Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. PeaceHealth Oregon taps CFO

    Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has named Brad Membel CFO of its Oregon network. 
  2. Nurses want answers from Florida system over terminations

    Several nurses are seeking answers after they say they were fired from Brandenton, Fla.-based MCR Health, the Bradenton Herald reported March 14. 
  3. Utah 27th state to adopt full practice authority for nurse practitioners

    Utah is the 27th state to adopt full practice authority for nurse practitioners.
  1. Novant Health has ratings affirmed as market share stays robust

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health had ratings affirmed at their current level as the 14-hospital system continues to enjoy robust market share and resilient operating margins even as it faces the typical industry challenges brought on by labor pressures, Fitch Ratings said March 16.
  2. Groups push for arbitration guidance to ease No Surprises Act logjam

    Representatives for both providers and payers say dispute arbitrators are often not following the No Surprises Act, Bloomberg Law reported March 16. 
  3. Lifespan, Care New England won't say no to a possible merger as new leadership beds in

    Providence, R.I.-based Care New England and Lifespan were forced to abandon plans to merge in February 2022 when the Federal Trade Commission filed suit to block the proposed deal.
  4. Hospital M&A can help expand and protect care, AHA says

    As hospitals deal with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, some are exploring mergers with bigger systems, a move that the American Hospital Association says can "expand and preserve access to care.

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  1. Health data platform raises $40M

    Health data platform Zus Health has closed on $40 million in new financing and partnered with primary care technology platform Elation Health.
  2. Nurses aren't 'quiet quitters,' 2 leaders say

    "Quiet quitting" is a phrase employers have become familiar with over the past year. The  workplace trend of committing to no more than the minimum expectations for a role and reducing enthusiasm at work has implications for any industry, but the stakes are especially high in healthcare, where patients' safety could be at risk. 
  3. UnityPoint Health Ventures backs telehealth startup OpenLoop in $15M round

    UnityPoint Health Ventures, the venture capital arm of West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, is participating in a $15 million funding round for telehealth platform OpenLoop.
  4. Viewpoint: Health systems need a 'Ford strategy'

    It is time for health systems to reconsider their strategy. Cars might offer some clarity, according to Kenneth Kaufman, managing director and chair of KaufmanHall. 

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  1. Cities where a $100K salary doesn't stretch far

    As inflation rises, workers are demanding higher wages — and securing them at hospitals and health systems nationwide. But in some cities, even six figures does not feel like much anymore, according to Bloomberg. 
  2. Patients settle with maker of freezer tank that failed at San Francisco fertility clinic

    When a freezer tank at the Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco malfunctioned in 2018, around 4,000 embryos and eggs inside were destroyed. Patients affected by the failure have now settled out of court with Chart, the manufacturer of the freezer tank for an undisclosed amount, The Washington Post reported March 15. 
  3. Shortage of prostate cancer drug worries physicians

    The shortage of a drug approved just shy of one year ago by the FDA to treat prostate cancer is now in limited supply, concerning some physicians.
  4. 'A true AI revolution feels out of reach': Why this physician is wary

    The rise of artificial intelligence systems such as ChatGPT have many speculating about its use in medicine, and Benjamin Mazer, MD, an assistant professor of pathology at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University, sees a future where AI becomes a new way to bill patients.
  5. Illinois physician accused of removing part of patients' uteruses in healthcare fraud scheme

    A Chicago-area physician is accused of 13 counts of healthcare fraud, including performing medically unnecessary procedures such as removing part of patients' uteruses.
  6. Mount Sinai, NYC libraries offer classes on accessing telehealth, health records

    New York City-based Mount Sinai is partnering with the New York Public Library to offer digital literacy classes for individuals trying to access healthcare via telehealth or through electronic information technologies. 
  7. Indiana health system says employee inappropriately accessed patient records

    South Bend, Ind.-based Beacon Health System is notifying 3,117 patients that some of their personal information may have been accessed by an unauthorized employee who viewed patient records outside the scope of their job duties. 
  8. Montefiore receives $100M anonymous donation

    New York City-based Montefiore Health System has announced that an anonymous donor contributed $100 million to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y., one of the largest gifts in the college's history. 
  9. Maryland health system taps COO

    Easton, Md.-based UM Shore Regional Health has named LuAnn Brady senior vice president and chief operating officer. 

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