Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Idaho health system cuts behavioral services amid staffing shortages

    Citing staff shortages and financial woes, Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, is scaling back some behavioral health services, according to KXLY. 
  2. Arkansas Children's Hospital to host pediatric innovation summit

    Little Rock-based Arkansas Children's Hospital will host an innovation summit for pediatrics. 
  3. Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center names new chief nursing officer

    Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center named Jeremiah Bame, RN, as the hospital's new chief nursing officer May 18. 

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  1. Businessman pledges $50M to U of Houston medical school

    University of Houston College of Medicine received a $50 million pledge from businessman Tilman Fertitta, who owns Landry's restaurants as well as the NBA's Houston Rockets, and his family. The school has been renamed the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine.
  2. Vanderbilt University Medical Center names VP for business development

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center has named Alex Jahangir, MD, vice president for business development. 
  3. Florida hospital aims to retain talent by paying off student loans

    Employees of Naples, Fla.-based Physicians Regional Healthcare System are eligible for new benefits to help pay off existing student debt, pursue additional education and advance their careers.
  4. President named for Dignity Health Sacramento market

    Michael Korpiel has agreed to serve in a new, expanded role as president of the Dignity Health Greater Sacramento market, according to a leadership update shared with Becker's on May 18.

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  1. Telehealth provider changes name to reflect Walmart Health affiliation

    Telehealth provider MeMD changed its name to reflect its affiliation with Walmart Health. 
  2. Lifespan names interim CEO

    Arthur Sampson has agreed to serve as interim president and CEO of Providence, R.I.-based Lifespan, according to a message to staff from Lawrence Aubin Sr., chair of the health system's board.
  3. A Texas pediatric hospital CEO's path to breaking down gender barriers

    Cindy Stout, DNP, RN, president and CEO of El Paso (Texas) Children's Hospital, has experience with breaking down gender barriers.
  4. VillageMD buys Texas primary care group

    VillageMD has acquired a primary care practice in the San Antonio area, expanding its reach in South-Central Texas.

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  1. Denver Health names first chief impact officer

    Denver Health has named Lorena Marquez Zimmer as its first chief impact officer, effective May 16.
  2. Florida pharmacy owner sentenced for $174M fraud scheme

    A Florida pharmacy owner was sentenced to 14 years in prison over his role in a $174 million fraud scheme, the Justice Department said May 18.
  3. How healthcare employment has fared in 2022

    Healthcare employment continues to grow at a moderate pace, mostly in ambulatory care settings, according to a May 17 report by Altarum, a nonprofit research and consulting organization.
  4. Stanford's CIO: Start with small data

    Healthcare delivery is at a crossroads.
  5. LeanTaaS Announces June Transform Hospital Operations Virtual Summit in Partnership with Becker’s Healthcare

    Join health system leaders and industry SMEs to discuss achieving ROI from AI-based solutions for system wide impact
  6. Children's Hospital Colorado cardiologists 1st to implant new stent

    Children's Hospital Colorado recently became the first in the world to implant the newly FDA-approved G-Armor Stent.
  7. Cleveland heart center uses novel solution amid imaging dye shortage 

    Cleveland-based University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute recently became the first to report using cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging on a minimally invasive procedure amid the imaging dye shortage. 
  8. Brookwood Baptist Health names new marketing director

    Brookwood Baptist Health named Mia Mothershed as its new group marketing director, the health system announced May 13. 
  9. GlaxoSmithKline renames as GSK

    GlaxoSmithKline has renamed its company to simply GSK. 

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