Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Will the EHR market remain competitive into 2024?

    Several companies and vendors offer EHR systems and services, but companies such as Epic Systems and Oracle Cerner have historically dominated the market. Will this remain true in 2024?
  2. Health systems making IT leadership changes

    Here are four hospitals and health systems making changes to its IT executive teams as reported by Becker's since Sept. 13:
  3. 7 RCM headlines to know from September

    From the American Medical Association releasing its annual CPT code update, to Atheneahealth naming a senior vice president of revenue cycle management, here are seven RCM headlines to know from September: 

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  1. Houston Methodist makes more leadership changes

    Houston Methodist is making leadership changes following the announcement that Debra Feigin Sukin, PhD, has been selected as the new president of Houston-based Texas Children's.
  2. Prospect hospitals continue to face fallout from cyberattack

    The August cyberattack targeting Culver City, Calif.-based Prospect Medical Holdings' Connecticut facilities has left a financial strain on the hospitals as some computer systems are still not restored, CT Mirror reported Oct. 1.
  3. Iowa hospital names CEO

    Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City, Iowa, has named Linn Block, BSN, RN, CEO. 
  4. Legionnaires' detected at West Virginia hospital

    Legionnaires' disease-causing bacteria was found in one area of the 303-bed Cabell Huntington (W.Va.) Hospital, NBC affiliate WSAZ reported Sept. 29.

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  1. Ohio hospitals, outpatient facility join Parkview Health system

    Three Ohio facilities, including two hospitals, operated by Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers are now officially part of Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Parkview Health.
  2. Cano Health CFO departs, interim CFO appointed

    Miami-based primary care provider Cano Health has replaced its former CFO Brian Koppy with interim CFO Eladio Gil.
  3. 75,000+ Kaiser workers prepare to strike: 8 things to know

    Tens of thousands of Kaiser Permanente employees across the U.S. are preparing to go on strike this week after their contract expired with no new labor agreement in place.
  4. Health system execs add revenue with clinical innovation

    Hospital and health system executives are looking for ways to add revenue as costs continue to increase and margins stay tight. Many see boosting clinical care services, outcomes and value-based care initiatives as the path to a stronger financial situation.

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  1. Employees stabbed at New York hospital: Police

    Two employees at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., were stabbed by a patient Oct. 1, according to police.
  2. 14 hospitals switching to Epic in 2023

    Here are 14 hospitals and health systems switching to Epic Systems in 2023, as reported by Becker's since Jan. 23: Editor's note: This article was updated Oct. 2 and will continue to be updated. 
  3. NYC hospital evacuates amid flooding, transfers patients

    New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull campus in Brooklyn evacuated and transferred 116 patients Sept. 30 to allow the facility to shut down its power and assess flood-related damage. 
  4. COVID-19 vaccine pioneers win Nobel Prize

    Katalin Karikó, PhD, and Drew Weissman, MD, PhD — two Penn Medicine scientists known for their groundbreaking work on messenger RNA that laid the foundation for COVID-19 vaccines — have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 
  5. Hospital margins inch up to 1.1% in August

    Hospital margins are moving in the right direction, as the median year-to-date operating margin improved in August to 1.1 percent, according to Kaufman Hall.
  6. New York system faces lawsuit over patient sexual assault cases

    A new lawsuit against New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center alleges the system covered up years of abuse by urologist Darius Paduch, MD, Fox News reported Sept. 29.
  7. California hospital fined for price transparency violation

    CMS has fined West Covina (Calif.)  Medical Center alleged price transparency violations.
  8. LCMC Health taps chief revenue officer

    New Orleans-based LCMC Health has named Anthony Cunningham chief revenue officer. 
  9. COVID-19 metrics continue decline: 4 updates

    COVID-19 hospitalizations have fallen for the second week after the U.S. noted a slight uptick every week since July, according to CDC data. 

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