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Fetter Leaves Tenet Healthcare As CEO

Tenet CEO Trevor Fetter resigns after a two decade career at the health system. His last day will be March 15, 2018, or when a successor is named, whichever comes sooner. Tenet has been exploring strategic options recently, including the potential sale of parts of the company, and has been in the public eye over disagreements with investors over strategy, takeover rumors, and board-level resignations.

Olathe lawmaker’s job as a government strategist raises ethics questions

The Kansas City Star questions the whether a senior government strategist for Cerner should be simultaneously serving as the 15th district Kansas state representative.

Leidos Partnership for Defense Health Supports Advancement of Military Health System through Deployment of MHS GENESIS at Madigan Army Medical Center

Ft. Lewis, WA-based Madigan Army Medical Center goes live on Cerner, the fourth major installation of the DoD’s MHS GENESIS program.

Iowa withdrawing Obamacare alternative plan

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen announces that the state will withdraw its proposal to revamp policies governing its ACA marketplace for the 2017-2018 enrollment year, despite warnings that without the plan, up to 22,000 Iowans will drop out of the individual insurance market.

 

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