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Bob Herman Mar 29, 2017
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Texas health system CEO was "relieved" when Trumpcare didn't pass

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Barclay Berdan barely started his tenure as CEO of Texas Health Resources when the $4.3 billion hospital system became the notorious site of the U.S. Ebola outbreak in 2014. The health care reform debate has made that incident seem like it happened decades ago.

Berdan sat down with me this week at the annual meeting of the American College of Healthcare Executives to talk about Trumpcare, Medicaid and some of the different business ventures Texas Health Resources is trying. Here's an edited transcript of our conversation.