Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. For Gen Z, 'quiet quitting' is a form of heightened work-life balance

    Generation Z workers have embraced "quiet quitting," a phrase gaining traction on TikTok that encourages workers to show lesser enthusiasm at work, reject the ideas of going above and beyond in their careers, and prioritize their life outside of work, The Washington Post reported Aug. 12. 
  2. 8 hospitals, health systems hiring VPs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking vice presidents. 
  3. CVS names senior vice president of retail health

    CVS Health has named Creagh Milford, MD, senior vice president of retail health, according to an Aug. 10 tweet from the company's chief medical officer, Sree Chaguturu, MD.

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  1. 12 hospital deals called off in past year

    There were several hospital mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and partnerships that, at some point in their lifetime, were called off in the past year. 
  2. Beaumont taps nurse to lead 3 hospitals

    Kristine Donahue, RN, was promoted to president of Beaumont hospitals in Taylor, Trenton and Wayne, Mich.
  3. Rat infestation closes Veteran Affairs nursing home in Arizona

    Phoenix-based Community Living Center, a Veteran Affairs nursing home, closed Aug. 8 due to a rat infestation, according to an Aug. 11 USA Today report.
  4. Surge in infectious diseases was inevitable, Dr. Michael Osterholm says

    From COVID-19 to polio to monkeypox, infectious disease threats have dominated the headlines and public discourse in recent weeks.

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  1. Nursing homes underreport pressure ulcers to CMS, study finds

    Nursing homes underreport hospitalizations of residents with pressure ulcers, a study published Aug. 4 in Medical Care found.
  2. MD Anderson, Empyrean partner on radiation oncology treatments

    Houston-based University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Empyrean Medical Systems, a technology company, entered an exclusive license and joint development agreement Aug. 10.
  3. Pig protein-derived eye implants restore sight in 14 blind patients 

    Twenty patients with diseased or damaged corneas experienced significant improvements in their vision after they received implants made from pigskin protein, NBC News reported Aug. 11.
  4. General Catalyst: Why the VC firm with an unassuming name should have healthcare's attention

    In July, venture capital firm General Catalyst launched its second $600-million-plus fund focusing on healthcare. Then on Aug. 11, the company plucked Marc Harrison, MD, the president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, to run a healthcare investment platform.
  1. The rise of the $1K professional headshot

    A professional headshot conveys professionalism and personality and serves as a personal brand. LinkedIn reports that bios with headshots get 21 times more views than those without, and users receive nine times more connection requests when they include pictures of themselves.
  2. Seattle hospital to stop taking nonurgent patients over capacity issues

    Amid capacity strain, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle will temporarily stop accepting patients who are not in need of urgent care, hospital leaders said, according to NBC affiliate KING 5.
  3. Walgreens offers $75K bonus for some pharmacists

    Retail pharmacy company Walgreens is offering bonuses up to $75,000 to recruit pharmacists amid a workforce shortage, The Wall Street Journal reported Aug. 11. 
  4. New York surgeon's No Surprises Act lawsuit tossed

    A federal judge dismissed a Rockville Centre, N.Y., physician's No Surprises Act lawsuit, Newsday reported Aug. 11. 
  5. Missouri hospital hit with credit rating downgrade

    Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the ratings on Boone Hospital Center's revenue bond debt to "Ba3" from "Ba1."
  6. Amazon Care leader on extended break

    Kristen Helton, PhD, general manager and director of Amazon Care, is taking time away from the tech giant's primary healthcare initiative as it acquires One Medical, Bloomberg reported Aug. 11.
  7. CDC does away with quarantine: 6 notes on updated COVID-19 guidance

    People exposed to someone infected with the coronavirus, vaccinated or not, no longer need to quarantine, according to updated CDC guidance released Aug. 11. The new COVID-19 recommendations focus on mitigating the risk of severe disease, rather than infection itself. 
  8. NewYork-Presbyterian CXO Rick Evans: Patient experience is rebounding, but our work is not over

    As we move through the summer and see third quarter patient survey results begin to come in, it is a good time to take stock of where things are with regard to recovering the patient experience in our organizations. At NewYork-Presbyterian, we have seen a strong rebound in our ratings as the year has unfolded, after a very challenging start in the first quarter.
  9. Dr. Marc Harrsion leaving Intermountain for General Catalyst

    Marc Harrison, MD, will leave his role as president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare this fall to run a healthcare platform business for General Catalyst.

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