Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Advocate Health names new CFO

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health has named Brad Clark executive vice president and CFO. 
  2. Physician viewpoint: Hospital safety starts in onboarding

    With the rise of violence in hospitals, health system leaders should embed safety into training for new staff and transparent conversations with employees, according to an opinion piece published Nov. 20 in Time. 
  3. Lee Health inks 10-year MLB naming rights deal

    Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health has inked a 10-year naming rights deal with MLB's Minnesota Twins.

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  1. 10 largest health systems ranked by YouTube subscribers

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence has the most YouTube subscribers of the 10 largest health systems in the country.
  2. Tenet's latest executive appointments

    Maria Morales-Menendez was selected as the new group COO for the Palm Beach Health Network and St. Mary's Medical Center, part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare.
  3. Hospital denies social media claims about employee walkout

    A West Virginia hospital is rebutting social media claims that employees walked out en masse, WTOV reported Nov. 20.
  4. Ascension nurses go on 2-day strike

    Members of the Illinois Nurses Association began a two-day strike Nov. 21 at Ascension Saint Joseph-Joliet (Ill.), their second two-day strike in three months.

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  1. Johns Hopkins All Children's attorney calls $261M verdict a 'mess'

    A lawyer for St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital called the $261 million verdict against it in a case made famous by a Netflix documentary a "mess" in asking for a new trial.
  2. How gig work fits into Intermountain's 'inside up' staffing strategy

    Amid today's talent market, hospitals and health system leaders are rethinking how they train and upskill workers. This is especially crucial as they need to fill staffing gaps and ensure their operational needs are met to address industry challenges.
  3. Are hospitals prepared for dengue and rising tropical disease threats?

    Experts are warning clinicians and hospitals in the U.S. to prepare to see increased cases of dengue — a tropical, mosquito-borne disease. In the last month alone, two rare, locally-acquired cases popped up in California. 
  4. Banner turnaround continues with $149M operating gain

    Phoenix-based Banner Health has reported $149.4 million in operating income (1.5% margin) on revenues of $10.3 billion for the nine months ending Sept. 30, compared with a $113.2 million operating loss (-1.2% margin) on revenues of $9.3 billion for the same period in 2022. 

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  1. FDA finalizes tougher rules for consumer drug ads

    The FDA issued a final rule Nov. 21 that will require drugmakers to clearly state side effects and contraindications in direct-to-consumer advertisements. The rule is effective May 20, 2024. 
  2. Who got a new chief marketing officer in 2023?

    Here are five hospitals and health systems that have appointed new chief marketing officers, as reported by Becker's since Jan. 9:
  3. ThedaCare taps Mayo Clinic's strategy director to lead new hospitals

    Neenah, Wis.-based ThedaCare has named Jennifer Nikolai vice president supporting healthcare services at two new community hospital campuses. 
  4. 6 drugs now in shortage

    There's been a slight slowdown in reports of new drug shortages before the winter holiday season, but six medications recently entered the list of ongoing shortages, which include about 300 drugs. 
  5. 41 health systems zeroing in on leadership teams in 2023

    At least 41 health systems announced changes to leadership ranks and administration teams in 2023. 
  6. Experts stress vigilance in holiday plans to prevent hospital strain: 4 notes

    Hospital and public health officials are urging people to take precautions and be mindful of where they seek care to limit capacity strain on emergency departments as respiratory virus activity heats up heading into the holiday season. 
  7. Hospital C-suite alarmed by worsening antimicrobial resistance

    A new report from the nonprofit group the Sepsis Alliance found that while 88% of hospital C-suite leaders think antimicrobial resistance is getting more severe, only 26% graded themselves with an 'A' on their own hospital's efforts to address this.
  8. Hospitals' top 8 uses for wireless technology

    Wearable devices have the opportunity to empower patients in their own healthcare, but health systems will have to improve security and connectivity for broader adoption, according to a report from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and KLAS Research.
  9. Amazon's pay for 17 healthcare jobs

    Amazon, which released its newest healthcare service in early November, continues to hire for its push into the industry.

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