Chief experience offer hiring continues; Supreme Court will decide on hearing of subsidies case;

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> The hiring of chief patient experience officers continues to rise as hospitals become more concerned about patient ratings, according to The Washington Post. Article

>The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide this week whether to hear a case that could lead to the rollback of premium subsidies in states that do not operate their own exchanges, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> What are deemed "essential benefits" under the Affordable Care Act actually vary from state to state, and states such as New Jersey and Pennsylvania may have completely differing lists, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Article

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> More cases of the Ebola virus are likely to emerge in the United States by the end of the year as healthcare workers treating the outbreak in West Africa return home, but just how many remains unclear, according to the Associated Press. Article

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> While innovation in the healthcare industry continues to grow, hospital CIOs spend little of their time innovating, according to a College of Healthcare Information Management Executives poll conducted ahead of the organization's annual fall forum, held last week in San Antonio, Texas. Article

And Finally... Brain surgery ends fear of spiders. Article