Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New Hampshire hospital to end labor and delivery services; AG initiates review

    Officials in New Hampshire are investigating whether the decision of a local hospital to end labor and delivery services meets state guidelines, according to an Aug. 8 press release from the office of Attorney General John Formella.
  2. From 'hospital room of the future' to remote mental health monitoring, innovation chiefs share top tech ideas

    Health system chief innovation officers literally have the word "innovation" in their titles — and not for nothing. These executives develop and sometimes commercialize technologies that treat patients in their hospitals and beyond.
  3. Snooping employee accesses medical records at Vermont hospital

    St. Albans, Vt.-based Northwestern Medical Center terminated an employee who accessed its EHR without authorization to obtain the protected health information of patients, Saint Albans Messenger reported Aug. 8.  

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  1. The future of CareRev with the founder and CEO

    Will Patterson is the founder and chief executive officer at Los Angeles-based CareRev.
  2. HHS awards nearly $90M to community health centers for health equity 

    HHS awarded nearly $90 million to nearly 1,400 community health centers across the country Aug. 8 to advance health equity through data collection and reporting.
  3. Nurses sue Indiana system over unpaid overtime

    Two nurses are suing Danville, Ind.-based Hendricks Regional Health, alleging that the system has chronically underpaid hourly staff members for time spent preparing for their shifts, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported Aug. 8. 
  4. Amazon Web Services' healthcare leader departs

    Phoebe Yang, who led Amazon Web Services' non-profit healthcare business, said she will be leaving her role in a Aug. 5 LinkedIn post. 

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  1. CDC deploys team to investigate New York polio case

    The CDC has sent a team to New York to assist the state's health department with its investigation of a recent polio case in an unvaccinated man in Rockland County, ABC News reported Aug. 8. 
  2. The art of compliance in a healthcare environment with Stacy Bratcher 

    Stacy Bratcher is the vice president and general counsel at Santa Barbara, Cali-based Cottage Health. 
  3. Duke University Health System COO calls for civility after attack on nurse

    The COO of Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Health System is calling for an end to the "ugly epidemic of violence" against healthcare workers and civility from the public following a recent attack on an emergency room nurse.
  4. Adventist Health lays off staff

    Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health is laying off 52 employees. The layoffs began last month, according to a notice filed with state regulators. 
  1. COVID-19 hospitalizations dip after climbing for weeks

    The number of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 is seeing its first downward tick after steadily increasing from April through July.
  2. Marketing director arrested after cache of guns found at New Jersey hospital

    A New Jersey hospital's marketing director was arrested after police found more than three dozen guns hidden inside an unlocked closet at the hospital, according to the Secaucus Police Department.
  3. HCA Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson partner on health equity initiatives

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare will partner with Johnson & Johnson to work on data-driven programs to promote health equity.
  4. Northwestern Medicine bringing outsourced RCM services in-house

    A Northwestern Medicine spokesperson told Becker's the Chicago-based health system is anticipating hiring nearly 200 workers as it brings jobs performed by an outside revenue cycle management vendor in-house. 
  5. 9 leaders on tech initiatives geared toward improving patient care

    As more health systems and hospitals across the country invest in digital health resources, initiatives have been launched in an attempt to ease all aspects of patient care.
  6. The 1 thing the pandemic taught Dennis Delisle from University Hospital & Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital

    Dennis Delisle is the executive director at Columbus, Ohio-based University Hospital & Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital. 
  7. Tenet's Doctors Medical Center names new CEO

    Jay Krishnaswamy was selected as the new CEO of Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, Calif., part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare.
  8. University Health to open new women's and children's hospital in 2023

    University Health in San Antonio announced it is one year away from the opening of the new Women's and Children's Hospital, according to an Aug. 5 press release from the health system.
  9. HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital closes inpatient pediatric unit

    Brooksville, Fla.-based HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital has closed its four-bed inpatient pediatric unit, according to an Aug. 5 press release from the hospital.

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