Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. High-paying remote jobs are dwindling: Data

    Nearly no hybrid or remote job vacancies exist for the highest wage earners, according to one new report. 
  2. High drug costs and shortages threaten care quality, AHA warns

    Drugmaker price hikes that have occurred in tandem with ongoing drug shortages have not only created headaches for both hospitals and providers  — but also jeopardized patient access to care, according to an analysis published May 22 by the American Hospital Association. 
  3. 5 things to know about Penn Medicine's new CFO

    Philadelphia-based University of Pennsylvania Health System has named Julia Puchtler its next CFO, effective July 1. 

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  1. UMMS names chief administrative officer

    Baltimore-based University of Maryland Medical System has appointed Richelle Webb Dixon senior vice president and chief administrative officer for the 11-hospital academic health system. 
  2. The decision that led this system CEO to abandon 'both/and' thinking

    Hospital and health system CEOs are continuously tasked with making strategic decisions for their organizations, and the approaches they take with these decisions vary.
  3. RSV prediction tool could more accurately identify high risk infants

    Researchers from Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center presented data May 21 on an inaugural tool that may help predict newborns' risk for developing respiratory syncytial virus in their lower respiratory tract.
  4. Indiana health system CFO to retire, new leader named

    Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health has named Ty Renbarger CFO, effective June 3.

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  1. Ransomware: 10 things hospital leaders should know

    Hospitals and health systems continue to be targeted by ransomware hackers, disrupting patient care and costing millions of dollars in recovery costs. 
  2. Providence, Microsoft develop AI pathology model

    Providence, Microsoft, and the University of Washington have developed an open-weight, AI-powered pathology model called Prov-GigaPath.
  3. US News adds Medicare Advantage data to rankings

    U.S. News & World Report is now including Medicare Advantage data in the rankings for Best Hospitals, according to a U.S. News blog post.
  4. 10 drugs now in shortage

    About a month after the number of ongoing drug shortages reached a 23-year record, more than four dozen patient advocacy groups wrote to legislators, urging them to address the shortages. 

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  1. Joint Commission adds new data functionalities for reporting accuracy

    The Joint Commission’s Direct Data Submission Platform will now allow accredited organizations that meet certain requirements to resubmit performance measurement data, the organization announced May 22.
  2. Nationwide Children's Hospital gets $100M gift

    The Nationwide Foundation is gifting Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children's Hospital $100 million. 
  3. 10 best cities for summer jobs

    Among more than 180 markets in the U.S., Columbia, Md., is the best city to get a summer job, according to an analysis released May 22 by WalletHub.
  4. 500 Ascension nurses to receive lump sum payment

    Members of the Illinois Nurses Association, which represents 500 nurses at Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.), have approved a tentative new labor contract with the nurses' employer.
  5. Illinois hospital CEO to exit, new leader named

    Springfield (Ill.) Memorial Hospital, part of Springfield-based Memorial Health, has named Jay Roszhart president and CEO, effective July 1.
  6. Gen X, Y worry about Medicare's future

    Concern about Medicare's future is no longer unique to current beneficiaries and older Americans. 
  7. 77 CFO moves in 2024

    The following hospital and health system CFO moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's this year:
  8. Court backs drugmakers in limiting 340B distribution

    Three judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C. Circuit ruled May 21 in favor of drug manufacturers' ability to limit sales and distribution of discounted drugs in the government's 340B drug pricing program.
  9. NEJM rescinds ban on embargoed physician-focused publications

    The New England Journal of Medicine rescinded its policy that banned physician-focused publications from advanced access to embargoed articles, Medpage Today reported May 21.

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