Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Meditech revenue dips 0.7% in Q1: 4 things to know

    Westwood, Mass.-based Meditech released its financial results for the first quarter of 2017.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. Operator of 179 cancer treatment centers files for bankruptcy

    Fort Myers, Fla.-based 21st Oncology Holdings, a cancer care services provider, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday, according to Reuters.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. Senator proposes new fee to stop future lawsuits against tax-exempt NJ hospitals

    New Jersey Sen. Paul Sarlo introduced legislation Thursday aimed at preventing future lawsuits against the state's 58 nonprofit hospitals over property taxes, according to  By Ayla Ellison -

How Scripps Health transformed their call center to deliver customer-centric experiences

Guide to changing your call center and focusing on the patient.
  1. 12 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From a Missouri hospital and clinic agreeing to pay $34 million to settle false claims allegations to a physician winning a retaliation lawsuit against his former employer, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.  By Ayla Ellison -
  2. Healthcare data analysis company files for bankruptcy after CEO defrauded investors

    McLean, Va.-based VitalSpring Technology, which provides data analysis and services related to healthcare expenditures, and its subsidiary Enziime have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to the Washington Business Journal.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. 7 recent payer-provider disputes, resolutions

    Here are seven contract impasses and agreements that took place between payers and providers since May 1.  By Morgan Haefner -
  4. Ohio coroner rents refrigerator trailers to store bodies amid rising rates of opioid deaths

    After taking in more than a dozen bodies Monday, the Montgomery County coroner's office in downtown Dayton, Ohio, ran out of space for the second time this year, according to a Tribune Review report.  By Brian Zimmerman -

Why is health IT turning to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) to help application deployment?

Guide to the basics of HCI and how it can save you time and money.
  1. Wis. budget committee approves Gov. Walker's proposal to drug test some Medicaid beneficiaries

    Wisconsin is one step closer to becoming the first state to require certain Medicaid beneficiaries to pass drug tests to receive benefits, according to The Cap Times.  By Tamara Rosin -
  2. Only 20% of Americans more likely to vote for senator who supports AHCA, survey finds

    Congresspeople's stance on the American Health Care Act could have an effect on their chances for reelection, a May 25 national poll from Quinnipiac University found.  By Tamara Rosin -
  3. CDC: Alzheimer's deaths up by more than 50%

    From 1999 to 2014, the rate of Alzheimer's deaths increased by nearly 55 percent, according to the CDC's most recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  By Brian Zimmerman -
  4. 5 inspiring quotes from medical, nursing school commencements in 2017

    Commencement speeches are meant to inspire optimism and motivate change among new ranks of physicians and nurses — but they can also energize those who have been on the frontlines of medicine for years.  By Emily Rappleye -

How to choose your surgical gown?

Step-by-step guide to AAMI barrier protection standards.
  1. Bothwell Regional Health Center appoints Thomas Bailey COO: 5 takeaways

    Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Mo., hired Thomas Bailey to serve as its new COO.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. This week's 3 most-read transactions and valuations stories

    The following were among the most-viewed transactions and valuations stories published by Becker's Hospital Review the week of May 22.  By Alyssa Rege -
  3. Week in review: 9 biggest healthcare stories this week

    Stay in the know with Becker's weekly roundup of the biggest healthcare stories.  By Tamara Rosin -
  4. Pay is up for women CEOs, but still underrepresented in top job

    Median pay for women CEOs was $13.1 million in 2016, up 9 percent from the year prior, according to analysis from executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Male CEOs took home median compensation of $11.4 million, a 9 percent rise from 2015, The New York Times reported.  By Tamara Rosin -
  5. Inspira breaks ground on $349M replacement hospital in South Jersey

    Woodbury, N.J.-based Inspira Health Network on May 24 broke ground on a new $349 million hospital, reported.  By Tamara Rosin -
  6. 24 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Macon County General Hospital taps Thomas Kidd to serve as CEO: 3 notes

    Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn., appointed Thomas Kidd CEO, according to a Macon County Times report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. 53% of healthcare orgs don't test medical device security, survey finds

    The majority of healthcare providers (56 percent) and medical device manufacturers (67 percent) believe an attack on one of their medical devices is likely within the next year, according to a Ponemon Institute survey.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  9. CDC deadly pathogen labs could be safer, OIG report finds: 7 things to know

    The CDC can do more to improve safety oversight in its labs that handle deadly pathogens, according to a review conducted by the HHS Office of the Inspector General.  By Brian Zimmerman -

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