Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 10 systems seeking supply chain talent

    Here are 10 health systems that have posted job listings for supply chain expertise in the last week: 
  2. Hospitals: Retirement plan lawsuits could have 'significant detrimental' effect

    The American Hospital Association, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Association of American Medical Colleges filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by choosing a retirement plan other than the least expensive available.
  3. Cone Health seeks $200M in bond funding

    Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health is seeking $200 million in bonds, which will partially be used for an expansion at Cone Health Heart & Vascular Center, a spokesperson told Becker's May 24.

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  1. HCA hospital in Florida kicks off project doubling ICU capacity this week

    HCA Florida Poinciana (Fla.) Hospital will start on a $9.9 million expansion of its intensive care and medical/surgical units this week. 
  2. Emergency telehealth set to grow

    Telehealth is often thought to occur in place of in-person primary care or specialist visits, but its use in the emergency department is poised to grow as more hospitals adopt the tech, reported the American Medical Association May 23. 
  3. Cybersecurity experts explore ways to strengthen cybersecurity in healthcare

    Cybersecurity experts testified at a May 18 senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing that cybersecurity training and advocacy was needed to strengthen cybersecurity in healthcare. 
  4. Security called more often on Black patients, hospital's internal study finds

    Black patients at Brigham and Women's hospital in Boston experienced higher rates of security emergency responses compared to white patients, according to a study published May 13 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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  1. Franciscan Health, Lurie Children's form partnership for neonatal care

    Franciscan Health Crown Point (Ind.) and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago have formed a partnership for neonatal care.
  2. The changing landscape of telehealth: 4 federal legislative developments

    Federal lawmakers have introduced four bills that look to update, continue, renew and expand telehealth access for patients and providers.
  3. 3 ways to build trust in health AI

    The fourth industrial revolution that brought digital technology to lives around the world has the potential to revolutionize healthcare through artificial intelligence, but before it can, it must be widely trusted by both patients and physicians, according to a World Economic Forum article published May 24. 
  4. Permanent pandemic losses? 10 states where tech jobs haven't returned

    With remote tech jobs growing more than fourfold during the pandemic, tech workers have had greater freedom the last two years in choosing where to live. And they haven't returned to some places.
  1. City of Hope expands cancer care with $10M gift 

    Los Angeles-based City of Hope is expanding its cancer care program after a $10 million gift from the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, it said in an email to Becker's on May 24.
  2. Philips Respironics issues update on recalled mechanical ventilators tied to 124 deaths

    The FDA and Phillips Respironics provided updates on the mechanical ventilators that were recalled in June 2021 resulting in more than 21,000 medical device reports, 124 of which were tied to deaths. 
  3. US plant closure could lead to drug shortages

    The closure of a Teva Pharmaceuticals manufacturing plant in Irvine, Calif., could affect the availability of 24 generic sterile injectable drugs, including five essential medicines, according to the first analysis from the End Drug Shortages Alliance.
  4. Google, U of Oregon to study health effects of smartphones

    Is smartphone use good for your health? It's a not quite age-old debate that researchers from Google and the University of Oregon intend to help settle.
  5. 12 hospitals hiring chief medical officers

    Below are 12 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking chief medical officers in the last two weeks.
  6. Digital health coalition advocates for health equity

    Partners across healthcare, academia and patient advocacy groups launched a coalition to address equity through digital health.
  7. Mayo Clinic buys stake in India-based oncology-tech platform

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has invested a minority stake in Karkinos Healthcare, a tech-based oncology platform. 
  8. NewYork-Presbyterian launches 'stay Brooklyn' ad campaign

    New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian is launching a new ad campaign called "Stay Brooklyn", according to a May 24 press release.
  9. Civica selects next CEO

    Ned McCoy was selected as the next president and CEO of Civica, a nonprofit generic drug company formed by several major health systems.

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