Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. California county's nurses push for competitive wages

    Registered nurses and healthcare professionals who work for Ventura County's health system have taken their concerns about staffing, pay and benefits to the county's board of supervisors, the Ventura County Star reported.
  2. The 50 top cardiovascular hospitals, per Fortune/PINC AI

    Fortune and Premier's PINC AI, a healthcare improvement and technology company, named the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals.
  3. California hospital adopts new wearable device for monitoring blood flow

    Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Health is using a wireless wearable device to monitor blood flow in real time.
  1. Health systems are buying less technology amid financial pressures

    U.S. hospitals and health systems are facing significant financial problems, which is leading them to scale back investments in technology, Politico reported March 15. 
  2. Mayo, Kaiser, UPMC: Where hospitals are spending their innovation dollars

    From generative artificial intelligence projects to tech partnerships with Best Buy, here are 21 hospital and health system innovation projects Becker's reported on in the past month.
  3. Tampa General opens 1st limb loss prevention program in region

    Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute has opened a new clinic designated to house what it claims is the "first and only" limb preservation program in the region. 
  4. Garnet Health names CEO

    Middletown, N.Y.-based Garnet Health has named Jonathan Schiller its next president and CEO. 

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  1. Florida physician accused of unlawful opioid prescribing settles for $225K

    A former Panama City, Fla.-based NeuroMedical Institute physician, George Barrio, MD, has agreed to pay $225,000 to settle allegations that he engaged in unlawful prescribing of opioids to patients. 
  2. Temple University Health outlook revised downward after 'deeply negative' results

    Philadelphia-based Temple University Health's outlook was revised to stable from positive following recent results S&P Global described as "very challenged" and "deeply negative."
  3. FDA issues warning to ElectRx over unapproved drugs

    ElectRx has been issued a warning from the FDA after the agency found it in violation of distributing unauthorized, misbranded drugs. 
  4. Care New England targets RCM in new cost-cutting program

    Like so many nonprofit hospitals and health systems across the country, Providence, R.I.-based Care New England has been facing multiple financial challenges that require new solutions.

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  1. 9 initiatives emerging from the physician burnout crisis

    A physician burnout crisis has emerged that has widespread implications for clinicians and patients alike. Not only is it causing national staff shortage issues, but burnout is changing the profession and the industry.
  2. How leaders from Northwell, Providence, Intermountain address misinformation in the age of TikTok, ChatGPT

    With the rise of generative artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT and social media platforms like TikTok, concern about the potential spread of misinformation in healthcare continues to grow. Health system leaders told Becker's they're using clinicians, social media trends and their marketing teams to drive the creation of factual content for consumers and patients.
  3. Colorado hospital hits fundraising goal, completes last phase of capital plan

    Aspen (Colo.) Valley Hospital hit its fundraising goal of $11 million to complete the final phase of its master facilities plan project, the Aspen Times reported March 14. 
  4. 11 lawsuits filed against California medical group over ransomware attack that affected 3 million patients

    San Bernardino, Calif.-based Regal Medical Group is facing 11 lawsuits for a December ransomware attack that compromised the protected health information of 3.3 million patients, Bloomberg Law reported March 14. 
  5. Google says medical AI tool is performing at an 'expert' level

    Google is developing an updated version of its medical large language model so that it answers health questions more accurately, CNBC reported March 14. 
  6. Brown University physician to lead USPSTF as vice chair

    Michael Silverstein, MD, a leader at Providence, R.I.-based Brown University has been appointed vice chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — a panel of experts that makes evidence-based recommendations on clinical screenings, preventive medications and counseling services. 
  7. Atlantic Health acquires 11-location practice

    Morristown, N.J.-based Atlantic Health System has acquired Thompson Healthcare & Sports Medicine, which has more than 75 providers at 11 locations across central and southern New Jersey.
  8. Northwell leans on externs for nurse hiring pipeline

    Nursing is a family affair for Maureen Kenney, MSN, and her 26-year-old twin daughters, Emily Kenney, BSN, RN, and Elizabeth Kenney, BSN, RN. 
  9. 16 drugs vulnerable to shortages after US drug company closed

    Sixteen drugs have a high risk of supply disruption after an Illinois drugmaker ceased all operations in February, according to a March 15 report from the End Drug Shortages Alliance. 

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