Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Dolly Parton donates $1M to Vanderbilt for infectious disease research

    Country singer Dolly Parton is making a $1 million donation to Nashville, Tenn-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center for pediatric infectious disease research.
  2. UChicago Medicine employee email accounts hacked

    UChicago Medicine notified patients that an unauthorized user had access to some employee email accounts, putting protected health information of patients at risk. 
  3. Mount Sinai is moving Epic to the Microsoft cloud: 4 things to know

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System is transitioning its Epic EHR to Microsoft Azure and using the cloud service for much of its operations, CIO Kristin Myers said in an interview with CIO published June 14.

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  1. Meet R1 RCM's leadership team

    Twelve officials make up R1 RCM's executive leadership team, according to the revenue cycle firm's website.
  2. COVID-19 may play role in child hepatitis cases, small study suggests

    New research suggests a past COVID-19 infection may be responsible for the severe hepatitis cases reported among children globally in recent months. 
  3. Fauci tests positive for COVID-19

    Anthony Fauci, MD, chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden and the nation's top infectious disease expert, has tested positive for COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health said June 15. 
  4. Public likely won't need 15-jab monkeypox vaccine

    Of the two FDA-approved smallpox vaccines, Jynneos and ACAM2000, only one has more than 100 million doses ready. Unfortunately for the public, it's the inoculation that requires 15 jabs "vigorous enough" to draw blood, according to the FDA. However, experts say many factors will keep it from being the first line of defense against spread of monkeypox.

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  1. GSK to launch brand performance platform

    GSK Consumer Healthcare partnered with Ascential Digital Commerce to launch a platform for C-suite executives to analyze their brand's performance and sales. 
  2. HCA North Carolina hospital names CEO

    Marsha Myers was named CEO of Mission Hospital McDowell in Marion, N.C., part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare.
  3. 5 recent heart study findings

    Here are five recent cardiology-related studies published by Becker's since April 14, starting with the most recent:
  4. Data breach at Florida hospitalist group affects more than 19,000 patients

    Central Florida Inpatient Medicine is notifying patients of an email data breach after a cybersecurity incident that affected 19,625 people.
  1. 15 systems hiring chief nursing officers

    Below are 15 hospitals, health systems and hospital operators that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  2. The inevitable disruption in healthcare, per Baptist Health South Florida's Tony Ambrozie

    A conversation about digital health, disparities and COVID-19.
  3. US abortion rates rise as nation awaits fate of Roe v. Wade

    After more than 30 years of decline, abortions rose 8 percent in the U.S. from 2017-2020, according to a June 15 report from the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive health policy and and research organization. 
  4. The current state of IT with MaineHealth's CIO

    A CIO dives into the challenges and expectations of IT within the next two years.
  5. 118 drugs currently in shortage: FDA

    The U.S. is running dry on more than 100 treatments, including cardiovascular, antibiotic and anti-infective drugs, according to the FDA. 
  6. US Supreme Court overturns $1.6B 340B payment cut

    The U.S. Supreme Court sided with hospital groups June 15 in a case challenging HHS' 340B payment cuts. 
  7. Pfizer halts Paxlovid trial for standard-risk patients

    Pfizer-BioNTech will stop adding patients to its Paxlovid phase 2/3 trial after failing to prove the antiviral treatment reduced the relative risk of contracting COVID-19. 
  8. Recent specialty cancer center openings

    Six hospitals and health systems that have opened specialty cancer facilities or shared plans to open new centers since April: 
  9. Rite Aid CEO envisions a pharmacy on your phone

    Rite Aid President and CEO Heyward Donigan pictures the company's pharmacists texting and video-calling with patients in the future, according to The Washington Post. 

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