Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 11 recent hospital, health system CFO moves

    The following hospital and health system CFO moves have been reported in June and July.
  2. Patient hospitalized in Dallas with monkeypox, CDC says

    A U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the U.S. is currently hospitalized in Dallas after the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed July 15 that the patient has monkeypox. 
  3. Bon Secours Mercy Health's chief digital officer: Digital health without patient engagement is like 'electronic trees falling in an electronic forest'

    Jason Szczuka became Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health's first chief digital officer on June 28, and he brings a wealth of payer experience to the role. 

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  1. Kaiser leads $85M funding round for health data cloud company 

    Health outcomes and artificial intelligence technology company OM1 recently raised $85 million to expand its data cloud and clinical registries platform, the company said July 16. 
  2. 6 health systems hiring CMIOs

    Here are six health systems that recently posted job listings seeking chief medical information officers.
  3. 9 hospitals, health systems hiring CIOs

    Here are nine hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CIOs.
  4. How Amazon, Walmart & 7 others are expanding their telehealth business

    It's unclear how widely telehealth services will be used once the pandemic subsides, but companies are remaining active in their efforts to grow their telehealth businesses. Below are updates on how nine companies are expanding their telehealth business, as covered by Becker's Hospital Review during the past three months.

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  1. Where the VA, Cerner EHR rollout stands: 11 updates in the past 21 days

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' $16 billion plan to modernize its EHR with Cerner has had a bumpy ride. Recent reports have showcased what went wrong as lawmakers express concern over the rising costs. 
  2. 3 health systems that recently scored health tech licensing deals 

    With the rapid acceleration of digital health during the pandemic, hospitals and health systems are increasingly getting involved in health tech licensing and commercialization of innovative platforms and devices. 
  3. Michigan health system seeks to fill more than 900 jobs

    Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System has more than 900 open positions throughout its organization, including five community hospitals.
  4. US government to send 100 people to Nevada for vaccine efforts amid surge

    At the request of Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, the federal government is deploying more than 100 people to help enhance vaccine access and vaccine outreach efforts, Jeff Zients, the White House's COVID-19 response coordinator, said during a July 16 news briefing.
  1. CoxHealth CEO not afraid of losing his job over controversial tweets

    Springfield, Mo.-based CoxHealth CEO Steven Edwards has been at the center of several viral tweets over the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, he discussed with Becker's the motivations behind those tweets, the responses to his tweets within hospital walls and the responsibility of being a CEO activist.
  2. Percentage of nursing home staff fully vaccinated against COVID-19, by state — Louisiana is last

    Nationwide, an average of 56.4 percent of nursing home staff are fully vaccinated, reports AARP.
  3. Tennessee nurse has license suspended for alleged misconduct after board calls for 'emergency action'

    A Tennessee nurse had her license suspended due to alleged misconduct involving patients, reports CBS affiliate WREG-TV.
  4. Screening tool frequently misses this cancer in Black women, study finds

    Transvaginal ultrasound, or TVUS, a screening tool for endometrial cancer, often misses cases among Black women, according to research published July 15 in JAMA Oncology.
  5. Providence joins opposition to Aduhelm administration

    Providence is the latest major health system refusing to administer Biogen's much-debated Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm.
  6. Most Americans who got COVID-19 or lost income during pandemic also struggled with medical debt

    More than half of American adults who contracted COVID-19 or lost a job because of the pandemic are also struggling with medical bills, according to a report released July 16 by the Commonwealth Fund.
  7. Network outage disrupts care at Illinois medical group

    Downers Grove, Ill.-based DuPage Medical Group is experiencing a network outage that has disrupted patient care and access to medical records, according to a July 15 Chicago Tribune report. 
  8. Why telehealth in cardiology is a double-edged sword, per Hoag's Dr. Subbarao Myla

    Setting the expectations too high for telehealth's expansion in cardiology could have unintended consequences, says Subbarao Myla, MD, director of the cardiovascular catheterization laboratories at Newport Beach, Calif.,-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian's Jeffrey M Cantor Heart & Vascular Institute.
  9. Nurse vacancies at Alabama health system up 5% since pandemic began

    Nursing vacancies at University of Alabama at Birmingham have increased from 9 percent pre-pandemic to a current rate of 14 percent, reports CBS affiliate WIAT.

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