Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Dr. Robert Redfield named CDC director

    HHS Secretary Alex Azar has named Robert Redfield, MD, director of the CDC.  By Leo Vartorella -
  2. Hospital challenges union report suggesting charity care at Detroit Medical Center declined 98% under Tenet: 7 things to know

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare has significantly reduced charity care spending in Detroit-area acute care hospitals, the Michigan Nurses Association claims in a report released March 21.   By Kelly Gooch -
  3. UnitedHealth puts Envision's ED billing policies in its crosshairs: 5 things to know

    UnitedHealthcare, the health insurance arm of UnitedHealth Group, created a website targeting Envision Healthcare's emergency department billing policies amid an ongoing payment dispute.  By Morgan Haefner -

How one home hospital program reduced costs by 52% and readmission rates by 70%

Dr. David Levine shares the pilot study results and how it can benefit both the patient and facility.
  1. US News & World Report ranks top nursing informatics grad programs

    U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best Nursing Informatics Programs ranking March 20.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. Why Geisinger, Kaiser turned down grants to participate in NIH's All of Us precision medicine program

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System and Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente backed away from grants to participate in a National Institutes of Health precision medicine program, citing various concerns, according to a The New York Times analysis of the program.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. Ballot initiative stirs debate on nurse staffing ratios in Massachusetts: 5 things to know

    Massachusetts hospitals are fighting against a union's proposed ballot initiative to mandate nurse staffing levels, according to a Boston Globe report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  4. 8 hospital, health system construction projects worth $300M or more

    As health systems look to the future, they are forced to make investments now to expand, upgrade or renovate their facilities.  By Alia Paavola -

A path forward: Adapting to new technologies and strategy within digital healthcare marketing

As players like Amazon consider the market, what are the mindsets executives must consider?
  1. Survey: 20 common challenges healthcare pros face when building a telemedicine program

    Healthcare professionals most frequently cited inadequate telemedicine parity laws as a significant barrier to building a telemedicine program, according to a Reach Health survey.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. 16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent

    Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to July 2017 ONC data.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. 20 hospitals hiring nurses

    Here are 20 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking nurses in the past week. By Brian Zimmerman -
  4. S&P Global Ratings: Revised rating approach provides 'more transparency' for assessment levels

    S&P Global Ratings published revised final criteria for U.S. and Canadian nonprofit acute hospitals and health systems March 19.  By Kelly Gooch -

How to make sure your clinical mobile solution measures up

Learn key strategies and practices to optimize your mobility solution outcomes.
  1. Mon Health's interim CEO Dottie Oakes steps down: 4 things to know

    Dottie Oakes, MSN, RN, interim CEO of Morgantown, W.Va.-based Mon Health, has resigned, according to a statement from the organization.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Humana reaches $2.5M settlement over alleged pay discrimination against 753 women

    Humana agreed to pay $2.5 million in back wages and interest to resolve allegations of pay discrimination against female workers in consulting, project manager and manager roles.  By Morgan Haefner -
  3. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CFOs during the past week.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. ClearHealth Quality Institute launches telemedicine accreditation program, takes over for American Telemedicine Association

    Annapolis, Md.-based ClearHealth Quality Institute, an independent healthcare accrediting firm, rolled out a telemedicine accreditation program and is now accepting applicants.  By Julie Spitzer -
  5. 15 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CEO moves in the last week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. HCA taps Brian Cook as president of Far West Division: 5 takeaways

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare named Brian Cook president of its Henderson, Nev.-based Far West Division, effective May 1.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Novant Health CEO Carl Armato on blogging, Fitbits and leadership academies

    As president and CEO of Winston Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health, Carl Armato oversees 15 hospitals and over 350 physician practices across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  By Leo Vartorella -
  8. New York's healthcare helpline corrects consumer medical expenses by nearly $2M: 4 things to know

    A report on New York State's Health Care Bureau Helpline reveals consumers are monetarily benefitting from the effort.  By Kelly Gooch -
  9. Why the death of local newspapers is a disaster for outbreak surveillance: 4 things to know

    Epidemiologists tasked with tracking infectious disease outbreaks rely heavily on information from local news sources, meaning they could be left with significant information gaps as local newspapers in large swaths of the U.S. continue to fold, according to a report from STAT.  By Brian Zimmerman -

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