Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 8 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are eight hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. How to retain seasoned nurses, per 8 focus groups

    Hospitals and health systems that embrace scheduling, work roles and overall employment expectations with greater flexibility and agility have a leg up when it comes to retaining nurses age 55 and older, a new focus group study suggests. 
  3. Massachusetts hospitals adopt united code of conduct to combat workplace violence

    The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association has adopted a united code of conduct to protect workers and patients from escalating violence in the state's healthcare facilities. 

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  1. Cleveland Clinic's new strategy to improve infant, maternal health in at-risk communities

    Cleveland Clinic has launched the Center for Infant and Maternal Health, an effort that will support women from pregnancy through their child's first year of life. 
  2. Maryland health system CIO promoted, adds digital to title

    Saad Chaudhry has been promoted to chief digital and information officer of Annapolis, Md.-based Luminis Health.
  3. CarePoint sale could be on the cards after department of health backs nonprofit status

    The New Jersey Department of Health is backing CarePoint Health's plan to maintain the nonprofit status of its three hospitals, indicating that the state health planning board may follow suit when it hears the case on Feb. 3, according to nj.com.
  4. NIH panel votes for more oversight on pathogen research

    On Jan. 27, a National Institutes of Health panel unanimously voted in favor of draft recommendations to boost oversight of pathogen research. It is now up to the White House to decide whether to adopt the recommendations, according to a report from The New York Times. 

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  1. Care New England shows early signs of financial improvement, but uphill battle remains

    Providence, R.I.-based Care New England is showing signs of tentatively improving financial health after reporting a more than $111 million loss in fiscal 2022.
  2. 12 states with the highest percentage of rural hospitals at immediate risk of closure

    Rural hospitals are under immense financial strain. Since 2005, 183 rural hospitals have closed. 
  3. New York health system taps senior HR director

    Olean, N.Y.-based Upper Allegheny Health System has named Lesley Zurek its senior director of human resources. 
  4. Tenet hospital CEO retires; leadership shuffle ensues

    Gary Honts, CEO of Indio, Calif.-based JFK Memorial Hospital, has retired, according to local news sources. 

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  1. Texas Children's Hospital named leader of pediatric organ transplants for 6th year

    For the sixth consecutive year, Texas Children's Hospital in Houston has been named as the nation's leading hospital in pediatric organ transplants.
  2. 340B pharmacy case ruled in favor of drugmakers

    A federal appeals court ruled in favor of three drugmakers Jan. 30 in a case over requirements of whether they should give 340B drug pricing discounts to contract pharmacies. 
  3. Merit Health Central CEO moves on to suburban role within system: report

    Troubled Jackson, Miss.-based Merit Health Central, which has closed a number of its operations in recent months, has now lost its CEO, according to a Jan. 30 report from Mississippi Today.
  4. 12 states with legislation on deck seeking to restrict gender-affirming care for youth

    Twelve states are aiming to pass dozens of bills this year that target gender-affirming healthcare for transgender and nonbinary individuals. So far, Utah is the first of the 12 to do so. Just yesterday, the state's governor signed the bill into law that "blocks minors from receiving gender-transition health care," according to The New York Times.
  5. Meridian Health CEO sets retirement

    Hank Milius, president and CEO of Muncie, Ind.-based Meridian Health Services, will retire at the end of 2023. 
  6. St. Jude Children's names first chief business innovation officer

    Memphis, Tenn.-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has named Catherine Corbin its first chief business innovation officer. 
  7. White House aims to expand birth control coverage under ACA

    The Biden administration aims to expand access to free birth control under the Affordable Care Act through a proposed rule issued Jan. 30.
  8. Baylor Scott & White plans $265M hospital

    Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health plans to build a $265 million hospital in Frisco, Texas, Community Impact reported Jan. 30.
  9. Sky Lakes continues to report profit as expenses rise

    Expenses rose and investment income fell, but Klamath Falls, Ore.-based Sky Lakes Medical Center was still able to post net income of $7.3 million in fiscal 2022. That figure compared with net income of $9.6 million in 2021.

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