Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Abbott CEO amid formula shortage: 'We're sorry to every family we've let down'

    Robert Ford, CEO of Abbott, apologized for the role the company played in a nationwide shortage of baby formula in a May 21 op-ed for The Washington Post. 
  2. 17 health system IT executive moves so far in 2022

    The following hospital and health system IT executive moves have been reported since Jan. 1:
  3. Lawmakers move to protect nurses from mandatory overtime

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to address fatigue and burnout among healthcare professionals. 

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  1. 5 recent moves from CVS, Walgreens

    Here are five recent moves from CVS and Walgreens Becker's has covered since April 11, starting with the most recent: 
  2. Breakthroughs in Prior Authorization Automation: An Expert Offers Insights

    With new breakthroughs happening in electronic prior authorization technology, industry stakeholders are curious what CMS may ultimately mandate in its forthcoming final rule and what types of solutions will help facilitate the changes.
  3. Sanford Health's chief digital officer wants urban care for rural America

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health's recently recruited inaugural chief digital officer, Jared Antczak, is excited about the future of healthcare and wants to transform the digital experience to make it something patients rave about. 
  4. Healthcare Technology Report names 2022's top 50 healthcare tech CEOs

    Here are the top 50 healthcare technology CEOs of 2022, according to Healthcare Technology Report:

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  1. Healthcare billing fraud: 9 recent cases

    From the founders of three Texas medical labs pleading guilty to a $300 million scheme, to the sentencing of a Florida pharmacy owner for his role in a $174 million scheme, here are nine recent healthcare billing fraud cases:
  2. Pennsylvania county sues Crozer, Prospect for closures

    Delaware County of Pennsylvania filed a preliminary injunction with the county's Court of Common Pleas to sue Crozer Health and its parent company, Los Angeles-based Prospect Medical Holdings, for its plan to close several mental health services, according to court documents.
  3. Trinity Health's operating income slips 79% as labor costs soar

    Higher labor costs put pressure on Trinity Health's margins in the first nine months of fiscal year 2022, according to financial documents released May 20. 
  4. More cancer patients report quitting smoking with EHR tool: Study

    A smoking cessation tool built into an EHR was associated with a decrease in self-reported smoking rates among cancer patients, a recent study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network found.
  1. Hasbro Children's ED under capacity strain from COVID-19, mental health crisis

    The emergency department at Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, R.I., is experiencing overcrowding fueled by a rise in COVID-19 cases and treatment for mental health issues, The Boston Globe reported May 19. 
  2. Kentucky physician charged with murder-for-hire

    Stephanie Russell, MD, was arrested May 19 on a charge of using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire, according to the Justice Department. 
  3. 7 changes to the nursing home workforce since COVID-19: KFF 

    Nursing homes around the nation have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic through a series of measures, including changes to wages and training, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. 
  4. 7 hospital construction projects worth $500M or more

    Several hospital construction projects with price tags of $500 million or more have been recently announced or have advanced. Here are seven Becker's has reported on since March 23:
  5. 29 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since May 13: 
  6. Moderna's CFO for 1 day gets $700K severance, pending investigation

    Former Moderna CFO Jorge Gomez will be paid a $700,000 severance, despite departing the company within one day of taking the role, according to a federal filing.   
  7. Telemedicine organizations sound alarm on data privacy concerns in a post-Roe US

    Telehealth organizations are building up their digital defenses to protect consumer data privacy in fear of state surveillance post-Roe, reported Politico May 20.
  8. 19 top innovating healthcare marketing leaders

    Nineteen healthcare marketers hailing from a range of organizations, including Blue Shield of California and Northwell Health, have been honored with the Clio Health Innovators award, recognizing the creative drive and innovative spirit held by each leader.
  9. 5 top players and 3 trends in healthcare cloud computing

    The healthcare cloud computing market is a big one — and expected to get bigger. It's currently valued at $18 billion and predicted to grow nearly 20 percent by 2025, according to a Linchpin SEO report.

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