Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. CoxHealth CEO Steve Edwards' leadership approach: 'Distort nothing'

    For a glimpse into the leadership style of Steve Edwards and his approach to communications during the COVID-19 pandemic, look no further than his Twitter page.
  2. HCA to build 5 hospitals in Texas

    Nashville-based HCA Healthcare will build five full-service hospitals in Texas, growing its total number of hospitals to 50.
  3. DOD's Cerner EHR is 38% deployed: 4 things to know

    The Department of Defense's new Cerner EHR system is about 38 percent deployed, according to a Jan. 26 news release. 
  1. 4 Cerner execs poised for payouts totaling $64.4M if they're terminated after Oracle deal closes

    Oracle's pending deal to buy Cerner could mean million-dollar golden parachutes for the EHR giant's C-suite, as well as its former CEO.
  2. Arkansas Children's names SVP of operations

    Amy Fallon, PhD, has been promoted to the role of senior vice president of operations for Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.
  3. 100 healthcare providers snag $47M in FCC telehealth funding

    The Federal Communications Commission approved on Jan. 26 an additional 100 applications for funding in its second round of the COVID-19 Telehealth Program, totaling $47 million.
  4. Two-thirds of omicron cases are reinfections, UK study suggests

    Among 3,582 people who tested positive for COVID-19 in England between Jan. 5 and Jan. 20, nearly 65 percent said they had a prior bout with the virus that was confirmed by a test, according to a preprint study released Jan. 26 

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  1. Nurse work environments affect patient outcomes, study finds

    Surgical patients treated in hospitals with good work environments for nurses are less likely to require intensive care or die, according to a study published Dec. 15 in AACN Advanced Critical Care.
  2. Cleveland Clinic investing $1.3B in capital projects

    Cleveland Clinic is investing $1.3 billion in capital projects in 2022, CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, MD, said in an annual State of Clinic address Jan. 26.
  3. Providence, Kaiser say conditions set by AG threaten partnership

    Providence St. Mary Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente expressed disappointment with conditions set by the California attorney general on their proposed partnership that involves building a new hospital, The Victorville Daily Press reported Jan. 25. 
  4. Methodist Health to build $200M Texas hospital

    Dallas-based Methodist Health System is planning a 200,000-square-foot, $200 million hospital in Celina, Texas, and is expected to break ground this year.

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  1. New York lawsuit seeks to allow people to receive free legal advice over medical debt

    New York City nonprofit Upsolve and a pastor filed a lawsuit Jan. 25 against the state attorney general's office in an effort to allow people to receive free legal advice over debt collections, including medical debt, according to court documents.
  2. Seattle Children's names new leadership appointments: 3 things to know

    Seattle Children's Hospital has announced three appointments to its executive leadership team.
  3. Anthem in headlines: 5 stories

    From a 2021 earnings report with mixed takeaways to leadership earning one of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest honors, here are five recent headlines involving Anthem:
  4. Mount Sinai never let up on AI innovation, says Dr. David Reich

    The pandemic hasn't slowed Mount Sinai's journey into the artificial intelligence space. Just ask David Reich, MD, president and COO of the New York City-based health system since 2013.
  5. 4 factors determining how much time clinicians spend in the EHR

    Time spent on after-hours EHR documentation is one of the main factors driving clinicians' burnout. Clinicians' specialty, gender, region and organizational structure are the four main factors determining how much time they spend on this after-hours work, according to study results released Jan. 25 by EHR company Athenahealth.
  6. 7 factors that shape a hospital's reputation

    One of healthcare marketing executives' goals is to uplift the reputation of their respective organizations, which can be a tough aspect to pin down. Here are the seven factors that shape a reputation, according to a RepTrak report released Jan. 26.
  7. Nurses are burnt out, global shortage may worsen: 5 recent study findings

    Here are findings from five studies and reports on the nursing role and workforce Becker's has covered since Dec. 29: 
  8. Federal Reserve could raise interest rates as early as March

    The Federal Reserve indicated Jan. 26 that it could soon raise interest rates for the first time in more than three years, according to CNBC.
  9. North Dakota mayor rips 'contentious' relationship between hospital, clinic

    The mayor of Devils Lake, N.D., is calling for increased cooperation between healthcare facilities as well as an integrated health system in the city, Grand Forks Herald reported Jan. 25.  

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