Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 4 cancer research programs receiving funding over $5M  

    Here are four cancer research donations and grants over $5 million that Becker's has covered since June 15: 
  2. UCSF Benioff Children's physicians plan unity break rally amid contract negotiations

    Members of the Committee of Interns and Residents are set to hold a unity break rally Aug. 8 at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (Calif.).
  3. Why Northwestern is reintroducing LPNs to inpatient care

    Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine is tapping licensed practical nurses to ease staffing shortages as part of a new pilot program at one of its hospitals, the Daily Herald reported Aug. 7. 

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  1. Former Borrego Health executives face RICO lawsuit

    A Southern California federally qualified health center has accused past board members, executives, and contractors of racketeering, fraud, nepotism, excessive compensation, and blatant self-dealing, according to an Aug. 6 report from The San Diego Union-Tribune. 
  2. AdventHealth unveils plan for former theme park

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth has released details about the project it has planned for The Holy Land Experience theme park site in Orlando, Fla., that it bought last year, according to the Orlando Business Journal. 
  3. US should assume wider spread of monkeypox, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb: 3 updates

    Health experts say the U.S. should cast a wider net with monkeypox testing to contain the outbreak, which has now grown to more than 7,500 cases. 
  4. Nurses sue AdventHealth over active shooter drill they thought was real 

    Two AdventHealth nurses at an emergency room in Ocala, Fla., are suing the hospital over a training session that included a simulated active shooter exercise that trainees were not informed was part of a drill, Fox 35 Orlando reported Aug. 5.

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  1. Cincinnati Children's names chief legal officer

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital announced Rosland Fisher McLeod will fill the role of senior vice president, legal and public affairs, and chief legal officer on Sept. 6, according to an Aug. 8 press release. 
  2. Kaiser posts $1.3B loss in Q2

    Kaiser Permanente reported lower revenues in the second quarter of this year than in the same period a year earlier, and the Oakland, Calif.-based healthcare giant ended the period with a net loss. 
  3. 4 health systems on Seramount's list of top companies for executive women

    Four health systems made Seramount's 2022 list of the top 75 companies for executive women.
  4. Native American, Black families most likely to delay medical care due to inflation

    Native American and Black families were the most likely to say they've delayed or were unable to receive medical care for serious illness due to rising inflation, according to an Aug. 8 report from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Boston-based Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
  1. Pennsylvania clinic closures leave 5,000 without care

    With no warning to staff or residents, 5,000 patients are without healthcare services following closures of several Berwick (Pa.) Hospital Center clinics, ABC affiliate WNEP reported Aug. 4. 
  2. U of Iowa Health Care offered $605M to buy Mercy Iowa City

    Mercy Iowa City was offered $605 million by University of Iowa Health Care last year for ownership of the hospital, The Gazette reported Aug. 5. 
  3. 7 healthcare takeaways from Senate Democrats' newly passed $739B landmark bill

    With a 51-50 vote, Senate Democrats passed a sweeping $739 billion bill Aug. 7 that furthers some of the largest changes to healthcare in years.
  4. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals or health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  5. Hackensack Meridian reverses course on closure of child care centers

    Hackensack Meridian Health will look for options to keep its on-site child care centers open, according to an Aug. 5 report from the Asbury Park Press.
  6. Sarasota Memorial plans new hospital

    Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital is planning a new hospital in North Port, Fla., ABC affiliate WSSB reported Aug. 4. 
  7. CVS Health to bid for $4.7B tech and home health company

    Drugstore and insurance company CVS Health is looking to place a bid for home health company Signify Health, which is valued at $4.7 billion, according to Aug. 7 reporting in the Wall Street Journal.
  8. Penn Highlands DuBois president to retire

    Penn Highlands DuBois President John Sutika announced plans to retire in 2023, according to an Aug. 5 press release from the health system. 
  9. Texas hospital district CEO steps down for medical reasons

    Larry Gray is stepping down from his role as CEO of Seminole (Texas) Hospital District due to medical treatment and recovery commitments, the Seminole Sentinel reported Aug. 6.

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