Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Microsoft uses AI to predict missed medical appointments

    Microsoft says it has an artificial intelligence tool that can predict missed healthcare appointments.
  2. MemorialCare hospital names Dr. Annabelle Braun chief nursing officer

    MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Orange, County, Calif., has selected Annabelle Braun, DNP, MSN, RN, as its chief nursing officer.
  3. Stanford Medicine exec: Why hospitals need a wellness chief

    Over the last few years, it has become even more crucial for hospitals and health systems to have a designated senior-level leader to oversee clinician wellness efforts.

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  1. Chicago nurses set to strike

    Members of the Illinois Nurses Association are set to strike Oct. 3 amid negotiations with Chicago-based Howard Brown Health.
  2. Epic in the last 30 days

    From adding a life sciences program to its national IT infrastructure to new partnerships with health systems, here are 10 updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in September.
  3. JHU scientist who created the COVID-19 dashboard wins Lasker award

    Lauren Gardner, PhD, has received the 2022 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award for creating the COVID-19 dashboard. The tool went on to become the world's most trusted source for real-time data about the SARS-CoV-2 virus' spread. 
  4. Northern Arizona U awarded $21M health equity grant  

    Researchers at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff received a $21 million grant from the National Health Institute’s Minority Health Disparities division, KNAU reported Sept. 28.

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  1. Meet the health IT department: Chief technology officers

    With the digital shift in healthcare well underway, IT leadership roles continue to evolve. That includes chief technology officers, a position that has existed for years but has recently taken on different responsibilities.
  2. Viewpoint: Nursing shortage solutions begin with valuing nurses more

    Addressing the nursing shortage, which has been exacerbated by COVID-19, begins with acknowledging how much nurses have been undervalued, Leana Wen, MD, wrote for The Washington Post Sept. 28.
  3. FDA rolls out new guidelines for how it will oversee health tech

    The FDA released a final guidance Sept. 28 on what kinds of decision support software it intends to regulate. 
  4. Magellan Health settles data breach lawsuit for $1.43M

    Magellan Health will pay $1.43 million to settle a lawsuit over a May 2019 phishing scheme that compromised the protected health information of 273,000 patients, Top Class Action reported Sept. 28. 

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  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. 
  4. 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. 
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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. 

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