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  1. 20+ hospital and health system CFOs to know | 2020

    Women CFOs are having a positive effect on companies across industries and driving financial success within their organizations.
  2. Nearly 100 nurses could lose jobs if Massachusetts hospital ends inpatient services, nursing group says

    Almost 100 nurses could lose their jobs if MetroWest Medical Center moves forward with plans to end inpatient services at Natick, Mass.-based Leonard Morse Hospital, a Massachusetts Nurses Association spokesperson told MetroWest Daily News.
  3. Former Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove joins CareCentrix as senior adviser

    Toby Cosgrove, MD, former president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, has joined home-based and post-acute care solutions provider CareCentrix as a strategic adviser. 

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  1. Kevin Lofton to retire as CEO of CommonSpirit Health

    CommonSpirit Health CEO Kevin Lofton, who jointly leads the Chicago-based organization with CEO Lloyd Dean, is retiring from his administrative role, effective June 30.
  2. 4 predictions for the PBM industry in 2020

    S&P Global Ratings released a report Jan. 21 detailing its predictions for the pharmacy benefit manager industry in 2020. 
  3. 40 healthcare companies named to Fortune's 2020 'World's Most Admired Companies'

    Fortune has finalized its 2020 list of "World's Most Admired Companies."
  4. How Houston Methodist reduced opioid prescriptions by nearly 77%

    A program at Houston Methodist Hospital emphasizing the use of over-the-counter medication to manage patients' pain after surgery has helped the hospital reduce opioid prescriptions from 87 percent to about 10 percent, according to a study published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

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  1. Cardinal Health recalls 9 million surgical gowns

    Cardinal Health issued a voluntary recall of 9.1 million surgical gowns, a company spokesperson confirmed to Becker's Hospital Review.
  2. Philadelphia hospital brings voter registration to the ER

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia installed online voter registration kiosks in its emergency department this month to help boost the number of registered voters in the state, reports Philly Mag.
  3. 7 hospitals hiring data analytics leaders

    Below are seven hospitals and health systems currently looking to fill leadership roles pertaining to data and analytics.
  4. Verily receives FDA clearance for arrhythmia monitoring wearable

    Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary Verily was granted 510(k) clearance from the FDA on Jan. 17 for a feature enabling irregular pulse detection by its Study Watch wearable device, according to an FDA notice.

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  1. Salesforce CEO: We need a national data privacy law

    Amid continued debate over transparency in how organizations use consumers' data, executives from Salesforce and PayPal advocated for new regulations to protect consumer privacy during a panel at the 2020 World Economic Forum, CNBC reports.
  2. Telemedicine startup Hims & Hers launches in all 50 states

    Hims & Hers, a telemedicine startup that offers direct-to-consumer pharmacy and wellness products, is launching in all 50 states, according to a Jan. 22 Fast Company report.
  3. UAMS to offer 24/7 telehealth services for urgent care patients, chancellor says 

    University of Arkansas Medical Sciences in Little Rock is planning to make telehealth services available 24/7 to urgent care patients by spring, according to a Jan. 20 Talk Business & Politics report.
  4. $18M earmarked for broadband expansion in Virginia

    The Virginia Telecommunication Initiative will grant more than $18.3 million to fund 12 broadband expansion projects across the state, according to a Jan. 22 Virginia Business report.
  5. 15 ways Silicon Valley uses data for healthcare: report

    Whether applied to medical research or establishing a more comprehensive view of patient populations, healthcare data is being used in a multitude of ways by Silicon Valley, according to a recent Nature report.
  6. Texas Health Resources CFO finds focus as the finance chief role blurs

    Texas Health Resources, a nonprofit, faith-based system, comprises 27 hospitals, more than 80 outpatient facilities, a jointly owned health plan and more than 250 clinics and physicians' offices. In 2020, Executive Vice President and CFO Rick McWhorter will help prepare the system for new reporting requirements and make price transparency one of his top priorities.
  7. North Carolina health system apologizes after billing patients for rape kits

    Fayetteville, N.C.-based Cape Fear Valley Health System is apologizing for billing patients for rape test kits, according to The Fayetteville Observer.
  8. 6 hospital, health system construction projects costing $300M or more

    Six hospitals and health systems since Dec. 12 have advanced, completed or started facility expansions and renovations with price tags of $300 million or more.
  9. DHA officials want to 'make IT boring again' in healthcare

    Defense Health Agency officials are shifting their mindsets on innovation to "make IT boring again," so that technology can become more of a standard service for supporting the agency's IT modernization efforts, according to a Jan. 21 Government CIO Media report.

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