Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Strike back on table as Providence Oregon hospital nurses reject tentative deal

    Nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., have rejected a tentative agreement with hospital management.
  2. Cleveland Clinic appoints Dr. Alex Adjei as cancer institute chair

    Alex Adjei MD, PhD, will serve as the new chair of Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute starting in July, the system said June 23.
  3. Allegheny Health Network studies deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction

    Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network is studying whether deep brain stimulation can help people overcome opioid addiction.

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  1. 50 medications on Mark Cuban's online pharmacy with the biggest price differences

    Billionaire Mark Cuban launched an online pharmacy in January that aims to dramatically slash prices for generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, mental health issues and hormone therapy.
  2. 'Shameful, 'egregious': Medical groups react to Roe v Wade overturn

    The American Medical Association and National Nurses United were among medical associations that strongly condemned the Supreme Court's June 24 strikedown of the constitutional right to abortion. 
  3. 10 most in-demand tech jobs

    Despite headlines about hiring freezes and layoffs at tech companies, technology workers are still highly sought after by businesses — including health systems — across the country.
  4. Providence, Microsoft offer clinical innovation fellowships

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services has partnered with Microsoft to provide a clinical innovation fellowship. The training aims to develop interdisciplinary leaders who will use technology to improve healthcare outcomes.

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  1. CDC OKs Moderna vaccine for children 6-17

    Children between 6 and 17 now have a second option to be vaccinated against COVID-19 after the CDC joined the FDA in authorizing Moderna's vaccine, according to a June 24 press release. 
  2. AHA invests $9.3M in rural health, stroke care 

    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Helmsley Charitable Trust invested $9.3 million June 23 to strengthen cardiovascular and stroke care across rural communities in Iowa.
  3. Orlando St. Cloud Hospital names president

    Brian Wetzel has been named president of Orlando Health St. Cloud (Fla.) Hospital, according to a June 24 press release.
  4. Mercy Health taps Dr. Brett Bechtel as chief clinical officer for Kentucky market

    Cincinnati-based Mercy Health has selected emergency medicine physician Brett Bechtel, MD, as chief clinical officer for its Kentucky market, NBC affiliate WPSD reported June 23. 
  1. Variant-specific vaccines: 3 updates

    As coronavirus variants and subvariants account for a majority of reported cases in the U.S., vaccine-makers are racing to test and prove efficacy against specific variants. Here are three updates on variant-specific candidates from Sanofi-GSK and Moderna:
  2. US COVID-19 cases decline after uptick: 9 CDC findings

    The nation's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases decreased by 5.6 percent this week, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published June 24.
  3. New Hampshire hospital rebrands to reflect Mass General Brigham affiliation

    Dover, N.H.-based Wentworth-Douglass Hospital unveiled a new brand identity June 22. 
  4. Despite class 1 recall last year, Americans still use Philips ventilator as they wait for replacement

    Patients dependent on breathing devices are using recalled ventilators, BiPAP and CPAP machines as they still have months before a potential replacement, the Los Angeles Times reported June 23. 
  5. White House makes at-home COVID-19 tests more accessible for blind, low-vision people

    Americans who are blind or have a vision impairment can now access free, at-home COVID-19 tests through USPS, according to a June 23 White House press briefing. 
  6. West Virginia hospital rebrands

    Madison, W.Va.-based Boone Memorial Hospital unveiled a new brand identity June 20. 
  7. Supreme Court backs HHS on Medicare payment to hospitals serving low-income patients

    The Supreme Court upheld the HHS approach to calculating certain Medicare payments to hospitals that serve a large number of low-income patients, CNN reported June 24. 
  8. Meta's new commercial targets the healthcare industry

    Meta released a new commercial showing the potential the metaverse could have for training surgeons. 
  9. South Georgia Medical Center names Tony Harrell director of information security, technology

    South Georgia Medical Center named Tony Harrell as director of information security and technology. 

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