Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Civica picks insulin injector supplier

    Civica has selected Ypsomed AG as its manufacturer and supplier of insulin dosing injector pens.
  2. House members introduce bill to drop VA Oracle Cerner rollout

    Montana Rep. Matt Rosendale, recently appointed head of the House Veterans Affairs technology oversight subcommittee, introduced a bill that would scrap the VA's $20 billion Oracle Cerner EHR rollout, FCW reported Jan. 30.
  3. Ohio health system launches referral platform for organ donors

    Newark, Ohio-based Licking Memorial Health Systems has partnered with InVita Healthcare Technologies and Lifeline of Ohio to launch a platform that can help identify potential organ, tissue and eye donors. 

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  1. West Virginia hospital rebrands, will move to Epic EHR

    Princeton (W.V.) Community Hospital has officially rebranded as part of its integration with WVU Medicine and will move onto the Morgantown-based health system's Epic EHR, CBS affiliate 13 News reported.
  2. Walmart Health names new chief community health officer

    Walmart Health has named Pritesh Gandhi, MD, as its chief community health officer. 
  3. 4 hospital predictions for 2023

    Technology and the global economy are at the core of several of the trends healthcare and data software company ESO has made for the hospital industry in 2023.
  4. NYU Langone Health gains stake in 3D digital surgery platform

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health has gained an equity stake in 3D digital surgery company Medical iSight as part of a development deal.

Innovation in the ED — The 3 steps South Shore Hospital took to better manage high-risk patients

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  1. UH Newark unveils $1.8B master plan for new hospital

    Newark, N.J.-based University Hospital is making progress on a plan to replace its current facility with the unveiling of a $1.8 billion master plan, according to a Jan. 29 New Jersey Business Magazine report.
  2. Biden administration to end COVID-19 public health emergency in May

    The Biden administration has informed Congress it will end the COVID-19 national and public health emergencies May 11 — signaling an end to the pandemic's crisis era and an unwinding of federal flexibilities that reshaped the nation's healthcare system. 
  3. Russian hackers disrupt health system websites across US

    Russian hacking group Killnet claimed responsibility for a cyberattack that disrupted hospital and health system websites across the U.S., according to BetterCyber, a technology company.
  4. Former CEO's bonuses exceeded his authority, MetroHealth says in court filing

    Fired MetroHealth President and CEO Akram Boutros, MD, acted beyond his authority by awarding himself $1.98 million in bonuses, the Cleveland-based system said in a court filing, reported Jan. 30. 

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  1. 13 medical schools boycott US News rankings: Who, why and what's next

    Thirteen medical schools have withdrawn from U.S. News and World Report's rankings, beginning with Harvard Medical School on Jan. 17. 
  2. Hospitals prepare for the next virus surge: 5 leaders weigh in

    While the most recent intense respiratory virus season may have peaked and experts predict future seasons will model pre-pandemic patterns, capacity and staffing challenges will likely persist in future seasons.  
  3. Maryland hospital reports ransomware attack

    Berlin, Md.-based Atlantic General Hospital reported a network outage Jan. 30, according to local ABC affiliate WMDT.
  4. The state of travel nurse pay: 5 trends to know

    After two years of exponential rises in average pay for travel nurses due to workforce shortages exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and an increase in patients hospitalized from the virus and its subsequent variants, average travel pay trends declined last year and then stabilized nationally, according to a new report from Vivian Health, a national healthcare hiring marketplace.    
  5. AHA backs CMS' proposed changes to health insurance marketplaces

    The American Hospital Association has lauded CMS for proposing steps to improve access to care for those who rely on the health insurance marketplaces for coverage.
  6. Georgia asks 22 nurses to surrender licenses amid degree scheme probe

    Twenty-two Georgia nurses who allegedly purchased fraudulent degree documents through a recently uncovered scheme have been asked to surrender their licenses, according to ABC affiliate WSB-TV. 
  7. Legacy Health closing birth center due to losses, staff shortage

    Portland-based Legacy Health will close the Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center's family birth center in Gresham, Ore., as staff shortages and financial losses continue to challenge the health system, NBC affiliate KGW8 reported Jan. 30.
  8. 'We've achieved our goal': Missouri health system to join Mercy

    Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based SoutheastHealth has signed a letter of intent to merge with St. Louis-based Mercy, a 42-hospital system.
  9. Why CEOs are taking pay cuts

    January brought numerous headlines of pay cuts for CEOs at America's largest companies, a call for which has intensified in healthcare.

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