Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Mount Sinai launches vaccine company for 'inevitable' future pandemics

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System is launching CastleVax, its own vaccine company, to meet "future pandemic threats," according to an Aug. 9 press release.
  2. Pfizer tests 1st Lyme disease vaccine candidate in 20 years

    After two decades of no available Lyme disease vaccine, Pfizer is vying to enter the market with a $25 million phase 3 trial for its candidate.
  3. Care strategy created by Cincinnati Children's physician cuts pediatric cardiac arrests by 30%

    A new, physician-created, low-tech care strategy cut cardiac arrests in pediatric intensive care units by 30 percent, according to a study published July 5 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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  1. CMS' price transparency enforcement 'lukewarm,' Johns Hopkins professor says

    CMS' enforcement of its hospital price transparency law is "lukewarm," and the agency needs to get tougher, Johns Hopkins University professor of accounting and health policy and management Ge Bai, PhD, told USA Today in an Aug. 9 report. 
  2. 10 best hospitals for gynecology, obstetrics: US News

    Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston earned the No. 1 spot on U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 Best Hospitals for Obstetrics and Gynecology ranking released July 26. 
  3. Centura Health promotes 2 leaders

    Centennial, Colo.-based Centura Health has named two physicians to leadership positions, including the health system's first chief transformation officer.
  4. Top 25 tech hubs by salary

    Despite the pandemic increasing the number of people who work remotely, traditional tech hubs still lead in average salaries for technologists, though some up-and-coming areas have seen pay growth, according to a 2022 salary report from career website Dice.com.

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  1. How 12 digital execs streamline tech for clinicians

    The healthcare industry is increasingly going digital, with artificial intelligence helping diagnose conditions and patients with wearable smart devices being cared for at home.
  2. Mayo Clinic begins $233M Florida integrated oncology building

    Mayo Clinic Jacksonville (Fla.) began site work on its $233 million integrated oncology building, The Jacksonville Daily Record reported Aug. 8. 
  3. Hiring, turnover improves for some employers

    Hiring is getting less challenging on some level, even amid a tight labor market, several employers said, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  4. New Hampshire hospital to end labor and delivery services; AG initiates review

    Officials in New Hampshire are investigating whether the decision of a local hospital to end labor and delivery services meets state guidelines, according to an Aug. 8 press release from the office of Attorney General John Formella.
  1. From 'hospital room of the future' to remote mental health monitoring, innovation chiefs share top tech ideas

    Health system chief innovation officers literally have the word "innovation" in their titles — and not for nothing. These executives develop and sometimes commercialize technologies that treat patients in their hospitals and beyond.
  2. Snooping employee accesses medical records at Vermont hospital

    St. Albans, Vt.-based Northwestern Medical Center terminated an employee who accessed its EHR without authorization to obtain the protected health information of patients, Saint Albans Messenger reported Aug. 8.  
  3. The future of CareRev with the founder and CEO

    Will Patterson is the founder and chief executive officer at Los Angeles-based CareRev.
  4. HHS awards nearly $90M to community health centers for health equity 

    HHS awarded nearly $90 million to nearly 1,400 community health centers across the country Aug. 8 to advance health equity through data collection and reporting.
  5. Nurses sue Indiana system over unpaid overtime

    Two nurses are suing Danville, Ind.-based Hendricks Regional Health, alleging that the system has chronically underpaid hourly staff members for time spent preparing for their shifts, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported Aug. 8. 
  6. Amazon Web Services' healthcare leader departs

    Phoebe Yang, who led Amazon Web Services' non-profit healthcare business, said she will be leaving her role in a Aug. 5 LinkedIn post. 
  7. CDC deploys team to investigate New York polio case

    The CDC has sent a team to New York to assist the state's health department with its investigation of a recent polio case in an unvaccinated man in Rockland County, ABC News reported Aug. 8. 
  8. The art of compliance in a healthcare environment with Stacy Bratcher 

    Stacy Bratcher is the vice president and general counsel at Santa Barbara, Cali-based Cottage Health. 
  9. Duke University Health System COO calls for civility after attack on nurse

    The COO of Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Health System is calling for an end to the "ugly epidemic of violence" against healthcare workers and civility from the public following a recent attack on an emergency room nurse.

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