Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. BJC HealthCare to implement vaccine mandate

    BJC HealthCare will require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 beginning in the fall, the St. Louis-based health system said June 15.  
  2. 13 hospitals hiring CNOs

    Below are 13 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  3. Meet the 48 members of the White House scientific integrity task force

    Members of the White House's scientific integrity task force include dozens of people from federal government departments, including HHS, as well as leaders from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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  1. Hospital mergers make healthcare more expensive, Bloomberg editorial board says

    Financial pressures exacerbated by the pandemic will likely lead to more consolidation in the healthcare industry, a trend policymakers must pay closer attention to, as it threatens to make healthcare even more expensive, Bloomberg's editorial board wrote in an opinion article June 16. 
  2. Remote care platform joins hospital-at-home initiative backed by Amazon, Intermountain, Ascension 

    Remote care monitoring platform Current Health is the latest organization to join Moving Health Home, a healthcare coalition founded by Amazon Care, Intermountain and Ascension, Current Health said June 15. 
  3. 16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent

    Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to ONC data.
  4. Unvaccinated Houston Methodist employees appeal dismissal of vaccine mandate lawsuit

    Unvaccinated employees at Houston Methodist have appealed a federal judge's dismissal of a lawsuit over the health system's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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  1. Turf war flares up as 3 providers look to expand in North Carolina

    Several healthcare providers in North Carolina are challenging Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health's plan to build a $252 million hospital in south Durham, N.C., according to the Triangle Business Journal. 
  2. Apple's healthcare push stalled by employee departures

    Apple's healthcare-related initiatives have struggled to gain traction, partially due to staff departures, The Wall Street Journal reported June 16. 
  3. Bright Health sets terms for IPO: 4 details 

    Health insurance startup Bright Health is offering 60 million shares of its common stock in its initial public offering at an estimated price of $20 to $23 per share, the company announced June 15. 
  4. 10 healthcare companies dedicated to giving back to their communities

    Nonprofit organization Points of Light released the winners of its annual The Civic 50, honoring companies who showcase superior corporate citizenship.
  1. CDC releases framework for treating COVID-19 long-haulers

    Primary care providers can manage the treatment of most post-COVID-19 conditions, according to the CDC's interim guidance on treating long-haulers published June 14. 
  2. Anthem joins generic drug initiative Civica Rx

    Civica Rx named the unit that will be tasked with lowering the cost of certain generic medicines, and said one of the nation's largest health insurers — Anthem — will join it.
  3. MedPAC's 6 latest spending recommendations to Congress

    Medicare's drug spending rose 26 percent from 2013-18, a trend the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission attributed to increasing drug prices rather than an increase in the number of prescriptions filled by beneficiaries.
  4. 9 states with rising COVID-19 cases this week

    Nine states are seeing weekly COVID-19 cases trend upward, according to data tracked by Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University.  
  5. US COVID-19 deaths surpass 600,000

    The nation's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 600,000 June 15, according to data from Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University. 
  6. Saint Luke's consolidated leadership model worked in Missouri — so the system will try it in Kansas

    Saint Luke's Health System is consolidating leadership at two of its hospitals in Kansas after the model proved successful in its Missouri market.
  7. One Brooklyn Health executive departures: 6 things to know

    Several leaders will leave or have left One Brooklyn Health, a three-hospital health system based in New York City, a spokesperson confirmed to Becker's.
  8. 14 healthcare CEOs with best employee reviews on Glassdoor

    Job and recruiting site Glassdoor released the winners of its annual Employees' Choice Award, honoring the top-rated CEOs in 2021.
  9. Tenet California hospital workers set June 16 informational picketing

    Workers at three Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Southern California will hold informational picketing June 16 outside the facilities to highlight their concerns about staffing, wages and benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the union that represents them. 

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