Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Prime makes offer to prevent California hospital from closing

    Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare Foundation proposed a deal that could save the aging Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, Calif., from closing, according to the Daily Press. 
  2. Banner Health's net income reaches $667M through Q3

    Phoenix-based Banner Health saw its revenue, operating income and net income grow in the first nine months of 2021 when compared to the same period last year, according to its recently released financial report. 
  3. 8 healthcare orgs urge Congress to prevent $14.1B in Medicare payment cuts

    In a Nov. 29 letter, eight organizations representing hospitals and health systems across the U.S. urged Congress to prevent more than $14 billion in Medicare payment cuts. 

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  1. Do quitters ever win? New business filings up 56%, Census Bureau data show

    Americans increasingly quit their jobs during the pandemic to become entrepreneurs and their own bosses, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 29.
  2. 9 hospitals hiring CEOs

    Below are nine hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs in the last week.
  3. Pfizer expects COVID-19 antiviral to work against omicron

    Pfizer is confident its COVID-19 antiviral pill, Paxlovid, will be effective against the new omicron variant, the drugmaker's CEO told CNBC Nov. 29. 
  4. 3 states reporting high, moderate flu activity

    For the week ending Nov. 20, New Mexico reported high flu activity for the third week in a row, according to data from the CDC's FluView report published Nov. 29.
  1. Women hold only 15% of CEO roles in healthcare organizations

    Despite the massive, diverse patient pool for healthcare companies, only 15 percent of CEOs in the industry are women, a new study published Nov. 29 revealed.
  2. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  3. 6 recent Big Tech partnerships in healthcare: Amazon, Google & more

    Six recent partnerships between healthcare organizations and Big Tech companies, including Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft: 
  4. 13 hospitals seeking CMOs

    Below are 13 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking CMOs in the last two weeks.
  1. Fee-for-service care could cost Medicaid $4.4T, UnitedHealth Group says

    Continuing to use fee-for-service care for Medicaid and dual-eligible recipients could cost the federal government upwards of $4.4 trillion over the next 10 years, according to a UnitedHealth Group report. 
  2. MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros to retire: 7 things to know

    Akram Boutros, MD, will retire as president and CEO of Cleveland-based MetroHealth System at the end of 2022 after more than eight years at the helm of the organization.
  3. 14 hospitals hiring CNOs

    Below are 14 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  4. Workers accuse Sparrow of anti-union stance

    Amid contract negotiations, the union representing about 2,200 workers at Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Hospital is alleging the hospital has repeatedly violated federal labor law.
  5. Mon Health to adopt plain language emergency alerts

    Morgantown, W.Va.-based Mon Health System will be one of the first healthcare organizations in the state to transition from emergency codes to plain language alerts Dec. 1.
  6. UC Davis Health, Amazon launch cloud innovation center 

    UC Davis Health is looking to improve digital health innovation and equity through launching a cloud innovation center powered by Amazon Web Services, it announced Nov. 29.
  7. 'Vaccine' crowned as Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year

    Search trends played a factor in the selection of Merriam-Webster's 2021 Word of the Year: vaccine, the company said Nov. 29. 
  8. 6 recent studies on post-acute care 

    Recent studies on post-acute care have focused on quality of care in private-equity owned nursing homes, medical school residents' knowledge of nursing facilities and more. 
  9. Montana hospital hires new oncologist after terminating long-time physician

    Helena, Mont.-based St. Peter's Health named Elizabeth Bigger, MD, the system's new oncologist and hematologist, according to a Nov. 22 press release.

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