Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 9 recent heart study findings

    Here are nine heart study findings covered by Becker's since Sept. 15:
  2. 6 recent nursing home closures

    Here are six nursing homes closures covered by Becker's since Sept. 1:
  3. Oregon Health Authority sued over failure to provide mental health facilities

    Three of the largest health systems in Oregon have sued the state over failure to provide adequate care for mentally ill patients, according to a Sept. 28 report from The Oregonian/Oregon Live. 

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  1. What Biogen's Alzheimer's drug win means

    Biogen and Tokyo-based pharmaceutical company Eisai's Alzheimer's drug, which recently scored a win in a phase 3 trial by slowing cognitive decline by 27 percent among mild disease patients, has the potential to reverse the course of Alzheimer's research, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 28. 
  2. Managers struggling most with hybrid work: Gallup

    While U.S. hybrid employees are in various roles within companies, managers are struggling the most with this working model, Gallup finds.
  3. MaineHealth hospital names director of human resources

    Kate Harrigan was selected as human resources director of Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine, part of Portland-based MaineHealth.
  4. Smoking has cost US economy $891B: American Cancer Society

    Smoking cost the U.S. economy $436.7 billion in 2020, according to a Sept. 28 report from the American Cancer Society.

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  1. 6 chief human resources officers on the move

    Here are six hospital and health system chief human resources officer moves that have been reported by Becker's this year.
  2. 362 statistics on nursing compensation | 2022

    With nursing shortages not going away anytime soon, it's important to look at how nursing compensation has evolved. 
  3. Sinai Hospital begins $50M ER expansion

    Sinai Hospital of Baltimore has broken ground on a $50 million expansion project that will double its emergency department. 
  4. The 5 most pressing drug shortages in the US

    As pharmacies and hospitals struggle with the nationwide dearth of Adderall generics, drug shortage expert Erin Fox, PharmD, spoke with Becker's on Sept. 28 about frustrations with ongoing shortages, how the issue bleeds into staffing shortages and the "silver lining" to running low on older treatments. 

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  1. Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips named president of Press Ganey consulting

    Healthcare services company Press Ganey is naming Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, as its consulting division's president and chief clinical officer.
  2. Amazon seeks physician lead

    Amazon Web Services is seeking a San Francisco-based physician lead to work with healthcare organization leaders and strategic industry partners, attend industry events and forums, publish and accelerate business opportunities.
  3. New York launches more efforts to combat polio: 3 things to know

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mary Bassett, MD, health commissioner at the state's health department, announced Sept. 28 additional steps to help local and state health departments combat the polio outbreak.
  4. HCA hospital names Mary Tabor as chief nursing officer

    HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital has named Mary Tabor, MSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer. 
  5. Geisinger, Rush, Oracle Cerner and more partner to share social determinants of health data in EHRs

    Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger, Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center, Boston-based Tufts Medicine, Epic and Oracle Cerner are among the participants in a project to screen for and share patient data on social determinants of health in EHRs, the White House said Sept. 28.
  6. Ascension, CommonSpirit's annual losses total $3.7B

    Two of the largest nonprofit health systems, Ascension and CommonSpirit Health, ended fiscal year 2022 with losses. 
  7. Judge orders HHS to restore 340B drug payments after 6-year battle

    A federal judge ruled Sept. 28 that HHS must immediately cover 340B hospitals' drug costs rather than waiting until 2023. The American Hospital Association and 340B organizations applauded the decision, which took "nearly six years," Maureen Testoni, 340B Health President and CEO, said. 
  8. Kaleida Health strike cost could exceed $142M monthly, CEO says

    Amid contract negotiations with two unions, officials with Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health estimate that the economic cost of a strike could exceed $142 million per month, Buffalo Business First reported Sept. 29.
  9. Hundreds of hospitals at risk of flooding from hurricanes, Harvard study finds 

    A study published as Hurricane Ian makes its way through Florida found that at least 50 percent of hospitals in 25 metropolitan areas along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of flooding from a Category 2 hurricane. 

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