Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 12 systems hiring chief nursing officers 

    Below are 12 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  2. Michigan hospital preps to lay off 194 workers as closure looms

    Sturgis (Mich.) Hospital is planning to close by the end of July if it is unable to quickly secure new funding or find a buyer, MBiz reported June 28. 
  3. Entrepreneur gives $7.5M to Methodist Hospital of Southern California

    Entrepreneur Charles Huang, PhD, the founder of the Charles Huang Foundation, announced June 27 a $7.5 million donation to Arcadia-based Methodist Hospital of Southern California.

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  1. Hospital group wants prompt payment of 340B funds after Supreme Court win

    The American Hospital Association wants HHS to act quickly to ensure that affected hospitals receive withheld 340B program funds. 
  2. Former ProMedica director named CFO of Ohio hospital

    Jim Nowaczyk was named the new CFO at Napoleon, Ohio-based Henry County Hospital, The Crescent-News reported on June 28
  3. 30 MBA programs with the best ROI

    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania offers the best return on investment for graduates who complete their master's degree, according to a new ranking out of Georgetown University. 
  4. HCA names Florida hospital CEO

    Michael Irvin was promoted to CEO of HCA Florida Trinity Hospital.

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  1. How hospitals should prepare for the end of the public health emergency

    Officials at all U.S. hospitals should be looking deep into their unique positions, paying attention to their financial situations, mix of patients and distinct geographies when assessing how the end of the public health emergency, whenever that may be, finally comes. This is according to McKinsey consultants Stephanie Carlton, a Dallas-based partner at the firm focusing on health system reform, and Pooja Kumar, MD, a Philadelphia-based senior partner. They discussed what changes might be coming for hospitals when the public health emergency does end.
  2. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center names Dr. Selwyn Vickers new president and CEO

    New York City-based Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center appointed Selwyn Vickers, MD, its new president and CEO June 27. 
  3. HCA, UPMC + 4 hospitals planning expansions

    Several hospital construction projects recently have been completed, announced or advanced. Becker's Hospital Review has reported on these seven since June 16. 
  4. May hospital revenue boost not enough to offset expenses, Kaufman Hall says

    Hospitals and health systems were hindered by skyrocketing expenses and depressed margins in May despite improved revenue and patient volume, according to a June 28 Kaufman Hall report. 
  1. 14 recent digital health investments

    Despite a wavering market for tech companies and investors, funders continue to pour money into promising digital health firms.
  2. RWJ University Hospital names Dr. Lewis Rubinson chief medical officer

    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has tapped Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD, to serve as senior vice president, chief medical officer and chief quality officer, the New Brunswick, N.J.-based hospital said June 28.
  3. 20 most socially responsible hospitals: Lown Institute

    A hospital in California earned the top spot on the Lown Institute's 2022 list of socially responsible hospitals.
  4. Former hospital executive convicted in $1.4B billing scheme

    The former leader of a rural hospital chain has been convicted for his role in an elaborate pass-through billing scheme, the Justice Department announced June 27. 
  5. Global hepatitis outbreak grows to 920 cases

    Global health officials have identified at least 920 probable cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin among children in 33 countries, the World Health Organization said June 24.
  6. FDA panel recommends altered COVID-19 vaccines to target omicron subvariants

    In a 19-2 vote, FDA advisers recommended vaccine-makers to focus on updated, omicron-containing vaccines after a daylong meeting June 28. 
  7. 23 medical supply recalls in 2022

    Here are 23 medical supply recalls Becker's Hospital Review has reported on this year: 
  8. Omicron 'sister variants' now dominant: 3 COVID-19 updates

    Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 collectively account for 52 percent of U.S. COVID-19 cases, according to the CDC's latest variant proportion estimates for the week ending June 25. 
  9. E-messages from primary care physicians increased COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Black, Latino communities

    A simple message encouraging vaccination from primary care physicians can improve vaccination rates among Black and Latino communities, according to a June 17 study in JAMA Network Open. 

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