Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. NYC Health + Hospitals further expands its affordable housing initiative

    NYC Health + Hospitals is investing further in affordable housing on land it owns in a bid to improve the health outcomes of some of its most vulnerable patients, according to a March 17 Affordable Housing Finance report.
  2. Corewell Health CISO: Government should help hospitals defend against cyberattacks

    Scott Dresen, chief information security officer of dually headquartered Grand Rapids and Southfield, Mich.-based Corewell Health, said the federal government must help healthcare organizations defend against cyberattacks from nation-state actors and organized crime groups, BankInfoSecurity reported March 16. 
  3. Banner to build $400M campus in Scottsdale

    Phoenix-based Banner Health, a 30-hospital system, is purchasing about 48 acres of land in Scottsdale, Ariz., on which to build a medical campus.
  1. 9 cardiologists making headlines

    Here are nine cardiologists making headlines in 2023:
  2. Nurse practitioner pleads guilty to prescription fraud

    A Pennsylvania nurse practitioner pleaded guilty to four felony charges, including prescribing medications without a collaborating physician and false billing.
  3. Digital health can universalize coverage, WHO says

    The World Health Organizations' "Taking Universal Healthcare to the Last Citizen" conference is supporting digital health as a tool that could potentially universalize health coverage.
  4. Select Medical to build new 63-bed Florida hospital

    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Select Medical, a network of critical illness recovery hospitals, will build a new 63-bed hospital in Orlando, Fla.

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  1. Fortune 500 companies adjust employee benefits strategies

    Amid financial instability, employers across the U.S. continue to roll out benefits to retain top talent. In interviews with Fortune, human resources executives at Fortune 500 companies indicated their focus is on one particular area: financial well-being.
  2. Chicago health system names interim CEO

    Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, is set to serve as interim CEO of Chicago-based University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics.
  3. A different perspective on US News rankings — what do students think?

    I am sure many of you are watching with curiosity the furor in the press over academic institutions, specifically law schools and medical schools, exiting the rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Recent news articles and commentaries have provided various perspectives. The issues to the public must seem arcane at best, but a little deeper view highlights some of the culture wars taking place in our country today.
  4. Intermountain launches precision medicine company

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Health has launched Culmination Bio, a biotech company that plans to help analyze millions of data points to predict, prevent and treat disease.

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  1. California, Civica partner to manufacture insulin, cap costs

    California has entered a 10-year contract with nonprofit drugmaker Civica Rx to manufacture insulin and cap costs at $30 per vial, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced during a March 18 press conference. 
  2. Baystate CEO responds after physician accused of recording exams

    A physician at Springfield, Mass.-based Baystate Health faces a federal charge of possession of child pornography and allegations of recording patient exams after an earlier arrest due to a related state investigation.
  3. FTC highlights the hidden impacts of pixel tracking in healthcare

    The FTC issued a deep dive on pixel tracking technology and how the tools can negatively impact healthcare and consumer data. 
  4. Arkansas hospitals hit with eight lawsuits over cyberattacks

    Two Arkansas health systems face a total of eight federal lawsuits over recent cyberattacks, Arkansas Business reported March 20.
  5. Healthcare DDoS attacks double in 3 months: 4 things to know

    DDoS attacks in healthcare are increasing with healthcare organizations suffering between 40 to 60 attacks daily in February, according to a March 17 blog post from Microsoft. 
  6. Wyoming bans abortion pills ahead of federal ruling

    Mifepristone, which was approved by the FDA in 2000 for use in ending early term pregnancies, has been banned by Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon ahead of a federal ruling on the drug pending in a Texas court. 
  7. Utah 1st state to enact PA Licensure Compact

    Utah has become the first state to adopt the Physician Assistant Licensure Compact through legislation.
  8. Most health debt is owed to hospitals, and minorities and low-income people bear the brunt

    Americans are knee-deep in medical debt and most of that debt is owed to hospitals, with minority and low-income patients dealing with a disproportionate amount of it, according to a March 18 Washington Post report.
  9. Cleveland Clinic, IBM installs first healthcare quantum computer

    Cleveland Clinic and IBM have installed the first healthcare quantum computer at the health system, SDxCentral reported March 20.  

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