Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Mass General Brigham posts $949M quarterly net loss

    Despite seeing an increase in revenue, Boston-based Mass General Brigham reported a loss for the third quarter, which ended June 30.  
  2. 'A concession to realism': Health experts react to newly relaxed COVID-19 guidance

    Loosened COVID-19 guidance from the CDC was met with mixed reactions from the healthcare community, with some calling the less rigid recommendations appropriate at this stage of the pandemic, and others highlighting risks. 
  3. Tech hiring goes offshore

    Companies dealing with a shortage of tech workers, amid the proliferation of remote work, have started looking offshore for software developers in places like Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe, Wired reported Aug. 12.

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  1. UPMC Children's confirms employee monkeypox case

    An employee of an outpatient clinic at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has been diagnosed with monkeypox, UPMC confirmed in an Aug. 12 statement shared with Becker's.
  2. Northwestern Memorial Hospital sued over data sharing

    Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Meta, Facebook and Instagram were named in a lawsuit filed Aug. 10 accusing the hospital of sharing sensitive patient health data with the social media companies.  
  3. How COVID-19 left a mark on the health tech industry

    From changing the pace and implementation of technology, to advancing "digital transformation" from buzzword to reality, six CIOs reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the landscape of the healthcare technology industry.
  4. Private equity deal-making in healthcare: 5 takeaways from 1st half of 2022

    New York City-based Oliver Wyman released findings on private equity deals in healthcare based on data from the first half of 2022. 

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  1. 5 systems launching residency programs

    Healthcare systems have started residency programs and partnerships to address workforce shortages.
  2. 27 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since Aug. 5: 
  3. Oracle Cerner expands relationships with 161 clients

    Oracle Cerner added and expanded relationships with more than 161 clients from April to June 2022. 
  4. FBI thwarts cyberattack at Omaha hospital

    The FBI was able to thwart a cyberattack at David City, Neb.-based Butler County Health Care Center after notifying them that their hospital was being targeted by a cybergroup, WOWT reported Aug. 10. 
  1. Is drug-sparing the solution to future drug shortages? Experts weigh in

    The world's only authorized monkeypox vaccine, Bavarian Nordic's Jynneos vaccine, is set to be split into fifths after the FDA cleared the strategy on Aug. 9 — a solution that could indicate the future for resolving emergency drug shortages, pharmacy and supply chain experts said.
  2. 4 trends in healthcare executive pay

    An increasingly competitive marketplace for talent at U.S. hospitals and health systems and recovery from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting healthcare executive compensation, according to a survey conducted by consulting firm SullivanCotter. 
  3. 7 updates on medical debt

    Here are seven study findings, legislative and other actions regarding medical debt that Becker's has reported on since July 20:
  4. Glens Falls Hospital names new CEO

    Paul Scimeca was named president and CEO of Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital, part of Albany (N.Y.) Med Health System.
  5. 2 McKinsey partners dish future of supply chain resiliency

    To find out what resilience means and what strategies supply chain hospital leaders should take, Becker's spoke with William Weinstein, a McKinsey partner who's one of the leaders who serves healthcare providers with external spend, and Drew Ungerman, a McKinsey senior partner who advises healthcare clients on strategy. 
  6. AdventHealth appoints CEO for Florida hospital

    Parker Pridgen was named CEO of AdventHealth Apopka (Fla.), part of the Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth system, according to an Aug. 12 news release shared with Becker's. 
  7. Northwell Health to open $17.5M advanced cardiovascular care center

    Northwell Health's Staten Island Hospital in New York City is set to open a $17.5 million advanced cardiovascular care center in October, reported Aug. 12.
  8. The racial gap in monkeypox vaccine access

    While early CDC data suggests U.S. monkeypox cases are high among Black and Hispanic people, vaccination rates among the groups are lagging, with at least 54 percent of doses going to white people nationwide, Bloomberg reported Aug. 11.
  9. California VA hospital to get $387M in upgrades

    Long Beach, Calif.-based Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is planning $387 million worth of renovations, Long Beach Business Journal reported Aug. 11. 

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