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Written on Jul 14, 2023

Drowning in worry? Unions offer new staffing rule entanglement 
State-level staffing ratios have been embraced by unions, and it makes sense to think that union-backed staff would feel empowered to demand higher pay and better benefits. But could the rule truly lead to more efforts to unionize? That remains to be seen. 

Biden administration aims to crack down on short-term health plans, surprise medical billing 
The Biden administration announced plans to tamp down on short-term health plans and surprise medical fees as part of an ongoing effort to lower health care costs. The White House proposal would reverse a controversial Trump-era rule that expanded the duration of short-term health plans, or what critics refer to as "junk" plans. 

OhioHealth, Columbus State to build health care school 
OhioHealth and Columbus State Community College have announced a partnership to create a new training center to address workforce shortages in the health care industry. 

Epic Research shows note bloat increased by 8% 
The study of 1.7 billion clinical notes over a three-year period found an increase in the use of digital tools and copy/paste functionality correlated with longer notes as well as a decrease in the average time spent writing notes. 

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