Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 2 systems building children's hospitals

    In the past two days, two health systems have shared plans to build new children's hospitals. 
  2. Missouri hospital embarks on $100M expansion

    Bolivar, Mo.-based Citizens Memorial Hospital is planning a multimillion-dollar expansion that will add an emergency room and inpatient beds to the hospital, according to Ozarks First.
  3. 4 hospital closures, bankruptcies in September

    Becker's reported on four hospitals that announced bankruptcies or closure plans since Sept. 1: 

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  1. 9 recent credit downgrades

    Here is a summary of recent credit downgrades and outlook revisions for hospitals and health systems.
  2. 33 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since June 30:
  3. SSM to rebuild children's hospital

    St. Louis-based SSM Health is building a new, state-of-the-art Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. 
  4. Health system VC arms back home care platform

    Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health's venture arm, Inception Health, and Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health's venture arm, Ballad Ventures, backed a $2.5 million funding round for a senior housing and care solution platform. 

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  1. How a US tech firm is deepening ties in UK healthcare

    Palantir, a U.S.-based data analytics company, had its software being used across England's National Health Service to track emergency room capacity and direct supplies of scarce equipment during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. This gave it huge gains in government health contracts, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 29.
  2. Microsoft inks 2 health system partnerships

    Microsoft has forged two new strategic partnerships with leading health systems — Mayo Clinic and Mercy — as it aims to use the power of generative artificial intelligence to ease healthcare's administrative burdens. 
  3. Hospitals, health systems beefing up hospital at home

    Here are five hospitals and health systems that launched, expanded or announced plans to launch a hospital-at-home program:
  4. COVID-19-related sepsis more common than once thought: Mass General Brigham study

    During the first two and half years of the pandemic, the COVID-19 virus accounted for 1 in 6 sepsis cases across Mass General Brigham hospitals, according to new research. 

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  1. C-suites eye new control role

    Some executives are considering a new addition to the team, according to a recent poll from Deloitte. 
  2. B. Braun recalls more than 1M syringes

    B. Braun Medical, a medical supply and pharmaceuticals company, is voluntarily recalling about 1.1 million syringes because of a possible sterility issue. 
  3. Revolutionizing specialty care: How Duke Health transformed patient engagement

    In 2018, Duke Health's specialty practice pioneered a unique model to deliver care outside of clinic for specialty care patients. While central triage in primary care is widely tested and proven, its application in subspecialty medicine has been challenging due to its nuanced nature of subspecialty care.
  4. Revolutionizing patient care: A deep dive into Duke Health's journey towards personalized experience

    Duke Health’s Integrated Practice places patient experience at its core. We discuss it daily, report weekly, and constantly seek insights to enhance our patients' experiences. Our dedication to Excellent Care, Outcomes, and Experience sets Duke apart.
  5. Revamping the system to empower our people

    Navigating healthcare is challenging, especially in an Ambulatory environment. With an increasing number of critically ill patients expecting convenience and compassion, and a declining healthcare workforce, the situation is less than ideal. In 2021, over 300,000 people exited the medical field, including 115,000 physicians, intensifying the healthcare workers and physicians' shortage. These facts underscore a challenging situation but also highlight a significant opportunity to address the inefficiencies in the healthcare systems operating model due to the imperative of staffing shortages.
  6. The value of a 'fortresslike balance sheet': Scripps Health's CFO on weathering storms

    Healthcare CFOs are facing headwinds as they enter the final stretch of 2023. Becker's connected with Brett Tande, CFO and corporate senior vice president of San Diego-based Scripps Health, to learn how the system is focusing on financial health, from generative AI to smart growth to a durable balance sheet. 
  7. Avera Health, Owens & Minor to build supply distribution center

    Avera Health is teaming up with Owens & Minor, a healthcare solutions company, to build a 330,000-square-foot supply distribution and service center.
  8. Keck Hospital names new chief nursing officer

    Keck Hospital of USC in Los Angeles has named Ceonne Houston-Raasikh, DNP, MSN, as chief nursing officer. She previously served as associate CNO for more than a year. 
  9. UVA Health names first chief clinical officer

    Peter Paige, MD, has been selected as UVA Health's inaugural chief clinical officer, the Charlottesville, Va.-based health system said Sept. 29.

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