Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. How OSF is going into 'margin repair mode'

    As Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, CFO Michael Allen told Becker's that the task ahead is 'margin repair.'
  2. Stanford, Scripps executives share their thoughtful approaches to growth

    Long-term vision is crucial for any hospital and health system. And today, health system executives must balance the need for growth with challenges related to finances, the workforce and operations.
  3. Ransomware group didn't leak data from New York hospitals

    LockBit, a ransomware gang, said it would leak stolen data from Carthage (N.Y.) Area Hospital and Ogdensburg, N.Y.-based Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center if a ransom was not paid by Sept. 18, but the hospital officials said that did not happen, WWNY reported Sept. 21. 

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  1. Cardiology groups want new, independent medical board

    Three cardiology groups are submitting a proposal to create a new medical board for cardiovascular medicine that would be independent of the American Board of Internal Medicine. 
  2. New York health system CEO ousted

    A vigil for the CEO of One Brooklyn Health is to be held Sept. 25 after multiple reports said LaRay Brown had been fired by the board of the three-hospital system.
  3. 1 thing missing from price transparency policy

    Healthcare price transparency legislation is missing an important piece of information: who owns the providers, health policy experts wrote in Health Affairs. 
  4. Joint Commission CEO details new certifications

    The Joint Commission is known for setting the standards for quality patient care across the healthcare industry. Achieving accreditation, certification or even voluntary certifications from the body serves as proof that an organization has achieved some of the highest standards in care practices. 

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  1. Cleveland Clinic, NBA team partner on pro athlete training facility

    Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Ohio's NBA team, have revealed conceptual plans for the Cleveland Clinic Global Peak Performance Center. 
  2. Longtime Mississippi Hospital Association president fired

    Tim Moore, president of the Mississippi Hospital Association for a decade, has been fired from his role, according to a Sept. 22 Mississippi Today report. The report was subsequently confirmed by the MHA.
  3. 100 top hospitals, per Fortune

    Fortune has named its top 100 hospitals in the U.S., in collaboration with PINC AI, a healthcare intelligence platform.
  4. Trinity Health gets $12.5M grant from CDC

    Trinity Health in Livonia, Mich., has received a $12.5 million grant from the CDC to decrease the disparities that exist in type 2 diabetes care, according to a Sept. 15 news release.

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  1. Walgreens sued over eye drops

    A Florida woman is seeking monetary damages and a class-action lawsuit after buying unapproved eye drops from Walgreens, according to court documents filed Sept. 20.
  2. Hospital changes policies after its pharmacy director sold empty COVID-19 vaccine vials

    A Chicago hospital strengthened its product disposal rules in 2021 after its pharmacy director at the time sold empty COVID-19 vaccine vials on Craigslist, CBS News reported Sept. 20. 
  3. Mississippi hospitals behind governor's Medicaid proposals also withdrew from MHA

    Several hospitals either withdrew their membership of the Mississippi Hospital Association earlier this year or communicated their desire to.
  4. Baystate Health sets $70M fundraising goal

    Baystate Health in Springfield, Mass., set the largest fundraising goal in its history, The Greenfield Recorder reported Sept. 21.
  5. HCA Houston to add child care for hospital workers

    HCA Houston Healthcare, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, is building a $7 million child care learning center for employees at its Clear Lake hospital in Webster, Texas.
  6. Trailblazing Illinois physician dies at 75

    Wesley Robinson-McNeese, MD, a trailblazing physician in diversity work, died Sept. 18 at 75, The State Journal-Register reported.
  7. A summer of hospital escapes

    If you feel like you've seen an uptick in hospital escapes in the past two months, you're not alone. Becker's has reported on at least four instances in which individuals in custody have evaded authorities and escaped from hospitals since early August. 
  8. 31 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since June 30:
  9. 60 top community hospitals: Fortune

    Fortune, in collaboration with healthcare intelligence platform PINC AI, has named its top 60 community hospitals in America. 

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