Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Mount Sinai aims to boost number of Black men in leadership

    Mount Sinai Health System has launched a new program to provide more career advancement opportunities for Black men within the organization.
  2. Walgreens won't increase wages for some workers, CEO says

    Some employees at Walgreens will not see any "further" wage increases, the chain's CEO said March 28. 
  3. Private equity firm invests in Janus Health

    Private equity firm Enhanced Healthcare Partners is investing in RCM tech platform Janus Health. 
  1. Detroit medical residents move to unionize

    Resident physicians employed by Detroit Education & Research and working at Detroit Medical Center hospitals are seeking a unionization election.
  2. Why health systems website pixel tracking tools can't be used for marketing

    Hospitals and health systems across the country are facing lawsuits alleging that they have put pixel tracking technologies onto their websites and patient portals for marketing purposes, and they could be violating patient privacy laws by doing so, JDSupra reported March 27.
  3. Piedmont hospital names new CEO

    Lori Rakes, RN, was named CEO of Piedmont Cartersville (Ga.) Medical Center, part of Atlanta-based Piedmont.
  4. Moffitt Cancer Center, Digital Medicine Society partner on 'Moonshot' digital health initiative

    Tampa, Fla.-based Moffitt Cancer Center and the Digital Medicine Society will co-host CancerX, an initiative to use digital innovation to fight cancer. 

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  1. Gen Z: The next retirement disruptor

    Generation Z may become "the true modernizer of the retirement industry," according to a recent survey from Principal. 
  2. Stanford Medicine Children's Health names new chief of pediatric neurosurgery

    Stanford Medicine Children's Health in Palo Alto, Calif., has named Cormac Maher, MD, as its new chief of pediatric neurosurgery.
  3. New human case of bird flu identified in China

    Health officials in China have reported a positively identified case of H3N8 avian flu, according to a March 27 report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
  4. 16 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have recently been reported by Becker's:

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  1. Kettering Health taps firm to investigate misconduct claims

    Kettering (Ohio) Health has hired an outside firm to conduct an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate fiscal and operational management, the Dayton Daily News reported March 27. The firm will recommend updates to processes and policies.
  2. Northwell hospital executive director gets expanded regional role

    Jon Sendach was named deputy regional executive director for New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health's central region, according to a March 28 news release shared with Becker's.
  3. COVID-19 virus can alter cell structure, study finds

    The virus that causes COVID-19 has the ability to alter the genome structure of cells, which may play a role in long COVID-19, according to new findings from researchers at UTHealth Houston. 
  4. Virginia hospital launches new EHR system

    Fort Belvoir (Va.) Community Hospital, a Department of Defense medical facility, went live with its new EHR system MHS Genesis on March 25. 
  5. A hospital fight is renewed — over hospitals

    Major hospital groups are ramping up resistance to physician-owned hospitals, which were checked by the Affordable Care Act but have recently become subject of renewed attention.
  6. Bill aims to close 'shocking' healthcare fraud loophole

    A congressman has introduced a bill aimed at closing a "shocking loophole" that has led to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, Kaiser Health News reported March 28. 
  7. How a ransomware attack at a Indiana hospital in '21 is still costing money today

    Franklin, Ind.-based Johnson Memorial Health spent six months trying to get their operations back to normal after Hive ransomware group ​​infiltrated its networks in October 2021, but it is still feeling the effects of the cyberattack two years later, Side Effects Public Media reported March 27. 
  8. Herb Watson, VCU 'legend' in nurse anesthesia, dies at 94

    Herb Watson, CRNA, a "living legend" in nurse anesthesia education, died March 7 at age 94.
  9. Nurse shortage declared global health emergency

    The International Council of Nurses has declared nurse shortages to be a global health emergency, with 13 million nurses needing to be replaced globally in the coming years.

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