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June 11, 2018

Weekly review: Where nurses earn the most (and the least)

Daily Briefing

    Good news for breast cancer patients: 60,000 per year can safely skip chemo, study suggests (Monday, June 4)
    A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that many women with an early-stage diagnosis of the most common type of breast cancer can safely forgo chemotherapy—a finding that the lead researcher says "can spare tens of thousands of women per year the need for chemotherapy."

    Map: Where nurses earn the most (and the least) (Tuesday, June 5)
    Registered nurses in California earn the highest average annual salary at $102,700 a year, while nurses in South Dakota earned the lowest at $57,010 a year, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See how your state stacked up on our interactive map.

    Breach exposes 92M DNA-testing accounts on private server: Here's what providers need to know. (Wednesday, June 6)
    "While it appears that this breach exposed only account-related information," write Advisory Board's Ernie Hood and Allyson Vicars, "[it] should serve as a warning for all health care organizations who store DNA data—especially providers who see personalized and precision medicine as the future of patient care."

    Stanford Health's CEO can't remember his life-altering crash. But his approach to care has never been the same. (Thursday, June 7)
    In this edition of lessons from the C-suite, David Entwistle, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, talks to Advisory Board's Eric Larsen about being one of the youngest health system CEOs, how artificial intelligence is—and isn't—going to revolutionize health care, and chipping away at the 'CEO code.'

    Geisinger CEO was the top candidate to lead the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture. Here's why he said no. (Friday, June 8)

    Other candidates who've been approached for the job, according to CNBC, include former CMS acting administrator Andy Slavitt, former U.S. chief technology officer Todd Park, and former Aetna senior executive Gary Loveman.

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