CDC issues Ebola precautions; Obama to sign VA fix;

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> After arriving in Atlanta on a specially equipped plane, an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus was able to walk from an ambulance into Emory University Hospital, according to CBS Atlanta. Article

> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued precautions for contact with suspected Ebola patients. Recommendations

> President Barack Obama is expected to sign legislation intended to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, according to NPR. Article

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> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, piggybacking on its announcement Thursday that it finalized Oct. 1, 2015, as the new ICD-10 deadline, has outlined a "comprehensive four-pronged approach" to help providers prepare for the transition. Article

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> Hospitals cannot assume they're safe from hackers, writes Daniel J. Nigrin, M.D., in a perspective on healthcare cybersecurity at The New England Journal of Medicine. Article

And Finally… Lost in the city. Article

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