Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. HHS must eliminate Medicare appeals backlog, AHA says

    The American Hospital Association is asking a federal judge to deny HHS' request to modify a court order requiring the department to completely eliminate its Medicare appeals backlog. 
  2. Oracle executives bring in more than $138M

    Larry Ellison and Safra Catz — chair and CEO, respectively, of the EHR and software giant Oracle — were compensated more than $138 million in the company's last fiscal year, according to Sept. 23 reporting in The Wall Street Journal.
  3. 10 providers seeking RCM talent

    Ten hospitals or health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle management expertise.

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  1. 1,430+ workers have new jobs amid looming Atlanta Medical Center closure

    More than 1,430 (82 percent) of Atlanta Medical Center workers affected by the facility's impending closure have accepted job offers at other Wellstar Health System facilities, the organization confirmed in a statement shared with Becker's.
  2. Strike averted at 6 KPC Health facilities

    Members of Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West and KPC Health have reached a tentative agreement, averting a five-day strike that was set to begin Sept. 26 at six Southern California facilities.
  3. Mayo Clinic Ventures: Key things to know

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has a venture capital arm that focuses on evaluating and protecting intellectual property, funding and developing new technologies, and forming startups.
  4. Benedictine College, Catholic Healthcare International partner on new independent medical school

    Atchison, Kan.-based Benedictine College and Catholic Healthcare International signed a collaborative affiliation agreement Sept. 8 to establish a new independent medical school.

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  1. 'Productivity paranoia' creates strain in hybrid workplace relationships

    Despite employees working more in a hybrid work environment, the majority of employers question if their employees are being productive, a new Microsoft survey says. 
  2. ChristianaCare taps Jim Engler as chief of staff

    Jim Engler has been selected as executive director of the office of the president and chief of staff at Newark, Del.-based ChristianaCare.
  3. CMS changes successfully reduced outpatient overpayments, OIG audit finds

    Oversight changes CMS made in its system to identify patients in inpatient services successfully reduced overpayments made for outpatient services these beneficiaries received, the HHS Office of Inspector General said in an audit. 
  4. CVS Health joins bidding war for Cano Health

    CVS Health has joined the bidding war for primary care company Cano Health, Bloomberg reported Sept. 22. 

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  1. Only 68% of young physicians would choose medicine again 

    Nearly one-third of young physicians say they would not choose a career in medicine again, according to Medscape's 2022 Young Physician Compensation Report.
  2. 6 systems launching residency programs 

    Healthcare systems have started residency programs and partnerships to address workforce shortages.
  3. The benefits of switching to the cloud, according to health IT execs

    Cloud-based platforms have many benefits including helping create cost savings, creating a more integrated and scalable health IT foundation, and helping health systems improve their cybersecurity infrastructure, according to health system CIOs. 
  4. US healthcare workers walk off the job: 14 strikes in 2022

    Healthcare workers have participated in labor strikes across the U.S., citing concerns about staffing, patient care, working conditions and employee retention. 
  5. 5 health systems on how they're making sure diagnoses aren't missed virtually

    With the shift to digital and telehealth that accelerated during the pandemic, providers have to accurately diagnose and treat diseases in patients who they may only see over a computer screen.
  6. Walgreens president to leave company

    The president of Walgreens Boots Alliance, John Standley, is exiting the company and his pharmacy role will be filled by the CEO Shields Health Solutions, which Walgreens fully acquired for $1.3 billion Sept. 20. 
  7. Universal Health Services elects new board member

    Nina Chen was elected to the board of directors of Universal Health Services, a for-profit hospital operator based in King of Prussia, Pa.
  8. Lasso, CMI Media run successful pilot with IMB Watson ad accelerator

    Healthcare marketing and analytics platform Lasso and healthcare media company CMI Media Group shared the results of their pilot with IBM Watson to create personalized healthcare marketing campaigns.
  9. Biden wants cancer-detecting blood tests — scientists say it's not that simple 

    President Joe Biden wants to foster research into developing blood tests that detect cancer as part of the Cancer Moonshot program, but scientists say identifying cancer's origins is complicated, The Washington Post reported Sept. 22.

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