Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Healthcare employment rebounds to pre-pandemic levels

    Contrary to widespread reports of staffing shortages, healthcare employment reached pre-pandemic levels with the addition of 44,200 jobs in February, according to a recent report from Altarum. 
  2. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  3. Why Northwell switched to Epic Systems: Q&A with CIO Sophy Lu

    As New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health seeks to transform patient, clinician and team member experience using technology, the health system chose to move to Epic as the vendor could streamline medical records as well as financials and operational information into a single product, Sophy Lu, CIO of the health system told Becker's. 
  1. 30 hospitals, health systems cutting jobs

    A number of hospitals and health systems are trimming their workforces or jobs due to financial and operational challenges. 
  2. Cedars-Sinai gets largest gift in 121-year history

    Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles has received $140 million, the largest gift in its history, from two longtime supporters.
  3. 10 most, least stressed states

    Mississippi is the most stressed state in America, and Minnesota is the least, according to an analysis released March 27 by personal finance website WalletHub.  
  4. Washington hospital lays off administrative staff

    Bellevue, Wash.-based Overlake Medical Center and Clinics has laid off administrative staff, the health system confirmed to the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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  1. CVS to close Signify Health deal this week

    CVS Health plans to complete its $8 billion acquisition of Signify Health this week, closing out a definitive agreement reached in September 2022, the companies announced March 27. 
  2. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  3. Former Whole Foods CEO goes big on telehealth

    Love.Life, a health and wellness company co-founded and run by former Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, acquired Plant Based TeleHealth, a telehealth service focusing on the prevention and reversal of chronic conditions.
  4. Between a rock and a hard place: Interest rate hikes alarm some hospital CFOs

    Stuck between getting inflation under control and preserving macroeconomic stability, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell decided to raise interest rates by 25 basis points, a move with serious consequences for healthcare, hospital leaders told Becker's.

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  1. Oak Street Health to offer primary care in dialysis centers

    Oak Street Health plans to provide its senior-focused primary care inside dialysis centers.
  2. Infectious disease leaders say field's 'trajectory is good' despite residency match decline

    Amid several years of declining entry to the field, infectious disease leaders analyzed results from recent residency matches to understand what the field's trajectory looks like ahead — and they reported positive things are on the horizon.
  3. Biden administration will not pursue action to lower cancer drug price

    The Biden administration has denied a petition that would have reduced the price of Xtandi, a drug developed at the University of California, Los Angeles, to treat prostate cancer.
  4. UofL Health latest system sued for allegedly sharing patient data with Meta

    Louisville, Ky.-based UofL Health is the latest health system to face a proposed class-action lawsuit over its use of the Meta Pixel consumer-tracking tool, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported March 24.
  5. Personal, medical data compromised in Community Health Systems breach affecting 1 million

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems said patients' personal and medical data was compromised in a recent data breach that affected nearly 1 million people.
  6. Penn State Health appoints VP, physician leader of pediatric services

    Penn State Health has appointed Yatin Vyas, MD, as its new vice president and physician leader for Penn State Health Children's services, according to a March 23 news release.
  7. New York City spends $18M+ on travel nurses for 1 hospital, union claims

    New York City spends millions on travel nurses to fill the staffing gap at Jacobi Medical Center, which lost about 20 percent of its nursing workforce last year, according to a March 23 report from the Bronx Times. 
  8. How an on-site work-life center supports clinicians after adverse events

    An on-campus work-life mental wellness center for clinicians in Florida saw large turnout in its first few months, according to a new study published in the April 2023 edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. Similar initiatives could improve access and reduce barriers to accessing mental health services for clinicians leading to decreased burnout. 
  9. Kaiser Permanente names senior VP to California service area

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has tapped Mitch Winnik to lead its Downey service area in Southern California. 

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