Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 6,200 University of Michigan nurses to vote on possible strike

    Members of the Michigan Nurses Association will vote from Aug. 27 through Sept. 2 on whether to authorize nurse negotiation leaders to call a strike at the University of Michigan.
  2. New omicron offshoot ticks up in US: 4 notes

    The highly transmissible omicron subvariant BA.5 remains dominant in the U.S. But another omicron offshoot, BA.4.6, is slowly gaining traction, CDC estimates on variant proportions show. 
  3. Hospital Sisters Health System hospital names Matthew Fry CEO

    Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System appointed Matthew Fry as president and CEO of St. John's Hospital, also in Springfield, effective Sept. 19. 

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  1. 5 actions CFOs are taking to counter high inflation

    Fortune and marketing agency NewtonX, recently surveyed 81 CFOs on their attempts to offset rising costs caused by high inflation. 
  2. Stop 'meeting overload' to save money: Physicians offer 9 solutions

    Meeting with clinicians for one hour may cost up to $1,000 of missed clinical revenue, physicians estimate. 
  3. New York hospital names Joseph Manopella president

    Catholic Health has named Joseph Manopella president of Rockville Centre, N.Y.-based Mercy Hospital. 
  4. Allegheny Health System rolls out 'Work Your Way' staffing model

    Citing a need to boost nurse hiring and retention, Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network has launched a new mobile internal staffing model.

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  1. 34 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since Aug. 15: 
  2. How a Providence tech spin-off is working to make its mark in the RCM business

    Advata, the data analytics spin-off from Renton, Wash.-based Providence is looking to close the gap and reduce operational inefficiencies in healthcare by selling insights-focused data software products to payers and providers.
  3. Pennsylvania health system to lay off 245 employees

    Commonwealth Health will lay off 245 employees when it closes facilities at the end of October. 
  4. US COVID-19 cases fall for 4th week: 8 CDC findings

    The nation's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases decreased by nearly 10 percent this week, marking the fourth consecutive week of decline, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published Aug. 19.
  1. Albany Medical Center to dedicate pavilion to former CEO

    Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center Physicians Pavilion will be renamed the James J. Barba Physicians Pavilion in honor of the hospital's president emeritus. 
  2. What New York's polio case means for the US

    While health experts have referred to New York's polio case as the "tip of the iceberg," a national outbreak similar to COVID-19 or monkeypox is not expected, USA Today reported Aug. 19.
  3. 6 recent healthcare job openings at Amazon

    Amazon has been advertising job openings for its various healthcare teams. Here are six health-related jobs the tech giant recently posted.
  4. 4 CMOs from top US hospitals on the best advice they've received 

    Medical chiefs from four of US News & World Report's best hospitals or health systems recently spoke with Becker's Hospital Review about the best advice they've received. 
  5. 19 recent hospital, health system executive resignations

    Dozens of hospital and health system executives have stepped down from their positions in 2022. 
  6. Health informatics chief Dr. Peter Winkelstein says EHR, patient data exchange could work like smartphone apps

    The seamless sharing of patient data has long been a goal of many in healthcare. Just ask Peter Winkelstein, MD.
  7. DOJ vows to 'pursue all leads' in threats against Boston Children's

    The Justice Department is speaking out after Boston Children's Hospital said it has been the target of a harassment campaign based on misinformation about its pediatric and adolescent transgender health program.
  8. 50% of executives plan layoffs as healthcare looks to rehire

    A new survey of U.S. executives across numerous sectors finds contradictory sentiments on talent and labor management, with half of respondents indicating they have plans to reduce headcount as more than one-third see talent acquisition and retention as a serious business risk.
  9. Mayo Clinic in Arizona appoints new chief administrative officer

    Roshy Didehban was appointed chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, based in Phoenix.

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