Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. More CVS pharmacy workers to unionize

    Pharmacy workers at two CVS locations in Rhode Island have filed to unionize. The news comes less than a month after about 30 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at a Las Vegas CVS Omnicare were the first in the industry to seek unionization. 
  2. Hospital group raises concerns over cybersecurity penalties

    The American Hospital Association submitted a statement to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee stating its concerns for potential penalties for hospitals and health systems that do not meet cybersecurity standards outlined by the Biden administration.
  3. Alabama hospital up for auction 4 years after opening

    Thomasville (Ala.) Regional Medical Center faces the possibility of foreclosure and auction sale after opening only four years ago.

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  1. The best advice 6 hospital execs would give to young professionals

    In March, AdventHealth CEO Terry Shaw posed a question to his followers on LinkedIn: "What advice would you give to young professionals as they begin their career?"
  2. PeaceHealth nurses authorize 2nd strike

    Members of the Oregon Nurses Association at Springfield, Ore.-based PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Home Care Services have voted to authorize an open-ended strike.
  3. How Wesley Healthcare is using minute-by-minute coordination technology to improve OR performance and revenue

    Hospitals and health systems don't just compete with one another to attract patients; they also compete to attract surgeons to perform procedures at their facilities. Based on the competitiveness in this environment, it comes as no surprise that the operating room is a key area where healthcare leaders are focusing to achieve differentiation and to drive efficiencies and cost savings.
  4. CEO of Oregon system to retire amid merger talks

    Kathryn Correia plans to retire as president and CEO of Portland-based Legacy Health, the system said in an April 17 news release. 

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  1. $90M Indiana hospital opens to patients

    Indianapolis-based Eskenazi Health opened its nearly $90 million Eskenazi Health Thomas and Arlene Grande campus in Indianapolis to patients on April 17. 
  2. HSHS names CEO to oversee market, 4 hospitals

    Hospital Sisters Health System has named Robert Erickson president and CEO of its Wisconsin Market. 
  3. Tampa General Hospital breaks ground on 12-floor tower

    Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital broke ground on a 12-floor tower that will house the health system's surgery, neuroscience and transplant service lines.
  4. Phoenix Children's makes 4 leadership moves in 4 days

    Phoenix Children's appointed a new chief medical officer, two associate CMOs and a physician-in-chief in a matter of four days.

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  1. Hardware failure cancels surgeries at MaineHealth

    Three surgeries had to be canceled at MaineHealth due a hardware failure, NBC affiliate WCSH reported April 17. 
  2. Women's remote work conundrum

    Women continue to dominate the applicant pool for remote jobs — but there aren't nearly enough positions to satisfy the demand, according to a new report from LinkedIn. 
  3. 9 health systems seeking revenue cycle vice presidents

    Nine hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle vice presidents. 
  4. Cleveland Clinic launches women's health center

    Cleveland Clinic is launching a new research center dedicated to women's health. 
  5. Mass General Hospital to add 94 inpatient beds

    Health officials have granted Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital permission to add 94 inpatient beds to the hospital to confront capacity issues, ABC affiliate WCVB reported April 17.
  6. North Carolina backs FTC bid to block Novant's $320M hospital deal

    North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwell has backed the Federal Trade Commission's bid to block Novant Health's proposed acquisition of two hospitals from Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems.
  7. Mercy taps president in Oklahoma

    Bennett Geister is the new president of Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City Communities. 
  8. Where employers struggle most, least with hiring

    Employers in Alaska struggle the most with hiring, and employers in California struggle the least, according to an analysis released April 17 by WalletHub.
  9. Eli Lilly to seek label expansion for Mounjaro, Zepbound

    After achieving promising outcomes for patients with sleep apnea, Eli Lilly said April 17 it plans to seek a wider FDA approval for Mounjaro and Zepbound. 

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