Health System, talks to Advisory Board's Eric Larsen about Ken's background as a psychiatrist, how he revamped Mount Sinai by "betting the ranch," and the health system's commitment to population health.

    Trump budget would cut Medicaid funds by 47 percent by 2027 (May 23)
    Under President Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, Medicaid funding cuts would grow over time, from nearly 10 percent in 2019 to nearly 50 percent in 2027—but some Democrats and Republicans are already criticizing the president's budget overall.

    Modern Healthcare names the 150 best places to work in health care (May 24)
    Modern Healthcare has released its annual list of the 150 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for 2017, which features 63 Advisory Board members.

    Even 1 drink per day can increase women's breast cancer risk, study finds (May 25)
    Anne McTiernan, lead study author and a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, says the findings suggest "there is no level of alcohol use that is completely safe in terms of breast cancer."

    She's only been a nurse for 9 months, but she just saved a life at 35,000 feet (May 26)
    Courtney Donlon has only had her nursing license for nine months, but she put her education to good use aboard a JetBlue flight last week when she saved a woman's life, Cheryl Makin reports for USA Today.

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