Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. The group missing from the labor market

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and evolving economic circumstances, middle-aged men have had a slower return to the workforce than other groups, The New York Times reported Dec. 2.
  2. GE Healthcare creating augmented reality X-ray imaging system

    GE Healthcare has partnered with MediView XR to create technology that provides a heads-up, augmented reality display of interventional X-ray imaging systems.
  3. IT network crash causes New York hospital network to divert patients

    A November IT incident caused three of New York City-based One Brooklyn Health's hospitals to shut down IT and EHR systems, yet little information has been released about the cause of the disruption, BankInfoSecurity reported Nov. 30. 

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  1. Hacker steals data of nearly 70,000 patients from Texas health system

    Dalhart, Texas-based Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District said a hacker stole the data of nearly 70,000 of its patients.
  2. Last known Ebola patient in Uganda discharged from hospital

    The last known Ebola patient has been discharged from a hospital in Uganda, signaling the country's largest outbreak in nearly two decades may be near its end, according to health officials. 
  3. 14 women on the move in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by Becker's since Nov. 23.
  4. Outgoing CEO on Care New England's 'major regret' with merger attempts

    In October, Providence, R.I.-based Care New England announced that Michael Wagner, MD, was selected as the next president and CEO of the organization. Dr. Wagner officially took the helm Dec. 1, succeeding James Fanale, MD, who retired after leading the system as president and CEO since 2018.

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  1. Prices rising more slowly as inflation cools

    Health systems and consumers can take solace in signs that the rate of inflation may be slowing, but a return to normal price increases could still take time, The New York Times reported Dec. 1.
  2. Cleveland Clinic, Palantir ink 10-year deal to use big data to predict patient demand

    Cleveland Clinic has signed a 10-year agreement with Palantir to use the company's artificial intelligence technology to improve patient flow, Fox Business News reported Dec. 1.
  3. AHA urges 2024 Medicare payment adjustment due to 'unprecedented pressure'

    A one-time adjustment to fiscal year 2024 Medicare payments should be made to reflect recent inadequate reimbursements and help healthcare systems facing "unprecedented pressure," the American Hospital Association urged in a Dec. 1 letter.
  4. White House supply chain leader to leave post

    The White House's top supply chain advisor, Sameera Fazili, will depart from her role Dec. 2, according to a Politico report. 

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  1. 99 chief nursing executive moves in 2022

    Here are 99 chief nursing executives who started new positions in 2022:
  2. Indiana cancer center names Dr. Urs von Holzen medical director

    Goshen (Ind.) Center for Cancer Care named Dr. Urs von Holzen medical director, Ink Free News reported Dec. 1.
  3. HHS: Pixel trackers in patient portals may violate HIPAA

    HHS's Office for Civil Rights warned healthcare entities that using pixel tracking technology in patient portals may violate HIPAA. 
  4. Illinois' Memorial Hospital ends birthing services

    Carthage, Ill.-based Memorial Hospital's Stork Stopp closed Dec. 1, transitioning all labor and delivery services to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, the Herald-Whig reported.
  5. 7 hospitals closing departments, ending services

    Several healthcare organizations have closed medical departments or ended services at facilities to shore up finances, focus on more in-demand services or address staffing shortages.
  6. Jefferson Health to migrate Epic EHR to Microsoft

    Jefferson Health is migrating its Epic EHR system to Microsoft Azure in a bid to secure, improve and optimize IT service delivery. 
  7. Trinity's quarterly net loss hits $550.9M

    Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health reported a slight revenue increase in the first quarter of the 2023 fiscal year ending Sept. 30 to $5 billion after the health system finalized its acquisition of the remaining stake in MercyOne from CommonSpirit Health.
  8. Wisconsin health system eliminates telehealth service

    Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System is eliminating its telehealth department, as the system posted a $25 million loss in August, WSAW reported Dec. 2.
  9. Highs of 4.3% to lows of -3.5%: How hospital margins dipped over 12 months

    Hospitals continue to feel the pinch from high expenses offsetting revenues, especially in relation to the cost of labor, leading to another month of negative operating margins for many, according to Kaufman Hall's November "National Hospital Flash Report," which is based on data from more than 900 hospitals. 

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