Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Unions protest ouster of New York system CEO

    Healthcare union members are among those who gathered Sept. 27 at Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York City to protest after the ouster of One Brooklyn Health CEO LaRay Brown, according to Brooklyn Daily Eagle.  
  2. How Epic helped change Madison's reputation as a 'boomerang city'

    Epic has helped pave the way for a tech boom in the Madison, Wis., area and change the community's perception as a "boomerang city," the Badger Herald reported.
  3. IT talent shortage eating at UTMC's budget

    The University of Toledo (Ohio) Medical Center said university officials are paying more than $83.1 million to purchase outside services, including paying third-party vendors to provide staff for its laboratory and tech positions, Toledo Blade reported Sept. 27.  

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  1. New rule demands more from hospitals on sepsis prevention

    Beginning this fall, hospitals could be at risk of losing funding if they do not meet certain benchmarks for sepsis care, due to a Biden administration rule proposed in August.
  2. Florida hospital pauses elective surgeries amid power outage

    Power outages spurred Baptist Medical Center South in Jacksonville, Fla., to delay some elective surgeries this week, WJXT reported Sept. 28
  3. Contracts that put workers on hook for training costs face pushback

    Regulators are starting to crack down on contracts that require workers to pay their employers back for training costs if they leave their jobs before the contract is up — arrangements that have come increasingly common over the past few years, especially in nursing.
  4. ThedaCare splits CFO/COO role

    Neenah, Wis.-based ThedaCare is dividing up financial and operational responsibilities formerly held by one Mark Thompson. 

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  1. North Carolina hospital to end labor, delivery services

    Dunn, N.C.-based Betsy Johnson Hospital, part of two-hospital system Harnett Health, will end labor and delivery services Oct. 15. 
  2. Texas hospital selects Meditech

    Victoria, Texas-based Citizens Medical Center is installing Meditech Expanse as its EHR. 
  3. Hospitals, health systems among Newsweek's greatest workplaces for families

    Newsweek recently published its 2023 America's Greatest Workplaces for Parents and Families, and a number of hospitals and health systems made the list. 
  4. Children's Wisconsin marketing exec to take sabbatical

    Tricia Geraghty, chief marketing and experience officer at Children's Wisconsin, said she will be taking a one-year career sabbatical effective in October, Milwaukee Business Journal reported Sept. 26.  

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  1. California law to protect clinicians offering out-of-state abortion care

    California clinicians who provide abortion, contraception or gender-affirming care services to out-of-state patients will be offered legal protections under a new law that takes effect in 2024. 
  2. Revamped heart program taps new leader

    The Miami Transplant Institute's heart transplant program, which was shuttered from March to July, has named Hari Mallidi, MD, as chief.
  3. 26% of Americans have 1 of these 3 conditions: Study

    A recent study found 26.3 percent of American adults have at least one cardiac, renal or metabolic condition, and 1.5 percent have all three.
  4. IU Health to lay off 84

    Indianapolis-based IU Health confirmed it is laying off 84 employees from its Blackford Hospital because of declining patient volumes.
  5. HCA Houston hospital names CFO

    Melissa Mendoza has been named CFO of HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center, effective Sept. 11.
  6. Hospitals' rocky road to recovery

    Many healthcare leaders have said that 2022 was among the most financially challenging years hospitals and health systems have had to face, and that recovery remains challenging, according to a Sept. 27 report from the American Hospital Association.
  7. Alaska hospital hires 3rd leader in less than 2 months

    Ian Worden was selected as the new interim CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska.
  8. Bon Secours Mercy Health's 3 ACOS created $66.3M in Medicare savings

    Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health's three accountable care organizations created $66.3 million in total savings in 2022, according to a Sept. 27 health system news release.   
  9. UMass Memorial, Milford Regional explore merger

    Milford (Mass.) Regional Medical Center is exploring a "potential corporate affiliation" with Worcester-based UMass Memorial Health, the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Central Massachusetts, the two entities said Sept. 27.

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