Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. CDC updates clinical guidance on monkeypox

    Clinicians should not rule out monkeypox in patients with rashes considered characteristic of more common infections, such as syphilis, the CDC said in a June 14 health alert update. 
  2. Some hospital websites are sending sensitive patient data to Facebook, report says

    A tracking tool installed on some hospital websites has been gathering patients' protected health information and sharing it with Facebook, The Markup reported June 16. 
  3. Memorial Healthcare's longest-serving nurse to retire after 53 years

    Memorial Healthcare System's longest-serving employee and first nurse leader of color is planning to retire after 53 years with the Hollywood, Fla.-based system, CBS News reported June 15.

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  1. CMS curtailing frequency of vaccination mandate compliance surveys

    Oversight of the COVID-19 vaccination mandate covering healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid will no longer be part of all CMS surveys.
  2. 100 million Americans have healthcare debt, report says

    More than 100 millions Americans, including 41 percent of adults, have medical or dental debt, according to a June 16 report from NPR and Kaiser Health News.
  3. The person 100+ leaders want as the new CEO of University Hospital

    More than 100 elected officials, community leaders, healthcare professionals, academics and others are calling on University Hospital's board and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy to name the hospital's chief equity officer as its next CEO, according to NJ Advance Media. 
  4. Speaking up about the unspeakable

    The right to bear arms has existed since we became a nation. So, too, has the risk of violence that extensive gun ownership creates in our society. 

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  1. Sanford to hire more than 700 foreign nurses by 2025

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health is planning to hire more than 700 internationally trained nurses over the next three years to work at the system's four major medical centers and several critical access hospitals, Chief Nursing Officer Erica DeBoer, RN, told Becker's June 15.
  2. 7 hospitals hit with credit downgrades

    Credit rating downgrades for several hospitals and health systems were tied to cash flow issues in recent months. 
  3. Demand rockets for CEOs with excellent people skills

    A sea change is unfolding in executive recruitment, where strengths sought from CEOs include new and often "softer" skills with less reliance on the traditional indicators of managerial potential.
  4. Kaiser Permanente LA nurses call 1-day strike

    Nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center plan to strike June 23, the union that represents them said June 15.
  1. Northside Hospital was fined for price transparency violations — what's next?

    Atlanta-based Northside Hospital has two options on how to proceed with the first fines levied by CMS for federal price transparency law violations. 
  2. The best and worst states for healthcare during COVID-19

    The Commonwealth Fund released its 2022 Scorecard on State Health System Performance, which was modified from previous years to factor each state's response and management of the COVID-19 pandemic into its grade.
  3. Hospital CEO exits surge

    Nearly four dozen hospital CEOs have left their roles this year as a record number of chiefs across all industries have resigned, according to a June 15 Challenger, Gray & Christmas report. 
  4. Cleveland Clinic Ventures: 4 things to know

    Cleveland Clinic has a venture capital arm that funds spinoff companies from physician innovators and invests in healthcare technologies that bolster the medical center.
  5. Former Houston Methodist employees lose appeal in vaccination mandate case

    A federal appeals court on June 13 affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit over Houston Methodist's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, the Houston Chronicle reported June 14. 
  6. HCA names CEO of 433-bed Texas hospital

    LaSharndra "Sharn" Barbarin has been named CEO of Medical City Arlington (Texas), part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. 
  7. Cincinnati hospital robot sorts 6K doses of medication a day

    Christ Hospital in Cincinnati recently introduced a new prescription-filling robot that sorts 6,000 doses of medication a day, WXIX reported.
  8. Mount Sinai team invents rapid test that measures COVID immunity strength, length

    Researchers from New York City-based Mount Sinai have created a population-scalable rapid blood test that measures the strength and duration of a person's immunity to COVID-19.
  9. Arkansas health system CEO resigns

    Unity Health is searching for a new leader after the Searcy, Ark.-based health system's president and CEO resigned in May, according to The Daily Citizen. 

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