Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Unclear eligibility for monkeypox vaccines could impede care

    There's "substantial variation" across states' eligibility rules for monkeypox vaccines, which could result in unequal care as the outbreak lessens, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found. 
  2. Clinton-backed nonprofit aims to find new uses for old drugs

    Every Cure, a nonprofit backed by the Clinton Global Initiative that works to reuse already-approved drugs to treat rare diseases, will launch later this week, USA Today reported Sept. 18. 
  3. U of Kentucky athletes filed inaccurate time cards at hospital, report says

    The University of Kentucky self-reported a violation of National Collegiate Athletic Association bylaw for student-athletes who were paid for work not performed as part-time employees at UK HealthCare's Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, according to a report released Sept. 17.   

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  1. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  2. Dayton Children's Hospital plans $100M expansion

    Dayton (Ohio) Children's Hospital plans to construct a $100 million behavioral health center on its campus, Dayton Daily News reported Sept. 19. 
  3. McKesson to acquire private pharmacy tech company

    Pharmaceutical and medical supply company McKesson signed an agreement Sept. 19 to acquire Rx Savings Solutions, a tech insights business that aims to lower drug costs, for up to $875 million. 
  4. 11 hospitals laying off workers

    Several hospitals and health systems are trimming their workforces due to financial and operational challenges. 

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  1. Study: Medical debt linked to worse health outcomes

    Americans with medical debt were two to three times more likely to struggle with housing and food insecurity — key social determinants of health — a new study published in JAMA Network Open found. 
  2. Top 20 emerging health IT solutions, according to KLAS Research

    Health IT executives have to sort through a variety of technologies and software solutions to try to improve the operations of their hospitals and health systems.
  3. Dr. Henry Low, pioneering heart surgeon, dies at 95

    Henry Low, MD, one of the first surgeons to perform a heart transplant in the United States, died on Sept. 15 at the age of 95, the Hartford Courant reported.
  4. How to nurture talent and address burnout: A conversation with Lurie's Children's Hospital and KPMG

    Amid provider shortages and a fierce competition for talent, employee attraction and retention has become a top priority for healthcare leaders. 

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  1. New monkeypox cases down 50%: 5 updates

    The number of new monkeypox cases in the U.S. are down nearly 50 percent since early August, according to federal health officials. 
  2. The polio vaccination loophole: Human negligence

    Polio preys on human negligence, as vaccination performance depends on a tight alignment of technology and human behavior, Katherine Wu, PhD, a writer for The Atlantic, wrote in a Sept. 16 opinion piece.
  3. Providence plans $712M expansion in California

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence is investing $712 million to expand in southern California. 
  4. Pennsylvania hospital ED abruptly closes

    The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the abrupt closure of the emergency department at Berwick (Pa.) Hospital Center due to a lack of staffing, according to WNEP. 
  5. Nurse accuses staffing agency of coercing foreign employees to work under unsafe conditions

    An immigrant nurse who came to the U.S. from the Philippines has filed a lawsuit over a contract with his former employer that he said punishes those who quit their jobs, according to court documents.
  6. 3 COVID-19 forecasts to know this week

    COVID-19 cases will fall over the next two weeks, while hospitalizations and deaths will remain stable through early October, national disease modeling suggests.
  7. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals or health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  8. Cooper University Health plans $2B expansion

    Cooper University Healthcare is planning a $2 billion expansion to its Camden, N.J., campus, according to a Sept. 18 report from The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  9. Protesters, counterdemonstrators face off at Boston Children's over transgender care

    A small group of protestors opposed to Boston Children's Hospital's transgender youth services were met by hundreds of counterdemonstrators outside the hospital Sept. 18, The Boston Globe reported.

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