Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Donald Zaycosky appointed Guthrie Clinic's 1st chief legal officer

    The Guthrie Clinic appointed Donald Zaycosky as its first senior vice president, chief legal officer, according to a press release sent to Becker's on June 24. He will start June 30. 
  2. FDA investigates 10th complaint of child death after Abbott infant formula consumption

    The FDA is opening a second probe into Abbott Nutrition after a complaint reported a 10th infant death after consuming the company's baby formula. 
  3. Walgreens settles for $105M in generic drug case

    Walgreens agreed to shell out $105 million in cash to its shareholders June 23 after a seven-year class-action lawsuit about the spike in generic drug prices and reimbursement rates, according to court documents. 

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  1. What role will abortion pills play in a post-Roe v. Wade nation?

    Abortion pills, known as medication abortion, are expected to take center stage after the Supreme Court struck down a nearly 50-year-old precedent with a 6-3 vote to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24. 
  2. Lee Health names new medical director for virtual care

    Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health named Zsolt Kulcsar, DO, as medical director of Lee Virtual Health.
  3. Viewpoint: New HHS innovation agency isn't necessary 

    Members of Congress voted to create a new agency within HHS that establishes itself at the forefront of healthcare innovation and technology, but some say this is what the NIH is tasked to do, argues The Wall Street Journal editorial board in an June 26 op-ed.
  4. Viewpoint: Health systems, patients should get fair value for health data

    Some health systems that are struggling financially may benefit from collaborating with other businesses and selling patient health data. However, making sure those relationships are equal and ethical is difficult, argues a group of researchers in the British Medical Journal June 27. 

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  1. What Epic has done since Oracle bought Cerner

    Oracle's $28.4 billion deal to buy Cerner and plans for a nationwide healthcare database have captured the attention of health IT executives since the deal was announced in December. But Epic, which has the largest hospital EHR market share, has also been active in the last six months.
  2. 16 recent Big Tech healthcare partnerships

    Big Tech companies including Amazon, Microsoft and Apple have continued making headway into the healthcare industry through partnerships with health systems and other organizations.
  3. Top healthcare tech occupations

    Tech workers remain highly sought after by health systems, due to such factors as the shift to the cloud and the use of technology to ease staffing shortages.
  4. Listen, empathize and respond: 4 HR leaders on handling unhappy employees

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital and health system employees have increasingly voiced their concerns about staffing, patient care, working conditions and employee retention. A number of workers have also left their full-time hospital jobs — or their professions altogether — amid these and other concerns.  
  1. 4 recent moves from the nation's leading cancer centers 

    Here are four moves from leading cancer centers across the nation that Becker's has covered since June 8: 
  2. Penn Medicine, Optum Labs fund 10 innovation projects

    Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine's Center for Health Care Innovation and University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics will fund 10 one-year projects aimed at creating innovation for healthcare delivery. 
  3. Alabama hospital's ED logs found at residential apartment

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Grandview Medical Center notified patients that the hospital's emergency department activity logs were taken in an April data breach, which may have exposed their protected health information. 
  4. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are five hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  5. Monkeypox outbreak not a global emergency, WHO says

    The monkeypox outbreak does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern at this time, the World Health Organization said June 25. 
  6. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  7. States add protections for healthcare providers who perform abortions for out-of-state residents

    States where abortion remains legal are acting to legally protect healthcare providers who perform abortions and reproductive health services for out-of-state residents who live where the procedure is banned or restricted and travel to recieve services. 
  8. Long COVID-19 hard to recognize in older adults

    Long COVID-19 is often overlooked in older people despite the age group being at a higher risk to develop symptoms, The Washington Post reported June 26.
  9. Inova, Select Medical ink joint venture

    Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Select Medical Corp., and Falls Church, Va.-based Inova Health System announced a joint venture on June 23 to own and operate the first critical illness recovery hospital in Northern Virginia.

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