Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 9 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are nine hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs during the past month.
  2. Digital health startups raised $29.1B in 2021

    Across 729 deals, digital health startups in 2021 raised $29.1 billion, Rock Health reported Jan. 10 in its year-end funding report.
  3. 7 hospital construction projects worth $1B or more

    In the last three months, seven hospitals and health systems have announced, advanced or completed expansion or renovation projects costing $1 billion or more.
  1. Loyola email breach exposes nearly 17,000 patients' info

    Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, a part of Trinity Health, recently notified patients of an October data breach that exposed patients' protected health information.
  2. Purdue launches degree in health promotion, education

    Purdue University Global is rolling out a bachelor of science degree in health education and promotion.
  3. Hospital rebrands: 5 recent name changes

    Here are five hospitals and health systems that have announced name changes or other rebranding efforts since Jan. 3.
  4. 16% of healthcare transactions were megamergers in 2021, Kaufman Hall report finds

    Although 2021 saw fewer healthcare transactions than in 2020, the sizes of the transactions were larger, with 16.3 percent being megamergers, according to a recent Kaufman Hall report.

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  1. HHS calls for review of Medicare Part B premium hike following Aduhelm price cut

    HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra is ordering CMS to review its 2022 Medicare Part B premiums following the announcement that Biogen would be slashing the price of its Alzheimer's disease drug in half, according to a Jan. 10 news release. 
  2. NYC Health + Hospitals taps new Harlem CEO

    Georges Leconte has been appointed CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, effective Jan. 10.
  3. Northwell announces new chief quality officer

    Peter Silver, MD, has been appointed senior vice president and chief quality officer for Northwell Health in New Hyde Park, N.Y.
  4. Doubling pace of boosters could prevent 41,000 deaths, report finds

    Ramping up COVID-19 booster administration could save thousands of lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations over the next four months, according to a Jan.7 analysis from the Commonwealth Fund.
  1. US resumes shipping antibody treatments that may be ineffective against omicron

    The federal government has resumed shipping all three COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments to systems across the U.S. despite evidence two of the three may be ineffective in treating omicron, The Washington Post reported Jan. 9. 
  2. 65 investors urge drugmakers to tie bonuses to vaccine equity

    A group of 65 investment firms are urging drug companies to include global COVID-19 vaccine equity targets as part of their executive compensation policies.
  3. Crozer Health hospital temporarily closes ED, other services amid staff shortages

    Citing staff shortages, Chester, Pa.-based Crozer Health is temporarily suspending emergency department, pathology, lab and medical imaging services at Springfield (Pa.) Hospital, starting Jan. 14.
  4. Viewpoint: Health insurance surcharges the key to COVID-19 accountability

    Payers maintain one of the few remaining ways of holding accountable the 15 percent of U.S. adults unvaccinated against COVID-19: leveraging insurance surcharges and discounts, columnist Glenn Altschuler wrote in a Jan. 10 column for The Hill. 
  5. New Hampshire 6th state to settle with Centene over pharmacy benefit services

    New Hampshire's Justice Department announced a $21 million settlement with Centene and two of its subsidiaries — Granite State Health Plan and NH Healthy Families — over the payer's pharmacy benefit services.
  6. Pfizer's omicron vaccine will be ready in March, CEO says

    Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine designed to target omicron will be ready in March, Albert Bourla, PhD, the drugmaker's CEO, told CNBC on Jan. 10.
  7. Unvaccinated adult COVID-19 hospitalizations cost $13.8B in 6 months, analysis finds

    COVID-19 hospitalizations of unvaccinated adults cost $13.8 billion from June to November 2021, according to a recent analysis by Kaiser Family Foundation.
  8. Medical City announces new CEO, CNO appointments: 5 things to know

    Dallas-based Medical City Healthcare, part of HCA Healthcare in Nashville, has announced new leadership appointments at two of its facilities.
  9. 40 New York hospitals ordered to halt elective surgeries

    Forty hospitals in New York state must stop certain elective procedures for at least two weeks after having met the state's threshold for "high risk regions" or low capacity facilities, according to a news release from the state health department.  

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