Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Long COVID-19 hard to recognize in older adults

    Long COVID-19 is often overlooked in older people despite the age group being at a higher risk to develop symptoms, The Washington Post reported June 26.
  2. Inova, Select Medical ink joint venture

    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Select Medical Corp., and Falls Church, Va.-based Inova Health System announced a joint venture on June 23 to own and operate the first critical illness recovery hospital in Northern Virginia.
  3. Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 cases expected to rise through early July

    National disease modeling suggests COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths will remain stable through mid-July while cases will continue to rise, albeit at a slower pace.  

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    A healthcare leader talks about the role of the CIO and what IT teams are now focusing on.
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    A chief innovation officer discusses innovation and healthcare breakthroughs.
  3. Ex-healthcare CFO sentenced for role in fraud scheme

    The former CFO of Pacific Hospital's physician management arm was sentenced to 15 months in prison June 24 for a tax offense related to a kickback scheme, according to the Justice Department. 
  4. Room service with MRIs, IV drips and bloodwork: Luxury hotels go all in on 'wellness'

    Luxury hotels are intensifying the "wellness" amenities they offer, with many now veering closer to traditional healthcare services, The Wall Street Journal reports. 

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  1. UPMC sued over COVID-19 test that canceled patient's wedding

    UPMC faces a lawsuit filed by a patient whose incorrect COVID-19 diagnosis resulted in the cancellation of his summer 2020 wedding, The Tribune-Review reports.
  2. Arizona hospital to close June 30

    Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital in Green Valley, Ariz., is closing June 30, according to Green Valley News. 
  3. Beaumont-Spectrum system revises stance on abortion

    BHSH System, the 22-hospital organization formed by the February merger of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health with Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health, said it has evolved its approach on abortion.
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  1. HHS won't disclose hospitals where patients contracted COVID-19

    The Biden administration will not release data on COVID-19 transmission in individual hospitals, citing "privacy concerns," Politico reported June 25. 
  2. The Hospitals of Providence adjusts CEO roles

    The Hospitals of Providence, an eight-hospital health system based in El Paso, Texas, promoted two leaders to executive roles and expanded another leader's role as part of the transition, according to a June 21 news release shared with Becker's.
  3. 31 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since June 17:
  4. 16 healthcare responses to Roe v. Wade reversal

    Hospitals and medical associations across the nation reacted to the Supreme Court's June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade by calling attention to the consequences it will have on vulnerable populations, and the increased demand providers will see in states where abortion services are still acessible. 
  5. Sentara Healthcare selects CEO to succeed Howard Kern

    Dennis Matheis will succeed Howard Kern as Sentara Healthcare's president and CEO, the Norfolk, Va.-based health system announced June 24. Mr. Matheis will assume the role Sept. 1. 
  6. Strike back on table as Providence Oregon hospital nurses reject tentative deal

    Nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., have rejected a tentative agreement with hospital management.
  7. Cleveland Clinic appoints Dr. Alex Adjei as cancer institute chair

    Alex Adjei MD, PhD, will serve as the new chair of Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute starting in July, the system said June 23.
  8. Allegheny Health Network studies deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction

    Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network is studying whether deep brain stimulation can help people overcome opioid addiction.
  9. 50 medications on Mark Cuban's online pharmacy with the biggest price differences

    Billionaire Mark Cuban launched an online pharmacy in January that aims to dramatically slash prices for generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, mental health issues and hormone therapy.

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