University of Illinois Hospital averts nurse walkout; AHA president talks staff safety;

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> An agreement between nurses and University of Illinois Hospital administrators averted a walkout at the Chicago hospital, according to the Herald-News. Article

> Pennock Health in Hastings, Michigan will enter an affiliation with Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Article

> American Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock discussed efforts to keep hospital staff safe in a blog post this week. Post

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> Just in time for open enrollment, physician rating database Healthgrades will launch a new version of its website Monday. Article

> A false alarm with a patient suspected to have Ebola at a Massachusetts medical practice last week prompted an outcry for more guidance as to how offices should respond to the threat. Article

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