Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. ChristianaCare taps Jim Engler as chief of staff

    Jim Engler has been selected as executive director of the office of the president and chief of staff at Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare.
  2. CMS changes successfully reduced outpatient overpayments, OIG audit finds

    Oversight changes CMS made in its system to identify patients in inpatient services successfully reduced overpayments made for outpatient services these beneficiaries received, the HHS Office of Inspector General said in an audit. 
  3. CVS Health joins bidding war for Cano Health

    CVS Health has joined the bidding war for primary care company Cano Health, Bloomberg reported Sept. 22. 

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  1. Only 68% of young physicians would choose medicine again 

    Nearly one-third of young physicians say they would not choose a career in medicine again, according to Medscape's 2022 Young Physician Compensation Report.
  2. 6 systems launching residency programs 

    Healthcare systems have started residency programs and partnerships to address workforce shortages.
  3. The benefits of switching to the cloud, according to health IT execs

    Cloud-based platforms have many benefits including helping create cost savings, creating a more integrated and scalable health IT foundation, and helping health systems improve their cybersecurity infrastructure, according to health system CIOs. 
  4. US healthcare workers walk off the job: 14 strikes in 2022

    Healthcare workers have participated in labor strikes across the U.S., citing concerns about staffing, patient care, working conditions and employee retention. 

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  1. 5 health systems on how they're making sure diagnoses aren't missed virtually

    With the shift to digital and telehealth that accelerated during the pandemic, providers have to accurately diagnose and treat diseases in patients who they may only see over a computer screen.
  2. Walgreens president to leave company

    The president of Walgreens Boots Alliance, John Standley, is exiting the company and his pharmacy role will be filled by the CEO Shields Health Solutions, which Walgreens fully acquired for $1.3 billion Sept. 20. 
  3. Universal Health Services elects new board member

    Nina Chen was elected to the board of directors of Universal Health Services, a for-profit hospital operator based in King of Prussia, Pa.
  4. Lasso, CMI Media run successful pilot with IMB Watson ad accelerator

    Healthcare marketing and analytics platform Lasso and healthcare media company CMI Media Group shared the results of their pilot with IBM Watson to create personalized healthcare marketing campaigns.

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  1. Biden wants cancer-detecting blood tests — scientists say it's not that simple 

    President Joe Biden wants to foster research into developing blood tests that detect cancer as part of the Cancer Moonshot program, but scientists say identifying cancer's origins is complicated, The Washington Post reported Sept. 22.
  2. CommonSpirit posts $1.3B annual operating loss

    CommonSpirit Health, a 142-hospital system based in Chicago, reported a loss for the 12 months ended June 30, according to financial documents released Sept. 23. 
  3. US COVID-19 cases at lowest level since April: 8 CDC findings

    The rate of new COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations all fell last week, with the nation's daily case average reaching the lowest figure seen in nearly five months, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published Sept. 23.
  4. 12 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since Sept. 19:
  5. FDA's user fee program awaits renewal for next 5 years

    Reauthorizing the FDA's user fee program, which allows the agency to decide how much to charge pharmaceutical and medical device-maker companies for their product submissions,  was added to a spending bill Sept. 22 to prevent a government shutdown, according to The Hill.
  6. 12 recent patient safety study findings

    Here are 12 patient safety studies Becker's has covered since July 1: 
  7. 5 recent chief medical, nursing officer moves

    Five chief medical and nursing officer moves Becker's has covered since Sept. 19: 
  8. Atlantic General Hospital taps Dr. Mandy Bounds as chief nursing officer 

    Berlin, Md.-based Atlantic General Hospital and Health System selected Mandy Bounds, DNP, RN, as its new chief nursing officer, The Dispatch reported Sept. 22. Her appointment is effective Oct. 31.
  9. Hospitals seeking CIOs, chief digital officers, IT talent

    Below are eight hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking IT talent. 

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