Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Cleveland Clinic Avon names new COO

    Bridget Gorman was named COO of Cleveland Clinic Avon (Ohio) Hospital.
  2. Some workers reach agreements while others strike: Recent hospital-union actions

    The following hospital-union events were covered by Becker's in May:
  3. 16 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions

    Several hospital construction projects recently have been completed, announced or advanced. Becker's has reported on these 16 since May 10.

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  1. 15 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since May 20: 
  2. US senators outline 5 ways to expand mental health telemedicine

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling for an expansion of mental health telemedicine, which has proliferated in use during the COVID-19 crisis.
  3. Cleveland Clinic reports $282M quarterly loss

    Cleveland Clinic ended the first three months of this year with higher revenue, but rising expenses offset those gains, according to financial documents released May 26. 
  4. Company that flags billing issues to integrate with Meditech EHR

    A company that aims to prevent medical billing errors will be integrated with a Meditech EHR system.

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  1. CMS boosts oversight of hospitals with COVID-19 outbreaks

    CMS is investigating hospitals in which a high number of patients likely contracted COVID-19 while seeking care, part of an effort to increase oversight since relaunching routine inspections last year, Politico reported May 26.
  2. Notre Dame receives $20M gift for precision health institute

    The University of Notre Dame has received a $20 million gift to endow the newly created Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health.
  3. California hospital closes

    Patients' Hospital of Redding (Calif.) closed May 27 after 30 years, according to KRCR. 
  4. Misinformation on COVID-19 shots and pregnancy still widespread

    Pregnancy-related misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine is still highly prevalent in the U.S., according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey published May 27.
  1. Sarasota Memorial names CFO

    Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Health Care System has named Jeff Limbocker CFO. He will take the role Oct. 3.
  2. Massachusetts General vaccinating employees against monkeypox

    Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital this week began vaccinating some employees against monkeypox who were in close contact with a patient diagnosed with the virus, The Boston Globe reported May 26.
  3. 5 hospital construction projects costing $1B or more

    Several health systems, including Sharp HealthCare and University of California-San Francisco, are planning hospital construction projects costing $1 billion or more. Here are five that Becker's has reported on in May:
  4. Albany Medical Center fired worker over activism, lawsuit alleges

    Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center is accused of violating state law by firing a new employee, along with two executives who helped hire her, over concerns about her political views and activism work, according to the Times Union.
  5. 3 Atrium Health hospitals get new CFO

    Phil Wheeler has been named CFO of Atrium Health Floyd in Rome, Ga., the health system announced May 27. 
  6. The case for gun violence to be recognized as an epidemic

    Firearm injuries should be considered a public health crisis, which in turn should receive public health-tailored solutions, argues public health activist Megan Ranney, MD, in a May 26 Atlantic article.
  7. LA County nurses avert strike with tentative deal

    About 7,000 Los Angeles County nurses, who are represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 721, have reached a tentative agreement with the county. 
  8. Tech 'an incredible strategic asset' as hospitals go beyond digital transformation, CIO says

    Hospitals had to move quickly in the last two years to transform their digital assets for better data-gathering, virtual care and operational efficiencies. Data analytics dashboards and automation capabilities that were a "nice to have" in the past became an urgent priority during the pandemic.
  9. 4 health systems with award-winning ad-campaigns

    Four health systems have been honored with an Aster Award, honoring excellence in healthcare marketing for exceptional advertising campaigns in 2021.

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