Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Pfizer to acquire cancer drugmaker Seagen

    Pfizer said March 13 it will acquire Seagen, a cancer therapeutics company, for $43 billion.
  2. Cleveland Clinic's pharmacy leader becomes vice president at ASHP

    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists named Samuel Calabrese, the chief pharmacy officer of Cleveland Clinic, to be its next vice president of accreditation services. 
  3. Most men with prostate cancer can avoid treatment without affecting survival: Study

    U.K. researchers found most men with prostate cancer can delay or avoid treatments without harming their chances of survival, CNN reported March 11.
  1. Florida bill aims to ban APRNs from using 'doctor'

    A new bill in the Florida Legislature seeks to stop nurse practitioners who have earned their doctorate from using the title "doctor."
  2. 4 adverse events hospitals are addressing with technology

    Close to 25 percent of patients admitted to hospitals may experience an adverse event that could lead to complications with their condition, medication mishaps or even death, according to data from Harvard Medical School in Boston, but technology may be the prescription that curbs these instances.
  3. 4 Google healthcare job openings

    Google recently posted several job openings related to its health business. Below are four open positions as of March 13:
  4. U of Minnesota board approves $950M request to fund acquisition

    The University of Minnesota board of regents has approved a legislative request to fund the reacquisition and initial operations of the university's healthcare facilities on its Minneapolis campus.

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  1. Mayo Clinic works with AI startup focused on prior authorizations

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has started working with a company that uses artificial intelligence to improve value-based care for providers and health plans.
  2. Has life returned to normal? 8 COVID-19 experts weigh in

    Three years into the pandemic, many medical experts have let their guards down and resumed some semblance of normal life, though most agree there is still a time and place for COVID-19 precautions, The Washington Post reported March 12. 
  3. Larry Ellison: Oracle's AI reduces hospital readmissions; ChatGPT 'can write my high school essay'

    Larry Ellison, chair and chief technology officer of Oracle, said the software company's artificial intelligence applications are more valuable to society than ChatGPT because of their ability to improve healthcare.
  4. Bon Secours completing expansion project, sells emergency center

    Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours has kept itself busy in the Richmond, Va., market as it nears completion on an expansion project and sells another facility in the area, according to a March 13 report in Richmond BizSense.

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  1. Silicon Valley Bank shutdown: 10 updates

    Silicon Valley Bank was shut down March 10 after it failed to raise capital to keep running. The federal government stepped in to protect depositors and restore faith in the nation's banking system.
  2. Tennessee mayor seeks funding for $750M replacement hospital

    A $750 million plan to replace West Tennessee's only level 1 trauma center will require $350 million in local funds, NBC affiliate WMC reported March 8. 
  3. When hospitals stick nurses with $15K in training costs

    Some hospitals are sticking recent nurse graduates with the cost of training programs if they leave or are fired before their contract is up — a practice that has become increasingly common, according to a March 12 report from NBC News. 
  4. Health systems tap chief strategy officers: 4 recent moves

    Four health systems have named chief strategy officers in the first two weeks of March: 
  5. Nurse degree scheme 'not surprising at all,' says LinkedIn, KarmaCheck co-founder

    Operation Nightingale — the Justice Department initiative that discovered more than 7,600 fraudulent diplomas allowed unqualified purchasers to practice as nurses — shocked HHS, the FBI and medical professionals nationwide. 
  6. Cleveland Clinic, CVS Health join new data sharing platform

    CVS Health and Cleveland Clinic are among the first entities to adopt Avaneer Health's new data sharing and healthcare administration platform. 
  7. Top 10 patient safety concerns for 2023

    The pediatric mental health crisis is the most pressing patient safety concern in 2023, the Emergency Care Research Institute said March 13. 
  8. 'World's Most Ethical Companies' list includes 6 health systems

    Six U.S. health systems were named to the Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies" list — and all of them are recurring honorees. 
  9. Optum Health names regional CEO

    Optum Health promoted Caitlin Zulla to CEO of the company's east region.

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