Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New MetroHealth CEO suspends bonuses that led to predecessor's firing

    MetroHealth CEO Airica Steed, EdD, RN, is suspending supplemental and one-time bonus programs that led to the firing of former CEO Akram Boutros, MD, reported March 14. 
  2. The linguistic controversies of clinical titles

    The temperature of conversations surrounding clinical titles has been rising for years. Now, heated discussions about how advanced practice providers refer to and market themselves are commonplace and coincide with conflicting views about their roles in the healthcare industry. 
  3. 'That is exactly how we treated the patient': ChatGPT update's medical expertise surprises physicians

    A ChatGPT update released March 14 has been stunning physicians with its ability to deliver sound medical advice, The New York Times reported.
  1. Strike set at Henry Mayo

    Members of UE Local 1004 are set to strike March 20 at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, Calif., radio station KHTS reported.
  2. 4 recent health system IT exec appointments

    The following health system and hospital IT executive appointments have been reported by Becker's since March 6:
  3. Memorial Sloan Kettering 1st to receive children's oncology surgery designation

    New York City-based Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the first in the nation to receive the American College of Surgeons' Level I Specialty Children's Center in Oncology designation.
  4. Trinity Health notifies patients of data breach

    Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health filed a data breach notice with the Massachusetts attorney general March 9 after it learned that some patient information was compromised as a result of unauthorized access, JDSupra reported March 14.  

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  1. 9 CFO moves in 9 days

    The following hospital and health system CFOs left their roles or shared plans to leave between March 7 and March 15, Becker's reported. 
  2. 10 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have recently been reported by Becker's:
  3. How ChristianaCare is facing a challenging future through transforming its foundations: Q&A with CFO Rob McMurray

    Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare is facing similar financial challenges to multiple health and hospital systems across the country and recently unveiled its Project Bedrock plans to mitigate some of those challenges. Becker's took the opportunity to talk with ChristianaCare's CFO, Rob McMurray, about the initiative and other focus areas for the system.
  4. Digital health startup launches GPT-based Chrome extension to help clinicians with paperwork

    French digital health startup Nabla is getting in on the GPT craze as it launches Copilot, a GPT-3 based tool used as a Chrome extension to transcribe patient conversations with clinicians, TechCrunch reported March 14.

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  1. NYC Health + Hospitals to make $14M investment in helping homeless patients find shelter

    NYC Health + Hospitals is planning to spend $14 million to contract with Coordinated Behavioral Care, a nonprofit group of behavioral health organizations, to help patients without housing find homes, Politico reported March 14.
  2. Neuralink competitor launches medical device innovation platform

    Biotech startup Science, a competitor with Elon Musk's Neuralink, launched Science Foundry, a platform allowing companies to use Science's tools to build medical devices, CNBC reported March 13.
  3. 17 called-off hospital deals

    More than a dozen hospital mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations and partnerships were unwound or called off throughout the past 14 months.
  4. CaroMont Health maintains 'AA-' rating as capital projects intensify

    Gastonia, N.C.-based CaroMont Health continues to enjoy a "AA-" rating on various bonds amid a healthy financial profile and robust market share in a competitive region, S&P Global said March 10.
  5. California billboards denounce hospital mergers

    Billboards along California roadways are calling for more oversight of healthcare mergers, the Public News Service reported March 14. 
  6. Former Sisters, Fairview IT exec joins health tech company

    Former health system CIO Ray Gensinger, MD, has joined health tech company Tegria as senior vice president and chief medical officer.
  7. 6 executive titles you don't hear every day

    As hospitals and health systems adapt to their ever-changing environment, their C-suites must also evolve to meet new demands. 
  8. Nonprofit hospitals lifted by $28B in tax exemptions: KFF

    Tax exemptions for nonprofit hospitals amounted to $27.6 billion in value for 2020, according to new data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. 
  9. Woman sues Lehigh Valley Health Network after Russian ransomware gang posted her photos online

    A Lehigh Valley Health Network patient whose nude photos were posted to the dark web by a Russian ransomware gang has sued the Allentown, Pa.-based health system, The (Allentown) Morning Call reported.

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