Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Hospitals seeking CIOs, chief digital officers, IT talent

    Below are eight hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking IT talent. 
  2. Women’s financial health at a 5-year low, survey says

    A recent survey conducted by Ellevest, a women-centered financial company, found that money is women's top cause of stress.
  3. 10 states spending the most, least on mental health services

    A recent study conducted by NiceRx revealed which U.S. states are spending the most and the least on mental health services. 

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  1. Companies are ditching the corner office for executive workspaces

    Amid changes to office setups during the pandemic to accommodate new work arrangements, some companies are swapping the corner office for executive work spaces, Fortune reported Sept. 22.
  2. 4.4M people have received omicron-tweaked boosters

    Three weeks after Pfizer and Moderna's updated boosters were authorized, about 4.4 million people have been jabbed with the omicron-targeted vaccines, according to CDC data updated Sept. 22. 
  3. Spectrum Health, Memorial Hermann invest in cost-cycle company SpendMend

    Spectrum Health Ventures, part of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health, and Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System have invested in tech-based cost-cycle company SpendMend, the firm said Sept. 22.
  4. 'Twindemic' risk greater this year, experts worry

    The U.S. avoided a long-feared "twindemic" of flu and COVID-19 for the past two years, largely because of widespread masking and other behaviors that kept flu seasons mild. But the risk that both illnesses will increase this winter appears greater. 

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  1. The National Institutes of Health awards $100M in autism research grants

    The National Institutes of Health awarded $100 million to support nine Autism Centers of Excellence, according to a Sept. 6 news release.
  2. Strike set at 6 KPC Health hospitals

    Members of Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West are set to begin a five-day strike Sept. 26 at six KPC Health hospitals, according to a union news release shared with Becker's.
  3. We wear 'black robes, not white coats': Court overturns ruling compelling UPMC to give ivermectin

    A Pennsylvania appeals court on Sept. 22 overturned an injunction that required a Pittsburgh-based UPMC hospital to administer ivermectin to a COVID-19 patient, court documents show. 
  4. 9 women on the move in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Sept. 16:

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  1. 17 recent hospital, health system executive resignations

    Dozens of hospital and health systems executives have stepped down from their positions in 2022. 
  2. New Jersey hospital faces closure after 150 years

    St. Francis Medical Center, a teaching hospital in Trenton, N.J., has been struggling financially for years, and it will close if a purchase agreement for the facility receives regulatory approval, according to NJ Advance Media. 
  3. Why patient falls are so hard to get ahead of

    From shock-absorbing flooring to wearable technologies, hospitals have tried a litany of interventions to get to zero patient falls. But for years, falls have consistently landed on The Joint Commission's list of most common sentinel events. 
  4. Envision Healthcare at high risk of bankruptcy, Moody's says

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Envision Healthcare, which operates ambulatory surgery centers and provides physician staffing services, is on the brink of bankruptcy, according to Moody's Investors Service. 
  5. Mass General Brigham agrees to slash spending by $128M a year

    Boston-based Mass General Brigham plans to reduce total medical spending by $127.8 million a year, according to a Sept. 22 report from The Boston Globe.
  6. Hispanic heritage spotlight: 6 thoughts on leadership from healthcare execs

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Becker's Hospital Review asked Hispanic leaders in healthcare to share their insights on leadership.
  7. Swedish to invest $125M in employee pay increases

    Seattle-based Swedish Health Services has reached memorandums of agreement with Service Employees International Union Healthcare 1199NW to raise wages for 7,200 employees, according to statements from both parties, which were shared with Becker's Sept. 22.
  8. The 10 medical specialties that are least satisfied with their EHR

    Here are the 10 medical specialties that are least satisfied with their EHRs, according to recent rankings from KLAS Research.
  9. MPAC Healthcare names new COO

    Chicago-based MPAC Healthcare named Hailey Paley as the new COO, according to a Sept. 22 news release.

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