Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Worsening $7 trillion retirement savings shortfall stirs second thoughts

    U.S. market volatility erased $3.4 trillion from 401(k)s and IRAs in the first half of 2022, making for an anxious time for many workers trying to plan their retirements. 
  2. Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law: 7 healthcare takeaways

    President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law Aug. 16. The sweeping $739 billion reconciliation package contains a number of significant healthcare provisions. 
  3. 10 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since Aug. 10: 

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  1. Mount Sinai spinoff lays off 250 employees; founder exits

    Sema4, a genomics spinoff of New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System, has let go of 250 employees as part of an effort to save $50 million in 2022.
  2. 5 health systems opening hospitals

    The following list includes health systems who have opened hospitals, submitted proposals for construction or announced plans to build them since July 29: 
  3. Digital health firm Butterfly Network lays off 10% of workforce

    Butterfly Network, a digital health company that offers its ultrasound technology to hospitals, has let go of 10 percent of its workforce.
  4. Outlook 'deteriorating' for nonprofit hospitals, Fitch says

    Citing more severe than expected macro headwinds, Fitch revised its sector outlook for nonprofit hospitals and health systems to "deteriorating" Aug. 16. 

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  1. 9 hospitals ending labor, delivery services

    Several hospitals are ending labor and delivery services for a variety of reasons, including financial challenges. 
  2. Where 7 hospitals have been spending their innovation dollars

    Innovation might be a buzzword in healthcare nowadays, but hospitals and health systems are making large investments in tech and spinoff companies.
  3. 275 health services companies make this year's Inc. 5000 list

    Inc. 5000 has released its annual list of the fastest-growing companies in the country. This year's list features 275 health services industry companies. 
  4. FDA hits Emergent BioSolutions facility with 'significant violations'

    In a volley between the FDA and Emergent BioSolutions over the biotech's Baltimore facility, the agency said Emergent was "inadequate" in its efforts to fix drug manufacturing errors. 
  1. 17 hospitals and health systems planning upgrades, expansions

    The following 17 hospitals or health systems have announced expansions since July 29: 
  2. What's 'new' in healthcare cybersecurity, according to chief information security officers

    A lot changes in technology in five to 10 months, let alone that many years. But to see what's happening now, you often need to stop and take a look at the distant past.
  3. 14 Intermountain jobs that don't require a 4-year college degree

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare is hiring for 14 jobs that do not require a four-year college degree. 
  4. In a few months, anyone can buy a hearing aid

    Five years after the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act was signed into law, hearing aids will soon be available to people online and on store shelves regardless of a medical appointment, according to the FDA.
  5. South Carolina hospital names new CEO

    Matthew Merrifield was named CEO of Aiken (S.C.) Regional Medical Centers.
  6. Fauquier Health names Rebecca Segal CEO

    Warrenton, Va.-based Fauquier Health announced Rebecca Segal will be its new CEO, effective Sept. 6, according to an Aug. 11 press release from the health system.
  7. The challenges of launching new marketing initiatives

    From tracking performance metrics to making sure frontline workers are included in the creation of projects, Becker's spoke to three health system marketing leaders to discuss the challenges they face when launching a new marketing initiative. 
  8. 4 latest nurse lawsuits

    Here are four recent lawsuits filed by nurses that Becker's has covered since Aug. 2:
  9. Physicians see uptick in patients wanting tubes tied post-Roe 

    More patients across the U.S. are seeking tubal sterilization in light of the Supreme Court's June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, The Washington Post reported Aug. 15.

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