Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. VMware to be acquired in $61B deal

    VMware, an enterprise software maker that works with several health systems, signed an agreement to be acquired May 26 by semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom for $61 billion.
  2. Physician compensation grew most for these 5 specialties

    Compensation for most physician specialties reached or exceeded pre-pandemic levels last year, according to new data from the Medical Group Management Association.
  3. Novant responds to employees' concerns over travel nursing policies

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health is clarifying its efforts to reduce dependence on travel nurses after employees expressed concerns about staffing and patient care.

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  1. 7 health systems outsourcing RCM

    Seven health systems have decided to outsource finance jobs or other revenue cycle functions since Jan. 1.
  2. Tenet to operate 54-bed Florida hospital

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare will manage a new 54-bed hospital in Port St. Lucie, Fla., which was approved by the city council May 23 and could open in 2024, TCPalm reported May 25.
  3. ProMedica names interim CFO, promotes COO in leadership shakeup

    ProMedica has named an interim CFO and promoted its COO to president as part of executive leadership changes at the Toledo, Ohio-based health system.
  4. COVID-19 hospitalizations up 29%

    COVID-19 hospitalizations are up 29 percent nationwide over the last 14 days, with 47 states and Washington, D.C., reporting an increase. 

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  1. Corner Office: Rady Children's CEO Dr. Patrick Frias on embracing service

    Patrick Frias, MD, leans on the advice of his former mentor to inform his professional decisions: "The foundation of any good business is service." 
  2. Global chip shortage could put lives at risk, Royal Philips CEO says

    The global chip shortage is hampering the medical device industry and threatens to put the lives of patients at risk, the CEO of one of the largest health tech companies wrote May 24 for the World Economic Forum.
  3. Health plan faces lawsuit after breach affects 850,000 patients

    A California health plan is facing a lawsuit after a data breach that reportedly affected more than 850,000 patients.
  4. Health systems mostly attacked for financial reasons, report finds

    The top motivation of healthcare cyberattacks was financial, comprising 95 percent of hacking incidents, according to a May 24 Verizon data breach report.
  1. 10 states projected to see largest COVID-19 case jumps by Memorial Day

    South Carolina will see the greatest increase in its COVID-19 case rate of any U.S. state by Memorial Day, according to forecasts from Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. 
  2. 11 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have been reported since May 17:
  3. Yale New Haven Health CEO: Recent gun violence 'hits too close to home'

    In the wake of a May 24 shooting at a Texas elementary school, healthcare, medical and public health leaders have called for action to end gun violence while expressing sadness and despair.  
  4. Aspirus hospital names new chief nursing officer 

    Antigo, Wis.-based Aspirus Langlade Hospital named Katie Snipp, MSN, RN, its new vice president and chief nursing officer May 24.
  5. Baptist Health of Northeast Florida appoints CFO

    Baptist Health of Northeast Florida has named Keith Tickell senior vice president and CFO.
  6. FTC to probe infant formula shortage 

    The Federal Trade Commission announced an investigation May 24 into the infant formula shortage, The Hill reported. 
  7. Startup, Microsoft collaborate to simplify AI healthcare research

    An artificial intelligence data security company is collaborating with Microsoft to advance AI healthcare research.
  8. 10 states with smallest, biggest gender gaps in tech

    The booming tech sector remains a heavily male industry. Here are 20 states that have done the best and — worst — in closing that gender gap, according to a May 10 report from the Technology Councils of North America.
  9. Baptist Health South Florida, Medline partner on supply chain solutions

    Coral Gables, Fla.-based Baptist Health South Florida and Medline entered a partnership May 24 to "identify new strategies for enhancing data-driven operational and clinical efficiencies."

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