Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New tech shouldn't stress out providers or staff, hospital CIOs say

    As the healthcare industry's shift to digital charges ahead, hospital systems want to ensure the transition doesn't overburden their already stressed-out workforces, several health IT leaders told Becker's.
  2. Temple names Dr. Chaudron Carter Short to dual academic, health system nursing roles

    Temple Health has appointed Chaudron Carter Short, PhD, EdD, RN, senior vice president and associate chief nursing officer, the health system said July 1.
  3. Bates County Memorial selects Jennifer Klinsick as chief nursing officer

    Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Mo., has selected Jennifer Klinksick, RN, as its new chief nursing officer, 921 News reported June 30. 

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  1. Top 100 hospitals for 2022 named by Fortune/Merative

    Merative, formerly IBM Watson Health, on June 30 released its 2022 rankings of the top hospitals and health systems in the U.S., in partnership with Fortune.
  2. MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena taps Mike Erickson as new president

    Mike Erickson was named the new regional president of MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena. He is replacing Chuck Sherwin, who has transitioned to be president of MyMichigan Medical Center Midland. 
  3. FDA plans to allow pig organ transplants in clinical trials

    The FDA is planning to allow clinical trials involving the transplantation of pig organs, The Wall Street Journal reported June 30. It's unclear when such trials could begin, according to a person familiar with the matter. 
  4. Josh Repac named new CFO for Meritus Health

    Josh Repac, former vice president of revenue cycle and clinical support services for Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Health, has been named the new CFO of the hospital. 

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  1. NYC to skirt pharmacies, hand out Paxlovid prescriptions at mobile test-to-treat sites

    By the end of the summer, New York City will bypass pharmacies and directly offer the antiviral drug Paxlovid at mobile test-to-treat sites, Bloomberg reported June 30. 
  2. Michigan health system changes name

    Iron Mountain, Mich.-based Dickinson County Healthcare System has unveiled a new brand identity June 30. 
  3. Florida nursing home chain to pay $1.75M to settle COVID-19 vaccine false claim allegations 

    West Palm Beach, Fla.-based MorseLife Nursing Home Health System agreed to pay $1.75 million June 30 to settle claims that they vaccinated hundreds of ineligible people for COVID-19 at a clinic as part of the CDC's Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program.
  4. 5 recent cancer center donations

    Here are five recent cancer center donations Becker's has covered since April 20: 
  1. Why health systems are choosing Amazon as their cloud provider

    As health systems look to improve operational and clinical efficiencies by creating shared infrastructures, Amazon Web Services' cloud is becoming increasingly popular. 
  2. Francisco Partners completes acquisition of IBM Watson Health's data, assets

    Investment firm Francisco Partners has completed its acquisition of healthcare data and analytics assets that were part of IBM's Watson Health. 
  3. 26 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since June 27: 
  4. Hacker group claims it breached a Missouri hospital system

    A cybercriminal group is taking responsibility for an alleged ransomware attack on a Missouri hospital system, legal news website JDSupra reported June 30. 
  5. Medical Debt Solutions Must Address Both Patient and Provider Needs

    The changes to medical debt reporting announced by three of the leading credit bureaus back in March are set to take effect July 1. These changes underscore the seriousness of medical debt in America and the need to work toward common-sense solutions that help consumers while also supporting the provider community.
  6. 11 women making moves in healthcare 

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since June 24.
  7. Ripples from Roe v. Wade decision: 5 updates on access to emergency contraceptives, abortion pills

    A week after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion, pharmacy chains limited purchases to emergency contraceptives and companies selling abortion pills noted a surge in demand. 
  8. Baton Rouge General EHR disrupted by cyberattack

    Baton Rouge (La.) General Medical Center had to switch to paper record-keeping after a cyberattack brought its EHR system offline June 28, WAFB reported.
  9. 13 times Oracle Cerner was in the news lately

    The big news for Cerner in the last month was its acquisition by tech company Oracle for $28.4 billion June 8. But the EHR vendor has otherwise been busy.

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