Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Northwell leans on externs for nurse hiring pipeline

    Nursing is a family affair for Maureen Kenney, MSN, and her 26-year-old twin daughters, Emily Kenney, BSN, RN, and Elizabeth Kenney, BSN, RN. 
  2. 16 drugs vulnerable to shortages after US drug company closed

    Sixteen drugs have a high risk of supply disruption after an Illinois drugmaker ceased all operations in February, according to a March 15 report from the End Drug Shortages Alliance. 
  3. FDA flags J&J's COVID-19 vaccine for myocarditis, pericarditis risk

    The FDA updated its fact sheet for healthcare providers about Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine to include warnings of myocarditis and pericarditis. 
  1. COVID-19 rebound not linked to Paxlovid, FDA says

    The FDA reviewed Pfizer's mid-to-late stage clinical trials of Paxlovid and found "no evidence of a higher rate of symptom rebound or moderate symptom rebound."
  2. Mercy forms partnership to design hospital-at-home program

    St. Louis-based Mercy is partnering with tech-focused at-home care company Maribel Health to develop new at-home care programs, including a hospital-at-home program.
  3. Researchers say 70% of gender pay gap is immeasurable

    As a gender pay gap persists in the U.S., researchers have mostly been unable to definitively determine the primary contributing variables to the disparities, Fortune reported March 14. 
  4. Emergency medicine sees tough Match Week

    Residency match results are rolling in for 2023, and an unprecedented number of emergency medicine positions — 555 — are unfilled. 

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  1. 5 cities with the most, fewest primary care providers

    Nearly 78 percent of primary care physicians practice in urban regions, and because of the uneven geographic distribution of the healthcare workforce in general, many patients struggle to access primary care at all, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  2. New York hospital integrates new physician assignment tool with Epic EHR

    Rochester, N.Y.-based UR Medicine Highland Hospital is integrating Medaptus' physician assignment software Assign into its Epic EHR system. 
  3. Viewpoint: Proposed bills targeting hospitals will have 'massive unintended consequences' 

    Hospitals will likely be forced to reduce or eliminate services and could even have to close their doors if proposed legislation going through the Indiana state legislature passes, according to board directors at Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Alliance.
  4. Hospital-at-home company co-founded by former Geisinger, Mission Health exec gets $25M led by General Catalyst

    Venture capital firm General Catalyst is leading a $25 million series A funding round for a home health company co-founded by the former chief innovation officer of Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger.

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  1. HCA's 5 highest-earning executives

    In 2022, one of HCA Healthcare's highest-earning executives was also its newest. 
  2. Mayo Clinic considers development of avian flu test, monitors potential of human outbreak

    While acknowledging the risk of a human-to-human outbreak of avian flu is currently low, Matthew Binnicker, PhD, director of clinical virology at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, isn't taking any chances.
  3. Baptist Health relocating HQ

    Baptist Health — a nine-hospital system currently based in Louisville, Ky. — is relocating its headquarters, Louisville Business First reported March 14. 
  4. Google Health to launch an open source toolkit for health apps

    Google Health is launching a suite of open source tools to help developers build digital health apps. 
  5. 8 health systems seeking revenue cycle vice presidents

    Eight health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle vice presidents. 
  6. Fake nursing degree liability is a hot potato — will hospitals get stuck with it? 

    States are rooting out alleged "fake" nurses and penalizing them for buying fraudulent nursing school transcripts and diplomas from three now-shuttered Florida schools. 
  7. SoutheastHealth outlook revised to negative as system faces 'headwinds'

    Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based SoutheastHealth had its rating outlook revised to negative from positive March 14 as the system faces what Moody's called "headwinds in returning to historically stronger performance."
  8. Silicon Valley Bank creditors form investor group ahead of potential bankruptcy

    Ahead of a possible bankruptcy filing, creditors of Silicon Valley Bank's parent company, SVB Financial Group, created a group through which they hope to profit from a sale of the collapsed firm's private-wealth and other assets, The Wall Street Journal reported March 14. 
  9. US to fine drugmakers over price hikes for 27 meds

    The Biden administration said March 15 it will fine pharmaceutical companies over 27 drug prices that rose faster than the inflation rate. 

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