Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 13 hospitals hiring chief medical officers

    Below are 13 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking chief medical officers in the last two weeks.
  2. The barriers to hospital price transparency compliance

    Although CMS' price transparency rule went into effect in January 2021, hospitals have been slow to comply with the regulation. 
  3. Nebraska health system names CFO

    Brodstone Healthcare, a single-hospital system in Superior, Neb., named Crystal Wyatt CFO. 

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  1. Dr. Ashish Jha calls $10B 'bare minimum' needed to curb COVID-19 surges

    While the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve and American's immune protection wanes, $10 billion in federal aid to support the purchase of more tests, therapeutics and vaccines remains tied up in a congressional stalemate. 
  2. Mount Sinai to build engineering, precision medicine center to accelerate development of new tech

    New York City-based Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Troy, N.Y.-based Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will co-create a center for precision medicine and engineering.  
  3. Michigan grants full practice authority for CRNAs

    Michigan is the 20th state to allow certified registered nurse anesthetists to practice without physician supervision after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law granting full practice authority for those providers, according to the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology.
  4. The healthcare ransomware epidemic: 5 best practices for safeguarding your organization

    Ransomware has been a concern in healthcare for several years, with the number of bad actors growing.

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  1. Rudeness: A care quality issue

    For many people, rude behavior is no more than an unwelcome nuisance. But for those in healthcare, the consequences can be far more detrimental. 
  2. Nonprofit hospital margins to remain weak through Q2, Fitch says

    Nonprofit hospital margins will continue to struggle through the second quarter of 2022 following the operational challenges from the omicron variant, Fitch Ratings said in a May 12 report.
  3. California's $18B inflation relief package includes payouts for hospital, nursing home staffs

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed an $18.1 billion inflation relief package that includes $1,500 direct payments to hospital and nursing home employees across the state.
  4. Top-paying metro areas for 4 healthcare careers

    The metropolitan areas where healthcare workers in multiple careers earn the highest annual mean wage are concentrated in California, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  1. Health experts call for reboot of 'botched' booster rollout

    While the CDC recommended COVID-19 boosters for older Americans in October, more than 33 percent of those 65 and older who completed their initial vaccinations still haven't gotten a booster shot, Kaiser Health News reported May 12. 
  2. President named for 2 Allina Health hospitals

    Josh Shepherd was named president of Allina Health's Buffalo (Minn.) Hospital and Cambridge (Minn.) Medical Center.
  3. Google, Samsung join to streamline health app data

    Google and Samsung are partnering to make it easier for people to sync their health and fitness data across various apps.
  4. Telehealth prescription company reports strong revenue

    A telehealth prescription company designed for gender-based health needs is reporting strong revenue growth.
  5. CISA sounds alarm on malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency along with authorities from the U.K., Australia, Canada and New Zealand issued an advisory May 11 warning of malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers. 
  6. How HIPAA-compliant texting has been a lifesaver for staff at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Although Newark Beth Israel Medical Center was on the road to implementing HIPAA-compliant texting before the pandemic, this tool became a lifeline during the COVID-19 crisis.
  7. SoutheastHealth seeks partnership with larger health system

    Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based SoutheastHealth wants to partner with a bigger health system through a plan called "Project Forward Vision," KFVS 12 reported May 12.
  8. Catholic Health breaks ground on $500M pavilion

    Catholic Health broke ground May 12 on a $500 million patient care pavilion at its Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, N.Y.
  9. Piedmont joint venture acquires 10 urgent care locations

    Piedmont Urgent Care by Wellstreet has acquired urgent care management company SmartCare Medical Group, adding 10 locations.

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