Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Northwell's first-of-kind healthcare high school to open in 2025

    More information is now available about Northwell Health's partnership with New York City Public Schools and Bloomberg Philanthropies to build a new healthcare career-focused high school. 
  2. Mark Cuban drug company unveils new offering for hospitals

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. now offers critical drugs in shortage to healthcare providers. 
  3. 'Frustrated with where we are': Massachusetts governor talks Steward troubles, plan of action

    Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey and her administration further addressed Steward Health Care's financial troubles along with the state's ongoing plan of action during a state public health council meeting Feb. 14.

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  1. AdventHealth buys Florida property for over $5M

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth has purchased vacant property in Sanford, Fla., for around $5.3 million, the Orlando Business Journal reported Feb. 13.
  2. Harvard gets $1.2M to develop oral antibiotics that kill drug-resistant infections

    Harvard University researchers have received $1.2 million from CARB-X, a Boston University-led nonprofit that funds projects that focus on drug-resistant bacteria named on the CDC’s Antibiotic Resistant Threats list.
  3. Congressman optimistic Medicare reimbursement cuts will be reversed

    Indiana Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD, told the American Hospital Association that Medicare reimbursement cuts could be at least partially reversed in Congress' next spending package, Roll Call reported Feb. 13. 
  4. Where employers are struggling the most, least with hiring

    West Virginia ranked as the state where employers are having the hardest time finding workers, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.

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  1. Why 2 health systems ended RCM partnerships

    Here is why two health systems recently ended their revenue cycle management partnerships:
  2. Central Maine Healthcare hospital names VP of nursing, patient services

    Central Maine Healthcare has named Jenifer Madore vice president of nursing and patient services at its Rumford (Maine) Hospital. 
  3. FDA sends warning letters to vendors selling unapproved weight loss drugs

    The FDA has sent warning letters to two online vendors — US Chem Labs and Helix Chemical Supply — for selling unapproved and misbranded versions of semaglutide and tirzepatide.
  4. 'Healthcare is not poker': Leader dives deeper into Steward's struggles

    Alan Sager, PhD, professor of health law, policy and management and director of the health reform program at Boston University School of Public Health, has been conducting research on hospital closures for years.

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  1. Discontinued asthma drug stirs frustrations

    After GSK discontinued its brand-name asthma drug Flovent on Jan. 1, families and physicians are struggling to access its generic solution, CNN reported Feb. 13. 
  2. Health Systems partner to build Wisconsin freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital

    Madison, Wis.-based UW Health, Madison, Wis.-based UnityPoint Health - Meriter Hospital and Lifepoint Rehabilitation — a Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health business unit — have expanded their partnership to develop and operate a second freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fitchburg, Wis. 
  3. 6 Ozempic updates

    Healthcare suppliers and food companies are veering into new business plans amid the booming market for weight loss medications, which is expected to reach $80 billion by 2030.
  4. Health systems back bill aimed at boosting digital health access

    Boston Medical Center, Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Corewell Health, and Indianapolis-based IU Health are backing a new bill that aims to improve access to digital health services. 
  5. HHS looks to bring back hospital audits

    The HHS is looking to bring back a HIPAA compliance audit program in a bid to enhance cybersecurity within the healthcare sector, Gov Info Security reported Feb. 13. 
  6. Red Sea, Panama Canal issues: 3 notes for hospital supply execs

    Low water levels in the Panama Canal and cargo ship attacks from an Iran-backed rebel group are disrupting the healthcare supply chain and increasing shipping costs. 
  7. Trends clinical leaders, hospital execs say will shape healthcare beyond 2024

    As hospitals face new pressures and begin aligning with their 2024 strategic plans, the key focuses of many hospital leaders are the same: how AI will shape healthcare, finding workflow solutions, recruiting and retaining nurses, and combating workplace violence.
  8. Email extortion data breach affects 2.4 million patients; FBI seeks victims

    Nearly 2.4 million patients of Oklahoma City-based Integris Health were caught up in a data breach where the alleged hackers sent extortion emails directly to some of them.
  9. Boston Medical Center Health System taps inaugural chiefs

    Boston Medical Center Health System on Feb. 14 announced its first chief officers for strategy, transformation and digital information.

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