Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. HCA's CEO wants to do more research

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare CEO Sam Hazen sees a big opportunity for the largest health system in the U.S. in an unlikely place: research, according to the Nashville Business Journal.
  2. UChicago Medicine breaks ground on $815M cancer center

    UChicago Medicine has broken ground on its $815 million project that will be Illinois' first standalone building dedicated to cancer care and research. 
  3. Wisconsin rehab hospital names CEO

    Milwaukee Rehabilitation Hospital at Greenfield (Wis.) appointed Shelley Stubbendeck CEO.

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  1. ADHD medication errors rose 300% since 2000, report finds

    ADHD-related medication errors rose 299 percent between 2000 and 2021, according to new research published in Pediatrics on Sept. 18.
  2. Ukrainian President Zelensky visits Northwell Health

    Volodymyr Zelensky, president of Ukraine, paid a visit to New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health this week. 
  3. Oregon's largest hospital faces $78M budget shortfall as nurses set to strike

    Increasing labor tensions between nursing staff and Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University are leading to a $78 million hole in the health system's fiscal 2024 budget plans, according to a Sept. 19 Lund Report article.
  4. How family members are filling nursing gaps

    The national nursing shortage is prompting some states to tap family members to provide home-based care for children with complex health needs.

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  1. Brigham and Women's new chief medical officer

    Charles Morris, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He has served in the role on an interim basis since last November. 
  2. Maryland CNA sentenced to 25 years after patient death

    A 36-year-old nursing assistant from Baltimore was sentenced to 25 years of prison after pleading guilty to first-degree assault and first-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult, Maryland's attorney general said Sept. 19. 
  3. How Ascension is paring down amid $3B loss

    St. Louis-based Ascension has reported a $3 billion operating loss on revenues of $28.35 billion in fiscal year 2023 as it struggled to address high operating costs and sustained revenue challenges.
  4. Google, DoD build AI tool to spot cancer

    Google and the Defense Department have been working to create artificial intelligence-powered microscopes that could be used to spot cancer, CNBC reported Sept. 18.

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  1. MemorialCare investment arm backs $6M financing round for digital health company

    The investment arm of Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare joined in on a $6.25 million series A financing round for Amenities Health, a digital front door for healthcare companies. 
  2. New Jersey hospital gets union restraining order amid strike

    A Superior Court judge has granted a temporary restraining order against the union whose members are on strike at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.
  3. COVID-19 admissions up for 9th straight week

    More than 20,500 patients with COVID-19 were admitted to U.S. hospitals for the week ending Sept. 9, according to the latest CDC update. 
  4. Steady as she goes: S&P makes limited ratings changes in August

    Ratings agency S&P Global made just one upgrade and one downgrade decision in August on a total of 35 healthcare systems, according to a Sept. 18 note.
  5. Providence Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital taps chief medical officer

    Providence Santa Rosa (Calif.) Memorial Hospital has named Eric Hodes, MD, as its new chief medical officer. 
  6. Mercy to launch hospital at home

    St. Louis-based Mercy is launching a hospital-at-home program in the fall within the St. Louis region. 
  7. Detroit hospital to end outpatient cancer care

    Detroit-based DMC Sinai Grace Hospital will close its outpatient cancer clinic as of Oct. 1, according to a Sept. 19 report from the Detroit Free Press. 
  8. Nurses at California hospital to receive 19% raises

    Nurses have approved a new labor contract with Dameron Hospital in Stockton, Calif., which is managed by Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health.
  9. 25 health systems zeroing in on leadership teams in 2023

    At least 20 health systems announced changes to leadership ranks and administration teams in 2023. 

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