Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. New Epic partnership aims to improve neonatal care

    EHR vendor Epic Systems has entered into a new partnership with GeneDx, a genetic testing company.
  2. Hospital pharmacist wages grow 4%

    Between 2022 and 2023, the average hospital pharmacist saw a 4% salary increase, according to a Drug Channels report.
  3. Colorado hospital taps Rush finance leader for CFO role

    Delta (Colo.) County Memorial Hospital, also known as Delta Health, has named Lisa Lee CFO. 

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  1. At-home tests are booming, but physicians have concerns

    More patients are turning to DIY testing to understand and treat their conditions, but physicians worry the tests could lead to unsafe practices, The Washington Post reported June 9.
  2. Phoenix Children's taps COO

    Phoenix Children's has tapped Justin Bradshaw as executive vice president and COO, effective July 1. 
  3. Moderna's combo flu, COVID-19 shot succeeds in phase 3 trial

    On June 10, Moderna said its experimental combination vaccine for COVID-19 and influenza surpassed the efficacy of existing shots in a phase 3 trial. 
  4. 'FLiRT' variants account for 65% of COVID-19 cases: CDC

    The "FLiRT" coronavirus variants account for more than two-thirds of all U.S. cases, according to the CDC's latest variant proportion estimates. 

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  1. Iowa hospital CEO retires, new leader named

    Euan MacGregor has been named CEO of Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics in Vinton, Iowa, according to a June 9 Facebook post on the hospital's page.
  2. Kindred pharmacy director moves to Baptist

    Louisville, Ky.-based Baptist Health named Rachel Connors, PharmD, as the pharmacy director of its hospital in New Albany, Ind.
  3. Supreme Court to review DSH pay formula

    The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 agreed to review a court ruling that sides with HHS on how the agency calculates disproportionate share hospital payments for Supplemental Security Income benefits. 
  4. Med-Metrix acquires RCM company

    Med-Metrix has acquired revenue cycle management company Hospital Billing & Collection Service.

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  1. Teladoc names new CEO

    Teladoc has named Chuck Divita as its new CEO. 
  2. Epic's next move in AI

    Epic is diving deep into artificial intelligence, incorporating the technology into existing platforms and new products to support health system operations and clinical outcomes.
  3. VA says Oracle Health EHR is failing

    An unpublished survey from the Department of Veterans Affairs revealed that its new Oracle Health EHR system is not helping improve patient care, Bloomberg reported June 7.
  4. Change Healthcare loses bid to keep cyberattack lawsuits in Tennessee

    The 49 lawsuits filed against Change Healthcare alleging the company failed to protect patient information during a February ransomware attack will be consolidated in Minnesota instead of Tennessee, where the company is based, according to a Reuters report.
  5. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Abu Dubai partner on innovation

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has teamed up with the health department of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on an innovation partnership to advance pediatric care worldwide.
  6. Inpatient bariatric surgeries to decline 15% in 10 years: Vizient

    By 2034, the rate of inpatient bariatric surgeries will drop 15%, according to a June 10 Vizient report. 
  7. Cyberattack on 3rd party effects Adventist Health Tulare patients

    A breach at a third-party agency is affecting Adventist Health Tulare (Calif.).
  8. Advocate Illinois hospital appoints new president

    Eric Rhodes was appointed president of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Ill., part of Downers Grove-based Advocate Health Care, on June 3, according to a LinkedIn post. 
  9. 1 dead after police-involved shooting at UNC Health hospital

    Police confirmed an officer-involved shooting on the campus of UNC Health Johnston on June 10 that left one person dead, The News & Observer reported. 

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