Congress unveils spending package with Ebola funding; Federal judges put stop to VA building in Denver;

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> America's Health Rankings released its annual list of the healthliest states in the country. Once again, Hawaii tops the list. Report

> Congress unveiled a $1.01 trillion spending package, which includes funding to help U.S. hospitals combat Ebola, including training costs and renovating or altering privately owned facilities to improve preparedness and response, The Washington Times reports. Article

> A Department of Veterans Affairs hospital project near Denver came to a standstill after federal judges ruled the VA was in breach of contract and devoid of a plan to adequately fund the facility, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

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> Any attempts to delay, again, ICD-10 compliance would be a waste of time and money, and should be opposed, eight healthcare organizations--including the American Hospital Association and the Premier healthcare alliance--stressed to members of Congress in a recent letter. Article

> While security experts predict increased cyberattacks on healthcare organizations in 2015, they foresee phishing and ransomware posing particular challenges. Article

And Finally… So that's what's under his red suit. Article

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