Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. The second leading cause of death worldwide

    Viral hepatitis is the second leading cause of death among non-COVID-19 communicable diseases in the world, according to the World Health Organization.
  2. Mayo Clinic $5B expansion sparks financial planning reboot

    Mayo Clinic recently announced plans to make a $5 billion investment in its Rochester, Minn.-based campus late last year to replace old facilities and find "creative growth" areas, said Allison Viramontes, CFO of Mayo Clinic Arizona, at the Becker's 14th Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 9.
  3. Florida system raises $93M for cancer institute

    Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sarasota Memorial Hospital, has raised more than $93 million in six years to support the Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute. 

The present and future of patient marketing is personalization

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  1. Cardiologist pleads guilty to $1.9M fraud

    A New Jersey cardiologist and practice owner pleaded guilty to a $1.9 million healthcare fraud scheme.
  2. No link between cardiac deaths in young people, COVID-19 vaccine: CDC

    COVID-19 vaccination is not linked with sudden cardiac death among previously healthy young people, an April 11 CDC report found.
  3. Tenet's highest-earning executives in 2023

    The five highest-earning executives at Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare saw their overall compensation increase in 2023, according to a proxy statement filed April 12 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  4. Memorial Hermann aims for 'quick reactivation' of kidney transplants

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is planning to quickly reactivate its kidney transplant program, which the hospital halted earlier this month after discovering evidence of a physician allegedly altering transplant candidates' medical records, the Houston Chronicle reported April 12.

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. 4 Ensemble partnerships in 2024

    Ensemble Health Partners was named the best company for end-to-end revenue cycle outsourcing in 2024 by KLAS Research. 
  2. Health systems face more than one math problem

    From his vantage point as CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System, Kevin Mahoney sees a math problem unfolding for health systems of all types — one that will require stronger responses than many may be ready for. 
  3. Epic cracks down on startup

    EHR vendor Epic Systems told customers in a notice that it is cutting off data access to a startup called Particle Health, alleging that the company has been misusing patient data, CNBC reported April 12.
  4. More evidence refutes link between weight loss drugs, suicidal thoughts

    Available evidence does not suggest a link between the use of GLP-1 receptor agonists, including Ozempic and Wegovy, and suicidal thoughts or actions, according to a review from drug regulators in Europe. 

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. 43% of clinicians report administration ignoring workplace violence complaints: Vivian

    Twenty-five percent of clinicians reported seeing more workplace violence in the past year, and 33% reported seeing the same amount, but 48% said their employer has not implemented safety protocols to protect staff, a Vivian report found.
  3. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.
  4. Providence hospital workers plan 8-day strike

    Members of United Food and Commercial Workers 3000 are set to begin an eight-day strike April 22 at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash.
  5. Cleveland Clinic taps VP of revenue cycle management

    Cleveland Clinic has named Tracy Peffley vice president of revenue cycle management, according to a post on her LinkedIn page. 
  6. 26 hospitals with excellent Black patient outcomes: US News

    U.S. News & World Report has recognized 26 maternity care hospitals in 13 states that achieved excellent outcomes among Black patients.
  7. 27 critical access hospitals to know | 2024

    Becker's Healthcare is pleased to name 27 critical access hospitals to know. 
  8. Intermountain's quest upstream for value

    Rob Allen, president and CEO of Intermountain Health in Salt Lake City, is spending a lot of time thinking about changing payment mechanisms and the flow of care for the value-based environment. The health system has been in value-based arrangements since 2011 and Mr. Allen is now challenging his team to think further upstream to manage populations.
  9. Healthcare's growing threat: Attacks on remote access systems

    Ransomware groups are increasingly focusing on executing attacks on vulnerable remote access systems in healthcare, a April 12 report from nonprofit patient safety organization ECRI found. 

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