Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 60 top community hospitals: Fortune

    Fortune, in collaboration with healthcare intelligence platform PINC AI, has named its top 60 community hospitals in America. 
  2. We're succeeding at keeping more people out of the hospital. Together, we'll do even better. 

    It used to be that when you saw the doctor, you paid for the visit. And when you were screened for a condition, you paid for the test. But innovative health systems like ours helped usher in a new era — one that aimed to reward value over volume in medical care.
  3. Penn Medicine promotes chief pharmacy officer

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine has appointed Nishaminy Kasbekar, PharmD, as vice president and chief pharmacy officer, according to a Sept. 21 LinkedIn post. 

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  1. How Northwestern Medicine is giving clinicians more time at the bedside

    Daniel Derman, chief innovation officer and senior vice president of Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine, told the American Hospital Association's "Advancing Health" podcast that EHR documentation has been a barrier for the healthcare workforce, but Northwestern is piloting several initiatives using technology to bring back the joy of practicing medicine. 
  2. Federal bureau unveils proposals to remove medical debt from credit reports

    The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau on Sept. 21 outlined proposals aiming to end "coercive debt collection tactics, clean up inaccurate data, and improve credit score predictiveness." 
  3. Is the EHR market innovative?

    Hospital IT executives told Becker's that while EHR vendors have begun to adopt innovative technologies, such as generative artificial intelligence, the industry has yet to make the transformative changes that healthcare needs.
  4. Houston Methodist EVP chosen to head up Texas Children's

    Debra Feigin Sukin, PhD, has been selected as the new president of Houston-based Texas Children's, effective Jan. 8.

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  1. Vermont health system switches to Meditech

    Randolph, Vt.-based Gifford Health Care will be switching to Meditech for its EHR after previously using three different systems.
  2. 2 health systems stop offering 'hospital at home'

    Despite the rising popularity of "hospital-at-home" care across the U.S., two health systems recently decided to stop their programs.
  3. Apple's pay for 4 healthcare jobs

    Apple continues to aggressively hire for healthcare jobs focused on enhancing the health features of its devices. 
  4. Nutex Health to bolster revenue through microhospitals, population health, says CFO

    Houston-based Nutex Health, a physician-led network with 22 microhospitals, is growing rapidly, with plans to open two more microhospitals this year and 14 more by the end of 2025. 

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  1. ChatGPT's developer gets into medical transcription

    ChatGPT developer OpenAI has rolled out a new medical transcription service with Hint Health, a digital health company focused on direct primary care.
  2. Senate committee advances Sanders' $26B primary care bill

    The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee has advanced a significant primary care bill that now looks likely to head to a full Senate vote, according to a Sept. 21 Common Dreams report.
  3. Hospital execs zero in on length of stay

    As the financial struggles continue for many hospitals and health systems, C-suite leaders are honing in on capacity and lowering length of stay to improve their bottom line.
  4. NYC Health + Hospitals study shows 'concerning' Klebsiella trends

    New research from NYC Health + Hospitals shows concerning changes in the prevalence and epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections.
  5. The state of quiet quitting: 5 recent updates

    Quiet quitting rose to popularity — online and on the clock — in summer 2022, as workers refused to go above and beyond their pay grade. The movement has continued well into 2023, as engagement continues to dip and new corporate quips surface on TikTok. 
  6. 10 hospitals, systems with top nurse residency programs

    More hospitals and health systems across the country are implementing nurse residency programs to support new nurses as they transition into the field. It's also an effort that aims to improve retention amid the ongoing nursing shortage.
  7. How IT leaders are boosting their bottom lines

    At a time where healthcare costs continue to rise, health systems are increasingly turning to technology as their secret weapon to boost their bottom line.
  8. American Physician Partners claim No Surprises Act sped up bankruptcy

    American Physician Partners' descent into bankruptcy was expedited in part by the "problematic" implementation of the No Surprises Act, its chief restructuring officer said in a Sept. 19 court filing. 
  9. Oneida Health taps CEO

    Oneida (N.Y.) Health named Felissa Koernig president and CEO, effective Sept. 18. 

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