Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Cooper Health System, US Department of Labor reach agreement to settle hiring, pay discrimination allegations

    Camden, N.J.-based Cooper Health System and the U.S. Department of Labor have entered into a conciliation agreement to resolve alleged hiring and compensation discrimination at a teaching hospital and biomedical research facility. 
  2. Board recall effort at Oregon hospital won't proceed

    Efforts by two unions seeking the ouster of Bay Area Hospital elected board members will not move forward due to lack of enough valid signatures of registered district voters.
  3. Inflation Reduction Act will restrict oncology drug development, Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO says

    With tighter rules from the Inflation Reduction Act approaching, Bristol-Myers Squibb will cancel plans for some drug development programs and cancer treatments, the drugmaker's CEO, Giovanni Caforio, MD, recently told the Financial Times. 

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  1. Blood banks plead for donors

    About two weeks after the American Red Cross issued a warning about a severe flu season hindering blood supply, multiple states are facing critical shortages. 
  2. Banner's loss hits $113M, contract labor up 7%

    Phoenix-based Banner Health reported a $26 million operating loss for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, bringing the health system's total loss to $113 million.
  3. Hospital chief administrative officer leaving UI Health Care

    Pamela Johnson-Carlson, DNP, RN, is leaving her role as chief administrative officer of Iowa City-based University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.
  4. HHS unveils report on supporting long COVID-19 patients

    HHS on Nov. 21 released an 88-page report on how the healthcare and public sector can best support the estimated 7.7 million to 23 million Americans living with long COVID-19.

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  1. CommonSpirit hospital employees cite payroll irregularities after ransomware attack

    After a ransomware attack affecting Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health's facilities across the U.S., employees at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg, Ore., are questioning their paychecks, The News-Review reported Nov. 19.
  2. The future of hospital-at-home amid Medicaid uncertainty

    Medicare has granted waivers to 256 hospitals in 37 states to conduct hospital-at-home programs, but uncertainty over Medicare's future involvement has been hindering these programs from being adopted more widely, The New York Times reported Nov. 19. 
  3. 5 injured in Missouri rehab center fire

    Five people were sent to the hospital after a fire broke out at Florissant, Mo.-based Bentwood Nursing and Rehab Center, NBC affiliate KSDK reported Nov. 19.
  4. Researchers find novel RSV variant responsible for prolonged infection

    Researchers found a novel respiratory syncytial virus variant responsible for prolonged infection in infants.

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  1. Community Health Network's 'pixel' breach may have compromised patient data

    Indianapolis-based Community Health Network is notifying patients that some of their protected health information may have been sent to Meta and Google. 
  2. New York physicians push for aid-in-dying law

    New York physicians are advocating for a law that would allow terminally ill patients to request medication that will result in their death, the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal reported Nov. 20.
  3. Children's Hospital and Medical Center names Pam Johnson-Carlson chief nursing officer

    Pam Johnson-Carlson, DNP, RN, was named senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Omaha, Neb.-based Children's Hospital & Medical Center, the Fremont Tribune reported Nov. 19.
  4. Oregon hospital workers petition to recall board members

    Unions seeking the ouster of two of Bay Area Hospital's elected board members have submitted petition signatures toward their effort.
  5. Holly Elliot named vice president of HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division

    Holly Elliott was reappointed vice president of women's and children's services of HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division in Houston, according to a press release sent to Becker's.
  6. UW Medical Center 1st to earn 7 Magnet designations

    The University of Washington Medical Center-Montlake in Seattle has become the nation's first hospital to receive seven consecutive Magnet designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  7. 10 hospitals seeking chief medical officers

    Below are 10 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking chief medical officers in the last two weeks.
  8. WHO convening 300 scientists to identify pandemic-capable pathogens

    The World Health Organization is convening more than 300 scientists to update its list of pathogens most likely to cause future outbreaks or pandemics. The priority pathogen list is meant to guide global investments, and research and development on vaccines and therapeutics. 
  9. 'It's what the community needs': Phoenix Children's CEO on continued growth through challenging times

    Over the last two decades, Robert L. Meyer has led Phoenix Children's with a growth mindset. 

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