Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Employment of RNs, by state

    About 3.2 million registered nurses are employed in the U.S., and California is the state with the highest employment level in RNs, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 3 and reflecting information from May 2023.
  2. 9 health systems moving to Epic

    Epic Systems continues to be the leader in the EHR hospital market share, with 83 hospitals joining its network in 2022, according to research from KLAS. 
  3. HHS 'misses the mark' in drug shortage proposal, ASHP says

    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists partly welcomed HHS' 18-page policy recommendations for drug shortage strategies, but the organization said it "proposes concerning penalties."

The present and future of patient marketing is personalization

4 factors guiding one health system's success here.
  1. Oregon 1st state to adopt 'physician associate'

    Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to adopt legislation changing the "physician assistant" title to "physician associate." 
  2. Amylyx to swipe ALS from market after study failure

    Amylyx Pharmaceuticals is withdrawing its FDA-approved therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Relyvrio, from the market after a phase 3 study failure, the company said April 4. 
  3. Michigan city offers pregnant, postpartum moms $7,500 lifeline

    In Flint, Mich., every pregnant and postpartum mother can receive $7,500 in aid over the first year of their baby's life through a new program called Rx Kids. 
  4. 3 hospital projects with $500M+ price tags in 2 days

    Many health systems have been busy planning new hospitals and expansion projects.

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. Advocate's supply chain strategy: 3 notes

    In late 2022, Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health merged to form Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health. Since then, the 67-hospital system has had to shape its supply chain road map. 
  2. 2 Nebraska hospitals abruptly close, 72 laid off

    Family Hospital at Papillion (Neb.) abruptly closed late March after its sister hospital, Family Hospital at Millard in Omaha, shut down at the end of January. Both hospitals were part of Texas-based Family Hospital Systems.
  3. HCA, Galen College of Nursing to open new campus in Colorado

    Denver-based HealthOne — part of HCA Healthcare — and Galen College of Nursing are planning to open a new campus in Aurora, Colo. 
  4. Nicklaus Children's receives $15M gift

    Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami received a $15 million gift for its cancer and blood disorders institute from South Florida philanthropists Helen and Jacob Shaham.

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. The changing dynamics for retail healthcare disruptors

    Retail healthcare disruptors' fortunes have been heading in different directions lately.
  2. Teladoc Health's CEO abruptly exits

    Teladoc Health's CEO Jason Gorevic is leaving his role as head of the company effective immediately. 
  3. Change Healthcare asks to consolidate dozens of cyberattack lawsuits

    Change Healthcare has asked a U.S. court panel to consolidate dozens of cyberattack-related lawsuits to a federal court in Tennessee.
  4. MedStar Health to provide at-home acute care

    Columbia, Md.-based MedStar Health is teaming up with Dispatch Health to provide acute care services in patients' homes. 
  5. Microsoft's Nuance wins court case over 3D medical scans

    A federal appeals court sided with Microsoft's Nuance Communications over a lawsuit involving its medical imaging technology.
  6. Violence against nurses hits all-time high: 2 new reports

    A growing proportion of nurses say incidents of violence and aggression they face on the job have become routine. As a result, many are considering an exit from the profession altogether. 
  7. PA Licensure Compact officially activated

    Seven states have adopted legislation to enact the PA Licensure Compact, meaning the model is now activated, the American Academy of Physician Associates said April 5.
  8. Cone Health to invest $150M in underserved areas

    Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health is investing $150 million over the next five years to improve the health and well-being of residents in underserved areas. 
  9. Northwestern Medicine, Dell forge AI alliance

    Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine sealed an artificial intelligence partnership with Dell Technologies. 

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