Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Paxlovid rebound symptoms rare, Mayo study finds

    Less than 1 percent of the 483 high-risk patients who took Paxlovid experienced side effects, according to research published in Clinical Infectious Diseases on June 14.
  2. 'It could be revolutionary': Researchers inch closer to cancer vaccine

    Early research hints at the possibility of a vaccine for cancerous tumors, but the science is years away from regulators' approval, The Washington Post reported June 14. 
  3. AMA taps Wisconsin anesthesiologist as president-elect

    The American Medical Association voted Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, its president-elect June 14.  

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  1. FDA approves 1st treatment for alopecia

    The FDA approved the nation's first drug fighting severe hair loss with the approval of Eli Lilly and Incyte's systemic, daily pill June 13. 
  2. Oracle reports 5% revenue hike, eyes changes to newly purchased Cerner

    Oracle reported a 5 percent increase in revenue for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, hitting $11.8 billion.
  3. Apple, Google hire the most MBA grads from these schools

    While MBA graduates often go on to work in finance or consulting, they are just as likely to join tech companies, an analysis by Fortune found.
  4. CHI Health, associated locations affected by vendor data breach

    Omaha, Neb.-based CHI Health notified patients of a data breach that occured at its clinical guidance vendor, which has potentially exposed the protected health information of patients. 

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  1. Georgia hospital CEO is out

    Kerry Trapnell is no longer CEO of Elbert Memorial Hospital in Elberton, Ga., and the hospital will search for a new leader, according to The Elberton Star.
  2. Oregon State Hospital's proposed safety fixes 'unacceptable,' CMS says

    Oregon State Hospital submitted a revised plan of correction last week to remedy numerous safety issues found at the facility after CMS determined its initial correction plan was "generally unacceptable," according to The Lund Report on June 13.
  3. WHO weighs name change for monkeypox

    The World Health Organization is considering renaming monkeypox to reduce stigma and racism surrounding the virus, Bloomberg reported June 13.
  4. Connecticut hospital halts surgeries due to staff shortage

    Trinity Health of New England's 92-bed hospital in Stafford, Conn., suspended inpatient and outpatient surgeries June 9 due to a staffing shortage, the Journal-Inquirer reported.
  1. HHS releases new HIPAA guidance on audio telehealth visits: 4 things to know

    HHS issued new guidance June 13 regarding how HIPAA-covered healthcare providers and health plans can comply with privacy, security and breach notification requirements when using remote communication technologies to provide audio-only telehealth services, including after the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  2. AMA declares climate change public health crisis

    The American Medical Association adopted a policy June 13 declaring climate change a public health crisis threatening the well-being of all people. 
  3. Travel nursing presents hospital employers with legal risks

    The popularity of travel nursing is leaving healthcare facilities and the companies serving them susceptible to misclassification accusations and joint-employer disputes, Bloomberg Law reported June 14.
  4. Physician viewpoint: The fading presence of family at the bedside

    Daniela Lamas, MD, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, has noticed a big difference in her hospital and in patient care since the pandemic began: "an erosion of the family presence that we once embraced."
  5. 10 best children's hospitals, ranked by US News

    For the ninth consecutive year, Boston Children's hospital topped U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
  6. Tech cleared for Parkinson's monitoring via Apple Watch

    The FDA has cleared a technology that allows Parkinson's patients to be remotely monitored via their Apple Watches.
  7. Pharmacy benefit manager startup Capital Rx gets $106M in funding

    Tech-powered pharmacy benefit startup Capital Rx has closed on $106 million in series C funding as it aims to expand its efforts to better coordinate prescribing.
  8. RWJBarnabas hospital names chief medical and quality officer

    Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center has appointed Michael Loftus, MD, senior vice president and chief medical and quality officer, the Livingston, N.J.-based hospital said June 13.
  9. Kaiser Permanente notifies nearly 70,000 patients of email data breach

    Kaiser Permanente is notifying 69,589 patients of a data breach that occurred when someone accessed an employee's emails.

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