Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Corner Office: Rady Children's CEO Dr. Patrick Frias on embracing service

    Patrick Frias, MD, leans on the advice of his former mentor to inform his professional decisions: "The foundation of any good business is service." 
  2. Global chip shortage could put lives at risk, Royal Philips CEO says

    The global chip shortage is hampering the medical device industry and threatens to put the lives of patients at risk, the CEO of one of the largest health tech companies wrote May 24 for the World Economic Forum.
  3. Health plan faces lawsuit after 850,000 patients hacked

    A California health plan is facing a class-action lawsuit after a data breach that reportedly affected more than 850,000 patients.

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  1. Health systems mostly attacked for financial reasons, report finds

    The top motivation of healthcare cyberattacks was financial, comprising 95 percent of hacking incidents, according to a May 24 Verizon data breach report.
  2. 10 states projected to see largest COVID-19 case jumps by Memorial Day

    South Carolina will see the greatest increase in its COVID-19 case rate of any U.S. state by Memorial Day, according to forecasts from Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. 
  3. 11 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since May 17:
  4. Yale New Haven Health CEO: Recent gun violence 'hits too close to home'

    In the wake of a May 24 shooting at a Texas elementary school, healthcare, medical and public health leaders have called for action to end gun violence while expressing sadness and despair.  

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  1. Aspirus hospital names new chief nursing officer 

    Antigo, Wis.-based Aspirus Langlade Hospital named Katie Snipp, MSN, RN, its new vice president and chief nursing officer May 24.
  2. Baptist Health of Northeast Florida appoints CFO

    Baptist Health of Northeast Florida has named Keith Tickell senior vice president and CFO.
  3. FTC to probe infant formula shortage 

    The Federal Trade Commission announced an investigation May 24 into the infant formula shortage, The Hill reported. 
  4. Startup, Microsoft collaborate to simplify AI healthcare research

    An artificial intelligence data security company is collaborating with Microsoft to advance AI healthcare research.
  1. 10 states with smallest, biggest gender gaps in tech

    The booming tech sector remains a heavily male industry. Here are 20 states that have done the best and — worst — in closing that gender gap, according to a May 10 report from the Technology Councils of North America.
  2. Baptist Health South Florida, Medline partner on supply chain solutions

    Coral Gables, Fla.-based Baptist Health South Florida and Medline entered a partnership May 24 to "identify new strategies for enhancing data-driven operational and clinical efficiencies."
  3. Penn Highlands breaks ground on $70M hospital, medical office building

    DuBois, Pa.-based Penn Highlands Healthcare has broken ground on a $70 million hospital and medical office building in State College, Pa.
  4. Xtend Healthcare achieves HITRUST risk-based, 2-year certification to further mitigate risk in third-party privacy, security, and compliance

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xtend Healthcare, a leading healthcare revenue cycle management company, today announced that, Prism, its proprietary suite of applications and its implementation of Finvi’s FACS application, has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
  5. Hospital CEO turnover rate by state for 2021

    Among the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, 16 percent of hospital CEOs left their roles in 2021, a turnover rate consistent with 2020, according to a report from the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society.
  6. Michigan hospital adds telemedicine program for specialty care patients

    Marlette (Mich.) Regional Hospital partnered with a telehealth provider to offer speciality consultations through telemedicine for cardiology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and psychiatry patients.
  7. Iowa county says its hospitals are operating at limited capacity

    Hospitals in Polk County, Iowa, are operating at a limited capacity while they deal with rising COVID-19 cases and staff shortages, officials said May 25.
  8. WHO announces new health system performance metrics

    The World Health Organization released a report May 23 that advises UN member countries how to evaluate the performance of health systems. 
  9. 8 recent hospital, health system CFO moves

    Becker's has reported on eight hospital and health system CFO moves since April 27.

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