Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 19 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since Feb. 10:
  2. President of 2 Bon Secours hospitals leaves role

    Leigh Sewell stepped down as president of two hospitals belonging to Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health on May 12. 
  3. UPMC Children's heart institute gifted $7.5M

    The Heart Institute at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh received $7.5 million from Acrisure.
  1. The most important step to opening a cancer center, per 2 CEOs

    Hospitals and systems across the country are opening and expanding their oncology services, and many more are working to add, consolidate or expand their cancer services to meet demand.
  2. Las Vegas culinary workers arrested following hospital picket

    Multiple culinary workers were arrested outside Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas after a planned act of civil disobedience following a May 19 picket. 
  3. 'This is my dream job': HSHS taps executive director for children's hospital

    Hospital Sisters Health System named Simone Parlier, MSN, the next executive director of women's services and the children's hospital at Springfield, Ill.-based St. John's Hospital. 
  4. 8 latest hospital bankruptcies, closures

    From reimbursement challenges to declining patient volumes and spiraling labor costs, many factors lead hospitals to shut down or enter bankruptcy. 

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  1. Wisconsin suspends provider's license after cancer patient death

    Wisconsin suspended the license of a twice-reprimanded physician after allegedly violating board orders and administering unapproved treatments on a stage IV endometrial cancer patient, who died in August. 
  2. Mayo-affiliated health system names CEO

    Kyle Marek has been promoted from interim to permanent president and CEO of Morehead City, N.C.-based Carteret Health Care, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. 
  3. Faster diagnosis and targeted care can drive down menopause health costs, report says

    Insufficient diagnosis numbers and unnecessary tests and care result in a "massive cost hiding in plain sight" for women with menopause symptoms, a new report says.
  4. Mayo Clinic surgical workers petition: unsafe working conditions may be 'downright greed'

    Almost 300 surgery workers from Mayo Clinic's St. Mary's and Methodist campuses in Rochester, Minn., submitted a petition to Mayo's leadership May 25, after outlining their grievances about patient and worker safety concerns and employee retention issues at a press conference aired on Rochester's NBC affiliate station KTTC.

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  1. Walgreens trims 10% of corporate staff

    Walgreens Boots Alliance is laying off about 10 percent of its corporate workforce, or 504 employees, the Chicago Sun-Times reported May 25. 
  2. Phoenix Children's, U of Arizona partner to accelerate pediatric research efforts

    Phoenix Children's and the University of Arizona have partnered to accelerate research efforts for devastating pediatric conditions, according to a May 25 news release.
  3. Amoxicillin shortage expected to continue into June

    The ongoing amoxicillin shortage is projected to continue into June, according to a May 22 update from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  4. NYU Langone plans $3B 'quaternary care' campus

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health plans to build a medical center at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y., that would span more than 40 acres and cost $3 billion, according to Newsday.
  5. Indiana physician reprimanded, fined for talking about abortion for 10-year-old

    The Indiana state medical board gave an Indiana physician a reprimand and fine after she spoke about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio, NPR reported May 26.
  6. Hospitals say Mississippi grant program is not helping as expected

    Mississippi lawmakers set up a more than $100 million grant program to support the state's struggling hospitals, but healthcare officials said the program is not helping as intended, NBC affiliate WLBT reported May 25. 
  7. Boardroom battles: Shareholders, companies scuffle over activism stances

    Shareholders are increasingly requesting that companies take a stance on environmental and social issues, The Wall Street Journal reported May 23. 
  8. AI could end the war on antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    Cambridge, Mass.-based MIT and Ontario, Canada-based McMaster University researchers have found a new antibiotic treatment that can kill a common bacteria in hospital infections thanks to machine learning.
  9. Montefiore edges into black with Q1 $31.8M operating gain

    New York City-based Montefiore Health System, which is expected to struggle with sustained operating challenges well into next year, reported a $31.8 million operating gain in the first quarter.

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