Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. FDA approves 1st iron IV treatment for heart failure patients

    The FDA approved the first intravenous iron replacement therapy for adults with heart failure.
  2. The day with the most heart attacks

    Researchers in the U.K. and Ireland found serious heart attacks are more likely to happen on Monday than any other day of the week.
  3. Kaiser, UChicago, Oracle + Amazon among CancerX founding members

    Several health systems and tech companies were named founding members of CancerX, a digital health project that is part of the Biden administration's "cancer moonshot" initiative to cure the disease.
  1. Illinois ICU nurse retires after 44 years

    Lisa Surratt, RN, a nurse in the intensive care unit at Quincy, Ill.-based Blessing Hospital, retired June 1 after 44 years.
  2. Bon Secours names president to new hospital

    Bon Secours has tapped Andy Spicknall as the first president of its Harbour View Hospital, set to open in Suffolk, Va., in 2025. 
  3. Bon Secours taps market HR chief from Encompass Health

    Yolanda Johnson is the new chief market human resources strategic partner of Bon Secours St. Francis' facilities in Greenville, S.C. 
  4. Louisiana hospital reshuffles C-suite as new CEO takes helm

    The new CEO of Cut Off, La.-based Lady of the Sea General Hospital took charge June 1 and has brought a wealth of changes to his C-suite, the Lafourche Gazette reported. 

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  1. HCA hospital in Texas names CEO

    Ben Coogan has been named CEO of Medical City Plano (Texas), part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. 
  2. Biden signs debt ceiling deal that will recover $27.1B in COVID funds

    President Joe Biden on June 3 signed into law bipartisan legislation that suspends the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, just two days before the government was set to run out of money to pay all its bills, according toThe Wall Street Journal.
  3. Margaret Crotty elected as 1st female chair of Northwell Health board

    Margaret Crotty has been elected as the new chair of the 37-member Northwell Health board of trustees.
  4. St. Joseph's/Candler takes on $55.5M bond debt

    Savannah, Ga.-based St. Joseph's/Candler is to use $55.5 million of new debt to help finance capital expenditure projects, according to a June 5 filing.

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  1. Some rectal cancer patients may safely avoid radiation: New research

    Some patients with locally advanced rectal cancer may be able to safely forgo radiation before surgery to remove tumors, according to research published June 4 in The New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. 
  2. Carbon Health rolls out GPT-4 charting for EHR

    Hybrid primary care company Carbon Health has debuted hands-free charting in its proprietary EHR, using GPT-4 artificial intelligence technology to craft patient visit summaries.
  3. States with the most Fortune 500 companies

    On June 5, Fortune published its 2023 list of the largest corporations in the U.S. ranked by revenue for their respective 2022 fiscal years. The Fortune 500 list includes 80 healthcare companies and companies that span the U.S.
  4. Sutter Health names inaugural chief physician

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health has tapped Todd Smith, MD, to serve in the newly created role of senior vice president and chief physician executive, effective June 12.
  5. Ascension workers authorize strike in Kansas

    Members of the National Nurses Organizing Committee, an affiliate of National Nurses United, have voted to authorize a strike at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kan.
  6. FDA allows imported cisplatin from China amid shortage

    As drugmakers continue to delay resupply dates for cisplatin, a cancer drug in a monthslong shortage, the FDA allowed a China-based pharmaceutical company to temporarily import some solutions. 
  7. Northwell Holdings' CEO on AI, economic uncertainty and investment strategy

    Many health systems are dipping their toes into venture capital, and Northwell Health is no exception. The New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based health system's venture arm, Northwell Holdings, has been making serious moves and maintains a diverse portfolio of healthcare companies.
  8. Ransomware gang reportedly steals data from California hospital

    Panorama City, Calif.-based Mission Community Hospital was infected by ransomware after hacker group RansomHouse exploited vulnerabilities in its Paragon and Cisco systems, reported June 4.
  9. What technology will have the biggest impact on healthcare, per ChatGPT

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms will be the technology that has the biggest impact on healthcare, according to ChatGPT. 

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