Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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  1. Digital health coalition advocates for health equity

    Partners across healthcare, academia and patient advocacy groups launched a coalition to address equity through digital health.
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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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  1. Atrium Health part of $200M cybersecurity funding round

    Atrium Health's venture capital arm is among the funders pouring more than $200 million into a cybersecurity company's expansion.
  2. Washington University School of Medicine notifies patients of data breach

    St. Louis-based Washington University School of Medicine notified patients that a data breach had potentially exposed some of their personal health information.
  3. Health systems opening hospitals by state

    Multiple health systems have opened hospitals, announced plans to do so or have made advancements in projects this year. Below is a breakdown of these projects by state, as reported by Becker's:
  4. Amazon launches healthcare accelerator with focus on health equity

    Amazon Web Services launched a healthcare accelerator to boost startups that focus on health equity. 
  1. 7 states producing the most CEOs

    A majority of CEOs of the largest companies in the U.S. hail from a small number of states, according to a new report by insurance company Surety First analyzed by Insider. 
  2. Pennsylvania health system CEO retiring after 16-year run

    James Collins is retiring next month as president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based St. Clair Health.
  3. Nurses raise $38K to cover RaDonda Vaught's board fees

    Nurses and other supporters raised more than $38,000 in two days to cover RaDonda Vaught's administrative fees from the Tennessee Board of Nursing, according to NewsChannel 5 Nashville. 
  4. Boston hospital to cut services, 118 jobs in July

    Tufts Medical Center in Boston is eliminating 118 jobs when it closes pediatric beds in July, according to a notice filed with state regulators. 
  5. Police: 94-year-old fatally shoots wife at Missouri hospital

    Police say a 94-year-old man shot and killed his wife May 22 at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters (Mo.) Hospital, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 
  6. CDC expands monkeypox investigation in US: 7 updates

    The CDC is investigating four cases of monkeypox in the U.S. as of May 23.
  7. ProMedica restructures exec team amid financial struggles

    Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica has made changes to its executive leadership team, the health system confirmed in a statement shared with Becker's May 24.
  8. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  9. Births up for 1st time since 2014: CDC

    The number of births in the United States increased by 1 percent from 2020 to 2021, marking the first increase to the number in seven years, according to provisional data published by the CDC. 

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