Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Health executives are patients, too: What 11 leaders experienced

    Leaders of hospitals and health systems are focused on ensuring patients have a positive healthcare experience and receive the care they need. But they are also patients themselves at times, which can provide greater understanding of what patients go through during treatment.
  2. Novant Health Enterprises, TPG partner to take MedQuest nationwide

    Novant Health Enterprises, the venture capital arm of the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based health system, has partnered with private equity firm TPG to expand medical imaging company MedQuest Associates nationwide.
  3. California hospital district collects $3M in settlement with former attorney

    The Tulare (Calif.) Local Healthcare District will receive a $3 million settlement from its former attorney Bruce Greene, whose law firm allegedly breached its fiduciary duty and was professionally negligent under Tulare's previous ownership, according to The San Joaquin Valley Sun.

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  1. 2022 Eisenberg Awards winners recognized for commitment to care quality, patient safety

    Recipients of the 2022 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, which spotlight novel healthcare, were announced Jan. 24 by The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum. 
  2. 4 nurses making headlines on and off the job

    Here are four nurses who have made headlines for their leadership efforts on and off the job since January 1: 
  3. California health system rebrands

    Ventura, Calif.-based Community Memorial Health System has rebranded as Community Memorial Healthcare.
  4. Cincinnati Children's opens first mental health center for congestive heart failure patients

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is opening a first-of-its-kind mental health center for families affected by congenital heart disease.

Innovation in the ED — The 3 steps South Shore Hospital took to better manage high-risk patients

Adverse drug events and readmissions can quickly burden EDs. Here are 3 steps this New England hospital took to better manage high-risk patients.
  1. Pennsylvania lawmakers pitch $575M medical debt relief plan

    A group of Pennsylvania state lawmakers has introduced a bill in partnership with RIP Medical Debt that could relieve up to $575 million for eligible residents, CBS affiliate WTAJ reported Jan. 23. 
  2. New Hampshire's SolutionHealth hires new CFO

    Bedford, N.H.-based SolutionHealth has named Michael Turilli as its new CFO.
  3. Meet the 3 PBMs partnered with Mark Cuban's pharmacy

    After Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. rerouted plans and partnered with a pharmacy benefit manager in September, the 1-year-old online pharmacy has grabbed two similar deals. 
  4. Experts concerned over 'pandemic potential' if bird flu spills over to humans

    In the U.S. alone, the H5N1 avian flu strain has killed nearly 58 million birds in the last year. While the virus currently poses a low risk to humans, experts are concerned about its pandemic potential if it were to make a sustained jump. 

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  1. Possibility of strike looms at ProMedica hospital

    Members of the Branch County Independent Nurses Association at ProMedica Coldwater (Mich.) Regional Hospital voted Jan. 18 to authorize their bargaining committee to call a strike, radio station WTVB reported Jan. 21. 
  2. 'Not the same thing as ride-share': Transformation chiefs assess healthcare's digital shift

    Healthcare lags other industries in its digital transformation, but as one transformation chief told Becker's, this isn't "ride-share."
  3. Alabama hospital names new director of marketing

    Dothan, Ala.-based SouthEast Health has named Mark Stewart as director of marketing, Dothan Eagle reported Jan. 23. 
  4. Want to do some M&A? That will cost you more

    One of the main barriers to increasing merger and acquisition activity in the healthcare industry during 2023 may well be increasing antitrust oversight. Now you can add filing fees to the equation.
  5. COVID-19 admissions down in 48 states

    The rate of new COVID-19 hospitalizations is falling in every state but Alaska and Hawaii, spurring a sigh of relief from many clinical leaders. 
  6. Health tech company Innovaccer lays off 245 employees

    Innovaccer, a healthcare cloud company that works with hospitals and health systems, has laid off 245 employees, or about 15 percent of its staff, Inc42 reported Jan. 24.
  7. ANA rolls out free burnout program after successful pilot

    With nursing burnout at an all-time high nationwide, the American Nurses Association is looking at solutions to provide support — one of which is through a free burnout prevention program for all members.
  8. One Brooklyn Health says hacker copied patient data in cyberattack

    One Brooklyn (N.Y.) Health says patient data was copied in a November cyberattack on the health system.
  9. Less global COVID-19 data spurs worries of missing a variant

    Researchers are concerned about whether the next COVID-19 variant of concern will be spotted in time as multiple countries are constricting their surveillance work, Nature reported Jan. 24. 

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