Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Sanford Health names Brad Schipper president of virtual care operations

    Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health named Brad Schipper as president of operations for its virtual care initiative. 
  2. $23B in healthcare megadeals this year

    Two healthcare megadeals — those valued at $5 billion or more — have been announced this year, according to a PwC report released June 23. 
  3. Atrium notifies patients of phishing attack

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health notified patients that an April phishing attack on its home health service may have exposed their protected health information. 

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  1. Joint Commission warns of 'diagnostic overshadowing' in new sentinel event alert

    The Joint Commission on June 22 issued a sentinel event alert to turn more attention to the effects of diagnostic overshadowing — the attribution of symptoms to an existing diagnosis instead of a possible comorbid condition — and actions to address it. 
  2. America's 25 unhealthiest communities, per US News

    A Nebraska county is at the bottom of U.S. News & World Report and CVS Health's 2022 "Healthiest Communities Rankings."
  3. Top 10 revenue cycle management technologies

    Black Book Research released its rankings of the top revenue cycle management companies for 2022. The results were based on surveys of about 1,100 health system financial managers on such topics as customer satisfaction and performance.
  4. Monkeypox testing: CDC recruits Quest, Labcorp, Mayo Clinic and 2 others

    The CDC is shipping monkeypox tests to five commercial labs, including some of the nation's largest, to quickly increase testing capacity and access, HHS said.

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  1. Hospitals see continued weaponization of pandemic aid

    Nationwide, many hospitals face repeated claims that the $178 billion Provider Relief Fund authorized by Congress was a lavish windfall versus necessary aid for institutions that were a backbone of the nation's public health infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis. 
  2. 5 best health systems to grow your career: LinkedIn

    Five health systems made LinkedIn's list of the 25 best healthcare companies to grow your career in the industry. 
  3. HCA, McKesson to form oncology research joint venture

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare inked a deal with McKesson June 23 to enter a joint venture combining the two institutions' cancer research efforts.
  4. BA.4, BA.5 sister variants escape antibody response more than previous strains

    BA.4 and BA.5 can substantially escape neutralizing antibody responses from both vaccination and prior infection, according to research from a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. 
  1. Olsrud family gives $12M for Asante women's and children's hospital

    Wanda and Sherm Olsrud have made a historic $12 million gift for families who receive care at Medford, Ore.-based Asante. 
  2. Strike set to begin at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

    Members of the California Nurses Association are prepared to begin a one-day strike June 23 at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center.
  3. Meet R1 RCM's new president, Lee Rivas

    With the completion of R1 RCM's acquisition of Cloudmed, the revenue cycle management company has a new president joining its executive leadership team. 
  4. 'This is part of pandemic recovery': 4 chief medical officers share their priorities for the year

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry is facing escalating challenges including workforce shortages and burnout. Amid these challenges, hospitals are prioritizing building their workforce, expanding patient care models and addressing health discrepancies. 
  5. Oregon emergency nursing licenses about to expire; 2K applicants still awaiting permanent licenses

    Oregon's nursing board has a backlog of more than 2,000 applications, which are set to expire at the end of the month, the Oregon Capital Chronicle reported June 21. 
  6. How 6 hospital CEOs got into healthcare

    The Becker's Hospital Review Corner Office series asks hospital and health system CEOs to share one thing that piqued their interest in healthcare.
  7. 8 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since June 14: 
  8. University of Maryland Medicine launches precision health study

    University of Maryland Medicine is starting a precision health research database involving hundreds of thousands of people it says could revolutionize medical treatment and disease prevention.
  9. 56 nursing programs launched in 2022 

    Colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.

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