Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Tampa General pilots cancer genetic testing

    Tampa General Hospital is partnering with digital health company My Gene Counsel to employ digital tools for genetic counseling and testing.
  2. Why 2023 has been the year of labor strikes

    This year has been marked by labor actions across the U.S. From coast to coast, healthcare workers have participated in strikes, citing concerns about issues such as pay, staffing and recruitment. The strikes have involved workers from large health systems, including a walkout at Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente that was deemed by unions as the nation's largest healthcare worker strike. 
  3. Sutter workers plan strike at psychiatric hospital

    Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers plan to strike Dec. 6 at the Sutter Center for Psychiatry in Sacramento, Calif.

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  1. Strategies to manage growing ED volumes, per 3 leaders

    Leaders at high-volume emergency departments are finding new ways to handle capacity issues while reducing wait times.
  2. Mass General Brigham to reduce digital workforce

    Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham said it will reduce its digital workforce, which represents the technology arm of the organization.
  3. After cyberattack, patients struggle to fill scripts

    Patients of Lovelace Health System say they can't refill their prescriptions as the Albuquerque, N.M.-based system recovers from a cyberattack, Albuquerque Journal reported Dec. 1. 
  4. Healthcare investment firm raises $150M

    Intuitive Ventures, a healthcare investment firm focusing on early-stage diagnostics, medtech, therapy, and digital health companies, closed on $150 million for its second fund.

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  1. AHA urges FDA not to move forward with proposed rule to regulate lab tests

    The American Hospital Association is urging the FDA not to move forward with a proposed rule to treat laboratory-developed tests as medical devices, saying the move would disrupt innovation and potentially increase hospital costs. 
  2. Sentara now sole owner of 17 urgent care centers

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Health is the new sole owner of Velocity Urgent Care, marking the end of the health system's joint venture relationship for the 17-site company. 
  3. Connecticut hospital's neuroscience center gets $430M facelift

    The topping out of a $430 million two-tower Neurosciences Center project is being celebrated at Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health. 
  4. Catholic Health gets rating upgrade

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health has received a Moody's Investors Service upgrade following a string of downgrades over the last two years, Buffalo Business First reported Dec. 1.

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  1. HHS urges healthcare orgs to fix vulnerability

    The HHS is urging healthcare organizations to patch a new vulnerability affecting NetScaler ADC, formerly Citrix ADC, and NetScaler Gateway. 
  2. Corewell Health caught in MOVEit breach

    Patient information may have been compromised at Corewell Health as the communications software company the organization uses was hit by the massive MOVEit breach that affected companies around the U.S.
  3. Lawmakers probe FDA's decongestant decision

    House Republicans are investigating the FDA's regulation of a common decongestant found in over-the-counter cold medicines that the agency recently determined to be ineffective, The Hill reported Dec. 4. 
  4. A busy week of mergers and acquisitions

    The last week of November was a busy one for hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions. 
  5. Connecticut approves labor, delivery closure at Hartford HealthCare hospital

    Windham (Conn.) Hospital, part of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare, received approval from the state to end its labor and delivery services after a three-year process, the Connecticut Mirror reported Dec. 1.
  6. California lawmaker warns of 'unintended consequences' of healthcare worker minimum wage

    A California lawmaker is speaking out about what she says are "unintended consequences" for hospitals related to a new law that will gradually raise healthcare workers' hourly minimum wage to $25.
  7. 28 moves from The Joint Commission in 2023

    In  2023, The Joint Commission has overhauled accreditation standards, elevated health equity to a national patient safety goal, launched a new certification program and more. 
  8. Boston Children's taps primary care leadership

    Margaret Fry, MD, was selected as the next president and CEO of the Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital. 
  9. Eli Lilly drug gets new approval for blood cancer

    The FDA has granted approval to Eli Lilly and Company's drug Jaypirca, a therapy to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma.

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