Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Flu activity still unseasonably high: CDC

    The number of flu patients admitted to the hospital increased slightly for the week ending May 14, the CDC's latest FluView report shows. 
  2. 'Equity isn't just a buzzword,' digital health alliance leader says

    A first-of-its-kind digital health coalition is coming together to address health disparities.
  3. Wisconsin health system using $100-per-hour incentive to stem nursing shortages

    UW Health is offering nurses $100 more per hour if they work extra shifts as part of the Madison, Wis.-based organization's internal travel program. 

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  1. Wyoming hospital names new CEO

    Scott Alwin was named CEO of Hot Springs Health, a general medical/surgical hospital in Thermopolis, Wyo.
  2. COVID-19 admissions increased 24% this week: 9 CDC findings

    The nation is now reporting more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases daily as hospitalizations continue to rise nationwide, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published May 20.
  3. 3 new long COVID-19 study findings

    Recent studies on long COVID-19 have quantified the infection's effect on the brain and offered more information on how long symptoms may last. 
  4. 7 oncologists on the move

    Seven oncologists joined new practices or received new appointments in the last few weeks.

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  1. Dana-Farber taps new senior vice president, chief governance officer

    Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute named Jennifer Willcox its new senior vice president, general counsel and chief governance officer, effective June 1. 
  2. CDC strengthens booster recommendations

    The CDC reinforced its COVID-19 booster recommendations and expanded eligibility to everyone 5 and older May 19.
  3. Trinity Health to build $1.5M pharmacy

    Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health is building a $1.5 million retail pharmacy in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  4. Big Quit slows gender parity on S&P 500 boards

    The Great Resignation is complicating efforts to achieve gender parity in S&P 500 boardrooms, Bloomberg reported May 20. 
  1. 6 recent donations to healthcare organizations

    Several philanthropic gifts have been made to hospitals and health systems so far in May for capital projects, to expand care or to improve finances. Here are six reported on by Becker's:
  2. The mindset Community Hospital Corp.'s CIO looks for in new recruits

    Siloed IT teams in healthcare organizations are becoming obsolete. Health systems are embracing the benefit of IT collaboration across departments, and especially with clinicians, to optimize workflows and share ideas to support organizational growth.
  3. 7 women making moves in healthcare 

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since May 13.
  4. Sentara to give employees 3% merit pay increases

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare is implementing a 3 percent merit pay increase for eligible employees, up to and including the director level.
  5. 10 health systems opening hospitals

    Several health systems have recently opened hospitals, announced plans to do so or have advanced projects. Here are 10 reported on by Becker's since April 29.
  6. President named for MyMichigan Medical Center Midland

    Chuck Sherwin, BSN, was named president of MyMichigan Medical Center Midland (Mich.).
  7. 4 recent chief nursing officer moves

    Here are four chief nursing officer moves at hospitals and health systems Becker's has covered since May 16: 
  8. New York investigating possible monkeypox case: 6 updates

    New York health officials on May 19 said they are investigating a possible monkeypox case in a patient who is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, The New York Times reports. News of the potential infection comes a day after a case was confirmed in Massachusetts. 
  9. 30 best places to live: US News

    Huntsville, Ala., is the best place to live in America, according to U.S. News & World Report, which analyzed the 150 most populous metropolitan areas based on value, desirability, job market and quality of life.

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