Seattle hospital under investigation for its termination of surgical tech; Broward Health board chairman resigns after winning back his position;

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> NJ.com reports that the new CEO of Saint Clare's Hospitals in Boonton and Denville settled two sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits when he held the top job at Easton Hospital three years ago. Article

> The Washington Department of Health is investigating Northwest Hospital in Seattle for how and why it dismissed a surgical technician responsible for a health scare in four states, including Colorado, 9News Colorado reports. Article

> Just three days after he won his unpaid position back as board chairman of Broward Hospital, David DiPietro resigned stating that the district "is stifled with so much political interference that my continued membership is utterly futile," according to the Tampa Bay Times. Article

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> Amid a flurry of bad news about healthcare's progress in transitioning to value-based care, a new report finds an alliance of providers, payers and patients is well on its way to its goal of putting 75 percent of its members in value-based care arrangements by the end of the decade. Article

> The movement toward value-based payment models has spurred experimentation with bundled payments, but one researcher believes the U.S. could learn a lot about successful models from the Dutch, according to a NEJM Catalyst blog post. Article

And Finally … That went swimmingly. Article

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