Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Biden to unveil plan for next pandemic: 4 things to know

    The Biden administration is planning to unveil a plan for the next pandemic as soon as this month, Bloomberg reported June 14. 
  2. Montana hospital reopens

    Livingston (Mont.) HealthCare reopened June 15 after flood water forced the hospital campus to shut down. 
  3. Curating an innovator culture, per Sandra Powell-Elliott

    Sandra Powell-Elliott serves as the vice president of life sciences and innovation at Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health. 

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  1. Jim Zuran's take on clinical pathways, operations within revenue cycle

    Jim Zuran serves as the vice president of revenue cycle operations and client services at HealthRise Solutions, a revenue cycle management company.
  2. Michigan hospital names CFO

    McLaren Port Huron (Mich.) Hospital has named Kyle Vining CFO of the 186-bed facility.
  3. Providence considers cutting down office space as it embraces hybrid work

     Providence is looking at an opportunity to reduce its administrative real estate footprint at its headquarters in Renton, Wash.
  4. Boston Children's Dr. Kevin Simon named city's 1st chief behavioral health officer

    Kevin Simon, MD, a psychiatrist with Boston Children's Hospital, has been named the city's first-ever chief behavioral health officer.

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  1. Deferred care, inflation fuel mounting cost pressure for Americans' healthcare

    Americans aged 50 and older are feeling the pressure of healthcare costs, with 4 in 10 concerned about their ability to pay for care and others forgoing treatment altogether, skipping prescriptions or cutting back on daily living expenses to afford healthcare.
  2. Women power players in health IT

    Women are key executives and decision-makers in the health IT space, for both patients and providers.
  3. Financial updates from 20 health systems

    The health systems listed below recently released financial results for the quarter ended March 31.
  4. Bank of America pledges $40M for healthcare centers for underserved

    Bank of America has committed $40 million in low-cost and long-term capital to help build and expand healthcare facilities in underserved communities in the U.S.
  1. New Jersey health systems cancel merger

    Two New Jersey health systems — Saint Peter's Healthcare System and RWJBarnabas Health — have terminated a definitive agreement to merge. 
  2. Kaleida Health could hire 436 full-time equivalents under new law

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health has committed to adding hundreds of jobs under a state law signed last year mandating hospitals to establish clinical staffing committees. 
  3. 8 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since June 6: 
  4. R1 RCM tapped for Premier revenue cycle partnership

    PINC AI, the technology and service platform of healthcare improvement company Premier, is collaborating with R1 RCM to improve end-to-end revenue cycle services for healthcare providers. 
  5. Tennessee hospital chief medical officer takes CEO role

    Harold Naramore, MD, is the new CEO of Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tenn.
  6. Nonprofit institute offers $50M for research into virtual chronic disease management

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is offering up to $50 million for studies showing how telemedicine can improve the health of patients with chronic diseases.
  7. 5 healthcare CFOs talk shop

    Five healthcare CFOs recently discussed concerns ranging from affordable staff housing to inflation with Becker's. Below are excerpts from those talks.
  8. TikTok, Facebook Live not appropriate for telehealth visits, HHS says

    Public-facing video services such as TikTok, Facebook Live and Twitch are not compliant with federal privacy regulations for use in telemedicine appointments, HHS said in a guidance.
  9. Google, Harvard, FDA collaborate on digital health oversight 

    A digital health collaborative that includes Google, the FDA and the Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science plans to release an interactive, open-access regulatory support tool for healthcare tech companies.

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