Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. US job seeker relocation falls to record low

    U.S. job seekers relocating for new positions fell to the lowest recorded level in the second quarter of 2022, according to a July 29 report from executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
  2. Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital plans $71.8M expansion

    Memorial Hermann Cypress (Texas) Hospital will grow by 185,000 square feet and add more than 500 parking spaces as part of a $71.8 million project it expects to complete in two years, the health system said July 28.
  3. CMS will continue to report patient safety data

    CMS will continue reporting data on patient safety indicators including pressure sores, falls and sepsis.

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  1. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. Healthcare ransomware attacks up 328%

    Healthcare ransomware attacks jumped 328 percent in the second quarter of this year, despite a drop in the attacks globally, according to the 2022 midyear update of the "SonicWall Cyber Threat Report."
  3. Amazon boosts lead in growing cloud market

    The global cloud industry grew by nearly a third year over year, and Amazon increased its lead in the market, according to a July 28 report from Synergy Research Group.
  4. $45M funding round for AI diagnostics company includes Mayo Clinic

    Diagnostic Robotics, a company that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose medical conditions, closed on a $45 million series B funding round July 28 that included Mayo Clinic.

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  1. Workers from 2nd Mayo facility vote to decertify union

    Healthcare workers at the Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James, Minn., have voted to remove the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 65 as their bargaining representative.
  2. What long COVID-19 means for the US labor shortage

    Millions of Americans are struggling with long-term health complications linked to COVID-19 that could worsen the nation's labor shortage, according to an Aug. 1 analysis from Kaiser Family Foundation.
  3. Wright Lassiter takes over as CommonSpirit CEO

    Wright Lassiter III has started his role as CEO of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health. 
  4. How 5 health systems are pacing on their climate pledges

    Many health systems have pledged to change their strategies in order to meet climate goals, some set individually and others as part of a national agenda. Five of the biggest health systems have also made commitments and are chipping away at their goals.
  1. Novant Health hospital taps Beth Mosher as new chief nursing officer

    Novant Health Mint Hill (N.C.) Medical Center has welcomed Beth Mosher, MSN, as its new chief nursing officer, The Mint Hill Times reported Aug. 1. 
  2. CommonSpirit joins national partnership for health and social care

    Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health has joined the Partnership to Align Social Care, a national partnership aimed at connecting health systems, health plans and other healthcare organizations to improve health equity and social care delivery. 
  3. Meet the CMOs of US News' top 10 hospitals: 2022-23 

    Below are brief biographies of the chief medical officers at the hospitals that took the top 10 spots in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 best hospital rankings.
  4. Lab capacity far exceeds monkeypox tests despite rising cases

    Despite labs ramping up their production to assess thousands of monkeypox tests per week, some labs are receiving a scarce number of tests, according to CNN.
  5. Mississippi health system merges with Ochsner

    Meridian, Miss.-based Rush Health Systems, a seven-hospital system, has merged with New Orleans-based Ochsner Health as of Aug. 1. 
  6. 4 nurses making headlines on and off the job

    Here are four nurses who have made headlines for their leadership efforts on and off the job since July 16: 
  7. 6 systems seeking chief quality officers 

    Below are six hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that have recently posted job listings seeking chief quality officers.
  8. North Carolina closer to Medicaid expansion with new passed legislation

    During the latest session of North Carolina's General Assembly, the state House of Representatives and Senate passed separate bipartisan legislation that will move the state closer to expanding Medicaid coverage, WFAE reported July 31. 
  9. The guide to effective leadership? David Lundquist from Spectrum Health Partners uncovers his acronym "T.P.A." for the answer

    David Lundquist is the principal of Franklin, Tenn-based Spectrum Health Partners. 

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