Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 3 health system CEOs reveal retirement plans

    Whether it be wine tasting, family time or coaching high school teams, these soon-to-be retired healthcare industry leaders have a lot to look forward to after many years of hard work. 
  2. RWJBarnabas Health hospital CEO to retire

    Anthony Cava will retire Jan. 2 as president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, N.J.
  3. Aspirus names chief nursing officer of 2 hospitals

    Aspirus Health named Beth Sekerka, MSN, vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer for its southeast division, the Wausau, Wis.-based health system said May 16.

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  1. Physicians with their own practices are more satisfied with EHRs, study finds

    Physicians who own their practices are more satisfied with their electronic health records than physicians who don’t, an April 21 investigation in JAMA Network Open found.
  2. Cedars-Sinai CFO to retire in June

    Edward Prunchunas is retiring as CFO of Los Angeles-based Cedar-Sinai at the end of June. 
  3. Health IT market will exceed doubled value by 2028, report predicts

    The global health IT sector is expected to more than double in value by 2028, according to a May 16 study by Brandessence Market Research & Consulting.
  4. Advocate Aurora posts $253M net loss in Q1

    Although Advocate Aurora Health posted an operating gain in the first quarter of 2022, it ended the period with a net loss, according to recently released financial results. 

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  1. What NFTs need to achieve before healthcare implementation

    Medical ethicists have argued that non-fungible tokens in healthcare, specifically the use of NFTs in the healthcare record-keeping system, can give patients ownership of their records through its blockchain ledger. Allowing them to track the sale of their data, giving patients the opportunity to stop it or sell it themselves. But, technology leaders at healthcare systems say although this concept has potential, it is still evolving and requires a lot of refining before it can be implemented into the healthcare industry. 
  2. How health IT can ease staffing shortages

    Digitizing the patient experience to make it as convenient as online shopping or travel booking can help alleviate the labor shortages that have plagued healthcare, David Peterson, chief strategy officer for health IT consultant AccuReg, wrote March 23 in Medical Economics.
  3. 4 healthcare leaders on how healthcare will change

    From data analytics and wearables to a push for health equity, top healthcare leaders identified key trends and growth avenues for healthcare in Fortune May 13.
  4. Gun violence in hospitals: 3 preventive measures

    Hospitals and health systems have seen several incidents of gun violence in recent months.

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  1. Marshfield Clinic opens 12-bed Wisconsin hospital

    Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System opened its new hospital in Stevens Point, Wis., on May 13. 
  2. Hartford Healthcare app allows hospitals to access patient data before arrival via EMS

    Hartford (Conn.) Healthcare and its networks have begun using an EMS communication app that allows EMTs to quickly upload patient information, symptoms, vital readings and severity of ailment and transmit it to the emergency room.
  3. Brigham and Women's gets FDA warning for drug manufacturing

    The FDA issued a warning letter to a drug manufacturing facility owned by Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital after finding issues with the production of positron emission tomography drugs. 
  4. Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare rebrands

    Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare unveiled a new brand identity May 16. 
  5. AI can tell a patient's race by only X-rays, stumping researchers

    Researchers have been able to train a deep learning model to accurately predict a patient's race from just medical images, like X-rays and CT scans leaving researchers confused, reported the Boston Globe May 13.
  6. 10 healthcare CEOs among 100 highest paid, as CEO pay hits new record high

    CEO salaries of the biggest corporations have hit record highs in 2021 for the sixth year in a row, with the annual average pay sitting at $14.7 million. Among the 100 highest paid CEOs of U.S companies were 10 healthcare leaders, according to a May 15 Wall Street Journal article.
  7. Where tech innovation is needed most in healthcare

    Healthcare has faced rapid change in the last few years amid the pandemic, and digital transformation is not slowing down.
  8. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  9. There are lots of new primary care disruptors

    The market for primary care disruptors — retail clinics that typically have a hybrid menu of virtual and in-patient care — is being flooded with competitors, eMarketer reported May 16.

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