Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. St. Christopher's Hospital for Children gets $50M lifeline

    Drexel University and Tower Health, co-owners of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, announced on June 30 that private donors joined with some of Philadelphia's leading institutions to secure more than $50 million in financial support over the next two years.
  2. Patient safety standards not always backed by strong evidence, Northwestern researchers find

    Of 20 actionable standards issued by The Joint Commission during a one-year period, only six were fully supported by cited references, according to a recent study led by researchers at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. 
  3. Cleveland Clinic, Nuvance Health enter cardiology affiliation 

    The Nuvance Health Heart and Vascular Institute in Danbury, Conn., became an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute on June 30.

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  1. Newman Regional Health taps Heather Aylward as chief nursing officer 

    Emporia, Kan.-based Newman Regional Health has selected Heather Aylward as its new chief nursing officer, KVOE reported June 29. She begins July 1.
  2. University Hospitals names chief medical officer of 2 Ohio hospitals

    University Hospitals has selected Kevin Andryc, DO, to serve as chief medical officer of UH Conneaut (Ohio) Medical Center and UH Geneva (Ohio) Medical Center, the Cleveland-based health system said June 30.
  3. Michigan hospital secures loan to stay open through July

    The Sturgis (Mich.) City Commission unanimously approved a $645,000 loan on June 30 to help Sturgis Hospital stay open while awaiting potential state funding.
  4. Viewpoint: Hospitals shouldn't expect quick pay despite 340B win

    Despite their U.S. Supreme Court win, 340B hospitals shouldn't expect to receive withheld program funds soon, McDermott Will & Emery partner Emily Cook said in a July 1 opinion piece for Bloomberg Law. 

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  1. Top 15 health systems of 2022, per Fortune, IBM

    IBM Watson Health, in partnership with Fortune, has released its top 15 health systems, which they find set an example for health systems and hospitals across the nation. With its data, the report will continue to stand as a resource for these groups to improve their quality of care and efficiency. 
  2. Kaleida Health, unions stretch talks by extending contract for 2nd time

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health and its two largest unions will have more time to negotiate a new contract after the parties agreed to a second extension of their existing master bargaining agreement, according to a June 30 news release.
  3. Physician viewpoint: How to care for patients you resent

    Many clinicians may not want to acknowledge when they have negative feelings about a patient in their care, but such resentment or frustration is important to recognize and address, as studies show it can affect care quality, Joan Naidorf, DO, a Virginia-based emergency physician, wrote in a June 30 op-ed for The Washington Post.
  4. Supreme Court won't hear challenge to New York COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    The Supreme Court on June 30 decided it would not hear a challenge to New York's COVID-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare workers that does not include a religious exemption, according to The Washington Post.
  1. 10 big cybersecurity funding rounds this year

    Cybersecurity is one of the major challenges for hospitals and their CIOs amid a spate of cyberattacks and data breaches in the healthcare industry.
  2. 15 top players in expected $75.1B healthcare analytics market

    Healthcare analytics is a burgeoning market, with health systems increasingly using data to drive clinical decision-making, predict patient outcomes and improve financial and operational performance.
  3. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields names new CEO

    Raymond Grady was selected as president and CEO of Franciscan Health Olympia Fields (Ill.) and its South Suburban Chicago Division.
  4. Chicago health systems join project using innovation to boost health equity

    University of Chicago Medicine and Sinai Chicago have joined a Chicago-based initiative focused on using innovation to increase health equity.
  5. Massachusetts sets hearing over hospital birth center closure

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has scheduled a public hearing next month regarding Beverly (Mass.) Hospital's plans to permanently close its freestanding birth center in September because of staffing shortages.
  6. 3 healthcare execs discuss the 'myths' of AI

    As the use of AI ushers in great hope for advancement in the healthcare industry, there are also concerns about the impact this technology could have on human interaction, data, its success rates, as well as the burdens it could place on clinicians and health systems.
  7. 9 big moves pharmacy chains made in 2022

    Here are nine of the biggest actions pharmacy chains Walmart, Walgreens and CVS took so far this year, listed in order of Becker's Hospital Review's coverage:
  8. Katie Galbraith named new president for Lankenau Medical Center

    Katie Galbraith, current president of Durham, N.C.-based Duke Regional Hospital, has been named the next president for Wynnewood, Pa.-based Lankenau Medical Center.
  9. Health systems join president's pledge for decarbonization

    Representatives from Renton, Wash.-based Providence, New York-based Mount Sinai and Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente were among the 61 organizations present June 30 at the White House where they pledged to join President Joe Biden's decarbonization initiative, according to a press release. 

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