Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Cone Health assigned 'AA' rating on new debt amid strengthening finances

    Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health has been assigned an "AA" rating on new debt, Fitch Ratings said Jan. 30. The outlook for the debt is stable, Fitch added.
  2. South Carolina health system rolls out AI workflow automation

    Anderson, S.C.-based AnMed is launching an artificial intelligence-powered workflow automation system through a partnership with Xsolis. 
  3. 9 hospitals opting for Epic EHRs

    Below are nine health systems that launched a new Epic EHR system or announced plans to do so since Dec. 21: 

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  1. CMS' revised rules are leaving some heart patients stranded

    CMS revised their national coverage determination for durable, intracorporeal left ventricular assist devices, and the change may prevent some patients from getting heart transplants or other advanced treatments, TCTMD reported Jan. 30.
  2. Arizona hospital turns to telehealth for cardiac rehab

    Tucson Medical Center is using telehealth to offer cardiac rehab to rural Arizona residents, the Arizona Daily Star reported.
  3. Veradigm makes EHR data available in Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership format

    Veradigm, formerly known as Allscripts, is making network EHR data available within the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership and Common Data Model format. 
  4. What the PHE's imminent end means for pharmacists

    With the nation's COVID-19 public health emergency directive set to end in May, the pharmacy industry will see at least five changes, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 

Innovation in the ED — The 3 steps South Shore Hospital took to better manage high-risk patients

Adverse drug events and readmissions can quickly burden EDs. Here are 3 steps this New England hospital took to better manage high-risk patients.
  1. 10 areas where CFOs are investing more, less healthcare dollars

    The pandemic pushed many hospitals and health systems to invest in digital transformation as remote care became a necessity, but the past year's financial challenges have forced many CFOs to shift their investment strategies for 2023, according to the "2023 BDO Healthcare CFO Outlook Survey." 
  2. 3 healthcare companies Silicon Valley Bank is investing in

    Silicon Valley Bank's venture capital and credit arm, SVB Capital, has been making some recent notable investments into healthcare companies.
  3. 1st Humira biosimilar enters market with two prices

    Six years after regulators approved Amjevita, a biosimilar to the nation's most lucrative drug, Humira, Amgen's drug jumped on the U.S. market Jan. 31 with two list prices.
  4. Munson Healthcare names new CFO

    Traverse City, Mich.-based Munson Healthcare named Paul Konopacki as its new CFO. He assumed his role Jan. 3.

Care, Culture & Certification: The Impact of Employee Listening at Dayton Children’s Hospital

Dayton Children's fully embraced nurse feedback and is now Forbes' best employer in Ohio. See how the hospital boosted nurse engagement and satisfaction here.
  1. Ascension to split president, CEO roles

    Eduardo Conrado will become president of St. Louis-based Ascension, effective Feb. 1, and current Ascension President and CEO Joseph Impicciche will remain in the CEO role.
  2. Fungal infection Valley fever could spread beyond endemic Southwest

    Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis, a fungal infection thought to be endemic in the Southwestern U.S., is spreading outside the region and could become endemic in many parts of the U.S. by 2095, NBC News reported Jan. 31.
  3. Medical students: Sanford-Fairview merger would reduce U of Minnesota's 'academic integrity'

    Medical students, state representatives and a nurses union spoke out against a proposed merger between Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services at a Jan. 30 Minnesota House meeting. 
  4. Nurse sues Ballad over alleged unpaid overtime

    A nurse filed suit against Ballad Health, accusing the Johnson City, Tenn.-based system of requiring employees to work through unpaid meal breaks, court documents show. 
  5. UVA Health to expand telehealth program

    Charlottesville, Va.-based UVA Health has partnered with a coalition of Southwest Virginia healthcare groups to expand its telehealth offerings to rural communities. 
  6. What will healthcare be like in 2023?

    Healthcare will look very different in 2033 as the workforce evolves and systems incorporate digital technology to improve access to care.
  7. Feds warn against pro-Russian hackers targeting healthcare: 5 things to know

    The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center issued a brief Jan. 30 warning the healthcare sector about the hacktivist group 'KillNet,' which is known for attacking and targeting the U.S. healthcare industry. 
  8. 5 MIT healthcare startups

    Cambridge-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology has helped launch a variety of healthcare startups in recent years, including ones that detect disease in wastewater and deliver weeks' worth of medications in a single capsule.
  9. Civica picks insulin injector supplier

    Civica has selected Ypsomed AG as its manufacturer and supplier of insulin dosing injector pens.

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