Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Desert Healthcare District, Tenet hospital lease agreement stalled

    The board for Desert Healthcare District and Foundation is working to "clarify and refine some language" around a noncompete clause in its hospital lease purchase agreement with Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, according to a June 21 release shared with Becker's.
  2. Kamala Harris' healthcare policy positions: 6 notes

    President Joe Biden ended his reelection campaign July 21 and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the Democratic Party's nominee to replace him in the 2024 presidential race. 
  3. 'Worse than a cyberattack': 10 notes on the Microsoft-CrowdStrike IT outage

    Hospitals and health systems continue to recover from a July 18 IT issue disrupting service for some Microsoft customers. 

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  1. Google's pay for 7 health tech jobs

    Google continues to aggressively hire for jobs focused on enhancing the health features of its devices. 
  2. 17 health systems naming revenue cycle vice presidents

    Here are 17 health systems that have made revenue cycle vice president hires in 2024: 
  3. Health systems eye 'multi-region model'

    Cross-market mergers and acquisitions are becoming more prominent as health systems diversify their portfolios, strengthen bargaining power and pursue further economies of scale amid challenging financial headwinds.
  4. HSHS welcomes 4 leaders

    On July 19, Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System commissioned four leaders to new positions in the organization, according to a news release shared with Becker's.

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  1. Pediatric hospitalizations up after popular asthma medication discontinued

    Six months after GSK stopped making a popular inhaler, pediatric patients with asthma still struggle to find alternative medications while urgent cares and hospitals contend with a rise in asthma-related pediatric visits, NPR reported July 22.
  2. UPMC taps president for 2 hospitals

    Michael Corso was named president of UPMC Altoona (Pa.) and UPMC Bedford in Everett, Pa., both part of Pittsburgh-based UPMC. 
  3. HCA California hospital walks back plan to end trauma care

    San Jose, Calif.-based Regional Medical Center's trauma center will modify heart attack and stroke programs and remain open after pushback from local stakeholders.
  4. 16 health systems moving to Epic

    Epic Systems continues to be the leader in the EHR hospital market share, with 83 hospitals joining its network in 2022, according to research from KLAS. 

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  1. Avera Health to shift to Epic

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health is moving to an Epic EHR system. 
  2. Steward accepts 2 bids, cancels 3 for auctioned hospitals

    Dallas-based Steward Health Care is canceling the auction and sale hearings for three of its 31 hospitals after receiving no qualified bids.
  3. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  4. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  5. Dana-Farber nurses approve 2-year labor deal

    Nurses from Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute voted to approve a new contract featuring wage increases.
  6. Steal this idea: Ascension fosters safety through communication campaign

    Power dynamics in healthcare can lend to fearful silence about concerns. Ascension's "We've Got Your Back" campaign attempts to tackle this potential obstacle.
  7. 2,000 workers at Sharp's San Diego campus vote to unionize

    Healthcare employees across Sharp Metropolitan Campus in San Diego have voted to join SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West.
  8. Butler Memorial speaks out on treating former president after assassination attempt

    Leaders at Butler (Pa.) Memorial Hospital had a very "compacted timeframe" to prepare for its role in treating former President Donald Trump after an assassination attempt July 13, Thomas Chakurda, chief marketing officer of Independence Health, the system that owns the hospital, told Becker's. 
  9. MD Anderson, Zambia form partnership

    The University of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has entered a five-year agreement with the Zambian Ministry of Health to advance cancer care and prevention efforts across the country. 

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