Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Novant Health reports operating gain of $68.2M in 2022

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health reported operating income for the year ended Dec. 31 of $68.2 million on just under $7.6 billion of revenue.
  2. Healthcare jobs that don't require a 4-year degree

    For Americans who do not have a four-year college degree, healthcare offers various job options, according to the results of recent research by JobSage, an employer review site.
  3. UPMC executive to join Sutter Health as COO

    Mark Sevco was named senior vice president and COO of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health.
  1. 34 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since Feb. 10:
  2. Indiana health system slides COO to CEO role

    Noblesville, Ind.-based Riverview Health has promoted its chief operating officer, Dave Hyatt, to president and CEO. 
  3. Texas health system leader promoted to CEO

    Midland (Texas) Health has named Stephen Bowerman its next president and CEO. 
  4. Humanizing medicine through art: 1 cardiologist's way of building connection

    Shirlene Obuobi, MD, a cardiologist, cartoonist and author, uses art and writing to build empathy and connect between patients and healthcare workers, The Washington Post reported March 31.

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  1. Wellstar opens $12M cancer center

    Roswell, Ga.-based Wellstar North Fulton Hospital opened its $12 million comprehensive cancer center March 23, Appen Media reported.
  2. Johns Hopkins study may upend theory of chromosome instability's link to cancer

    According to Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, their recent study may upend a long-held theory of chromosome instability contributing to cancer risk for people with short telomeres.
  3. Physician, nurse practitioner sentenced to prison in 7-year fraud scheme

    A Kentucky physician and nurse practitioner were each sentenced to prison for a scheme involving healthcare fraud, kickbacks and conspiracy to commit money laundering. 
  4. What will the next generation of EHRs look like? 5 CIOs weigh in

    The first generation of electronic health records first appeared in the 1960s and focused on meeting the administrative needs of clinicians, but as the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, hospital and health system CIOs want EHRs to generate a more holistic view of a patient, as well as integrate AI and machine learning capabilities to improve patient outcomes. 

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  1. 4 startups health systems are investing in

    Hospitals and health systems are making financial investments into startups. If successful, these companies have the potential to generate additional revenue for the health system.
  2. Inside NYU Langone's film-style ad campaigns

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health rolled out two film-style campaigns during the Super Bowl, Academy Awards and Grammy Awards to evoke emotions from its audience rather than showcasing a brand message, MM+M reported March 30. 
  3. Why 1 California healthcare system is focusing on 'real-time' patient feedback, not just survey statistics

    If healthcare C-suite leaders review patient survey metrics and there are no clinicians around to hear the details, did it really happen? 
  4. 23 groups denounce ruling that blocks preventive care coverage

    Twenty-three national health associations are speaking out after a Texas judge struck down the ACA provision that required insurance companies to provide coverage for preventive services.
  5. UC Health use e-referral system to helps patients quit smoking

    A University of California Health study found electronic referrals were effective in helping patients quit smoking.
  6. Why it's time hospital leaders snap out of 'COVID fatigue'

    Hospital leaders are ready for COVID-19 to go away and never come back. Becker's editorial statistics confirm interest in COVID-19 content has fallen in recent months. 
  7. Wellstar to invest $800M in Augusta University Health System

    The boards of Atlanta-based Wellstar Health System and Augusta (Ga.) University Health System approved a new affiliation that will see Wellstar invest $800 million in Augusta facilities over the next 10 years.
  8. 'A recipe for magic': How Baptist Health is infusing AI into all levels of care

    The U.S. healthcare system is ripe with opportunity to reimagine clinical and operational processes that more closely resemble remnants of the 1980s, not 2023. 
  9. States set to lift COVID rules April 3: How hospitals are adapting

    States across the U.S. rolled out healthcare worker vaccination and masking requirements since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, three years later, California, Washington and Oregon plan to end certain requirements, effective April 3, allowing hospitals and health systems to develop and implement plans consistent with CDC and other guidance based on their needs and local conditions.

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