Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 10 executives on quality improvement measures deserving more attention

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused quality leaders to seek innovative solutions to not only maintain but reinvigorate quality efforts, with renewed attention on maintaining measures as hospitalizations have dwindled since the omicron surge.
  2. Wisconsin health system names successor for retiring CEO

    Derek Daly was selected as the next CEO of Tomah (Wis.) Health.
  3. The healthiest county in each US state | 2022

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in Madison have released their 2022 County Health Rankings.

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  1. Upper Allegheny Health System names interim leaders

    Upper Allegheny Health System has selected an interim president and an interim COO. 
  2. 4 recent chief medical, nursing officer moves

    Four chief medical and nursing officer moves at hospitals and health systems Becker's has covered since May 4: 
  3. US sees unusual late-season flu uptick

    The nation's flu positivity test rate reached nearly 10 percent in mid-April, making it the first time such an increase has occurred so late in the flu season since 1982, according to an NBC News analysis of CDC flu data from the past seven years.
  4. 9 out of 10 patients worry about misdiagnoses with AI

    While patients are excited about the potential of healthcare artificial intelligence in theory, when it comes down to the real thing most have major concerns, according to a May 4 study published in JAMA Network Open. 

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  1. 18 HHS moves in the last month

    From a declaration of intention to protect abortion access to warnings over data breaches and cybercriminals, these are 18 HHS moves over the last month:
  2. CommonSpirit, historically Black medical school partner to train more nurses

    Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles said they are joining forces to diversify and expand the nursing workforce.    
  3. 5 recent anonymous donations to healthcare organizations

    Whether supporting financially struggling hospitals or funding nurse workforce initiatives, several donors to healthcare organizations have chosen to remain anonymous.
  4. Redeemer Health pursues partnership for hospital, physician practices

    Huntingdon Valley, Pa.-based Redeemer Health is seeking a strategic partnership for its 236-bed hospital in Meadowbrook, Pa., and physician practices, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported May 10.

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  1. U of California-Davis starts demolition for $3B tower

    Construction crews began demolishing temporary offices to build a nearly $3.8 billion tower at Sacramento-based University of California Davis Medical Center, the Sacramento Bee reported May 10.
  2. Doctors Without Borders accused of racism, addresses the charges

    After 50-year-old humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders was accused by staff members of abuse and racism, the organization has released a report in an attempt to address the issues, NPR reported May 9.
  3. The most exciting healthcare startups, per Providence's digital chief

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence is on the forefront of digital transformation in the healthcare space and has a history of working with successful startups to revolutionize care delivery.
  4. HHS IDs 5 most prolific cybergangs targeting healthcare

    The majority of ransomware attacks on the healthcare and public health sector in the first quarter of 2022 were conducted by five ransomware-as-a-service groups, according to a May 5 HHS trend report. 
  5. Mount Sinai adds 3D bioprinting platform to its innovation incubator

    New York City-based Mount Sinai added an on-demand 3D-bioprinting platform, called Adam, to its virtual incubator program. 
  6. LewisGale Hospital Montgomery names chief nursing officer

    Blacksburg, Va.-based LewisGale Hospital Montgomery appointed Lisa Carson, MSN, as its chief nursing officer, the 146-bed hospital said May 9.
  7. How HCAHPS measures have fared throughout pandemic

    Patients are reporting worse experiences receiving hospital-based care amid the pandemic for nine of 10 care domains measured by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey, according to a May 10 report from the Leapfrog Group.
  8. 6 notes on rebound COVID-19 symptoms after Paxlovid

    Some patients who appear to recover from COVID-19 after taking Pfizer's antiviral, Paxlovid, experience a relapse in symptoms soon after — the latest phenomenon researchers and physicians are racing to understand, The Wall Street Journal reported May 10. 
  9. 10 systems seeking supply chain talent 

    Here are 10 health systems that have posted job listings for supply chain expertise in the last week: 

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