Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Payer advocates react to Biden at-home COVID-19 test coverage rule

    Payer representatives are both praising President Joe Biden's sweeping new at-home COVID-19 test coverage policy and raising concerns over its implementation and impacts. 
  2. Medical organizations continue to fight surprise-billing dispute process: 5 details

    A coalition of medical organizations, including the Physicians Advocacy Institute and 16 state medical associations, filed an amicus brief supporting a legal challenge to the No Surprises Act dispute resolution process, according to a news release emailed to Becker's.
  3. Teladoc expects $2.6B in revenue in 2022 

    Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic told virtual attendees at the annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference on Jan. 10 that the company expects to reach $2.6 billion in revenue in 2022.
  1. 5 oncologists on the move

    These five oncologists joined new practices or received new appointments over the last few weeks. 
  2. Stanford Health Care names new board chair

    Stanford (Calif.) Health Care has named Silicon Valley entrepreneur Marc Jones board chair. 
  3. HHS issues warning for healthcare ransomware threats

    The Department of Health and Human Services' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordinator Center warned the healthcare sector about a cybercrime group targeting the industry.
  4. 8 recent hospital, health system executive resignations

    Several hospital and health system executives stepped down from their positions in recent months. 

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  1. Northwell, Intermountain & Rush invest in digital health platform for self-insured

    Transcarent, a digital health platform for self-insured employers founded by former Livongo CEO Glen Tullman, closed a $200 million series C funding round Jan. 11.
  2. December ransomware attack cited in pay delay for healthcare workers in 3 states

    A Dec. 11 ransomware attack of Kronos Private Cloud continues to delay pay for healthcare workers in three states, according to news reports.
  3. Virginia governor issues 30-day state of emergency

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Jan. 10 issued a limited 30-day emergency order to help hospitals facing an influx of patients during the latest COVID-19 surge.
  4. Hoag, Providence to split: 5 things to know

    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif., and Providence, a Catholic health system based in Renton, Wash., will end their affiliation Jan. 31.
  1. US COVID-19 hospitalizations at record high

    COVID-19 hospitalizations have surpassed levels seen during last winter's surge and are now at an all-time high, HHS data shows.
  2. ECRI ranks 7 at-home COVID-19 tests for usability

    ECRI, a nonprofit organization focused on patient safety and healthcare quality, released the first public ranking of commonly used at-home COVID-19 test kits based on usability. 
  3. 14 hospitals hiring CNOs

    Below are 14 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  4. 8 hospitals, health systems mandating boosters for employees

    The number of hospitals and health systems requiring COVID-19 booster shots for employees is growing as the omicron variant spreads in the U.S.
  5. 14 hospitals temporarily or permanently shelving services because of staffing shortages

    As hospitals struggle with critical staff shortages, several have had to permanently or temporarily halt some services.
  6. HHS head defends CDC director: 'She doesn't have a degree in marketing'

    Amid public criticism over CDC guidelines and updates, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra defended CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, on CNN Newsroom on Jan. 10.
  7. What Northwell's new chief quality officer refuses to look away from

    Peter Silver, MD, hasn't allowed the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic distract him from the goal that has defined his career: providing his patients with the highest quality of care possible. 
  8. 14 best-paying healthcare jobs, per US News

    Of 25 best-paying jobs on U.S. News & World Report's new list released Jan. 11, 14 are healthcare jobs.  
  9. In medical first, surgeons transplant pig heart into man

    Baltimore, Md.-based University of Maryland School of Medicine clinicians performed the first successful transplant of a genetically modified pig heart in a patient with end-stage heart disease, the university said Jan. 10.

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