Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Prisma Health unites 5,000 physicians, creates inVio network

    Prisma Health has combined its two physician-led clinically integrated networks to form inVio, a new brand with centralized operations that has over 5,000 physicians, the South Carolina-based health system said Oct. 7.
  2. No women received Nobel Prizes for science, widening awards' gender gap

    Despite the Nobel committee pledging to be more inclusive, no women scientists were nominated for an award this year, widening the gender gap for achievement, reported Newsweek Oct. 7. 
  3. Hospitals post September job losses after 2 straight months of gains

    Hospitals lost jobs in September, after gaining them the previous two months, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  1. Northwell CEO: Vaccination mandates work

    After shedding about 2 percent of its workforce, New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is 100 percent vaccinated against COVID-19 and doesn't expect disruption to services. 
  2. COVID-19 hospitalizations drop to pre-delta levels in some states

    Some states that bore the brunt of the latest COVID-19 surge early on are showing signs of recovery, reports Bloomberg.
  3. The $2.5B+ capital project UC San Diego Health CFO Lori Donaldson is most excited about

    Lori Donaldson serves as CFO of University of California San Diego Health, overseeing a budget of more than $3 billion and paving the financial strategy for the academic health system.
  4. Christus Health, Texas A&M ink affiliation

    Irving, Texas-based Christus Health and Texas A&M University College of Medicine signed a new affiliation agreement that will help Northern Texas recruit and train more physicians. 
  1. Cost of healthcare rises for 1 in 3 workers 

    A new study found that one-third of U.S. workers saw the cost of healthcare rise in 2021, CNBC reported Oct. 7. 
  2. HealthONE names CEO of Colorado hospital

    Denver-based health system HealthONE has promoted Hollie Seeley to the role of president and CEO of North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, Colo. She will step into her new position Nov. 1.
  3. 3 strategies for making telemedicine more equitable 

    The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated the rollout and implementation of telemedicine. However, the growing healthcare technique runs the risk of leaving behind those that need it most, reported Harvard Business Review Oct. 7.
  4. Atrium Health to begin construction on $450M care tower project

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist will soon begin constructing its $450 million care tower project, which includes a helipad, on its main campus, the Winston-Salem Journal reported Oct. 7.
  1. Juneau hospital selects 2nd interim CEO in wake of September shakeup

    Jerel Humphrey was appointed interim CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska, an Oct. 6 news release shared with Becker's said. 
  2. 2 in 5 workers intend to leave their jobs this year, study shows

    Work-related stress and burnout compounded by the pandemic has increased levels of dissatisfaction in the U.S. workforce. Many workers now feeling the pressure plan to leave their current posts this year, an Oct. 4 American Psychological Association report found.
  3. Per-person healthcare spending jumps to $6K a year: Health Care Cost Institute

    In 2019, per-person healthcare spending increased by 2.9 percent from 2018 to about $6,000, which is the lowest growth rate in five years, according to the Health Care Cost Institute's October "Health Care Cost and Utilization Report."
  4. Minority children more likely to lose caregivers to COVID-19, study finds

    A study published Oct. 7 in Pediatrics found minority children in the U.S. were more likely to lose their caregivers to COVID-19 compared to white children. 
  5. HCA veteran named chief nursing executive of East Florida division

    HCA East Florida has appointed Natalie Ransom division chief nursing executive, an Oct. 7 news reIease shared with Becker's said.  
  6. 10 hospitals hiring CEOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs in the last month.
  7. 4 new specialty heart centers

    Four hospitals and health systems have recently opened specialty heart clinics or announced plans to do so. 
  8. 10 health systems with most improved brand perceptions

    ChristianaCare's brand perception improved the most in 2020, according to research released by branding agency Monigle.
  9. Humana's Primary Care Organization names CMO

    Humana appointed Vivek Garg, MD, as CMO of its Primary Care Organization, which includes CenterWell Senior Primary Care and Conviva Care Centers.

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