Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New York health system lays off workers

    HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a three-hospital system in the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, laid off an undisclosed number of workers June 14, according to the Daily Freeman. 
  2. Chief clinical officer to leave Prisma Health in October

    Angelo Sinopoli, MD, executive vice president and chief clinical officer of Prisma Health, will leave the Greenville, S.C.-based health system Oct. 1, according to Prisma Health President and CEO Mark O'Halla.
  3. Northern Light to overhaul half of its 10 hospitals

    Facility overhauls are in the works or planned for half of the 10 hospitals that make up Brewer, Maine-based Northern Light Health system, according to the Bangor Daily News.

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  1. US News' top children's hospital by region

    U.S. News & World Report released its 2021-22 Best Children's Hospitals rankings on June 15, which this year included multistate regional rankings.
  2. 10 best children's hospitals, ranked by US News

    U.S. News & World Report released its 2021-22 Best Children's Hospitals rankings on June 15, with Boston Children's Hospital earning the top spot for the eighth consecutive year.
  3. 8 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions

    Here are eight hospitals or health systems that have announced, advanced or completed construction projects since June 1.
  4. Amazon deepens its healthcare presence: A timeline of the last year

    Amazon has been opening healthcare clinics for its employees as it expands virtual care offerings for enterprise clients.

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  1. Anti-vaccine activists use federal database to spread misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines 

    Anti-vaccine activists have been using data from the federal Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System to push COVID-19 vaccine misinformation online and on social media, according to a June 14 NPR report. 
  2. 3 changes to better position your hospital for the next pandemic

    Researchers from Boston-based Harvard Business School and Durham, N.C.-based Duke University shared three ways hospitals can be better prepared for a future pandemic in a June 10 report published in Harvard Business Review.
  3. 15 recently launched healthcare data initiatives

    Below are 15 healthcare data initiatives Becker's has covered so far in 2021, ordered chronologically.
  4. 5 recent healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From Centene agreeing to pay $143 million to resolve drug overbilling allegations, to a judge dismissing a lawsuit over Houston Methodist's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.
  1. Tower Health continues search for buyer as operating loss swells through Q3

    Tower Health, a seven-hospital system based in West Reading, Pa., saw its operating loss grow in the first nine months of fiscal year 2021 and is working to review proposals from potential buyers, according to recently released financial documents.
  2. 10 hospitals hiring COOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking COOs over the last few weeks.
  3. Minnesota hospital board member removed by city council

    City council members in Appleton, Minn., have removed a member of the city-owned healthcare system's board of directors, the West Central Tribune reported.
  4. Philips recalls 3.5M ventilation devices, cites potential cancer risk

    Philips has recalled about 3.5 million ventilation devices after finding a defect that could cause cancer, the company said June 14. 
  5. LifeBridge names new chief clinical officer

    Daniel Durand, MD, has been chosen as the new chief clinical officer at LifeBridge Health, the Baltimore-based health system said June 14. 
  6. Intermountain names chief legal officer

    Greg Matis has been named senior vice president and chief legal officer for Intermountain Healthcare, the Salt Lake City-based health system said June 14. 
  7. Joint Commission launches unannounced review of troubled Rhode Island hospital

    The Joint Commission showed up June 14 without advance warning to launch its survey of Cranston, R.I.-based Eleanor Slater Hospital, reports WPRI.
  8. Former Iowa DHS director sues governor, claims he was fired after calling out Medicaid fraud

    Former Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kim Reynolds last week, alleging that she terminated him after he refused to pay one of her aides with federal Medicaid money, according to the Des Moines Register June 11.
  9. Mount Sinai launches ad campaign to solidify brand identity

    New York CIty-based Mount Sinai Health System on June 14 launched its largest ever awareness campaign to revamp its brand identity.

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