Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Missouri healthcare workers protest proposed PTO overhaul

    University of Missouri employees, including workers with the school's academic health system in Columbia, are voicing their opposition to a proposal that would change staff paid leave policies, Inside Higher Ed reported Aug. 16.  
  2. Rising out-of-pocket costs has 'dramatic effects' on hospital's revenue cycle performance

    Chicago-based company Crowe, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm, released a report detailing hospital collection rates for self-pay patients. 
  3. CXO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center to step down

    Paul Sternberg, MD, is stepping down from his roles of chief patient experience officer of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and chief medical officer of Vanderbilt Medical Group, the Nashville, Tenn.-based system announced Aug. 16.

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  1. Seton nurses call for hospital finance probe in wake of no-confidence vote in administrator

    Members of the California Nurses Association at AHMC Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif., said they have taken a vote of no confidence in their hospital administrator, Sarkis Vartanian, BSN.
  2. Worsening $7 trillion retirement savings shortfall stirs second thoughts

    U.S. market volatility erased $3.4 trillion from 401(k)s and IRAs in the first half of 2022, making for an anxious time for many workers trying to plan their retirements. 
  3. Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law: 7 healthcare takeaways

    President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law Aug. 16. The sweeping $739 billion reconciliation package contains a number of significant healthcare provisions. 
  4. 10 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since Aug. 10: 

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  1. Mount Sinai spinoff lays off 250 employees; founder exits

    Sema4, a genomics spinoff of New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System, has let go of 250 employees as part of an effort to save $50 million in 2022.
  2. 5 health systems opening hospitals

    The following list includes health systems who have opened hospitals, submitted proposals for construction or announced plans to build them since July 29: 
  3. Digital health firm Butterfly Network lays off 10% of workforce

    Butterfly Network, a digital health company that offers its ultrasound technology to hospitals, has let go of 10 percent of its workforce.
  4. Outlook 'deteriorating' for nonprofit hospitals, Fitch says

    Citing more severe than expected macro headwinds, Fitch revised its sector outlook for nonprofit hospitals and health systems to "deteriorating" Aug. 16. 
  1. 9 hospitals ending labor, delivery services

    Several hospitals are ending labor and delivery services for a variety of reasons, including financial challenges. 
  2. Where 7 hospitals have been spending their innovation dollars

    Innovation might be a buzzword in healthcare nowadays, but hospitals and health systems are making large investments in tech and spinoff companies.
  3. 275 health services companies make this year's Inc. 5000 list

    Inc. 5000 has released its annual list of the fastest-growing companies in the country. This year's list features 275 health services industry companies. 
  4. FDA hits Emergent BioSolutions facility with 'significant violations'

    In a volley between the FDA and Emergent BioSolutions over the biotech's Baltimore facility, the agency said Emergent was "inadequate" in its efforts to fix drug manufacturing errors. 
  5. 17 hospitals and health systems planning upgrades, expansions

    The following 17 hospitals or health systems have announced expansions since July 29: 
  6. What's 'new' in healthcare cybersecurity, according to chief information security officers

    A lot changes in technology in five to 10 months, let alone that many years. But to see what's happening now, you often need to stop and take a look at the distant past.
  7. 14 Intermountain jobs that don't require a 4-year college degree

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare is hiring for 14 jobs that do not require a four-year college degree. 
  8. In a few months, anyone can buy a hearing aid

    Five years after the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act was signed into law, hearing aids will soon be available to people online and on store shelves regardless of a medical appointment, according to the FDA.
  9. South Carolina hospital names new CEO

    Matthew Merrifield was named CEO of Aiken (S.C.) Regional Medical Centers.

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