Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Amwell boosts telehealth visits 20% in Q1: 5 things to know

    Amwell has been growing its number of providers and patients in the first quarter of 2022 as it released its results from its first financial report of the year May 9. 
  2. McLaren Greater Lansing names chief experience officer

    Lynn Griffor was named chief experience officer of McLaren Greater Lansing (Mich.).
  3. Texas Medical Center partners with Irish agency to advance entrepreneurship, innovation

    Houston-based Texas Medical Center partnered with a government agency in Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, to provide opportunities for Irish companies, entrepreneurs, researchers, clinicians and industries to collaborate with the medical center. 

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  1. North Carolina officials slam lack of communication from HCA amid Mission deal

    North Carolina city officials took aim at what they considered a lack of communication from Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare as it worked to close its acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, according to the Citizen Times.
  2. Tech industry warns of more remote jobs moving out of US

    The tech industry is warning lawmakers that the wave of remote working is leading to offshoring talent from the U.S. unless the nation admits more highly skilled immigrants, The Wall Street Journal reported May 10. 
  3. BA.2's prevalence in US falls for 3rd week

    The omicron subvariant BA.2 accounts for a fewer proportion of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. as the prevalence of another omicron sublineage — BA.2.12.1 — grows, according to the CDC's latest variant proportion estimates. 
  4. Allina Health's operating income rises by $165M

    Minneapolis-based Allina Health posted an operating income of $128.8 million for the year ended Dec. 31, up from the $36.3 million loss in 2020, according to its financial results.

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  1. 10 recent hospital exec resignations, retirements

    Several hospital and health system executives announced plans to step down from their positions or retire in the last month. 
  2. LHC shareholder sues over proposed Optum merger

    An LHC Group shareholder is suing the company and its board of directors over the proposed merger with UnitedHealth Group's Optum unit, Lawstreet Media reported May 9. 
  3. New CEO starts at Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge

    Rene Ragas has joined Baton Rouge, La.-based Woman's Hospital as president and CEO.
  4. Intermountain partners with VC firm General Catalyst to 'turbocharge' value-based care

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare partnered with venture capitalist firm General Catalyst to accelerate innovation across its health system, according to a May 9 announcement. 

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  1. 6 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are six hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. US may limit access to next-gen COVID-19 shots if funding falls short, official says

    The next generation of COVID-19 shots may only be available this fall to those at high risk of severe illness if Congress does not approve more emergency funding to buy the shots, a senior administration official told NBC News.
  3. Omnicell reports ransomware incident

    Omnicell reported that some of its information technology systems were affected by ransomware.
  4. Where are the 22 Leapfrog straight-'A' hospitals?

    The Leapfrog Group released its spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades on May 10, assigning "A" through "F" letter grades to nearly 3,000 general acute care hospitals in the U.S. for patient safety performance.
  5. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  6. USC Keck physicians vote to join union

    Resident and fellow physicians at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles have voted to unionize with the Committee of Interns and Residents.
  7. Where are the 17 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals? 

    The Leapfrog Group gave 17 hospitals failing grades in its spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades list, released May 10.
  8. Making remote work work

    Today's healthcare leaders face vast uncertainty and a multitude of complex questions that can feel impossible to answer. These uncertainties include the labor market, the future of remote work, the organization's infrastructure and technology, the role of automation — and much more.
  9. COVID-19 hospitalizations to rise through late May, CDC predicts

    Hospitals will likely see new COVID-19 admissions increase through the end of the month, federal modeling suggests.

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