Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 42 cardiology firsts in 2022

    Here are 42 cardiology firsts Becker's covered in 2022:
  2. FDA hands Pfizer priority review for its RSV vaccine candidate

    As hospitals struggle to treat the surge of pediatric respiratory syncytial virus infections with a limited repertoire of treatments, the FDA placed Pfizer's RSV vaccine candidate on its fast-track list Dec. 7. 
  3. NewYork-Presbyterian transformation chief takes on CIO duties

    Peter Fleischut, MD, has been named chief information and transformation officer of New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian, filling the role of former CIO Daniel Barchi, who left for the same position at Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health in November.

Negative pressure wound therapy advancements are life-changing for chronic wound patients

Pain can become a vicious cycle — but it doesn't have to. Learn how negative pressure wound therapy can be life-changing for chronic wound patients. 
  1. Travel nurses' pay, state by state

    The average weekly travel nurse pay in November in the U.S. was $3,204, down 16.32 percent from $3,829 during the same month in 2021, according to a report from Vivian Health, a national healthcare hiring marketplace.    
  2. 9 arrested in Florida for allegedly orchestrating $37M scheme to defraud Blue Cross Blue Shield

    Nine Florida residents were arrested for allegedly conspiring to bill $37 million in fraudulent claims to Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Justice Department said Dec. 6. 
  3. Ascension vs. CommonSpirit vs. Trinity: How the 3 largest nonprofit systems' finances compare

    The largest nonprofit health systems, Ascension, CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health, reported net losses in the three months ended Sept. 30 compared to net incomes in the same period a year earlier.
  4. 8 recent healthcare lawsuits, settlements

    From Pfizer countersuing Moderna to the Texas Medical Association filing a third case challenging the No Surprises Act, here are eight healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements Becker's has reported since Nov. 29.  

Registration Done Right: The Fast, Easy Way to Verify Patient Data

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  1. Penn Medicine's plan to support the growth of diverse nurse leaders

    The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, part of Penn Medicine, has launched a fellowship program to support the growth of nurses from underrepresented backgrounds. 
  2. Boston Children's to use sequencing tech to identify rare pediatric diseases

    Boston Children's Hospital is partnering with PacBio to use its HiFi sequencing technology to identify rare pediatric diseases.
  3. 4 hospitals, health systems partnering with Amazon in 2022

    Amazon has been making headway in the healthcare industry through partnerships with hospitals and health systems.
  4. 6 pharmacy organizations slam Cigna, Express Scripts for Tricare drop

    Pharmacist organizations scolded Cigna and Express Scripts for plans to drop 15,000 pharmacies from their 2023 Tricare networks, which could affect more than 400,000 people in the Defense Department's health plan.  

How UCSD Moores Cancer Center Unlocked Capacity by Reducing No-Show Rates by Up To 50%

Traditional approaches to hospital operations can't meet today's capacity management challenges. Here's what UCSD Moores Cancer Center did to cut no-show rates by 50%
  1. Investors withdraw from real estate investment trusts in face of uncertain commercial market

    Real estate investment trusts, including those largely involved in healthcare facilities, may be under increasing pressure from investors anxious over the current state of the commercial real estate market.
  2. Karmanos Cancer Institute appoints Regina Doxtader as CFO

    Detroit-based Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute appointed Regina Doxtader as vice president and chief financial officer.
  3. Kaiser Permanente names Toby Marsh regional chief nursing executive

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente tapped Toby Marsh, MSN, RN, as regional chief nursing executive and vice president, clinical integration for the Northern California region.
  4. Hospital, health system rebrands of 2022

    Below are hospitals and health systems that have announced name changes or other rebranding efforts in 2022.
  5. Catholic Health taps former Northwell Health leader as hospital COO

    Randolph G. Howard Jr. was named COO of Catholic Health's St. Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithtown, N.Y.
  6. UCSF Health merges medical, oral health records into Epic EHR

    UCSF Health and UCSF Dentistry, both based in San Francisco, have merged medical and oral health records into its Epic EHR system. 
  7. Children's hospitals still under pressure as RSV peak nears

    Many children's hospitals are still grappling with capacity challenges amid an influx of patients with respiratory illnesses, even as the surge in respiratory syncytial virus appears to be slowing in some parts of the U.S.
  8. Employee inappropriately accesses UC Davis' EHR for 5 years

    An employee of Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health accessed the health system's electronic health records system without proper cause, potentially compromising the personal information of 408 patients. 
  9. Connecticut hospital nurses resolve nearly year-long labor dispute

    Members of the Windham Federation of Professional Nurses have approved a new contract with their employer that resolves a nearly year-long labor dispute.

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