Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Pennsylvania had 169 newborn injuries and deaths last year

    New data from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority found that infant injuries and deaths nearly doubled in 2022, according to a May 25 report from PennLive.
  2. Cedars-Sinai's DEI nurse residency program looks to break 'cookie-cutter' standards

    Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai saw a need to offer support for newly hired nurses who have experience, but not in a hospital setting to help them transition, which prompted it to launch the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Transition to Practice Program.
  3. HCA women's hospital rebrands

    A Kansas health system that is part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare has rebranded its women's healthcare services, Wichita Business Journal reported.
  1. Physician pay models are evolving: 5 statistics on 2020 vs. 2022

    Physicians are seeing a shift towards salary-based payment models in 2023, moving away from production models, according to  the 2023 "MGMA DataDive Provider Compensation" report, which collected data from nearly 190,000 providers across 6,800 organizations. 
  2. Median pay for newly hired providers on the rise

    Providers coming out of residency positions and joining new practices in 2022 earned more than their pre-pandemic counterparts in 2019, according to the 2023 "MGMA DataDive Provider Compensation" report, which collected data from nearly 190,000 providers across 6,800 organizations. 
  3. Physician and APP signing bonuses: 14 numbers to know

    Competition for physicians and advanced practice providers has grown since the beginning of the pandemic, with hospitals and health centers offering higher salaries and incentive bonuses to entice and retain employees.
  4. Why UChicago, UR Medicine, OhioHealth + Baptist Health were rated top brands

    Marketing leaders at health systems honored for trust and their human-centered approach told Becker's they make sure their words match their actions and tell stories from the point of view of their patients and staffers.

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  1. Biological cause may be behind SIDS, study finds

    A new study from researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego found a biological mechanism that may play a role in sudden infant death syndrome.
  2. UFHealth Central Florida names chief physician

    UF Health Central Florida has appointed John Davidyock, MD, as senior vice president and chief physician executive, effective June 5.
  3. El Camino Health follows rating upgrades with $141.4M operating gain

    Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Health has reported an operating gain of $141.4 million for the nine months ending March 31 on revenue of just over $1 billion.
  4. Paxlovid becomes 1st approved COVID-19 pill

    The FDA granted Pfizer's popular COVID-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, full approval on May 25.

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  1. UPMC heart institute gets $7.5M gift

    UPMC Children's Hospital Foundation has received a $7.5 million gift from Acrisure, a financial technology and insurance company.
  2. Amid cancer drug shortage, 'every drop of chemotherapy' used at hospitals

    Some hospitals are scraping vials to offer enough cancer drugs for their patients as the U.S. faces about two dozen chemotherapy shortages.
  3. Pennsylvania nurse charged with killing 2 patients

    A Pennsylvania nurse was charged May 24 with "administering lethal doses of unnecessary medication" that killed two patients and hospitalized another, according to the state attorney general's office. 
  4. LCMC notches early win in FTC merger fight

    LCMC Health has secured an early win in its legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission after a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled that the case should be heard in a federal court in Louisiana, reported May 25. 
  5. CISA, FBI release updated guide on stopping ransomware attacks

    An updated guide to help hospitals and healthcare facilities prevent ransomware attacks and subsequent data extortion tactics was rolled out May 24 by a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and FBI task force. 
  6. Some physicians, residents refuse to practice, train in states with abortion bans

    Some practicing physicians — as well as residents and people considering a career in medicine — say they will not work or train in states that have restricted or banned abortion services. 
  7. ChatGPT meets its match in GI exam

    After passing various U.S. medical exams, ChatGPT met its match in the American College of Gastroenterology Self-Assessment Test, researchers found.
  8. Analysis suggests only a 'sliver' of California's hospitals are truly in crisis

    Headlines abound about California's hospitals being in financial difficulties, but a large majority of them don't need bailouts, according to a May 25 CaliforniaHealthline report.
  9. 'Digital bridge' between brain, spinal cord helps paralyzed man walk again

    Researchers in Switzerland have developed implants that provide a "digital bridge" between the brain and spinal cord, which have allowed a man to walk again 12 years after being paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident, The New York Times reported May 24. 

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