Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 'A devastating blow': 2 OB-GYNs on practicing medicine post-Roe

    The Supreme Court's June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has had a domino effect on all aspects of reproductive health as clinicians work to navigate what it means for their practices and patients alike. 
  2. NYC Health + Hospitals to monitor polio, monkeypox via wastewater surveillance

    Next week, NYC Health + Hospitals will expand its wastewater surveillance program to test for polio and monkeypox, alongside COVID-19 and flu,, the New York City-based system said  Aug. 15. 
  3. Hackensack Meridian Health promotes 7 leaders

    Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health has promoted seven longtime executives, according to a news release shared with Becker's. All the promotions have taken effect, except where noted.

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  1. Scripps Health welcomes 3 members to board

    Two attorneys and one retired U.S. district judge have been elected to Scripps Health's 17-member board of trustees.
  2. 28 women who made hospital CEO in 2022

    The following moves by women to a hospital or health system CEO role have been reported by or shared with Becker's this year:
  3. Henry Ford Health reports negative operating margin

    Detroit-based Henry Ford Health ended the first half of this year with an operating loss, according to financial documents released Aug. 15. 
  4. From CIO to CEO? Connecticut exec makes the move

    The CIO of XPO Logistics is set to take over as CEO, illustrating the depth of business experience that companies' top tech leaders often have, the Wall Street Journal reported Aug. 16.

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  1. Medical billing vendor data breach affects more than 942,000 patients

    More than 942,000 patients from 28 hospitals and physician offices were affected by a data breach involving medical billing vendor Practice Resources, according to an Aug. 4 submission to the HHS Office of Civil Rights.
  2. Dartmouth Health names Dr. Brant Oliver vice president of care experience

    Dartmouth Health has selected Brant Oliver, PhD, as its system vice president of care experience, the Lebanon, N.H.-based system said Aug. 17. 
  3. CMS home health payment update 'woefully inadequate,' hospital group says

    The American Hospital Association said the CMS proposed 3.3 percent market basket update for Medicare home health agencies in 2023 is "woefully inadequate,'' especially when combined with an "unprecedented" behavioral offset. 
  4. 5 revenue cycle leaders weigh in on staffing challenges

    Staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing revenue cycle leaders today. Here are what five leaders recently told Becker's about that issue.
  1. 10 leadership tips for uncertain times

    Amid decreased employee motivation and mounting global and local stressors, healthcare leaders should focus on actions, not just words, to keep their workers inspired, according to an Aug. 17 Harvard Business Review article. 
  2. CDC commits to change after COVID-19 response shortcomings

    CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, acknowledged the agency failed to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and committed to prioritizing future public health responses through a series of changes, The Washington Post reported Aug. 17.
  3. 6 recent hospital lawsuits

    From a health system accused of wage theft to a hospital sued over data sharing, here are the latest hospital lawsuits making headlines. 
  4. Majority of CEOs prep for 'brief and shallow' recession

    Nonprofit research group the Conference Board released its "Measure of CEO Confidence" report for the third quarter of the year, revealing that 81 percent of CEOs who were surveyed are expecting "a brief and shallow recession, with limited global spillover."
  5. Carson Tahoe Health names Michelle Joy CEO

    Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City, Nev., has named Michelle Joy CEO and president.
  6. How Big Tech is reinventing healthcare

    The Big Four tech companies — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft — are accelerating their pursuits of the healthcare market, and they're starting to hone their strategies and stake corners within the industry. 
  7. Workload expectations at core of nurses' lawsuit against University of Michigan

    Members of the Michigan Nurses Association are accusing the University of Michigan of unlawfully refusing to negotiate over nurses' workloads in its bargaining with the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council.
  8. Digital pharmacy Medly lays off 16% of staff

    Medly Pharmacy has let go of 16 percent of its workforce, the digital pharmacy's chief executive wrote in a recent LinkedIn post.
  9. CareWell Health hires Rodemil Fuentes as COO

    CareWell Health Medical Center in East Orange, N.J., appointed Rodemil Fuentes as its new COO. 

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