Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. How 1 health system forms academic alliances to drive innovation

    Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare partners with 5 academic institutions to accelerate its innovation efforts. 
  2. A case to revamp the workweek

    Flexibility has become a hallmark of many competitive workplaces, and the four-day workweek is gaining popularity among Americans. On a broader scale, such adjustments could impact health equity efforts — specifically by reducing stressors on working mothers, a recent report suggests. 
  3. McLaren investigating if PHI was leaked on dark web

    Grand Blanc, Mich.-based McLaren Health Care said it has experienced a ransomware attack shortly after a ransomware gang took credit for it, The Record reported Sept. 29. 

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  1. Cleveland Clinic studies new method for ranking lung transplants

    Experts at Cleveland Clinic are hoping to rework the scoring equation that ranks patients awaiting lung transplants and improve overall outcomes.
  2. 283 CEO moves this year, sorted by state

    Becker's has reported 283 CEO moves this year. Florida has seen the most, followed by California. 
  3. 2 systems building children's hospitals

    In the past two days, two health systems have shared plans to build new children's hospitals. 
  4. Missouri hospital embarks on $100M expansion

    Bolivar, Mo.-based Citizens Memorial Hospital is planning a multimillion-dollar expansion that will add an emergency room and inpatient beds to the hospital, according to Ozarks First.

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  1. 4 hospital closures, bankruptcies in September

    Becker's reported on four hospitals that announced bankruptcies or closure plans since Sept. 1: 
  2. 9 recent credit downgrades

    Here is a summary of recent credit downgrades and outlook revisions for hospitals and health systems.
  3. 32 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since June 30:
  4. SSM to rebuild children's hospital

    St. Louis-based SSM Health is building a new, state-of-the-art Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. 

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  1. Health system VC arms back home care platform

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health's venture arm, Inception Health, and Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health's venture arm, Ballad Ventures, backed a $2.5 million funding round for a senior housing and care solution platform. 
  2. How a US tech firm is deepening ties in UK healthcare

    Palantir, a U.S.-based data analytics company, had its software being used across England's National Health Service to track emergency room capacity and direct supplies of scarce equipment during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. This gave it huge gains in government health contracts, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 29.
  3. Microsoft inks 2 health system partnerships

    Microsoft has forged two new strategic partnerships with leading health systems — Mayo Clinic and Mercy — as it aims to use the power of generative artificial intelligence to ease healthcare's administrative burdens. 
  4. Hospitals, health systems beefing up hospital at home

    Here are five hospitals and health systems that launched, expanded or announced plans to launch a hospital-at-home program:
  5. COVID-19-related sepsis more common than once thought: Mass General Brigham study

    During the first two and half years of the pandemic, the COVID-19 virus accounted for 1 in 6 sepsis cases across Mass General Brigham hospitals, according to new research. 
  6. C-suites eye new control role

    Some executives are considering a new addition to the team, according to a recent poll from Deloitte. 
  7. B. Braun recalls more than 1M syringes

    B. Braun Medical, a medical supply and pharmaceuticals company, is voluntarily recalling about 1.1 million syringes because of a possible sterility issue. 
  8. Revolutionizing specialty care: How Duke Health transformed patient engagement

    In 2018, Duke Health's specialty practice pioneered a unique model to deliver care outside of clinic for specialty care patients. While central triage in primary care is widely tested and proven, its application in subspecialty medicine has been challenging due to its nuanced nature of subspecialty care.
  9. Revolutionizing patient care: A deep dive into Duke Health's journey towards personalized experience

    Duke Health’s Integrated Practice places patient experience at its core. We discuss it daily, report weekly, and constantly seek insights to enhance our patients' experiences. Our dedication to Excellent Care, Outcomes, and Experience sets Duke apart.

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