Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Beaumont-Spectrum system revises stance on abortion

    BHSH System, the 22-hospital organization formed by the February merger of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health with Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health, said it has evolved its approach on abortion.
  2. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Here are 10 hospitals or health systems that recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  3. HHS won't disclose hospitals where patients contracted COVID-19

    The Biden administration will not release data on COVID-19 transmission in individual hospitals, citing "privacy concerns," Politico reported June 25. 

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  1. The Hospitals of Providence adjusts CEO roles

    The Hospitals of Providence, an eight-hospital health system based in El Paso, Texas, promoted two leaders to executive roles and expanded another leader's role as part of the transition, according to a June 21 news release shared with Becker's.
  2. 31 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since June 17:
  3. 15 healthcare responses to Roe v. Wade reversal

    Hospitals and medical associations across the nation reacted to the Supreme Court's June 24 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade by calling attention to the consequences it will have on vulnerable populations, and the increased demand providers will see in states where abortion services are still acessible. 
  4. Sentara Healthcare selects CEO to succeed Howard Kern

    Dennis Matheis will succeed Howard Kern as Sentara Healthcare's president and CEO, the Norfolk, Va.-based health system announced June 24. Mr. Matheis will assume the role Sept. 1. 

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  1. Strike back on table as Providence Oregon hospital nurses reject tentative deal

    Nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., have rejected a tentative agreement with hospital management.
  2. Cleveland Clinic appoints Dr. Alex Adjei as cancer institute chair

    Alex Adjei MD, PhD, will serve as the new chair of Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute starting in July, the system said June 23.
  3. Allegheny Health Network studies deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction

    Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network is studying whether deep brain stimulation can help people overcome opioid addiction.
  4. 50 medications on Mark Cuban's online pharmacy with the biggest price differences

    Billionaire Mark Cuban launched an online pharmacy in January that aims to dramatically slash prices for generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, mental health issues and hormone therapy.
  1. 'Shameful, 'egregious': Medical groups react to Roe v Wade overturn

    The American Medical Association and National Nurses United were among medical associations that strongly condemned the Supreme Court's June 24 strikedown of the constitutional right to abortion. 
  2. 10 most in-demand tech jobs

    Despite headlines about hiring freezes and layoffs at tech companies, technology workers are still highly sought after by businesses — including health systems — across the country.
  3. Providence, Microsoft offer clinical innovation fellowships

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services has partnered with Microsoft to provide a clinical innovation fellowship. The training aims to develop interdisciplinary leaders who will use technology to improve healthcare outcomes.
  4. CDC OKs Moderna vaccine for children 6-17

    Children between 6 and 17 now have a second option to be vaccinated against COVID-19 after the CDC joined the FDA in authorizing Moderna's vaccine, according to a June 24 press release. 
  5. AHA invests $9.3M in rural health, stroke care 

    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Helmsley Charitable Trust invested $9.3 million June 23 to strengthen cardiovascular and stroke care across rural communities in Iowa.
  6. Orlando St. Cloud Hospital names president

    Brian Wetzel has been named president of Orlando Health St. Cloud (Fla.) Hospital, according to a June 24 press release.
  7. Mercy Health taps Dr. Brett Bechtel as chief clinical officer for Kentucky market

    Cincinnati-based Mercy Health has selected emergency medicine physician Brett Bechtel, MD, as chief clinical officer for its Kentucky market, NBC affiliate WPSD reported June 23. 
  8. Variant-specific vaccines: 3 updates

    As coronavirus variants and subvariants account for a majority of reported cases in the U.S., vaccine-makers are racing to test and prove efficacy against specific variants. Here are three updates on variant-specific candidates from Sanofi-GSK and Moderna:
  9. US COVID-19 cases decline after uptick: 9 CDC findings

    The nation's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases decreased by 5.6 percent this week, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published June 24.

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