Hospitals to review hysterectomy technique; CMS requests comments on ACO development;

News From Around the Web

> Two Boston hospitals are reassessing their use of morcellation, a procedure commonly used in hysterectomies, in light of a recent debate over the potential cancer risks associated with it, ABC News reports. Article

>  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking input from stakeholders on the development of its accountable care organization initiatives. Request for information

> Police suspect the man responsible for a shooting spree at a Reno, Nev. medical practice this week targeted the office due to anger over adverse symptoms from a 2010 surgery. The shooting spree resulted in the death of a doctor and the shooter, and injured two others, the Bangor Daily News reports. Article

Health Finance News

> Healthcare pricing grew at its slowest rate in more than half a century during the month of October, according to AHA News Now. Article

> Two of Virginia's largest hospitals stand to lose a combined $500 million to provide care for uninsured patients between 2017 and 2022, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Article

And finally… Eyyy! Article

Suggested Articles

Most healthcare organizations are lagging in awareness and preparedness for compliance with proposed interoperability rules, according to a survey.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia Health Solutions have jointly decided to end their talks to enter a "strategic affiliation."

California health officials have released their first report on the price hikes drug companies sought to shield.