Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Changing how nurses get paid: An overlooked tool in employee retention

    As the U.S. experiences a crisis in nursing employment, IntelyCare offers per diem nurses a compelling solution.
  2. 10 healthcare AI startups to watch

    Artificial intelligence is a growing part of the health IT sector. Here are 10 healthcare AI startups to watch (with their disclosed funding), according to CB Insights’ list of the top 100 AI startups of 2022:
  3. Main Line Health plans medical offices, hotel and more

    Radnor Township, Pa.-based Main Line Health is planning to build medical offices, senior housing, apartments, condos, retail and a hotel on a 73-acre piece of land in Wynnewood, Pa., over the next decade, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported May 17.

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  1. 10 health systems, hospitals seeking philanthropy leaders

    Several hospitals and health systems have open positions for philanthropy talent. Here are 10 of them: 
  2. 5 recent cancer center firsts 

    Here are five recent cancer center firsts Becker's has covered since March 21: 
  3. Health startups use TikTok to market prescription drugs, worrying experts

    Pandemic-era relaxations to rules on prescribing drugs allowed mental health startups to reach more people, boosting their online advertising. However, the proliferation of marketing, especially on platforms like TikTok and Instagram that reach young people, has experts worried about the danger of overprescription, reported The New York Times May 13.
  4. 6 recent hospital lawsuits, settlements

    From an Oklahoma hospital resolving false claims allegations to a Tennessee health system facing a retaliation lawsuit, here are the latest hospital lawsuits and settlements making headlines. 

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  1. 6 recent hospital, health system CFO moves

    Becker's has reported on six hospital and health system CFO moves since April 27.
  2. Clinician shortage threatens pediatric healthcare access, nurses group says

    The national shortage of pediatric clinicians threatens child access to critical healthcare services, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners argued in a position statement in the May-June issue of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
  3. 11 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions

    Several hospital construction projects recently have been completed, announced or advanced. Becker's has reported on these 11 since May 4.
  4. Researchers testing ‘smart pacifier’ to track, relay NICU baby stats

    Researchers in the United States and South Korea are testing a prototype of a “smart pacifier” they hope will improve the care of babies in neonatal intensive care units.

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  1. FDA rejects antidepressant as COVID-19 treatment: 3 notes

    The FDA has declined to authorize the common antidepressant fluvoxamine as a COVID-19 treatment.  
  2. 3 health tech startups land $87.5M in the last week

    Three digital health startups got a healthy round of funding over the last week:
  3. Anthem, Google Cloud training AI to detect fraud, abnormalities in patients' health

    Anthem partnered with Google Cloud to create a synthetic data platform that can train AI algorithms to identify fraudulent claims and abnormalities in patients' health, The Wall Street Journal reported May 17. 
  4. HHS releases 3rd round of free COVID-19 tests 

    A third round of free at-home COVID-19 tests from the U.S. government are now available, NBC News reported May 17. 
  5. Froedtert to offer cancer proton therapy 

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin are planning to offer proton therapy for cancer patients requiring radiation therapy, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported May 16. 
  6. Mental health workers to strike at Allina Health, M Health Fairview

    Mental health workers from M Health Fairview and Allina Health, both based in Minneapolis, plan to strike May 24 unless they reach a deal on their first contracts, the Minnesota Reformer reported May 16.
  7. From vulnerable to valued: 4 insights on connecting patients, providers, and payers with behavioral health care coordination

    The U.S. is experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
  8. 9 health tech companies on CNBC's 2022 disruptors list

    From women's health to at-home care, nine health startups made CNBC's 2022 disruptors list as companies with promise and potential. 
  9. 15 healthiest, least healthy states for seniors

    Utah is the healthiest state for adults older than 65 while Mississippi is the least healthy, according to the "America's Health Ranking 2022 Senior Report" from the United Health Foundation. 

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