Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Experts call for overhaul of public health system 

    A panel of health experts has called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. public health system, recommending that a new national public health system be created, The New York Times reported June 21. 
  2. 14 recent health IT innovations, partnerships

    From artificial intelligence being rolled out for improved patient outcomes to virtual reality usage for medical training, health systems and hospitals are using technology and forming partnerships to innovate. 
  3. 'A pandemic of gun violence': Hospital workers call for safety while healing others

    When front-line hospital workers report to their jobs each day, it is impossible to know every situation they might encounter with patients, visitors and colleagues. But one situation appears more in the realm of possibility of late: the potential for a shooting or other violent incident. 

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  1. Women more likely to experience long COVID-19, study finds

    Four weeks after testing positive for COVID-19 and feeling symptoms, women encountered recurring symptoms more often than men, according to a study published June 21 in Current Medical Research and Opinion. 
  2. 6 systems seeking post-acute care talent 

    Below are five hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that have recently posted job listings seeking post-acute care talent.
  3. COVID-19 vaccinations cleared for young kids: 4 health experts' reactions

    Health experts largely welcomed the news that COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old are now available, after sign-off from the FDA and CDC. 
  4. HonorHealth researchers' new therapy changes NCCN guidelines for pancreatic cancer 

    Scottsdale, Ariz.-based HonorHealth researchers developed a novel drug combination therapy for pancreatic cancer patients that has become part of the new National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for the disease, the system shared with Becker's.

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  1. Kentucky health system launches hospital-at-home platform for rural patients

    Lexington, Ky.-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare has partnered with AI-powered remote patient monitoring company Biofourmis to provide acute-level hospital care inside patients' homes. 
  2. 10 hospitals seeking RCM talent

    10 hospitals or health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  3. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are five hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  4. Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center SVP to retire after 43 years

    Vita Willett, the senior vice president and area manager of Kaiser Permanente Riverside (Calif.) Medical Center, has announced her plans to retire after more than 43 years of service. 
  1. Cone Health names VP of managed care

    Jennifer Leach has been appointed vice president of managed care at Greensboro, N.C.- based Cone Health. 
  2. Marketing firm owner sentenced for scamming Mercyhealth in $3M kickback scheme

    An Illinois marketing firm owner was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for his role in a $3.1 million kickback scheme involving Janesville, Wis.-based Mercyhealth.
  3. Pregnancy-related hypertension doubles short-term risk

    Women experiencing gestational hypertension or preeclampsia have a 2.4-times higher risk of developing hypertension 10 years post-pregnancy, a study published June 13 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found.
  4. 9 recent healthcare job postings at Amazon

    Amazon has been advertising job openings at its various healthcare businesses. Here are nine healthcare-related jobs the tech giant recently posted:
  5. 150th Encompass hospital installs Oracle Cerner

    Integrated healthcare company Encompass Health launched its 150th post-acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital linked to the Oracle Cerner EHR on June 20.
  6. Florida hospital to close baby-delivery unit

    Lakeside Medical Center will close its baby-delivery unit because of a decline in births in recent years, The Palm Beach Post reported June 21.
  7. Nurse named president of Adventist Health hospital

    Colleen Assavapisitkul, MSN, RN, was named president of Adventist Health Clear Lake in Clearlake, Calif.
  8. Is nursing recession-proof?

    Amid a growing risk of recession for the U.S., there is at least one healthcare occupation that appears in solid position to withstand an economic downturn: nursing, a registered nurse from Louisiana argues in a June 20 article on nurse.org.  
  9. 10 hospitals hiring chief medical officers

    Below are 10 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that posted job listings seeking chief medical officers in the last two weeks.

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