Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. PA Licensure Compact gains momentum

    Efforts to establish a Physician Assistant Licensure Compact in the U.S. are gaining traction, with Wisconsin becoming the newest state to join this week.
  2. 'We don't need another McDonald's': How hospitals can ground themselves in the franchise era

    As director of mission integration at California Hospital Medical Center, Samuel Scriven — also a trained chaplain — is like a physical conscience at the tables where decisions are made. 
  3. Hawaii health system taps regional COO

    Amy Feeley-Austin is the new chief operating officer of the Hawaii Health System Corp.'s West region, according to local reports. 

Patients and providers both feel the stress of respiratory virus season.

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  1. Florida health system receives $25M donation

    The Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Foundation has donated $25 million toward transformative research and innovative learning for Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Health Care System.
  2. The 6 best healthcare data and analytics vendors, per KLAS 

    Healthcare analytics advisory services company Chartis was rated the highest among companies that provide analytics and data services to healthcare organizations, according to a Dec. 4 KLAS Research Report.
  3. CVS teases new healthcare app

    CVS is planning to release a new mobile healthcare app designed to function as a central hub for its healthcare services.
  4. 32 CEO retirements in 2023

    The following hospital and health system CEOs have announced plans to retire in 2023.

Smarter float pool management: How data-backed systems are driving savings + efficiency for hospitals

Some hospitals are regaining control of their float pools + cutting costs as a result. See the upgrade driving their newfound efficiency here.
  1. Board permanently revokes license of nurse convicted of murder

    The Michigan Board of Nursing Disciplinary Subcommittee voted to permanently revoke the license of a nurse who was convicted of murdering a patient.
  2. 4 notes on JN.1, a new COVID-19 variant on experts' radar

    As COVID-19 metrics pick up steam in the U.S, experts are keeping an eye on the growth of a new variant and how it may affect transmission levels in the coming weeks. 
  3. Indiana hospital names new leaders as 1 retires

    Logansport (Ind.) Memorial Hospital is undergoing multiple leadership changes.
  4. HHS proposes new plan to bolster healthcare cybersecurity

    HHS issued a concept paper detailing a new cybersecurity strategy aimed at enhancing the security of the healthcare sector.

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  1. Ohio hospital has '50-50' chance of surviving, CEO says

    Financial challenges have forced Community Memorial Hospital to cut several services, with CEO Roy Davis giving the hospital a "50-50" chance of surviving, CBS affiliate WANE reported Dec. 6.
  2. Healthcare continues campaign comeback in latest GOP debate: 5 takeaways

    While the candidates' commentary and critiques on healthcare were generalized in the fourth Republican presidential primary debate Dec. 6, mentions of the topic suggest its return as an issue for the 2024 election. 
  3. Las Vegas hospitals treat victims of university shooting

    Hospitals and emergency responders are treating victims of a shooting that left four people dead at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Dec. 6, The New York Times reported. 
  4. 'Healthcare' not 'IT': How CIOs attract talent

    Health system CIOs told Becker's they emphasize the culture and mission of their organizations — while accentuating diversity and work-life balance — to attract IT talent.
  5. Eskenazi Health Foundation CEO to retire

    Ernie Vargo II, president and CEO of Indianapolis-based Eskenazi Health Foundation, plans to retire Jan. 15, 2026 and the organization has already named his successor.
  6. The new roles that reshaped C-suites in 2023

    Some health systems cut positions from their C-suites in 2023; others added to them, creating new positions that reflect the industry's shifting priorities.
  7. Average hourly wage for 38 hospital jobs

    The types of jobs available at hospitals vary widely, and so do the annual wages for those jobs. 
  8. PeaceHealth picks Medline for physician, post-acute vendor

    Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has picked Medline for both its physician office and post-acute care vendor agreements.
  9. 40% of physicians plan to cut clinical hours

    A recent survey found 40.3% of physicians are "likely" or "definitely" going to reduce clinical work hours in the next 12 months.

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