Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Heat-related ED visits hit 6-year high in 2023: CDC

    July and August 2023 had the highest rates of heat-related illness emergency department visits across the nation, and the risk was three times higher than in other warm months — demonstrating a rising trend in heat-related illnesses compared to the previous five years, the CDC said in an April 18 report.
  2. Hackensack Meridian gets serious on sustainability

    Last month, four Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals became the first in the nation to earn a sustainable healthcare certification from The Joint Commission. Now, the Edison, N.J.-based health system is set to own the largest solar and battery energy storage system of any nonprofit provider in the country. 
  3. Jefferson cancer center earns NCI designation

    The National Cancer Institute recognized Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center as a comprehensive cancer center.

The present and future of patient marketing is personalization

4 factors guiding one health system's success here.
  1. Inside Ascension's maternal health work

    Ascension clinicians deliver about 1 in 50 infants born in the U.S. every year, according to its 2024 Maternal Health Report. 
  2. CHS to sell Tennessee hospital

    Community Health Systems is preparing to sell off a 351-bed hospital in Tennessee. 
  3. AI feedback boosts physician notes quality, NYU Langone study finds

    Researchers from New York City-based NYU Langone Health found that artificial intelligence feedback on physicians' notes improved their quality. 
  4. Renown Health taps new CFO

    Reno, Nev.-based Renown Health has tapped Anna Loomis as CFO, effective July 1.

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. 'We have to be more people centric': Grady CFO on the future of financial leadership

    Coming off a March promotion that added COO to his existing CFO title, Anthony Saul is dedicated to expanding healthcare access at Atlanta-based Grady Health System.
  2. 17 hospitals, health systems raising workers' pay

    The following hospitals and health systems have announced or shared plans for raising workers' pay this year.
  3. Banner Health names 1st technology chief

    Michael Reagin has been named executive vice president and chief technology officer of Phoenix-based Banner Health.
  4. Johns Hopkins Medicine taps CFO

    Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine has named Cherly Sadro senior vice president and CFO. 

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. Women CEOs take a pay cut

    CEO pay, as a whole, is on the rise. But for the female CEOs of high-revenue companies, 2023 brought a "significant" drop in compensation, according to an April 18 report from Equilar. 
  2. How AdventHealth is advancing responsible AI

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth is participating in two initiatives that focus on implementing and developing artificial intelligence responsibly and safely. 
  3. WVU Medicine gets board approval for $400M expansion projects

    The Morgantown-based West Virginia University Health System board of directors approved April 17 nearly $400 million to fast track growth and develop new healthcare facilities across the state.
  4. 12 women making moves in healthcare

    The following leadership moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's this year:
  5. 10 best fertility clinics: Newsweek

    Newsweek and Statista on April 18 released their second annual list of America's Best Fertility Clinics, with many clinics on the East Coast sitting in the top 10. 
  6. The 'comfortable' income threshold in all 50 states

    A new study from SmartAsset has determined the minimum salary a single adult would need to live comfortably in each state. 
  7. Health disparities across states: 6 new findings

    The Commonwealth Fund released a new report April 18 examining racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare access, quality and outcomes across the U.S.
  8. Grady to build $38M freestanding ED in Atlanta

    Grady Health System plans to begin construction on a $38 million standalone emergency department in South Fulton County, Ga., this fall. 
  9. UC Davis Health, Amazon fight health misinformation with AI

    Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health and Amazon are using generative artificial intelligence to counter health misinformation.

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