Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Hospitals see 'too much risk' in CMS' proposed TEAM model

    The American Hospital Association has pushed back against CMS' proposed Transforming Episode Accountability Model, which is part of the inpatient prospective payment system role for fiscal year 2025. 
  2. HCA Texas hospital taps new CFO

    Andy Kelly has been tapped as CFO of Medical City Frisco (Texas), part Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare's Medical City Healthcare in Dallas.
  3. California health system president, CEO to retire after 25 years

    Steven Packer, MD, president and CEO of Montage Health in Monterey, Calif., has shared plans to retire next spring after 25 years in his role. 

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  1. HCA's latest leadership moves

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare has recently made several executive changes within its hospitals.
  2. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  3. FTC seeks immediate order blocking Novant-CHS deal

    The Federal Trade Commission is asking for an immediate order to block Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health from acquiring two North Carolina hospitals from Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems until the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals can rule on its appeal. 
  4. Trinity Health appoints new market president, CEO

    David McFadyen has been appointed president and CEO of Trinity Health, West Region, effective July 1. He will succeed Odette Bolano, who will retire June 30.

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. Nursing doesn't look so glamorous on TikTok, GenZ is noticing

    Not only does the nursing profession have a shortage, but according to Gen Z social media users, the career path also has an image problem, a June 4 report from ShiftKey, a digital healthcare platform for providers, found.
  2. Ascension restores EHRs in Illinois, Wisconsin

    St. Louis-based Ascension brought EHRs back online in Illinois and Wisconsin and said it remains on track to reinstate digital medical records across all 140 of its hospitals by June 14.
  3. Inpatient days to grow 9% within a decade: Vizient

    The nation's aging population and rising prevalence of comorbidities will worsen emergency department bottlenecks and lengthen inpatient days by 9% within the next 10 years, according to Vizient experts. 
  4. 4 changes Leapfrog made to its 2024 hospital survey process

    Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Systems Innovation in Stillwater, Okla., teamed up with The Leapfrog Group to boost participation in the nonprofit's voluntary hospital survey and identify barriers to completion.

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. Mount Sinai researchers land $21M grant to study aging hormone

    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City received a $21 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to research the role of follicle-stimulating hormone in age-related conditions.
  2. Paxlovid doesn't ease long COVID symptoms: Study

    Taking Paxlovid for 15 days is safe, but it doesn't reduce symptoms of long COVID, according to a Stanford (Calif.) Medicine study published June 7 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
  3. CityMD settles fraud suit for $12M

    CityMD agreed to pay the federal government $12 million to settle fraud allegations related to COVID-19 tests, according to the Justice Department.
  4. The balance between tech and staff, per 1 nursing leader

    Like many healthcare leaders, Stacie Call, MSN, RN, is excited by the prospects of artificial intelligence. But she also is concerned about patient safety and evolving regulations involving the technology.
  5. Missouri women's hospital to close, transition services to new facility

    University of Missouri Health Care Women's Hospital in Columbia, Mo., will close after it transitions all services to the new MU Health Care Children's Hospital and Birthing Center, which opened May 22. 
  6. HCA California hospital appoints new CEO

    Riverside (Calif.) Community Hospital, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, has appointed Peter Hemstead as CEO, effective June 17.
  7. OHSU to lay off at least 500 employees

    Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University told staff June 6 that it plans to lay off at least 500 employees, citing financial issues. 
  8. Arkansas system appoints CEO

    Saint Mary's Regional Health System, a 170-bed hospital that is part of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health, appointed Casey Willis CEO, effective June 10.
  9. 88 CFO moves in 2024

    The following hospital and health system CFO moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's this year:

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