Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Cleveland Clinic heart attack protocols improve survival rates for all patients, study finds

    A Cleveland Clinic-developed protocol significantly improved the chances of in-hospital survival among patients who experience the most severe type of heart attack, regardless of socioeconomic factors, according to a Nov. 15 Cleveland Clinic press release. 
  2. 20 most cost-efficient health systems

    Lynchburg, Va.-based Centra Health is the most cost-efficient health system in the U.S., according to a ranking from the Lown Institute, a nonpartisan healthcare think tank. 
  3. 'More ill, more desperate': How hospitals are responding to changing mental health trends

    Increased stress, isolation and burnout among patients and clinicians amid the pandemic shed light on a widespread lack of mental health resources. Many hospitals and health systems quickly pivoted their mental health strategies to meet this growing need.

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  1. Jefferson Regional makes 5 leadership additions, promotions

    Pine Bluff, Ark.-based Jefferson Regional Medical Center announced the following leadership additions and promotions Nov. 2:
  2. AMA creates plan to tackle disinformation from healthcare providers

    The American Medical Association on Nov. 15 adopted a policy to combat health disinformation disseminated by healthcare professionals.
  3. Where labor negotiations stand at Kaiser: 10 things to know

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has been in labor negotiations with unions representing workers across the health system.
  4. 4 things to know about health at COP26

    The United Nations climate summit wrapped up Nov. 13 in Glasgow, Scotland. After two weeks of negotiations and talks, world leaders representing nearly 200 nations came to an agreement on the final deal.
  1. 12 platforms providers use the most for telehealth

    Zoom is the most popular platform providers use for telehealth visits, according to research released Nov. 15 by GoodRx.
  2. 11 healthcare companies named in the Dow sustainability index 

    The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index released its review results Nov. 12, with 11 major U.S healthcare companies included.
  3. 8 reasons patients are resistant to telehealth

    Only 36 percent of patients who have never had a telehealth appointment say they prefer face-to-face visits, according to research released Nov. 15 by GoodRx.
  4. High cost of safest treatment for immune disorder undermines care, CHOP study finds

    Patients with congenital agammaglobulinemia — a rare immunodeficiency disorder — who are treated with immunoglobulin replacement therapy have a lower risk of premature death than those treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplant, but take on a major financial burden, a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study found.
  1. Cedars-Sinai gets $5M to launch heart surgery fellowship

    Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center received a $5 million gift from the Jack and Gitta Nagel Foundation to establish a new program aiming to advance clinical cardiac training and research endeavors, according to a Nov. 15 news release. 
  2. 21 hospitals hiring CNOs

    Below are 21 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  3. Ohio health systems pursue stronger partnership

    Columbus-based OhioHealth and Cambridge, Ohio-based Guernsey Health Systems are seeking a stronger partnership about four years after entering into a strategic collaboration. 
  4. Nearly 100 physicians urge Alaska State Medical Board to investigate misinformation

    Nearly 100 physicians in Alaska have signed a letter urging the State Medical Board to investigate the conduct of local physicians that have publicly spread misinformation surrounding COVID-19, Anchorage Daily News reported Nov. 14.
  5. Baptist Health names 2 new leaders at Kentucky hospitals

    Chris Roty has been appointed COO of Baptist Health Lexington (Ky.), effective Dec. 6.
  6. Amazon Care has a new customer: Hilton 

    Hilton's U.S. employees who are enrolled in a corporate health plan will have access to Amazon Care in 2022, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed with Becker's.  
  7. 15 hospitals seeking CMOs

    Below are 15 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking CMOs in the last two weeks.
  8. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  9. The 'threat multiplier' healthcare leaders can't afford to ignore

    From excessive waste to greenhouse gas emissions, healthcare organizations play a key role in contributing to climate change.

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