Intermountain CEO to retire next October; Fewer Americans struggle with healthcare costs;

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> Intermountain Healthcare CEO Charles Sorensen will retire next October to become founding director of the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute, according to the Deseret News. Article

> The World Health Organization released a new checklist to spread awareness of preventable causes of maternal and newborn mortality in hospital settings. Checklist

> Fewer Americans struggle with their medical bills for the fourth consecutive year, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Announcement

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> The healthcare sector added 23,800 jobs in the month of November, with hospitals leading the way in terms of creating new positions, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Article

> The 340B discount drug program is expected to have one of its biggest transition periods ever in 2016, argues an opinion piece in Lexology. Article

And Finally… Shear audacity. Article