Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Penn Medicine, Optum Labs fund 10 innovation projects

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine's Center for Health Care Innovation and University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics will fund 10 one-year projects aimed at creating innovation for healthcare delivery. 
  2. HCA hospital in Florida opens $100M expansion

    Fort Pierce, Fla.-based Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, owned by Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, opened a $100 million, four-story tower expansion on June 23. 
  3. Alabama hospital's ED logs found at residential apartment

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Grandview Medical Center notified patients that the hospital's emergency department activity logs were taken in an April data breach, which may have exposed their protected health information. 

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  1. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are five hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. Monkeypox outbreak not a global emergency, WHO says

    The monkeypox outbreak does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern at this time, the World Health Organization said June 25. 
  3. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  4. States add protections for healthcare providers who perform abortions for out-of-state residents

    States where abortion remains legal are acting to legally protect healthcare providers who perform abortions and reproductive health services for out-of-state residents who live where the procedure is banned or restricted and travel to recieve services. 

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  1. Long COVID-19 hard to recognize in older adults

    Long COVID-19 is often overlooked in older people despite the age group being at a higher risk to develop symptoms, The Washington Post reported June 26.
  2. Inova, Select Medical ink joint venture

    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Select Medical Corp., and Falls Church, Va.-based Inova Health System announced a joint venture on June 23 to own and operate the first critical illness recovery hospital in Northern Virginia.
  3. Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 cases expected to rise through early July

    National disease modeling suggests COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths will remain stable through mid-July while cases will continue to rise, albeit at a slower pace.  
  4. How CIOs are evolving and how IT teams are changing

    A healthcare leader talks about the role of the CIO and what IT teams are now focusing on.
  1. Innovation succeeds when this 1 action occurs

    A chief innovation officer discusses innovation and healthcare breakthroughs.
  2. Ex-healthcare CFO sentenced for role in fraud scheme

    The former CFO of Pacific Hospital's physician management arm was sentenced to 15 months in prison June 24 for a tax offense related to a kickback scheme, according to the Justice Department. 
  3. Room service with MRIs, IV drips and bloodwork: Luxury hotels go all in on 'wellness'

    Luxury hotels are intensifying the "wellness" amenities they offer, with many now veering closer to traditional healthcare services, The Wall Street Journal reports. 
  4. UPMC sued over COVID-19 test that canceled patient's wedding

    UPMC faces a lawsuit filed by a patient whose incorrect COVID-19 diagnosis resulted in the cancellation of his summer 2020 wedding, The Tribune-Review reports.
  5. Arizona hospital to close June 30

    Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital in Green Valley, Ariz., is closing June 30, according to Green Valley News. 
  6. Beaumont-Spectrum system revises stance on abortion

    BHSH System, the 22-hospital organization formed by the February merger of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health with Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health, said it has evolved its approach on abortion.
  7. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Here are 10 hospitals or health systems that recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  8. HHS won't disclose hospitals where patients contracted COVID-19

    The Biden administration will not release data on COVID-19 transmission in individual hospitals, citing "privacy concerns," Politico reported June 25. 
  9. The Hospitals of Providence adjusts CEO roles

    The Hospitals of Providence, an eight-hospital health system based in El Paso, Texas, promoted two leaders to executive roles and expanded another leader's role as part of the transition, according to a June 21 news release shared with Becker's.

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