Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. The 18 health systems Walmart sends its employees to for care in 2022

    In an effort to rein in healthcare costs for its employees, Walmart sends them directly to health systems that demonstrate high-quality care outcomes, otherwise known as Centers of Excellence.
  2. 5 recent moves from nurses unions 

    As labor shortages persist throughout the country, nurses unions have taken more action to support nursing staff.
  3. 5 stories on the contrast dye shortage 

    Here are five recent stories Becker's has covered on the contrast dye shortage affecting healthcare systems nationwide:

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  1. Walgreens sues Meritus over health system's new pharmacy

    Walgreens filed a lawsuit against Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Medical Center May 13, alleging the hospital's new pharmacy violates a contract with the retail pharmacy chain.
  2. Baptist Health hospital to pause maternity services

    Baptist Nassau, part of Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Health, will temporarily pause its maternity services May 31.
  3. Health system IT teams aim to become more agile, business-centric

    The IT teams for health systems are evolving as organizations mature in digital transformation and aim to become more agile in the future.
  4. HHS sounds alarm on cyber groups linked to Russian intelligence agencies

    Four Russian-affiliated organizations are posing a threat to U.S. healthcare organizations and the public health sector, according to an alert issued May 19 by the HHS Cybersecurity Program.

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  1. New Sarasota Memorial Hospital cancer pavilion approved

    Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital's new $220 million cancer pavilion was approved by the county's public hospital board, The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported May 23. 
  2. 161 top maternity hospitals, state by state

    Newsweek released its annual list of the best maternity hospitals in the U.S. on May 23. 
  3. Cedars-Sinai taps physician as new chief health equity officer

    Christina Harris, MD, was named vice president and chief health equity officer of Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai.
  4. COVID-19 deaths to increase in next month: 3 forecasts to know

    COVID-19 deaths are decreasing nationwide in the wake of this winter's omicron surge, but CDC modeling suggests this trend may change over the next four weeks. 
  1. 10 hospitals seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  2. 3rd possible monkeypox case reported in US: 4 expert takes

    Florida health officials on May 22 said they are investigating a potential monkeypox case, which could make it the third in the nation, ABC News reported May 22.
  3. Where tech workers moved during the pandemic

    As more jobs went remote during the pandemic, tech workers migrated to some surprising places, according to a recent report from the Technology Councils of North America.
  4. 'I will never be the same': RaDonda Vaught speaks out after sentencing

    RaDonda Vaught spoke out about her criminal case for the first time last week in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
  5. Travel nurse costs to leave 2 Wyoming hospitals without obstetric services

    Within the span of a few weeks, two Wyoming hospitals will cut labor and delivery services due to staff shortages and increased costs from employing travel nurses, Wyoming Public Media reported May 20.
  6. DC hospital, nurses end 9-month labor dispute

    Washington, D.C.-based Howard University Hospital has reached a new contract with the union representing its nurses, according to ABC affiliate WJLA.
  7. Fortune 500's top 25 healthcare companies

    The 68th Fortune 500 was released May 23. The annual list of the largest corporations in the U.S. ranked by revenue for the 2021 fiscal year includes 77 healthcare companies.
  8. 7 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are seven hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  9. 15 states hit most, least by the 'Great Resignation'

    The rate at which people are leaving their places of employment varies across the country, with Alaska leading the nation and New York lagging. 

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