Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Washington clinic names new chief medical officer

    Jessica McHugh, MD, has been tapped to become the new chief medical officer of MultiCare Rockwood Clinic in Spokane, Wash., effective immediately. She had been serving in this role on an interim basis since August. 
  2. Viewpoint: 3 ways to improve nursing education

    Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the nursing profession will expand by 6 percent by 2031, the nation currently faces a shortage.
  3. IT job openings at Baylor Scott & White, Sutter and Stanford Medicines

    Tech workers are in demand, and some of the top health systems have openings for IT talent.

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  1. Researchers zero in on 7 long COVID symptoms

    Long COVID-19's myriad risk factors and symptoms have been a key focus for study as experts aim to learn more about the effects and duration in humans. Now, emerging research may have narrowed the swath of symptoms to seven prominent conditions.
  2. 4 companies earning Northwell Health's investments

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is one of the largest health systems in the country and has made notable investments through its venture capital arm. 
  3. 7 recent hospital, health system COO moves

    Here are seven hospital and health system COO moves that have been reported by Becker's since Jan. 19:
  4. 5 hospital HR leaders on the move

    The following hospital and health system human resources executives have recently been named to new roles: 

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  1. Hiring is key at world's most admired companies, leaders say

    Strong hires are the special ingredient in Fortune's most admired companies, according to Korn Ferry. 
  2. Biomarker could help detect viral infections: study

    A specific cytokine biomarker may be key to identifying any emerging infectious pathogens, researchers at the Yale School of Medicine found in a study.
  3. Orlando Health to secure $300M to help fund capital projects

    The Orange County Health Facilities Authority is selling $300 million worth of bonds on behalf of Orlando (Fla.) Health, according to a Feb. 2 filing.
  4. Dr. Toby Cosgrove, former Cleveland Clinic CEO, joins home health company

    Toby Cosgrove, MD, former resident and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, is joining the home-based care company Tomorrow Health as an advisory board member.

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  1. RN average hourly wage, salary for all 50 states

    Registered nurses in the U.S. make an average of $82,750 annually and have a mean hourly wage of $39.78, though these figures vary greatly by state. 
  2. Black History Month spotlight: Thoughts on leadership from 6 healthcare execs

    In honor of Black History Month, which runs through the month of February, Becker's Hospital Review asked Black leaders in healthcare to share their insights on leadership.
  3. Steward names hospital president, 1st healthcare equity and DEI leader

    Marisela Marrero, MD, was named senior vice president for healthcare equity and diversity, equity, and inclusion for Dallas-based Steward Health Care's national system.
  4. How ChatGPT performs at 5 workplace tasks

    ChatGPT — a chatbot from Open AI that uses online data to produce conversational responses — is not the most effective executive assistant, The Washington Post reported Feb. 2. 
  5. Maine hospital ends maternity services after 97 years

    Rumford (Maine) Hospital is closing its maternity program March 31 after 97 years in service.
  6. Yale AI predicted physician turnover with 97% accuracy: study

    Yale researchers found a machine-learning program could predict which physicians would leave the job and identified four variables that lead to high departure risk.
  7. 11 hospitals, health systems seeking EHR talent

    Three of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR incentive program are Oracle Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to ONC data. Here are 11 hospitals and health systems that have posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise in the last month.
  8. Hospitals seeking CIOs, chief nursing informatics officers, IT talent

    Below are six hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CIOs, cybersecurity specialists and IT talent. 
  9. Norton Healthcare expanding financial assistance program

    Louisville, Ky.-based Norton Healthcare is expanding its financial assistance program to those with a household income equal to or less than 350 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. 

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