Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Delivery service Gopuff launches pharmacy service

    Gopuff, a delivery startup for food and everyday items, has launched a pharmacy service pilot in its home base of Philadelphia, Insider reported Sept. 20.
  2. 5 recent legal battles involving telehealth

    Below are five legal battles that have been filed by the Justice Department for their connection to telehealth fraud.
  3. How our personalities, early life experiences shape COVID-19 risk decisions

    An individual's comfort level with taking risks — which is shaped by genetics and early life experiences — affects the extent to which they exercise COVID-19 precautions more than politics or geography, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 19.
  1. 7 things to know about Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, Anthem's virtual care strategies

    As the pandemic boosted telehealth usage, four payers have solidified their virtual care strategies.
  2. Viewpoint: Systemic overhaul needed to support physician mental health

    Hospitals and health systems must take responsibility for physician mental health and establish initiatives and resources to improve well-being, according to an op-ed published Sept. 19 by The Hill.
  3. Where did the ivermectin discourse come from?

    Anti-vaccine social media users have been spreading misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines throughout the pandemic. Ivermectin has now become a prevalent part of anti-vaccine Americans' discourse, as many think the drug is a censored COVID-19 cure, according to a Sept. 19 NPR report.
  4. New Jersey hospitals cut contract with UnitedHealthcare

    Prime Healthcare hospitals in New Jersey are terminating their contracts with UnitedHealthcare over reimbursement rates the system claims are lower than those offered by Medicaid.
  1. Michigan clinics pay hackers' ransom to unlock patients' financial files

    Carleton-based Family Medical Center of Michigan began notifying patients this month that their financial information was exposed by hackers during a ransomware attack, Monroe News reported Sept. 20. 
  2. Arizona nurse assistant allegedly stole patients' info to open bank accounts

    A Tempe, Ariz.-based nurse assistant allegedly stole the identities of her patients to sign lease agreements on apartment rentals and purchase a new car, according to the Tempe Police Department, NBC affiliate KPNX reported Sept. 17. 
  3. Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO resigns six months after taking on role

    Rose Lawhorne, MSN, resigned from her role as CEO at Juneau, Alaska-based Bartlett Regional Hospital on Sept. 18.
  4. Measles added to HHS, CDC list of quarantinable diseases

    The White House added measles to the list of diseases for which HHS and the CDC have the authority to issue federal quarantine orders, The Hill reports. 
  1. Ohio renews license of physician who says COVID-19 vaccines magnetize recipients

    The State Medical Board of Ohio has renewed the license of prominent anti-vaccine advocate and osteopathic medicine physician Sherri Tenpenny, DO, according to the Ohio Capital Journal.
  2. Former surgeon resigns National Academies panel post amid conflict of interest inquiries

    Former University of Chicago transplant surgeon Yolanda T. Becker, MD, has resigned from a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine panel after accepting a new position, according to The Washington Post.
  3. Pipeline Health system names CMO, COO

    Los Angeles-based Pipeline Health System has added two new executives to its leadership team.
  4. Cleveland Clinic breaks ground on $80M hospital in Mentor

    After delaying construction last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cleveland Clinic broke ground Sept. 20 on its new hospital in Mentor, Ohio. 
  5. Providence launches national foundation for 'future of health' innovation, equity & more 

    Providence has created a national foundation to address healthcare challenges related to innovation, health equity and clinical institute initiatives, among other areas, the Renton, Wash.-based health system said Sept. 20. 
  6. Minnesota clinic employee accidentally emails 535 patients' info to external account  

    A Mankato (Minn.) Clinic employee exposed 535 patients' protected health information by mistakenly emailing the data to an external email account, the clinic said in a Sept. 20 notification. 
  7. Cleveland Clinic develops exec program to break free of 'autopilot' leadership

    Cleveland Clinic and consulting firm, Korn Ferry, are collaborating to offer healthcare leadership development programs to drive innovation, empathic leadership and more.
  8. MUSC launches genomics program to drive precision medicine: 3 details

    The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston is launching a genomic dataset with Helix, a direct-to-consumer genomics company, in a partnership that has been dubbed the first of its kind.
  9. 11 hospitals hiring CISOs

    Below are seven hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking chief information security officers in the last month.

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