Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New Jersey hospitals no longer in divert status after Ardent attack

    Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, N.J., and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, N.J., are no longer refusing ambulances after a cyberattack on Ardent Health Services caused the hospitals to divert them, reported Dec. 4. 
  2. Senators call out US Anesthesia Partners for alleged role in anticompetitive scheme

    Two U.S. senators say it's time for U.S. Anesthesia Partners and its parent company, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm, to pay the piper following the Federal Trade Commission's anticompetitive scheme lawsuit in late September.
  3. CVS CIO exits

    CVS Health CIO and Executive Vice President Roshan Navagamuwa has left the company to pursue a new role, a spokesperson confirmed to Becker's. 

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  1. Why non-union pharmacists are protesting

    A tectonic shift in mindsets is inciting non-union pharmacists and other healthcare workers to protest, The New York Times reported Dec. 4. 
  2. Potential treatment for rare spine cancer discovered by California researchers

    Researchers at Santa Monica, Calif.-based Providence Saint John’s Health Center published new findings from a clinical trial that shed light on a possible treatment for a rare spine cancer.
  3. Mount Sinai taps chief of pulmonary hypertension

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System named Raymond Benza, MD, director of pulmonary hypertension.
  4. Mood may affect flu shot protection, evidence suggests

    Some research suggests a positive mindset when receiving a flu shot may lead to greater levels of protection.

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  1. Inside the tech revolution at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's new hospital

    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is gearing up for a leap into the future of pediatric healthcare with the opening of the Arthur M. Blank Hospital on Sept. 29, 2024. 
  2. Mount Sinai gets backlash over planned hospital closure

    Local residents and elected officials packed a town hall meeting on Nov. 28 to voice their opposition and ask questions about Mount Sinai's plan to close its Beth Israel campus in July, The Spirit reported Dec. 4. 
  3. From Gen Z to boomers: 10 cities attracting each generation

    While Gen Xers and baby boomers flock to warm weather in Arizona and Texas, significant shares of young people are clinging to the coasts, according to a recent series of analyses from SmartAsset. 
  4. Millions of syringe products in chaos as FDA probes China-made devices

    At least 60 million syringes and infusion pumps are in turmoil as the FDA investigates China-made plastic syringes that changed dimensions. 

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  1. 7 CEOs share exit plans as new year draws near

    This November — with the end of the calendar year in sight — several hospital and health system CEOs shared plans to leave their roles in the coming months. 
  2. 6 things to know about Mycoplasma pneumoniae

    Cases of Mycoplasma pneumoniae have begun popping up both in the U.S. and in China, but experts say the outbreaks are not linked to one another and that the type of pneumonia-causing bacteria is not novel. Still, clinicians are being urged to stay alert for possible new cases. 
  3. Duke, MD Anderson uncover potential strategy for bone protection in cancer therapy

    A partnership between Durham, N.C.,-based Duke University School of Medicine and Houston-based University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has led to the early discovery of a potential method that may be capable of protecting bones from damage during cancer treatments.
  4. How inflation affects Cleveland Clinic, UPMC and Northwell

    While inflation nationwide has fallen since its peak, health systems in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio still reported in recent earnings reports that they are feeling the cost of rising prices. 
  5. ChristianaCare names vice chair of surgical quality

    Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare has selected Marcin Jankowski, DO, as its new vice chair of surgery, according to a Dec. 4 news release.
  6. Tampa General pilots cancer genetic testing

    Tampa General Hospital is partnering with digital health company My Gene Counsel to employ digital tools for genetic counseling and testing.
  7. Why 2023 has been the year of labor strikes

    This year has been marked by labor actions across the U.S. From coast to coast, healthcare workers have participated in strikes, citing concerns about issues such as pay, staffing and recruitment. The strikes have involved workers from large health systems, including a walkout at Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente that was deemed by unions as the nation's largest healthcare worker strike. 
  8. Sutter workers plan strike at psychiatric hospital

    Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers plan to strike Dec. 6 at the Sutter Center for Psychiatry in Sacramento, Calif.
  9. Strategies to manage growing ED volumes, per 3 leaders

    Leaders at high-volume emergency departments are finding new ways to handle capacity issues while reducing wait times.

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