Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. What nurses of color want white nurses to know: 'We don't trust you and we don't have to'

    Can you imagine going to work every day, determined to be your very best for your patients, knowing that you will likely encounter a patient — or colleague — who makes you feel like you don't belong, like you are an unwanted outsider whose nursing experience and skills don't matter?
  2. HHS unveils nation's first STI plan: 3 notes

    HHS shared a national framework for addressing rising rates of sexually transmitted infections June 8.  
  3. OSU Wexner Medical Center to offer 'smart drug' clinical trial through telehealth

    Columbus-based Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center plans to offer a pancreatic cancer clinical trial to patients across the country via telehealth, WCMH reported June 9.
  1. Dana-Farber posts $54.3M operating income in 1st half of 2023

    Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has reported a $54.3 million operating income for the six months ending March 31.
  2. California hospital notifies patients of network intrusion

    An unauthorized party gained access to Petaluma (Calif.) Health Center's network, possibly breaching patients' protected health information. 
  3. 3 Google healthcare job openings

    Google recently posted several job openings related to its health business. Below are three open positions as of June 9:
  4. Atlanta hospitals see ED visits rise after 2 area medical centers close

    Two Atlanta hospitals are reporting an increase in emergency department visits since Wellstar closed two hospitals in the city in 2022, Atlanta Daily World reported June 9.

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  1. UPMC surgeon to resign from top post after federal whistleblower suit

    James Luketich, MD, the longtime cardiothoracic chair at Pittsburgh-based UPMC, will step down from his role following a federal false claims settlement, the health system confirmed to Becker's on June 9. 
  2. 98 IT job openings at NYU Langone, Mayo and PeaceHealth

    Top healthcare systems across the country are looking to hire new IT talent.
  3. 5 digital health companies laying off workers

    A slowed funding environment and macroeconomic concerns have created issues for the post-COVID-19 digital health market. 
  4. South Carolina health system spends $55M to replace 70-year-old hospital

    Spartanburg (S.C.) Regional Healthcare System officials broke ground on a $55 million replacement of 70-year-old Union (S.C.) Medical Center, local news outlet WYFF reported June 6.

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  1. Baptist Health South Florida hospital receives 7-figure gift

    The Boca Raton (Fla.) Regional Hospital, part of the Baptist Health South Florida system, has received a seven-figure gift from the family of an emergency medicine physician there, South Florida Hospital News reported June 7.
  2. Kansas ups penalties for battery of healthcare workers

    On June 8, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly ceremonially signed a bill to increase the criminal penalties for people convicted of battery of a healthcare provider.
  3. Northwell expands into UAE

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-Northwell Health is expanding into the United Arab Emirates through a new partnership with Abu Dahbi-based provider Burjeel Holdings.
  4. Hospital, health systems increasingly unpopular in Congress as lawmakers seek accountability

    Inflation, rising healthcare costs and allegations of questionable business practices may be some of the reasons why lawmakers are increasingly pushing back on hospitals and health systems, according to a June 8 Roll Call article.
  5. 5 latest cyberattacks on hospitals

    Cyberattacks can be enormously disruptive to hospital infrastructure and services.
  6. 7 hospitals seeking marketing talent

    Several health systems and hospitals across the country are searching for marketing talent.
  7. Why Phoenix Children's is embracing an 'experimental' approach to ChatGPT

    As hospitals and health systems begin to navigate potential use cases for generative AI technology such as ChatGPT in healthcare, David Higginson, chief innovation officer of Phoenix Children's Hospital, told Becker's that he isn't "over regulating" the technology just yet and is encouraging staff to experiment. 
  8. 'Shoot to where the puck is going': Health systems' biggest growth opportunities

    From expanding health plans to developing destination programs and ramping up their ambulatory surgery center presence, health systems are focused on growth in many areas. 
  9. How Mayo, UNC Health + more are ensuring generative AI is safe

    As generative AI such as ChatGPT is being touted as a new tool that can significantly reduce administrative burdens on providers, hospitals and health systems are proceeding with caution when it comes to the technology. 

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