Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Talks of innovation, IT teams and leadership with Tracy Elmer from TrueCare

    Tracy Elmer is the chief innovation officer of ​San Marcos, Cali-based TrueCare. 
  2. Sentara, Bon Secours bolster security as workplace violence heightens

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare and Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health are rolling out extra security measures as violence against employees surges, the Virginian Pilot reported Sept. 18. 
  3. 4 recent RCM company rebrands

    The revenue cycle management companies formerly known as Ontario Systems and nThrive are among the vendors that have rebranded in the last year. 

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  1. More Adderall generics on back order: 3 shortage updates

    A growing list of drugmakers are reporting back orders for Adderall and its generics in a shortage that's been slowly worsening since August. 
  2. Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations surprisingly low, physicians say

    COVID-19 inoculation rates among the youngest population with an authorized vaccine vary between 0.1 percent and 21 percent depending on the state, and physicians are concerned, The Washington Post reported Sept. 18. 
  3. UNC Health taps Dr. Nicole Mushonga as system executive director for health equity 

    Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health appointed Nicole Mushonga, MD, as its system executive director for health equity Sept. 15.
  4. Viewpoint: Workers not actually 'quiet quitting'

    "Quiet quitting" is nothing more than a new phrase for an old phenomenon, according to workforce reporter Derek Thompson. 

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  1. 'Digital mask' could protect patient privacy during telehealth visits, in EHRs

    Researchers have created a "digital mask" they say could help keep patients' images private in EHRs and during telehealth visits, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.
  2. Children's Mercy KC says its genomics system allows it to identify rare diseases like never before

    Children's Mercy Kansas City (Mo.) says it has pioneered the world's most advanced genomic sequencing system, giving it the potential to diagnose a variety of rare pediatric diseases. The collaboration also includes Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone Health in New York City.
  3. Microsoft AI for Health, NYC Health + Hospitals collaborate on heart health equity

    NYC Health + Hospitals and Microsoft AI for Health are among the collaborators in a new project to promote heart health equity.
  4. 10 most important competencies for healthcare leaders: survey

    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to uphold values are among the most important characteristics for healthcare leaders, according to recent research from Cornell University. 

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  1. New York health system names 1st official female president

    Jill Owens, MD, was appointed president of the Olean, N.Y.-based Upper Allegheny Health System.
  2. Dr. Christopher Newman helped reduce almost 1600 excess inpatient days per month; see how he did it

    Christopher Newman, MD, MBA, is the senior vice president, chief operating officer and chief medical officer at Fredericksburg, Va.-based Mary Washington Healthcare. 
  3. 'Wish this was true': Physicians react to declaration that pandemic is over

    A declaration from the White House that the COVID-19 pandemic is over is not sitting well with physicians, who say the nation's current death rate and high transmission signal otherwise. 
  4. 4 ways physicians supplement income

    Thirty-six percent of physicians take on additional work to supplement their income, according to the 2022 "Physician Compensation Report" from Medscape.
  5. Depression affects nearly 10% of Americans, study says

    Major depression is prevalent among nearly 1 in 10 Americans and almost 1 in 5 adolescents and young adults, according to a Sept. 19 analysis from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
  6. 7 recent patient experience study findings

    Here are seven studies on patient experience that Becker's has covered since Aug. 10: 
  7. Top 10 surgery residency programs, as ranked by physicians 

    University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor offers the best clinical training in surgery in the U.S., according to Doximity's "2022-2023 Residency Navigator."
  8. Microbot Medical adds Dr. Ripal Gandhi to scientific advisory board

    Micro-robotic medical devices company MicroBot Medical is adding Ripal Gandhi, MD, to the company's scientific advisory board.
  9. Ascension St. Vincent Dunn to close medical practices in December

    Ascension St. Vincent Dunn in Bedford, Ind., and all Lawrence County Ascension Medical Group practices will be closing Dec. 16, according to a statement shared with Becker's Sept. 18.

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