Ebola no longer an international health emergency; Top hospitals for physician communication;

News From Around the Web

> The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer qualifies as an international health emergency. Statement

> UPMC announced it will increase minimum starting salaries for entry-level positions at most Pittsburgh facilities to $15 an hour by January 2021. Announcement

> Becker's Hospital Review compiles a list of the top hospitals for physician communication. Article

Health Payer News

> Facing the distinct possibility of a 4-4 tie in the contraception case before the Supreme Court, justices issued a rare order directing each side to submit briefs outlining a potential compromise to the government's birth control mandate. Article

Provider News

> Medical practices are being bought and sold in what's still an active market, but physicians who want to sell their practices must be sure the deal works in their favor, according to a report in Physician's Money Digest. Article

And Finally… Custody gunfight. Article