Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 'Incivility' comes through healthcare's doors every day, Inova CEO says

    The healthcare workforce is dealing with challenges that are more severe than they were even two or three years ago, Inova Health CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD, recently told Becker's. 
  2. Mercy Health— Kentucky taps chief nursing officer

    Cincinnati-based Mercy Health has named a new chief nursing officer who will oversee the system's Kentucky region, the health system shared with Becker's Feb. 20. 
  3. CEO of American Health Care Association, National Center for Assisted Living to retire

    Mark Parkinson, the CEO of the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living, will step down in 2025, the organizations announced Feb. 20.

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  1. How MetroHealth's safety chief uses engineering to boost medicine

    Joseph Golob, MD, went to college to become an engineer because he loved working with standardization. It did not take him long to realize he could apply the same passion to medicine.
  2. Vitamin once recommended for lowering cholesterol linked to CV disease

    Niacin, a common B vitamin once recommended to patients as a way to help lower cholesterol, has been linked to cardiovascular disease, Cleveland Clinic researchers announced Feb. 19. 
  3. St. Jude eyes technology commercialization

    Memphis, Tenn.-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has created a new role to help the organization develop new technology. 
  4. 8 systems urge suppliers to centralize recall notices

    Mayo Clinic, BJC HealthCare, and six other hospitals and health systems are advocating for a central platform where medical devicemakers report supply disruptions, including recalls. 

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  1. 10 drugs now in shortage

    As clinicians ration penicillin and two more cancer injectable drugs fell into shortage, supply strained recently for nearly a dozen other medications.
  2. Northwell names chief of hematology, medical oncology for 3 hospitals

    Francisco Esteva, MD, PhD, was appointed chief of hematology and medical oncology at three hospitals.
  3. Meditech's new tool reduces cognitive burden for pathologists

    Meditech has redesigned its pathology tool, allowing pathologists to get assistance with complicated cases.
  4. UCHealth forges partnership to boost virtual care

    Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth entered into a new clinical monitoring partnership with medical technology company Masimo. 

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  1. Aspirus to invest $30M in 1 hospital, end some services at another

    Wausau, Wis.-based Aspirus Health is investing $30 million into Laurium, Mich.-based Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital as part of a renovation and expansion project.
  2. 81% of clinicians want state-mandated staffing ratios: Survey

    Amid worsening reports of violence and burnout, more than 8 in 10 clinicians agree that their state should have laws governing staff-to-patient ratios, according to a recent survey. 
  3. Utah hospital names CEO

    Alan Olive was named CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, Utah, part of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Lifepoint Health.
  4. Impact Advisors joins Epic revenue cycle program

    Healthcare management consulting firm is joining Epic's new Rev Cycle Partners program, which is designed to help healthcare organizations optimize their use of Epic to improve revenue cycle outcomes.
  5. Pennsylvania Munchausen-by-proxy suit emerges in wake of Johns Hopkins 'Netflix' case

    Twelve families have filed a joint lawsuit against Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network, alleging the health system and its affiliates falsely accused them of medical child abuse. 
  6. In-network care rose after No Surprises Act: 5 things to know

    The percentage of patients receiving in-network care has risen since the implementation of the No Surprises Act, according to a Feb. 20 report from FAIR Health. 
  7. Louisiana system names chief nursing officer

    Bayou Bend Health System in Franklin, La., has named Robert Raheem, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer. 
  8. Buzz for gene therapies is loud, but drugmakers struggle to get treatments off the ground

    Roctavian held promise of treating hemophilia A, but has only been used for one patient since its approval in June 2023, Bloomberg reported Feb. 20. 
  9. 519-bed Kentucky hospital names chief medical officer

    Baptist Health Louisville (Ky.) has named Roberto Cardarelli, DO, its new chief medical officer. 

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