Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Tenet's $100M cyber incident raises 10 must-ask questions for boards

    Cyberattackers don't need to steal data to cause chaos, they just need to pose enough of a threat that management is forced to halt business.
  2. 'Listen and respond accordingly': 5 hospital CEOs share advice for successors

    When a healthcare leader takes the helm of a hospital, they bring with them advice from mentors as well as their own career learning experiences. Now, five CEOs — one who recently retired and four preparing to do so — shared their advice with Becker's Hospital Review, from setting one's ego aside to engaging with the community.
  3. 6 hospitals cutting inpatient care

    Several hospitals are scaling back or cutting inpatient care for a variety of reasons, including cost concerns. 

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  1. Franciscan Health Rensselaer to invest $28M in upgrades

    Franciscan Health Rensselaer (Ind.) will soon begin a $28 million project to upgrade and modernize the hospital, according to an Aug. 10 press release from the health system.
  2. Lawyers want to combine class-action lawsuits against HCA

    Two separate lawsuits, one filed by the city of Brevard, N.C., and a second filed jointly by Buncombe County and the city of Asheville, N.C., could merge into a single large antitrust, class-action lawsuit against Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare and Asheville-based Mission Health, according to an Aug. 5 report from the Asheville Citizen Times.
  3. CVS Health reportedly pursued One Medical before Amazon

    Before Amazon entered an agreement to buy One Medical for $3.9 billion in July, CVS Health approached the primary care company with interest to align, Bloomberg reported Aug. 10. 
  4. MemorialCare names strategy chief

    Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare has named Laurie Sicaeros as the system's chief strategy officer and leadership academy dean.

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  1. How Baptist Health is keeping patients digitally connected to care

    The PineApp, Miami-based Baptist Health's newly built app, is trying to change the traditional trajectory and mindset of health and wellness from one of episodic care — care only when you need it — to a holistic, uninterrupted and ingrained part of a person's life.
  2. 5 states with highest, lowest C. diff rates

    Hospitals in Alaska have the lowest Clostridioides difficile infection rate in the country, CDC data shows. 
  3. CEO no longer at helm of Colorado health system

    Brian Erling, MD, is no longer CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, part of Centennial, Colo.-based Centura Health.
  4. Kaiser Permanente Ventures: Key things to know

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has a venture capital arm that has invested in and supported more than 65 companies in the last 20 years.
  1. CDC, HHS unveil national tool to track health effects of environmental issues

    The CDC and HHS on Aug. 10 released the Environmental Justice Index, a tool meant to help public health officials and communities identify areas at high risk of experiencing negative health effects from environmental factors. 
  2. UChicago Medicine breaks ground on $121M multispecialty care facility

    UChicago Medicine has broken ground on a two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and microhospital in Crown Point, Ind. 
  3. Meet the 6 healthcare leaders named living legends

    The American Academy of Nursing has named six leaders as living legends for their contributions to healthcare and health systems.
  4. Intradermal injection: 3 notes on the US monkeypox vaccine approach

    The U.S. is now allowing fractional doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine to be administered via an injection that delivers the dose between, rather than under, layers of skin — an effort that will stretch low vaccine supplies, according to federal health officials. 
  5. AdventHealth opens pharmacy kiosks to boost prescription access

    Some patients can now skip the pharmacy line and pick up their prescriptions at kiosks in two physicians' offices, thanks to AdventHealth, an Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based system with about 50 hospitals.
  6. 10 systems hiring chief nursing officers 

    Below are 10 hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that recently posted job listings seeking chief nursing officers. 
  7. 7 schools launching nursing programs 

    Several colleges and universities have launched nursing programs and partnerships to address persistent shortages around the country.
  8. Which states have the most monkeypox vaccines per 100,000 people

    Washington, D.C., has the highest amount of monkeypox vaccines per 100,000 people, but only accounts for 3 percent of the nation's infections. New York, which has the second largest supply, has six times less. 
  9. LGBTQ+ patients receive different level of care, one-third of physicians say

    About one-third of physicians see disparities in LGBTQ+ medical care due to patients' sexual orientation or gender identity, according to a new Medscape report. 

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