Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 8 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions

    The following eight hospitals or health systems have announced expansions since Sept. 21:
  2. FDA to limit emergency review of COVID-19 tests

    The FDA is transitioning back to traditional regulatory processes to sign off on new COVID-19 tests after clearing more than 430 for emergency use during the pandemic, the agency said Sept. 27.
  3. Tenet, UnitedHealth, DaVita lose bid to end antitrust case

    A Chicago federal judge has allowed an antitrust lawsuit to move forward against DaVita, Tenet Healthcare and UnitedHealth Group affiliates, according to Bloomberg Law. 

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  1. Innovation in practice: using genomic testing in routine care to boost population health

    Genomic testing has been used for years on a case-by-case basis in clinical care, but is now increasingly seen as an important contributor to advancing population health.
  2. The advice 6 hospital CEOs remember most

    The Corner Office series asks healthcare leaders to answer questions about their life in and outside the office.
  3. Dr. Saadia Sherwani on her first 6 months as Northwestern Memorial's chief medical officer 

    Saadia Sherwani, MD, has always had diversity in medicine at the forefront of her mind.
  4. 19 recent hospital, health system CFO moves

    The following hospital and health system CFO moves have been reported since Aug. 1: 

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  1. Sutter Health Santa Rosa workers strike

    Members of the Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20 went on strike Sept. 26 at Sutter Santa Rosa (Calif.) Regional Hospital, according to a union Facebook post.
  2. Henry Ford Health, Acadia Healthcare break ground on new behavioral health hospital

    Detroit-based Henry Ford Health and Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare broke ground on a new behavioral health treatment and teaching hospital.
  3. AARP files lawsuit against Alden Group for neglect, preventable injuries

    AARP Foundation and co-counsel attorneys filed a lawsuit against the Alden Group, one of the largest healthcare providers for older adults in Illinois, Sept. 27 for alleged "chronic and intentional understaffing" at its facilities. 
  4. 6 recent donations, grants to hospitals or health systems

    The following hospitals and care centers have received donations or grants since Sept. 22:

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  1. 43% of women know their family's breast cancer history, survey finds

    A national survey conducted by Orlando Health Cancer Institute found only 43 percent of women know their family history of breast cancer, and only 32 percent know their individual risk factors for cancer.
  2. How AI technology supports marginal thinking for optimized infusion scheduling

    Facing frequent reductions in resources and staffing, combined with the increasing needs of their patient population, infusion centers must grow their patient volumes despite limitations and make the best use of what they do have.
  3. Intermountain Healthcare to change its name

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare will change its name to Intermountain Health in 2023. 
  4. USA Health cuts sepsis mortality rate with Oracle Cerner workflows

    Mobile, Ala.-based USA Health reduced its sepsis mortality rate by 16.5 percent after implementing new Oracle Cerner EHR workflows and alerts algorithms. 
  5. Dr. Tom Takubo named to WVU Health System post

    Morgantown, W.V.-based West Virginia University Health System named Tom Takubo, DO, its executive vice president of provider relations, effective Oct. 31. 
  6. Florida hospitals prepare for Hurricane Ian

    Hospitals in Florida are preparing for the impact of Hurricane Ian this week, according to a Sept. 28 report from the Nashville Business Journal.
  7. 13 recent digital health investments

    Despite a turbulent market for digital health companies, investors continue to pour money into promising health tech ideas.
  8. 38% of US workers say their employers' claims about workplace culture don't match reality

    Four out of 10 Americans, or 38 percent, believe there is a significant difference between the culture their workplace claims to have and reality.
  9. Autoimmune responses play major role in long COVID-19, study suggests 

    Patients with long COVID-19 symptoms are more likely to have autoimmune disease markers in their blood, a study published Sept. 22 in the European Respiratory Journal found.

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