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  1. Top 10 states for physician and surgeon pay

    Physicians and surgeons in New Hampshire have the highest average compensation at $275,840, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.
  2. Maternal mortality in the US state-by-state — Georgia is No. 1

    Maternal mortality increased 4 percent from 2016 to 2018, according to America's Health Rankings, based on data from the CDC Wonder Online Database mortality files.
  3. Children's Minnesota CEO extends contract through 2024

    Minneapolis-based Children's Minnesota President and CEO Marc Gorelick, MD, signed a five-year extension to his contract.

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  1. Nurses at Allina, other Minnesota hospitals plan picketing as contract talks stall

    Nurses at Twin Cities hospitals in Minnesota will hold informational pickets May 22, 23 and 29 amid contract negotiations, the union that represents them announced.
  2. New Jersey hospital CEOs: Patients should receive needed information before being transferred out of state

    Three New Jersey hospital CEOs are throwing their support behind a state proposal that would require the disclosure of information to patients who are being referred or transferred to an out-of-state hospital or provider, according to an opinion piece published on NJ.com.
  3. Leadership quotes from 12 healthcare execs

    The "Living Like a Leader" series provides a platform for some of the brightest executives in the healthcare industry to share how they manage their energy, team and time to be successful.
  4. Healthcare workers push law protecting them from workplace violence

    Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers are not satisfied with hospital efforts to combat workplace violence against them and are demanding more, Kaiser Health News reports.

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  1. New York health system faces lawsuit over $480M hospital project

    Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System could face a legal battle over its $480 million expansion project, according to nonprofit public radio network WRVO Public Media.
  2. CaroMont Health wants to build 2nd hospital in North Carolina

    Pending approval by the state, Gastonia, N.C.-based CaroMont Health plans to build its second hospital in North Carolina, according to The Charlotte Observer.
  3. What's keeping pharma, healthcare CEOs awake at night?

    The rising costs of healthcare and resource constraints are the top two concerns of pharma and healthcare CEOs, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers 22nd annual global CEO survey.
  4. Study: Google AI outperforms radiologists in diagnosing lung cancer

    A deep learning algorithm developed by members of Google's artificial intelligence team achieved "state-of-the-art performance" in detecting easily overlooked indicators of lung cancer in CT scans, according to a study published this week in Nature Medicine.

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  1. Facebook CTO admits AI may not be the panacea he believed it was

    Despite Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's repeated assurances that artificial intelligence will eliminate the proliferation of hate speech on the social networking platform, Mike Schroepfer, the company's chief technology officer and a formerly staunch advocate for AI, is no longer quite as sure.
  2. Physician viewpoint: The expansion of digital health looks 'ominous'

    Despite the prevalence of stories about digital medical trackers catching undetected health issues and saving lives, these devices carry their own set of risks, according to John Mandrola, MD, a cardiac electrophysiologist at Baptist Health in Louisville, Ky.
  3. 5 health insurance changes recently pursued by states, cities

    Stakeholders and lawmakers in these five states and cities recently proposed or signed into law changes to their health insurance programs, as reported by Becker's Hospital Review.
  4. 1st-year physicians interact more with EHRs than patients & 8 other notes from EHR studies

    Here are key insights from nine recent studies on EHRs:
  5. How Orlando Health helped this PICU patient attend graduation

    Orlando Health made special travel arrangements so a patient in its pediatric intensive care unit did not miss an important life milestone: his high school graduation, reports Fox 35 Orlando.
  6. Primary care physician supply in all 50 states, ranked

    Primary care is the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system given its inextricable link to positive health outcomes and health equity, yet the availability of these integral healthcare providers varies greatly state by state.
  7. 5 health tech patents fueling Apple's R&D growth since 2009

    Apple's research and development spending has grown from $1 billion in 2009 to an estimated $13 billion in 2019, according to a Bank of America analyst Wamsi Mohan, CNBC reports.
  8. Viewpoint: Hospitals must lift veil of secrecy around superbug outbreaks

    Hospitals must work to eliminate the "climate of secrecy" that surrounds superbug outbreaks without creating misplaced fear in patients, Matt McCarthy, MD, an infectious disease physician Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, wrote in an op-ed for The New York Times.
  9. Alphabet's Verily adds Mayo Clinic, Duke University Health to consortium for clinical research

    Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company, launched the Baseline Health System Consortium in collaboration with six U.S. health systems to help make clinical research more accessible for patients, clinicians and researchers.

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