Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. How new CEOs play tough hands

    It's a rare CEO that doesn't dream of a seamless transition. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is riddled with seams. 
  2. Mass General Brigham Cancer makes leadership changes

    Boston-based Mass General Brigham Cancer is promoting three of its leaders, according to a memo shared with Becker's.
  3. Lawmakers introduce patient-matching bill for EHRs

    U.S. lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation Feb. 16 to better match patients with their EHRs.

Preparing your health system for success and safety in the age of artificial intelligence

More clinically-facing AI uses are coming. See how early adopters can avoid common pitfalls here.
  1. 22 recent CEO exits

    Ousters, retirements and a slew of C-suite switch-ups — Becker's has reported the following hospital and health system CEO departures in 2024.
  2. Mission Hospital CMO resigns

    The top physician of Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., has given notice of his departure, effective March 1.  
  3. Health systems' top 9 digital health uses

    Surgery prep and recovery is the most popular use of digital health at U.S. health systems, a new survey found.
  4. Minnesota bill would increase hospital closure communication

    A newly proposed bill in Minnesota is hoping to decrease the impact of hospital cuts and closures for patients and employees. 

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. At one Florida hospital, new cancer patients will see an oncologist by tomorrow

    The days between a new cancer diagnosis and the next oncologist appointment are agonizing. This hard truth made one Florida hospital commit to act quicker.
  2. Amazon's pay for 20 healthcare jobs

    Despite layoffs of a few hundred employees in its healthcare units, Amazon continues to hire for those businesses.
  3. Health system sued over naming rights

    A family that donated to the construction of an Ohio hospital is suing the health system for allegedly failing to honor a naming rights deal.
  4. Virginia system taps dual COO-CNO

    Fishersville, Va.-based Augusta Health has promoted Crystal Farmer, MSN, RN, to serve as both chief operating officer and chief nursing officer. 

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. Ohio health system CEO to retire

    Janice Murphy, MSN, is planning to retire as president and CEO of Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System. 
  2. VUMC's 1st general counsel, secretary to retire

    Michael Regier is retiring as general counsel and secretary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., at the end of the academic year. 
  3. Where Epic ranks in patient intake management

    Epic's Welcome scored 89.4 in overall performance for patient intake management, according to a Feb. 16 report from KLAS. 
  4. 3 recently ended Optum contracts

    From state behavioral health services to a hospital administrative partnership, these are three Optum contracts reported by Becker's that have recently ended or are planned to end.
  5. Oracle adds new integration to EHR

    Oracle Health EHR, formerly recognized as Cerner Millennium, is adding a new integration called the Oracle Identity Governance.
  6. Mayo Clinic expands care network

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has added two Malaysia hospitals to its Mayo Clinic Care Network.
  7. Telemedicine owner to plead guilty in $110M equipment scheme

    The owner of two telemedicine companies has been charged and has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a $110 million scheme involving medically unnecessary durable medical equipment.  
  8. States with the highest percentage of for-profit hospitals

    More than half of the community hospitals in Nevada and Texas are for-profit facilities, according to data compiled by KFF.  
  9. Mass General Brigham posts $32M quarterly loss; CFO strategy having 'positive impact'

    Boston-based Mass General Brigham saw a $32 million operating loss of (-0.6% margin) for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2024, which ended Dec. 31, 2023, improving on an operating loss of $53 million (-1.2% operating margin) over the same period last year.

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