Psych hospitals fail to update Iowa's new database for mental health beds; Pittsburgh hospital restarts organ transplants after mold shuts down ICUs;

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> Officials from several Eastern Iowa hospitals say psychiatric hospitals aren't updating a new state database for locating mental health beds, according to The [Iowa] Gazette. The database is designed to help rural hospitals find placements for patients experiencing mental health emergencies. Article

> UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh restarted its organ transplant surgery program Sunday, which was suspended Sept. 22, five days after officials discovered mold in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. Article

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> Device-specific information must be included on Medicare claims forms or patient safety will not improve, says Cybele Bjorklund, a Distinguished Visitor at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University's Law Center. Article

> With the advent of new payment models in the healthcare industry and the subsequent growth of accountable care organizations, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange formed a workgroup--the Payment Models Workgroup--to create a framework surrounding ACOs. Article

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> Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offered details about his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in a recent interview with "60 Minutes." Article

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