Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Former Sanford Health CEO got $49M payout after abrupt departure

    Kelby Krabbenhoft, the former president and CEO of Sanford Health who abruptly departed in late 2020, received a more than $49 million payout, according to federal tax documents obtained by Forum News Service.
  2. Providence's operating loss swells to $405M through Q3

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence saw its operating loss grow through the first nine months of the year, according to its financial report released Nov. 15. 
  3. 50 top cardiovascular hospitals for 2022, ranked by IBM Watson Health

    IBM Watson Health on Nov. 16 released its annual ranking of 50 top hospitals for cardiovascular care in collaboration with Fortune.

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  1. To keep cash flowing in today's tight labor market, revenue cycle leaders are using technology — 3 experts answer 3 Qs

    Healthcare labor shortages are a significant concern and the problem isn't limited to clinical roles.
  2. Wyoming hospital CEO urges staff not to leave over federal vaccination mandate

    Dave Robertson, CEO of Jackson, Wyo.-based St. John's Health, is encouraging employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and urging them not to leave the organization because of federal requirements.
  3. JPMorgan's health venture building out leadership team

    JPMorgan Chase's healthcare company, Morgan Health, is hiring for several new roles, according to the company's career page.
  4. 5 recent payer expansions, partnerships

    Here are five recent expansions and partnerships from national payers:
  1. Tower Health fights to get tax-exempt status with appeal

    West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health has appealed a county judge's decision to deny tax exemptions for three of its Pennsylvania hospitals, according to the Reading Eagle.
  2. Implementing a vaccination mandate: A playbook from 8 hospitals, health systems

    Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. began announcing COVID-19 vaccination mandates in March, and the American Hospital Association estimated 42 percent of hospitals had announced a mandate as of Nov. 11. A new CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule requires vaccination for all eligible staff at healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  3. 15 recent CMS actions

    CMS issued several payment rules, actions and plans in the last two months, including updates on the surprise billing rule, outpatient service reimbursement and vaccine mandates for healthcare workers. 
  4. Biden signs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill: 5 healthcare takeaways

    President Joe Biden on Nov. 15 signed into law a sweeping bipartisan infrastructure measure, which carries a total price of about $1.2 trillion spread over eight years and authorizes $550 billion in new spending. 
  1. Northwell's Long Island Jewish Medical Center gets new executive director

    Northwell Health has named Michael Gitman, MD, executive director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York City.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. '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.
  5. Jefferson Regional makes 5 leadership additions, promotions

    Pine Bluff, Ark.-based Jefferson Regional Medical Center announced the following leadership additions and promotions Nov. 2:
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.

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